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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Film Tourism Campaign Encourages Travel to Nova Scotia

A new advertising campaign highlighting Nova Scotia communities and linking to the local film industry encourages travellers to visit the province.

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Thursday, April 4, 2024

Strong Tourism Recovery in 2023

Nova Scotia welcomed 2.2 million visitors in 2023, an increase of 14 per cent compared with the previous year’s 1.9 million.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Province Signs Agreement to Support Tourism Growth

Nova Scotia has signed a new agreement with the Government of Canada and the other Atlantic provinces to help grow tourism in the region.

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Friday, June 16, 2023

Deadline for Accommodations Operators

Tourist accommodations in Nova Scotia have until Wednesday, June 21, to include registration numbers in their online listings on platforms such as Airbnb, Expedia, Vrbo, TripAdvisor and

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Monday, March 6, 2023

New Marketing Campaign Aims to Build on Tourism Recovery

The Your Ocean Playground campaign will encourage people to spend their vacation time and money in Nova Scotia and build on the tourism industry’s strong recovery in 2022.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

New Rules for Short-Term Rentals

Legislative amendments and regulations requiring all short-term rentals in the province to register by April 1, 2023, have been proclaimed.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022

More Focus on Growing Local Tourism

Tourism Nova Scotia is rolling out new pilot programs and activities to help more Nova Scotia communities grow tourism.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Province Partnering with Industry on Strategic Plan for Tourism Growth

The Province and Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) will partner to develop a new strategic plan for Nova Scotia's tourism sector.

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Monday, May 30, 2022

Nova Scotia Ready to Welcome Visitors, Celebrate National Tourism Week 

The Province is using National Tourism Week, from May 29 to June 4, as an opportunity to encourage people to travel to and within Nova Scotia this year.

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