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Guide to Starting and Operating an Accommodation Business in Nova Scotia

There is increasing demand for great places to stay for visitors as they explore Nova Scotia. Our research shows Nova Scotia will need at least 5,000 more accommodations units in order to meet the industry's goal of achieving $4 billion in annual tourism revenues.

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:

Cindy Wade
Quality Advisor
cindy.wade@novascotia.ca
902-237-8170