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Tourism Results

The charts below show year-to-date tourism performance indicators for Nova Scotia. To see monthly results or review historical data, see Performance Results.

2017 Non-Resident Overnight Visitation

Increase from 2016
2,238,000 2016
2,433,000 2017

2017 Licensed Room Nights Sold

Increase over 2016
2,700,000 2016
2,760,000 2017

Preliminary Tourism Revenue Estimates

  • 2017 Full Year
  • Annual Revenue Goal 2024: $4 billion
$2.7 billion 2017
$4 billion 2024 Annual Revenue Goal

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Nova Scotia Featured on Perennial Plate

Nova Scotia Featured on Perennial Plate

As part of our Influencer Program in 2017, Tourism Nova Scotia contracted the web documentary series Perennial Plate to develop a set of videos showcasing aspects of Nova Scotia’s unique culinary scene. As of March 2018, they have produced five incredible videos. Watch them here!

Press Releases

2017 Record Year for Tourism in Nova Scotia

March 22, 2018

Nova Scotia's tourism industry had its best year in history last year and its fourth consecutive year of growth. 
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Recent Press Releases

Marketing Partnerships Help Boost Awareness of Nova Scotia

November 28, 2017 Read more

Tourism Nova Scotia Announces Appointments to Board of Directors

November 24, 2017 Read more

Nova Scotia Welcomes More Visitors from Ontario and Quebec in August

October 12, 2017 Read more

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