TOURISM SUMMIT - invest in tourism: November 20-22, 2016 | Halifax

TIANS will host Canada's largest tourism industry conference in Canada from November 20th to 22nd in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Please mark your calendars for this important event. To view highlights from last year's conference, please click here. 

The Annual Silent Auction will also take place during the Tourism Summit, if you would like to make a donation in support of tourism scholarships, please complete this form.

NSLAFestivalofWines2016the festival of wines: September 20-24, 2016 | Halifax

This year's premier wine event, Festival of Wines, has a new name (formerly Port of Wines Festival) and a lot of new events to enjoy, no matter what level of wine knowledge you have.

With a focus on Old World and New World wines, there really is something for everyone. For tickets or more information, please click here


The 2016 Atlantic Canada Showcase (ACS) event will be held in Fredericton, New Brunswick at the Fredericton Convention Centre, October 2 - 4. ACS was created to grow Atlantic Canada's tourism industry by increasing travel activity and showcasing the region as a travel destination. It is also a prime opportunity for tourism operators to introduce new and unique packages to the motorcoach group, F.I.T., and specialty travel industry.

Registration for Buyers and Sellers is now open!

Sellers: Registration is by invitation to pre-qualified tourism selling organizations in Atlantic Canada that meet the established seller criteria. To see if your organization meets the seller criteria, please click hereAll Sellers will be qualified based on information provided on their registration and profile form, while adhering to the Buyer/Seller ratio of two sellers for every one buyer registered. If you are a seller and haven't yet received an email invitation, please complete this form.

Buyers: Registration is by invitation to pre-qualified businesses or entities that sell groups, F.I.T., or specialty travel and has an interest in or currently sells Atlantic Canada as a destination. To see if your organization meets the buyer criteria, please click hereIf you are a Buyer and haven't received an email invitation, please send a request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  

For more information about ACS, please click here.

This project has been made possible through funding provided by the Atlantic Canada Tourism Partnership (ACTP). ACTP is a nine-member PAN - Atlantic initiative comprised of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the four Atlantic Canada Tourism Industry Associations, and the four Provincial Departments responsible for tourism. 

rans-logore38th annual golf tournament: OCTOBER 13, 2016 | GLEN ARBOUR GOLF COURSE

The Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia invites you to join them for a fun-filled day of golf and activities with industry clients and colleagues. For more details, please click here.

tiaclogothe tourism congress: November 29-30, 2016 | GATINEAU

Mark your calendars and start making plans to join your tourism sector colleagues at the 2016 edition of the Tourism Congress, TIAC's annual conference. Read More...

NSLCSavourFoodWinesavour food & wine festival - DECADENCE: JANUARY 19, 2017 | HALIFAX

An evening of pure indulgence, Decadence pairs artisanal cheeses and succulent chocolates with wines, a beer and a cocktail from around the world. Cheese kicks off the night as raw cheeses are paired with wine, along with that cheese in a finished dish. The second half of the evening follows suit as raw chocolate and finished chocolate dishses are again paired with wine, showing the complex pairing abilities a single wine can achieve. Students from the Nova Scotia Community College in the Pastry Arts & Culinary Arts Programs master these dishes under the direction of their Chef Instructors and are on hand to serve and explain the dishes as you indulge the night away. For more information, please click here.

nslcimbibelogosavour food & wine festival - imbibe - February 9, 2017 | Halifax

A collection of Nova Scotia's best mixologists brought together to create legendary cocktails for guests to imbibe! With 25 restaurant/bars plus the NSLC you've in for a night of delicious sample size cocktails - more than 40 to be exact - hors d'oeuvres and music make this event the perfect evening out! For more information, please click here.

NSLCWhiskeyfestivaleventcelebrate whiskey: march 4, 2017 | halifax

The Celebrate Whiskey Festival provides attendees with an opportunity to try a variety of whiskies from around the world. The 2016 event, held on March 5th, had over 700 in attendance, the largest Celebrate Whiskey event to date.

The one-day event featured 160 whiskies at the two Tasting sessions and had an additional 30 available for purchase. Of those 190 whiskies, 125 were exclusive to the event. The 2016 event also included a lunch Pairing with Richard Paterson, also known as The Nose, where attendees were able to learn nosing techniques and try five different whiskies. For more details, please click here. 

savourlogosavour food & wine show: march 9, 2017 | halifax

The Savour Food & Wine Show is Atlantic Canada's premier food and wine event, showcasing Nova Scotia's first restaurants, wines and beverages. Operating now for ten years, it has attracted a wide and dedicated audience to make it 'the' food and wine event of the year! For more details, please click here.