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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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Monday, April 11, 2022

Legislation to Improve Registration System for Short-term Rentals

Amendments to the Tourist Accommodations Registration Act will help provide a more comprehensive picture of short-term rentals in the province by requiring all operators to register with the Tourist Accommodation Registry.

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Summer Ad Campaign Rolls Out Welcome Mat for National, International Travellers

Tourism Nova Scotia is launching new marketing campaigns to encourage people to explore the province this summer.

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022

New Funding to Support Tourism Recovery 

The Province announced a $12 million investment in tourism marketing and digital adoption programming today, March 2, to help strengthen Nova Scotia's tourism industry in 2022 and beyond.

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