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Guide to Starting and Operating an Accommodation Business in Nova Scotia

Visitation to Nova Scotia is on the rise. In 2017, 2.4 million non-resident overnight visitors came to the province, an increase of 9 per cent over 2016. Last year was Nova Scotia’s best tourism year in history and fourth consecutive year of growth. It’s no wonder there is an increasing visitor demand for great places to stay as they explore Nova Scotia.

The tips and suggestions in this guide will help you work towards your vision of starting an accommodation business in Nova Scotia, or help you enhance your already established operation.

This guide is available for download by section:

*The introduction is a must-read, for both those just starting and those already owning or managing an accommodation. It contains an overview of Nova Scotia’s current tourism industry, the accommodation sector, travel market segments, and more to provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge. 

For more information about this guide, or starting and operating an accommodation, please contact:

Janette Wallace
Quality Advisor
Tel: (902) 424-1194
Email: janette.wallace@novascotia.ca