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Environmental Advocacy
TIANS June 11th Media Release Applauding Ingram River Proposed for Protected Areas Designation

TIANS Communications
View TIANS June 4th Bulletin on Re-Opening and More View Bulletin

Survey - Call for Feedback Re Labour & Skills in Rebuilding NS Workforce
Please take a few minutes to provide your valuable feedbback Survey

Re-Opening Letter to Premier
TIANS wrote to Premier Rankin on May 31st calling for support in re-opening plan and confidence campaign View Letter   

NS Gov't Announced 5-Phase Reopening Plan
View the detailed inforgraphic put out by Government on Friday, May 28th Read More

Tourism Week 2021 - Tourism Counts 
View TIANS May 21, 2021 Media Release kicking off Tourism Week Read More

Environmental Advocacy
TIANS wrote Minister Keith Irving, re Support for additional protected areas

Latest Supports from Gov't 
Inclusive Economic Growth - Announched Additional Supports  Read More

CEWS Support Letter to Gov't
TIANS, TIANB, TIPEI, HNL TIA's Advocate for Change to CEWS Read More

TIANS Communications
View TIANS April 29th Bulletin Read More

TIANS Media Release on Environment
April 28th - TIANS Applauds Government Announcement to designate 61 additional wilderness areas, provincial parks, and nature reserves around the province. Read More

Latest Support for Large Tourism Operators 
Inclusive Economic Growth - Announched April 20th  Read More

TIANS Communications 
April 16th Bulletin Read More

Nova Scotia Budget 2021 
View TIANS Response to 2021 Budget Read More

Additional Commercial Property Tax Rebates
March 12, the NS Government announced additional Tax Rebate program for Hotels, Motels and Inns Read More

TIANS March 12 Industry Bulletin
View the latest Industry News Bulletin Read More

Supports At-A-Glance
For a summary Snapshot of the most up-to-date Federal and Provincial Supports and Resources, please see Tourism Nova Scotia's COVID-19 Fact Sheet

Support for Air Service and Air Infrastructure in Atlantica Canada
On behalf of the Atlantic Canada Caucus of Tourism Industry Associations, TIANS, TIANB, HNL and TIAPEI, have written to Minister Freeland and Ministher Joly, advocating for support. Read More

TIANS Calls for Business Taxation Reform | Press Release
As the Tourism Industry across our province struggles with catastrophic losses and rising costs, TIANS is encouraging a Provincial Tax Strategy that reflects the reality of the economic downturn for Nova Scotia businesses. Relief needs to be targeted to those businesses most impacted by COVID-19. Read More

EDITORIAL: 50 Million Reasons Why this is Wrong
The provincial government’s announcement last Friday, of a Tourism Sector Financing Program, without any consultation with TIANS, is an example of what government should not be doing. Read More

TIANS Responds to Provincial Tourism Funding Announcement | Press Release
The Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) is extremely disappointed with the announcement by the Provincial government of a Tourism Sector Financing Assistance program for large operators which was developed without consultation with TIANS. Read More

Atlantic Canada Tourism Study
As follow up to the Atlantic Canada Tourism Research Phase 1 Report, which focused on Atlantic Canadian intentions and attitudes toward intra-provincial and intra-regional travel, the Phase 2 report provides updated data on Atlantic Canadians and expands to gauge Central Canadian sentiment, specifically in southern Ontario and Quebec.

Read the updated comparison report,
highlighting the results of the Phase 2
with Phase 1 results




To show our gratitude, Members of the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) are offering discounts and incentives on tourism products and services to support first responders and frontline/health care workers.


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Tourism Week 2021 was a great success.  Industry raised its collective voice regarding Canada's tourism economy, and the impact it has on every community across the country. Thank you to everyone who joined the conversation and elevated the importance of our sector.Stay Engaged via TIANS Social Media Channels



TIANS BOD - Open Call for Nominations - TIANS is now accepting nominations for the 2021/2022 Board of Directors - Download Nomination Form



Clean It Right is a training program provided through TIANS to provide awareness and education on cleaning your establishment with the goal of regaining consumer confidence.The program was designed to increase the safety of guests, visitors and the workforce in the Tourism industry.

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6589 - Suite 201 Chebucto Road,
Halifax, NS B3L 1L9 
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