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View May 31st Industry Bulletin

TIANS 2024/2025 Board of Directors

During the TIANS AGM at White Point Beach Resort

TIANS presented Membership with the new BOD

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Ferry Survey in Market

Have your Say on the Maine - NS Ferry Marine Link Impact

TIANS Coastal Protection Act

March 1, 2024 Editorial

TIANS Supports Short-Term Rental By-law Changes

September 6, 2023 Media Release

TIANS - Here for You.

Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the fires across Nova Scotia impacting many communities.  With the significant amount of residents being displaced, we are encouraging tourism operators to reach out locally to your colleagues and friends to ensure they are safe.

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Tourism Week 2023
Media Release

TIANS Communications
View April 21 Update 

Digby Pines Gof Resort & Spa
May 30 & 31, 2023

TIANS Communications
View April 2023 Bulletin here

2023 Atlantic Canada Showcase (ACS) Registration is Open
sponsorship opportunities 

ACS 2023 Sponsorship Opportunities 

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


TIANS 2022/23 Annual Report - DOWNLOAD NOW

Tourism Strong

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

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Thank you to everyone who joined us at White Point Beach Resort


TIANS Board of Directors 2024/2025  

 Proposed Slate was Presented at
May 27 AGM at White Point Beach Resort

Tourism Sector Strategic Plan for Nova Scotia
TIANS and TNS are co-leading the development of a tourism sector strategic plan that will inspire a broader approach to economic growth and quality of life in Nova Scotia.
Visit the Microsite for information.


TIANS Board of Directors 2023/2024
The new Board was presented at the 2023 AGM at Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa, May 30 & 31


Tourism Sector Strategic Plan for NS

Earlier this year TIANS and TNS commenced work on the new Tourism Sector Strategic Plan for Nova Scotia.  Industry engagement is via Interviews, virtual focus groups, in-person regional sessions, surveys and other industry outreach.  In early May, a Microsite for the Tourism Strategy work was launched, which has an on-line feedback form. We will keep you updated on progress.


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 Media Contact: 

Lisa Dahr 

Director, Industry Relations and Professional Development

[email protected]   902.423.4480





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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