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TIANS continues to support the Hardest Hit Coalition, advocating for targeted support for our businesses and employees. See call to action from the @HotelAssocCanada – add your voice today!  Read More

POSTPONED - Please note the November 24th Keynote Address at The Westin Nova Scotian has been postponed.

TIANS Exclusive Tourism Event: Leadership Keynote Address by General Rick Hillier

TIANS is excited to announce a live, exclusive event on November 24th for Nova Scotia’s Tourism Industry. Join us in Halifax for an inspiring keynote from General (Ret’d.) Rick Hillier.

Tickets are complimentary for TIANS Members and we are limited to #200seats  Read our latest member bulletin to register.

TIANS calls for Business Taxation Reform | Press Release
As the Tourism Industry across our province struggles with catastrophic losses and rising costs, TIANS is encouraging a Provincial Tax Strategy that reflects the reality of the economic downturn for Nova Scotia businesses. Relief needs to be targeted to those businesses most impacted by COVID-19. Read More

Tourism Accommodations Real Property Tax Rebate Program

The Tourism Accommodations Real Property Tax Rebate Program will provide qualified operators a 25 per cent rebate on payment of 2020-21 commercial property tax. The program opens Nov. 16. Read More

TIANS Calls on Province to Change Tourism Assistance Fund Responsibility | Press Release 
TIANS is calling for the recently announced Tourism Sector Finance Assistance Program to be moved back into the provincial government for management and oversight.
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TIANS Bulletin | October 23

We need your voice to let elected officials in your community know that the government has missed the mark. We need a recovery plan and a rebuilding plan. Read More

EDITORIAL: 50 Million Reasons Why this is Wrong
The provincial government’s announcement last Friday, of a Tourism Sector Financing Program, without any consultation with the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS), is an example of what government should not be doing. Read More

TIANS Responds to Provincial Tourism Funding Announcement | Press Release
The Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) is extremely disappointed with the announcement by the Provincial government of a Tourism Sector Financing Assistance program for large operators which was developed without consultation with TIANS. Read More

Atlantic Canada Tourism Study
As follow up to the Atlantic Canada Tourism Research Phase 1 Report, which focused on Atlantic Canadian intentions and attitudes toward intra-provincial and intra-regional travel, the Phase 2 report provides updated data on Atlantic Canadians and expands to gauge Central Canadian sentiment, specifically in southern Ontario and Quebec.
Read the updated comparison report,
highlighting the results of the Phase 2
with Phase 1 results

TIANS Member Bulletin | October 5
As TIANS continues to support operators around the province, the need for relevant and timely information and educational tools has never been more important. Read the latest TIANS Member Bulletin.

NEW! Health & Safety Certificate Series
The Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council (NSTHRC) is pleased to introduce a series of health & safety webinars customized for the Tourism Industry. Every Wednesday in October, Industry will be introduced to key Health & Safety issues. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who have attended all four webinars. Learn more.



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.


what's new

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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6589 - Suite 201 Chebucto Road,
Halifax, NS B3L 1L9 
902.423.4480 | [email protected]

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