Tourism's Role in Rural Nova Scotia
TIANS Board met with members from the Nova Scotia Commission on Building Our New Economy in New Glasgow, to talk about tourism’s role in rural Nova Scotia. In preparation for the meeting, TIANS commissioned Dr. Nancy Chesworth of Mount Saint Vincent University to develop a position paper on Rural Tourism. To view the position Paper click here. To view TIANS Recommendations to the Commission click here.
"Close to Home"– Global TV launches local travel show
Global TV morning show has launched a travel segment to highlight special places and things to do in Nova Scotia of interest to their viewership. To view the travel show segments, please click here
Government Programs for Nova Scotia Businesses
One of the most common requests we receive is what programs exist for business support. TIANS has put together a list of current programs, which might be beneficial in building your business. They range from capital investment support, training support and beyond. Read More
Business of Tourism - Public Profile
TIANS has undertaken enhanced communication activities to increase the profile of the value of tourism to the public and elevate the conversation around issues impacting tourism. Various articles have appeared in a number of publications. The Nova Scotia Business Journal features TIANS monthly in the Tourism Connection column. Read More
NOVA SCOTIA TOURISM AGENCY (NSTA) UPDATE
Province Kicks Off New Marketing Campaign - On March 13 TIANS attended the launch of the new marketing campaign where the province is pitching Nova Scotia as the "perfect road trip", an aggressive marketing campaign to increase first-time visitors and boost overall tourism. Read More To view hi-res, downloadable photos, video and audio clips, please click here
The Chronicle Herald also featured an article on the new mobile app - Travel guide at your finger tips - information of events and destinations from across Nova Scotia is now available with the swipe of a finger.
To view a copy of the TIANS most recent e-newsletter, The Voice of Tourism - April Edition, please click here.