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Pictou, Nova Scotia

Press Releases

August 17, 2017

Tourism statistics released today, Aug. 17, show an 11 per cent increase in non-resident, overnight visitors to Nova Scotia in June. This is the fourth straight June that tourism numbers have gone up.

February 27, 2017

It was announced today, Feb. 27, that Ben Cowan-Dewar has stepped down as board chair of Tourism Nova Scotia to accept the position of chair of the federal Crown corporation Destination Canada.

February 24, 2017

Nova Scotia's tourism industry had its best year in history in 2016 and its third consecutive year of growth. In all, 2.2 million visitors came to the province last year, an increase of eight per cent, about 170,000 more visitors, over 2015.

October 11, 2016

August was another record month for tourism in Nova Scotia.

Nearly 400,000 non-resident overnight visitors came to the province, an increase of seven per cent compared to last August, according to figures released today, Oct. 11, by Tourism Nova Scotia.