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Pictou, Nova Scotia

Press Releases

September 13, 2017

July 2017 marks another strong month of growth in non-resident visitation to Nova Scotia, with visitation up by nine per cent, or an additional 32,000 visitors, according to statistics released today, Sept. 11, by Tourism Nova Scotia.

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.