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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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Friday, June 7, 2019

Tourism Nova Scotia Seeks Professional Marketing Services

Tourism Nova Scotia has issued a request for proposals for professional marketing services that will support its role in marketing Nova Scotia as a vacation destination. The Crown corporation works with industry partners to enhance industry competitiveness and create unique experiences that motivate travel to Nova Scotia - ultimately increasing tourism revenues and growing the province's economy.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

New Contest Invites Nova Scotians to Share Must-see and Must-do Experiences

A new contest launched by Tourism Nova Scotia this week invites people to share their favourite photos of lesser-known places to see and things to do in the province, in an effort to inspire more people to visit and travel here.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Annapolis Royal Farmers and Traders Market Gets Boost

Investing in rural community infrastructure enhances the quality of life for residents and contributes to economic success by better positioning communities to host tourism attractions. This is certainly the case for the Annapolis Royal Farmers and Traders market, which draws over 30,000 visitors each season and is one of the largest outdoor markets in Atlantic Canada. New renovations will enable the market to provide a consistent and quality shopping experience to customers regardless of rain or shine.

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