TIANS has issued an Open Call for Nominations for election to the TIANS Board of Directors.
Halifax, NS (May 31, 2017) - TIANS is pleased to be working in partnership this year with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 39 (Atlantic Provinces); and the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to oversee the painting of the Peggy's Point Lighthouse in Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia.
Halifax, NS (May 23, 2017) - The Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) has released industry survey data that reports operators expect another strong year across the province.
Halifax, N.S. (February 17, 2017) - The announcement this week by Premier McNeil that the tourism industry generated $2.6 Billion in revenue in 2016, is a significant milestone.
Mark Rodd, President & CEO of Rodd Hotels & Resorts recently announced a $2 Million investment in the Rodd Grand Yarmouth Hotel.
This event would not be possible without our many partnerships. We would ask you to recognize our AGM Partners and support these companies that are investing in Nova Scotia's tourism industry.
On November 22nd, The Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) hosted the Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence as the grand finale to the 39th Annual Tourism Summit - Invest In Tourism.
On September 19, 2016, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources (HUMA) presented its report and recommendations, proposing changes to Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFW).
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the four Atlantic Canada provinces, in coordination with the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick are pleased to inform you that two of Canada’s leading tourism development firms, Bannikin Travel and Tourism and Twenty31 Consulting, have been secured to develop a Travel Trade Readiness Program for the Atlantic Canada industry.
TIANS is pleased that ferry service has been confirmed from Nova Scotia to the United States with a secured ship operated by Bay Ferries Limited.
The announcement of a new youth apprenticeship program "Serve it Up" is welcome news for the tourism industry in Nova Scotia.
July 14, 2016 (Halifax, N.S.) - The Chairman of the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) is urging all stakeholders to support the international ferry link and make it a success.
Ottawa, June 1, 2016 -- National Tourism Week in Canada is May 29 to June 4. A Week to celebrate Tourism's importance as an economic sector and in 2016 there is much to celebrate.
TIANS held its Annual General Meeting at the Atlantica Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre on May 19th. A list of the newly elected Board of Directors is below:
Mark your calendars for National Tourism Week happening from May 29 - June 4, 2016! Tourism Week in Canada is the national celebration that highlights the economic impact and social benefits of Canada's tourism sector among the media, general public and government at all levels. It provides a focal point for activities organized by the provincial and territorial tourism industry associations, provincial and territorial marketing organizations, destination marketing organizations, individual businesses and other partners. Tourism Week is organized collectively by a number of private tourism stakeholders.
In appreciation of your membership, TIANS, with the support of our regional partners, looks forward to hosting you during this complimentary event at the Atlantica Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre from May 18 - 19, 2016.
TIANS AGM would not be possible without the generous support from our partners below.
TIANS is extremely pleased that Minister Mark Furey has announced that the province will continue to support the operations at all six of the Provincial Visitor Information Centres.
Please find below the media coverage concerning Nova Scotia's Provincial Visitor Information Centres, as well as industry responses to date.
TIANS is very concerned with the announcement that the Province is considering closure of all the Provincial Visitor Information Centres. TIANS believes a comprehensive review of how we service visitors would ensure that decisions are being made in support of growing the visitor economy.