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    tourism in nova scotia

As an organization, everything we do is focused on growing a healthy, vibrant tourism industry in Nova Scotia. We work alongside Nova Scotia’s tourism owners and operators to ensure they’ve got the tools, resources, and connections they need to grow their business, increase visitor numbers, and contribute to a strong and profitable hospitality sector. Our advocacy roster, training and programs, networking events, and strategic alliances make up a dynamic foundation for tourism in Nova Scotia.

TIANS Advocates

support, action, accountability

TIANS advocates on behalf of transportation entities, environmental
initiatives, human resource organizations, and more at provincial and national levels.

training & Programs

continue your journey

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


Connect and Collaborate

As a TIANS member, you’re invited to participate in networking opportunities, awards ceremonies, tourism summits, and more.

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    2024 ICHRIE Global Conference

    July 24 - 26, 2024 | Montreal

    The conference will be filled with informative presentations, the latest in industry and educational research, exciting displays at the ICHRIE Education and Innovation Center.
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    2024 Tourism Congress

    December 3 - 5, 2024 | Vancouver

    Join TIAC in beautiful Vancouver for an immersive conference experience that brings together tourism leaders, stakeholders, and innovators from across Canada and beyond.
  • Annual Tourism Summit

    December 1 - 3, 2025 | Halifax

    TIANS invites you to join the annual Tourism Summit. Agenda highlight includes inspiring speakers and Nova Scotia Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner.
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    Pineapple Awards

    December 3, 2025 | Halifax

    The Pineapple Awards are a Celebration of our Pride in Service and a recognition of the individuals who go above and beyond what is expected to enrich a visitor's stay in Nova Scotia.
Become a Member

Join Us!

Join the TIANS network of more than 2,000 Nova Scotian tourism professionals and enjoy access to members-only resources, marketing for your business, networking opportunities, and much more.

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strategic partners

working together

TIANS collaborates with organizations around the province to ensure our industry is growing and healthy.