Latest News


TIANS Short-Term Rentals Media Release

View TIANS Feb. 22/23 Release on Changes to STR's in HRM

TIANS Communications
View January 2023 Bulletin here

Sept. 26 Canada Drops Travel Restrictions
View full details here

TIANS Communications
View September Bulletin here

TIANS Communications
View TIANS July 15th Bulletin here

TIANS Announced 2022/2023 Board of Directors
View Release Here

TIANS Media Release - 2022 AGM in Pictou Nova Scotia View Here

TIANS Media Release in Support of Air Access Support from Province View Here

TIANS Communications
View TIANS April 12th Bulletin here

TIANS Media Release in Support of Moritorium on Clearcutting on Crown Lands
View Here

TIANS 2021/2022 Board Of Directors Listing View Here 

Targeted Supports for Tourism and Hospitality
New funding supports for Hardest Hit Sectors - Gov't of Canada Announcement Oct. 21/21

TIANS Communications
View TIANS October 14th Bulletin here

TIANS Communications
View TIANS October 1st Bulletin here

TIANS in the Media
Sept. 22 Global TV Interview  - Tourism Supports Watch

TIANS Media Release
Peggy's Point Lighthouse Restoration View Release

TIANS in the Media
Darlene Grant Fiander, Opinion Piece in Chronicle Herald, July 30th 

TIANS Communications
View TIANS August 31st Bulletin here

TIANS Media Release
TIANS June 23rd - Urging NS Gov't to Revise NB Border Policy View Release

TIANS Media Release
TIANS June 15th - Endorsing New Funding to Boost Tourism in NS View Release

TIANS Communications
View TIANS June 15th Bulletin on Funding, Re-opening and More View Bulletin

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

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


Tourism Strong

Visit the Tourism Strong portal for the latest news, research and rebuilding supports

What's new

TIANS Board of Directors - Open Call for Nominations
We are now accepting Nominations to the TIANS Board of Directors.  Please note the deadline for submissions is March 31, 2023. 
The Board Slate will be presented at the 2023 Annual General Meeting at Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa, May 31/June 1

Download 2023/2024 Nomination Form

Request for Proposal

TIANS and TNS issued an RFP for the new Tourism Sector Strategic Plan for NS.  Submissions have been received and evaluations are underway.  We will continue to keep you posted on this important initiative. 


Insights Podcast 

Tune in to TIANS President, Darlene Grant Fiander for an informative Insights Podcast on all things Tourism.

full details and link for download here

TIANS Annual Report 2022 Available Online

Download Your Copy Now

TIANS Board of Directors 2022/2023 Voted in

During Annual General Meeting in Pictou

View Listing of 2022/23 Board Members






Clean It Right training now includes a TRANSPORTATION MODULE, in addition to the original Accomodations, Restaurants & Food Services, and Retail and Similar Operations programming.  CIR is provided through TIANS to provide awareness and education on cleaning your establishment with the goal of regaining consumer confidence.The program has been designed to increase the safety of guests, visitors and the workforce in the Tourism industry.  Register Today by clicking the Clean it Right image below.

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TIANS remains committed to our members. Please keep in touch: 

Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia
6589 Chebucto Road, Suite 201
Halifax, NS B3L 1L9 
902.423.4480 | [email protected]

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