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Environmental Advocacy

TIANS responds to proposed closure of Boat Harbour by 2020 and the development of a pipeline to dispose of treated effluent water from Northern Pulp into the Northumberland Strait.  TIANS fully supports the concerns of the fisheries sector and other stakeholders. Read the letter sent to Premier MacNeil, and the correspondence from TIANS and other members of the Atlantic Tourism Caucus.

2018 Federal Budget

Tourism Highlights from the 2018 Federal Budget. Read more

CRA Conducts Fourth Phase of Research - Feedback Welcome From NS's Tourism Industry

CRA is conducting the fourth phase of research and your input will ensure the tourism sector is represented in this important economic research. Take the survey

Subsidies Wrong Lens Through Which To View Tourism

Bill Black's Dec. 2 column on tourism demonstrates once again his lack of understanding of the tourism economy. The limited analysis of the sector's growth and the figures quoted on the marine access link to the United States are simply wrong. Read More

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Lose yourself at the Argyler Lodge, where the sea indents to form protected Lobster Bay.  There‚Äôs water everywhere, complemented by islands, lush greenery, and sunsets beyond compare. The friendly staff at Argyler Lodge are at your service with Nova Scotia-style hospitality, comfort and chef-inspired casual dining on the shore.


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2018 Tourism Summit

Making the Connection



 Tourism's economic Impact

- Revenues totaled $2.7 Billion in 2017.

- $1.18 + Billion came from non-resident visitors.

- Generates $300 Million in tax revenues annually.

- 2.2 Million visitors come to Nova Scotia in 2017.

- Tourism employs 40,000+ Nova Scotians.

- 1 out of 3 Nova Scotians work in Tourism as their first job.