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Tourism Nova Scotia Visitor Information Centres Now Open

Friday, July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020

Visitor information centres on the Halifax waterfront, Amherst, Peggy's Cove, Port Hastings and Yarmouth have reopened, offering in-person visitor services and trip counselling in ways that are safe for both staff and visitors.

Tourism Nova Scotia encourages Nova Scotians and Atlantic Canadians to get out and safely explore the province. To assist travellers, it is offering a range of trip-planning resources and services.

New safety measures at visitor information centres include installation of plexiglass barriers, signs and guides, and enhanced cleaning protocols.

Additionally, new services offer personalized support while following physical distancing protocols, and include:

Tourism Nova Scotia's website,, is used by millions of visitors every year to help plan their Nova Scotia vacation. New website features include a wish list function to build a customized itinerary, a mapping tool to show business listings within a specific area, and fresh content including photos, videos, sample itineraries and stories to provide trip planning inspiration.

"Like everyone in the tourism industry, we've had to adapt how we do things this year. We're excited to help Nova Scotians and Atlantic Canadians plan an unforgettable Nova Scotian adventure."
- Michele Saran, CEO, Tourism Nova Scotia

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For visitor information centre locations, hours of operation and contact information visit

Tourism Nova Scotia's Contact Centre provides year-round trip planning assistance by phone and email. Toll-free number 1-800-565-0000 or


Media Contact: Kelli MacDonald