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Lighthouse Bites experience in Baddeck, Nova Scotia

World Class Experience EXCELLerator Program

Collaborate with Tourism Nova Scotia to develop world-class experiences that differentiate Nova Scotia, appeal to the Free Spirit segment, and create marketing assets to attract new visitors.

EXCELLerator Program coverSuccessful applicants will benefit from:

  • Increased experience development skills
  • New photography to promote your new experience
  • Inclusion in Tourism Nova Scotia marketing, including and potential FAMs
  • Insights on sales opportunities

The EXCELLerator partner program is open to businesses, tourism-related organizations, and licensed accommodations and campgrounds in Nova Scotia.

Click here to view the 2017 EXCELLerator Program, including overview, Free Spirit insights, experience concepts, guidelines, and to apply.

Please note: The 2017 World Class Experience EXCELLerator Program application period is now closed.

Questions about the World-Class Experience EXCELLerator Program can be directed to Heather Yule, Manager, Experience Development at (902) 798-6768 or

Introducing the New 2017 World Class Experience EXCELLerator Program Participants:

Participants in the 2016 World Class Experience EXCELLerator Program

New World Class Experiences available Now:

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