Industry News

N.S. going for green on world golf stage

Andrew Alkenbrack, General Manager at Cabot Links and a member of the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia board, said with the golf product now available in the province, there is "no reason Nova Scotia shouldn't be a fixture on the international golf scene." Read More

Protect Your Business Against Fraud

TIANS is warning members to be vigilant for fraudulent schemes targeting businesses across Nova Scotia. Read More

Restaurants & Accommodations Bundle Launched

On July 7th, TIANS attended the launch of the Restaurant & Accommodations Bundle - a new online service portal created in collaboration with Service Nova Scotia. Read More

Provincial Resorts - Important Tourism Assets


The Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) says the provincial resorts are an important part of rural infrastructure for the province and is concerned with recent commentary that the value of the assets is negligible. Read More 

Nova Scotia Business Journal | December Edition

One of the challenges facing the tourism industry is the perception that it is a seasonal industry, and while there are many businesses that are open for a set number of months, there are also hundreds of businesses that are open year round... Read More

Changes to Provincial Immigration Nominee Program

The province is strengthening the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. A new Regional Labour Market Demand stream will help attract immigrants with the right skills to meet Nova Scotia's labour needs. Read More

Halifax Stanfield: Powerful Economic Engine, Significant Employer

Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA) is a valuable provincial asset worth $1.27 billion to the Nova Scotia economy in 2012, according to the latest economic impact report, released today. Read More

The Nova Scotia Eatery Brings a Taste of Nova Scotia to Ontario 

The Nova Scotia Eatery is a joint project between the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency (NSTA) and Taste of Nova Scotia to increase visitors to the province. The Eatery is a 28-foot mobile kitchen that will be serving authentic Nova Scotian fare at four Ontario festivals between June 20 and July 14, 2013.

Interim Report of the Nova Scotia Commission on Building Our Economy

The Nova Scotia Commission on Building Our New Economy is pleased to present the Interim Report. This check-in with Nova Scotians is mainly a reflection of what was heard. Read More

Tourism Development Investment Funding for Destination Development

Focused on strengthening destination development and the visitor experience, the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency invests in projects that strategically advance the growth of high-quality, competitive destinations, products and experiences that are provincially significant, motivate travel and align with visitor needs. To support goals of the long-term tourism strategy. Tourism Development Investment funding for destination development is focused on two programs. Read More

The Difference Between SOCAN & Re:Sound

SOCAN developed this comparison sheet to help you understand the differences between SOCAN and Re:Sound. It also outlines how the two copyright collectives are similar in some instances, and how the different licenses work and are administered. To view an FAQ sheet on difference. please click here.