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    Become a Tians Member

Join an active community of 2,000+ tourism industry operators and professionals who are all working toward a common goal: a flourishing, growing, and vibrant tourism economy in Nova Scotia. As a member, you’ll have access to exclusive deals and discounts to help you run your business more affordably. Connect with your peers during member events. Add your voice for a powerful tourism economy in Nova Scotia where everyone wins.

membership categories

Invest in your success

Membership dues are scalable based on your business' sales. We strive to keep TIANS membership affordable and accessible for everyone.

  • $140.00

    Small Business

    Annual Sales Under $30,000

  • $325.00

    Growing Business

    Annual Sales Up to $500,000

  • $450.00

    Mid-Sized Business

    Annual Sales Between $500,000 - $1,000,000

  • $575.00

    Large Business Membership

    Annual Sales Between $1,000,000-$1,500,000

  • $700.00

    Enterprise Business Membership

    Annual Sales Over $1,500,000

membership benefits

enjoy exclusive perks

TIANS members enjoy exclusive cost-saving and competitive benefits, including energy savings, credit/debit card service savings, marketing, accommodation and transportation rates, and much more.

membership testimonals

great training opportunities

I just completed a training program through TIANS and found it very helpful as we prepare for the 2024 summer season. Looking forward to sharing the material with my team!

Training & Programs

continue your journey

Master a new skill, obtain an Industry certification, and get ready for your most successful tourism season yet.

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    National Training & Certification

    Emerit training and credentials are based on National Standards which outline the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to be considered competent in an occupation.
  • Online Training

    NSTHRC offers a suite of online training to support staff and management advance their skills in a variety of skills and knowledge related to tourism.
  • Serve Right

    Serve Right provides operators and staff of licensed establishments with knowledge and skills to provide a safe, quality service experience to guests.
  • Chef teaching students during cooking class

    Serve it Up

    High School students who are interested in pursuing a career in the culinary receive hands-on, paid experience while working being mentored by a Red Seal Cook or Baker.
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    Service Excellence Training

    The Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council offers a suite of service excellence training available for supervisors, managers and front-line employees.

How can we help?

  • Simply click on the “Join TIANS” link anywhere on this website to start the process! You’ll fill out a short application form. After submitting, a member of our team will follow up to discuss membership options and next steps with you.

  • Our Board of Directors is composed of tourism owners,
leaders, and experts from across the province. Meet our Board of Directors. 

  • The next Tourism Summit will be held December 1 – 3, 2025. The agenda highlights include inspiring speakers and Nova Scotia Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner.

  • TIANS and the NSTHRC offer a wide range of programs and resources designed to support your professional journey. From front line service excellence workshops to National Certification and exclusive Executive Level programming, we have something for everyone, regardless of where you are on your tourism career pathway. Visit: Training & Programs for more information.