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Anchor Long-stay Package Program

Collaborate with Tourism Nova Scotia to develop and market uniquely Nova Scotia packages for long-stay pleasure travellers and digital nomads.

The program will help you:

  • Develop appealing packages for a new type of traveller, with potential to extend your tourism season 
  • Create new extended stay opportunities for your business, making it easier to forecast revenues and fill up quieter business days
  • Raise awareness of your business through compelling marketing of long-stay packages

Long-stay travel packages developed under this program are offered for a minimum of 6 nights and include accommodation with some meals in addition to uniquely Nova Scotia experiences, products, or activities. 

Partners in the program will receive:

  • Market research insights about what appeals to long-stay travellers
  • Coaching on experience and package development
  • Promotion of packages on a new long-stay package landing page on supported by Tourism Nova Scotia’s long-stay traveller marketing campaign

How to Participate

Apply with a proposed package of minimum 6-nights to appeal to Canadian long-stay travellers. Applicants may submit up to two packages for the target markets of long-stay pleasure travellers or digital nomads. 

The Anchor Long-stay Package Program is open to Nova Scotia tourism businesses that have been in operation for at least one year and have the ability to develop and deliver experiences and packages. Applicants must have a current listing on

Applications for the 2021 Anchor Long-stay Package Program are now closed. To find out about other program opportunities, sign up for our newsletter.


Program  Contact

Erin Hume, Tourism Development Advisor

See Our 2021 Program Partners

Tourism Nova Scotia worked with 12 partners in 2021-22 to create 17 packages that range across the province and all seasons. The packages were included on a Stay Longer landing page on, which was supported through a digital marketing campaign targeting Ontario and Quebec in March 2022.

Thank you to our  partners: