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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.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Province Invests in Cape Split and Burntcoat Head Park

Government is investing in two popular tourist destinations on Nova Scotia's iconic Bay of Fundy - Cape Split and Burntcoat Head Park. "The Bay of Fundy is an internationally renowned natural wonder and one of our tourism icons," said Geoff MacLellan, Minister of Business and Minister responsible for Tourism Nova Scotia. "These investments will provide new opportunities for visitors to have amazing experiences connecting with the wonders of the Bay of Fundy through improved infrastructure at its coastal parks."

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Provincial Visitor Information Centres Will Close Saturday and Sunday Due to Hurricane Dorian

The following provincially operated visitor information centres will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 7 and Sunday, Sept. 8, due to severe weather conditions expected from Hurricane Dorian.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tourism Nova Scotia Wins National Travel Award

Tourism Nova Scotia has taken home the 2019 Explore Canada Industry Award of Excellence for its Nova Scotia Lobster Crawl media campaign. Each year Destination Canada celebrates the storytelling of the travel media and tourism industry that inspires travellers to discover Canada. Its Explore Canada Awards of Excellence were presented Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the organization's annual GoMedia conference in Ottawa.

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Photo Contest Winners Chosen from Thousands of Entries

Tourism Nova Scotia asked for photos from people of their best-kept secret places in the province and thousands of Nova Scotians responded. In all, about 4,600 came back with shots of their favourite lesser-known places as part of the #NovaScotiaUNLISTED contest.

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Investment to enhance the tourism experience at Cape d’Or on the renowned cliffs of the Bay of Fundy

Tourism is an inclusive sector that showcases Canada’s culture, diversity, natural beauty and unique experiences to the world. It delivers economic benefits across the country by supporting one in ten jobs. That’s why the Government of Canada is investing in our tourism sector’s businesses and assets.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Partnership with Food Network Showcases Nova Scotia's Outstanding Culinary Experiences

This summer, Tourism Nova Scotia is teaming up with Food Network Canada to showcase Nova Scotia's outstanding culinary scene on a brand-new show, Big Food Bucket List.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Three New Members Appointed to Tourism Nova Scotia Board

Three new members have been appointed to Tourism Nova Scotia's board of directors. The appointments of Ron Chisholm of Truro and Lisa Bugden and Jesse Rodgers, both of Halifax, were announced today, June 19, by Geoff MacLellan, Minister responsible for Tourism Nova Scotia.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Governments commit to building on common goals to unlock tourism potential in Canada

Tourism is thriving in Canada, bringing in record numbers of international visitors in 2017 and 2018, and the federal, provincial and territorial governments are collaborating on shared opportunities to unlock the visitor economy. This will help position Canada as a top tourism destination in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.

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