2017 Visitation Statistics
Nova Scotia welcomed an additional 195,000 non-resident visitors in 2017, an increase of 9% from 2016. Increases in visitation were observed across both road (+7%) and air (+13%).
|Visitor Origin||2017 Non-resident Visitors||Change vs. 2016|
Nova Scotia Licensed Accommodations
Licensed accommodation activity includes licensed accommodations purchased by Nova Scotians and non-residents, and people travelling for both tourism and non-tourism reasons. This data does not include any non-licensed accommodations sold through the sharing economy.
In 2017, licensed room nights sold in Nova Scotia of 2,760,000 increased by 2% compared with 2016. The occupancy rate, meanwhile, increased by 3 percentage points to 55%.
Room Nights Sold
|% Change vs. 2016|
|Cape Breton Island||476,000||+4%|
|Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley||363,000||+10%|
|Yarmouth & Acadian Shores||68,000||+4%|