Nova Scotia’s tourism industry had its best year in history in 2017 and its fourth consecutive year of growth. In all, a record 2.4 million visitors came to the Atlantic Canada province last year and tourism revenue is estimated at CAD$2.7 billion.
An official opening ceremony has taken place at Canada’s new $170m Halifax Convention Centre. The new development, which is located in the city’s downtown, features more than 120,000 square feet of new flexible events space.
The world famous lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove in the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia, is coming to the end of a weeklong makeover. The volunteer project involved a crew of five and saw the historic structure given its first fresh coat of paint since 2012.
Following a competitive pitch process, Tourism Nova Scotia has appointed tourism consultancy Axis Travel Marketing to manage its UK trade relations and PR strategy. Located in eastern Canada and almost completely surrounded by ocean, Nova Scotia welcomes some 2.2 million visitors each year.
Nova Scotia is getting ready to welcome visitors for the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15. Nova Scotian’s and visitors are encouraged to participate in two commemorative events: an evening procession and presentation April 14; and an afternoon interfaith memorial service April 15.