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Coalition of Hardest hit Businesses

TIANS is lending our voice to a new coalition representing COVID-19’s Hardest Hit Businesses. Representing Canada’s hardest hit sectors (including tourism, arts, culture, events, and hospitality), a new coalition has formed to call on the government to provide additional supports for their employees. Learn more at

TIANS Member Bulletin | September 11
The latest government announcements, support programs led byTIANS for Industry, upcoming webinars, and our latest episode of our Industry Innovation in the Wake of COVID-19 Podcast Series. Read the latest TIANS member bulletin.

Tourism Industry Survey: Commercial Insurance Coverage Survey
TIANS has been hearing increased concern from Industry around commerical insurance coverage and cost. Complete our Tourism Commercial Insurane Coverage Survey by September 14th, and tell us how this topic has affected your businesses.

TIANS Member Bulletin | August 27
The latest business supports from TIANS to Industry, upcoming webinars, and our member highlights. Read the latest TIANS member bulletin.

TIANS Member Bulletin | August 14
This TIANS member bulletin highlights the Tourism Reactivation of Industry (TRI) program, Tourism Workfroce Survey Results, and the new Digital Mapping Project through YASTA. Read the TIANS member bulletin.

TIANS Member Bulletin | August 12
TIANS launches the TIANS Cares Platform for our members, allowing operators to promote their services and travel incentives to frontline workers in the province. Read the TIANS member bulletin.

Dear Premier McNeil
Premier, we need help now to spark the tourism economy – and would ask that your Government announce a travel tax incentive program for Nova Scotians immediately. Read the Letter to the Premier
TIANS Member Bulletin | July 24
The launch of our new TIANS Cares program, important federal and provincial announcements, and an update on the Tourist Accommodations Registry. Read the upcoming TIANS member bulletin.

Tourism Tax Credit Supported by Atlantic Canada Industry LeadersRead the press release. 

TIANS Member Bulletin | June 25
A call to support the Tourism Tax Credit, our new training program, Clean It Right, the Atlantic bubble bursting, and Tourism Nova Scotia’s marketing strategy for 2020. Read the upcoming TIANS member bulletin. 

Support the call to support a federal Tourism Tax Travel Credit for Canadians for 2020. View the Letter to Nova Scotia Members of Parliament

TIANS Member Bulletin | June 19

A call to complete the Business Confidence Survey, Updated reopening guidelines and helpful webinars to assist in your businesses reopening. Read the upcoming TIANS member bulletin

 Business Confidence Survey | June 18

As the economy begins to revive following the June 5th reopening, TIANS continues our advocacy on your behalf. Help inform our discussions with government, policymakers & support agencies by completing our Business Confidence Survey.


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To show our gratitude, Members of the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) are offering discounts and incentives on tourism products and services to support first responders and frontline/health care workers.


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Clean It Right is a new training program provided through TIANS to provide awareness and education on cleaning your establishment with the goal of regaining consumer confidence.The program was designed to increase the safety of guests, visitors and the workforce in the Tourism industry.

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