Skip to main content

News Releases

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Applications Open for Tourism Nova Scotia Industry Support Programs

Applications are now open for three Tourism Nova Scotia industry support programs for businesses and organizations.

Read More

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Nova Scotians and Maritimers Encouraged to Keep Rediscovering Nova Scotia This Fall

Tourism Nova Scotia launched new marketing campaigns this week encouraging locals and Maritimers to keep rediscovering Nova Scotia throughout the fall.

Read More

Monday, August 24, 2020

New Contest Encourages Nova Scotians to Explore Their Province

A new contest launched by Tourism Nova Scotia this week encourages Nova Scotians and Atlantic Canadians to explore the province and support local businesses.

Read More

Friday, July 10, 2020

Tourism Nova Scotia Visitor Information Centres Now Open

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.

Read More

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Nova Scotians Encouraged to Rediscover Nova Scotia and Support Local Tourism Businesses

Tourism Nova Scotia is launching a new marketing campaign today, June 25, encouraging Nova Scotians to explore the province and support local tourism businesses. "With travel restrictions in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nova Scotia's tourism industry will rely more than ever on visitors from within the province," said Premier Stephen McNeil. "This year I invite Nova Scotians to travel within the province and rediscover the things that have drawn visitors here from all over the world."

Read More

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Provincial Visitor Information Centres to Close Until Further Notice

Given the concern of COVID-19 and recent guidance from public health officials, visitor information centres that are open year-round at Amherst and Halifax Stanfield International Airport will be closed effective Tuesday, March 17, until further notice.

Read More

Friday, November 29, 2019

Nova Scotia Hosts More Than 1.2 Million Visitors in Summer 2019

Nova Scotia welcomed 1,247,200 overnight visitors between June and September 2019, the peak summer tourism season. That is a decrease of five per cent compared with 2018, but the industry remains strong after several years of growth, with 262,500 more people visiting the province during this summer's peak months compared with the summer of 2013, before the ONE Nova Scotia report called for an expansion of tourism.

Read More

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tourism Nova Scotia Program Wins National Innovation Award

A Tourism Nova Scotia program, that partners with industry to develop new tourism experiences to attract visitors to the province, has been recognized nationally for excellence and innovation.

Read More

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

New Marketing Agency Partner for Tourism Nova Scotia

Marketing Nova Scotia as a vacation destination is key to building awareness, attracting visitors to the province and growing the tourism industry. Beginning on Nov. 1, m5 Marketing Communications will become Tourism Nova Scotia's marketing agency partner, providing professional services in the areas of brand marketing, digital marketing and media planning and buying.

Read More