What Could The Recent CRA Ruling Mean For Your Campground?

In April 2016, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) ruled that a private, family run campground in Ontario did not qualify for the small business tax rate. The CRA ruled the campground’s principle purpose is to derive rental income instead of providing a service, so it should be paying three times what small businesses pay.  The… More What Could The Recent CRA Ruling Mean For Your Campground?

National Tourism Week 2016: May 29 – June 4

Tourism can be found in every nook and cranny in Nova Scotia. Whether it’s providing employment, inspiring entrepreneurial skills, or generating important economic development for the community – tourism is everywhere in Nova Scotia. Find out why tourism matters… Tourism Creates Jobs. Tourism provides over 40,000 Nova Scotians with employment. That’s more than the Agriculture… More National Tourism Week 2016: May 29 – June 4

The Important Job of Preserving Nova Scotia’s Heritage

Museums and cultural centres hold keys from the past that can be used to unlock the present. As an important part of Nova Scotia’s tourism product, museums, and cultural centres promote economic growth through investment and regeneration, and provide a strong, positive emotional attachment for both visitors and non-visitors. No longer viewed as buildings that… More The Important Job of Preserving Nova Scotia’s Heritage

TOP FIVE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2015 TOURISM SUMMIT

Nova Scotia’s annual Tourism Summit is Canada’s largest tourism industry conference. More than 500 tourism stakeholders gathered in Halifax from November 22 – 24 with the common goal of continued success for their businesses and that of the Nova Scotia tourism industry.  On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of TIANS and NSTHRC,… More TOP FIVE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2015 TOURISM SUMMIT

2015 Tourism Summit – We Are Tourism – Photo Blog 5

The 2015 Tourism Summit concluded with a grand finale celebration; the Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner.  We gathered at the Grand Ballroom at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax to showcase those individuals and businesses who are true leaders in tourism. Eight Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence were presented. Also presented were… More 2015 Tourism Summit – We Are Tourism – Photo Blog 5

2015 Tourism Summit – We Are Tourism – Photo Blog 4

The fourth photo blog in our 2015 TIANS Tourism Summit – We Are Tourism series focuses on day three; Tuesday, November 24th. Don’t forget that you can download copies of the Tourism Summit presentations on the conference website under the Sessions tab. Throughout the We Are Tourism Summit, we invited attendees to share photos through the… More 2015 Tourism Summit – We Are Tourism – Photo Blog 4