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Kidston Lighthouse in Baddeck Bay

Calculating Tourism Revenues

Tourism Nova Scotia produces annual estimates of overall tourism revenues.

Tourism revenues estimates are a compilation of all Nova Scotia tourism-related expenditures made by non-resident visitors and Nova Scotians travelling within the province.

To develop tourism revenue estimates, Tourism Nova Scotia uses information from several surveys, including the Travel Survey of Residents of Canada, the International Travel Survey, the Economic Contribution of the Cruise Industry in Canada, the Tourism Nova Scotia Air Exit Survey, and the Tourism Nova Scotia Visitor Exit Survey. In addition, Tourism Nova Scotia sources visitor volume information through vehicle enumeration, cruise visitor information, and ferry passenger information.