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Tue 24 Jan 2017 Tom Wilson Tourism Research / Tourism Victoria County / Victoria County Comments Off on Tourism Strategies : A Norm Now / / /

Tourism Strategies : A Norm Now

                                            Photo credit – Carpathian Mountains, Eastern Europe, by Anastasia Petrova  John Dunn, FLOOR13 company, indicated the next five years...Read more

Thu 29 Apr 2010 Tom Wilson Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Google Maps / Maps / New Media / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Slideshows / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Web sites / Travel Blog / travel blogs / twitter / Victoria County / Video / Web 2.0 / youtube Comments Off on Ingonish Tourism Communication Day / / / / /

Ingonish Tourism Communication Day

The Ingonish Tourism Steering Committee rcently held its annual Communication Day at  Smokey Recreational Community Center with  a good crowd in attendance. Chair, Donald Jardine, welcome everyone to the 4th annual Communication Day. Councillor Larry Dauphinee, District 6, Municipality of...Read more

Mon 12 Apr 2010 Tom Wilson Blog / blogs / Canada e-Tourism Council / Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Celtic Colours Festival / Destination Cape Breton Association / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Online Travel / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Technology / Travel Blog / travel blogs / twitter / Victoria County / Video / Web 2.0 / www.localsknow.ca / youtube Comments Off on Less Than 2 Weeks – Cape Breton to host its First Social Media Conference / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Less Than 2 Weeks – Cape Breton to host its First Social Media Conference

Excitement is building for Cape Breton’s first Social Media Conference on April 22, 2010 at Inverary Resort, Baddeck.  The conference program has been finalized and online registration and payment is going well. Three keynote speakers are featured at this one day conference – Ms. Terri...Read more

Tue 12 Jan 2010 Tom Wilson Cabot Trail / Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Ecotourism / Emerging Tourism Markets / Green Travel / Hike the Highlands Festival / Marketing Gets Personal / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Sustainable Tourism / Tourism Victoria County / TourismVC / Victoria County Comments Off on Cape Breton featured in National Geographic Book -10 Best of Everything / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Cape Breton featured in National Geographic Book -10 Best of Everything

Cape Breton is featured twice in National Geographic’s Book “Ten Best of Everything“. First as one of the top cycling routes in the world and of course that would include Cabot Trail.  Both Outside and Bicycling, two US publications, agree the Cabot Trail is an outstanding...Read more

Sun 06 Dec 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / European On-Line Travel / Internet Marketing / New Media / On-Line Booking / Online Travel / Search Engine Optimization / SEO / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Technology / Tourism Victoria County / TourismVC / Victoria County / Web 2.0 / youtube Comments Off on Tourism Online Marketing Trends / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Tourism Online Marketing Trends

Recently, Victoria County Recreation & Tourism Dept., Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, hosted Ms. Patricia Brusha, A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing for a Tourism Online Marketing Workshop – A Guide to Success on the Web.  Participants were exposed to the latest trends and issues in online...Read more

Fri 23 Oct 2009 Tom Wilson Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Celtic Colours Festival / New Media / Uncategorized / Victoria County Comments Off on Celtic Heart of North America Launched / / / / / / / / /

Celtic Heart of North America Launched

It was fitting that during the Celtic Colours Festival, the new marketing co-operative, Celtic Heart of North America was launched.  Geoff MacDonald opened with a Gaelic song and the Beaton sisters, Dawn & Margie on fiddles performed several jigs and reels accompanied by Robert Deveau on...Read more

Sat 08 Aug 2009 Tom Wilson Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Destination Branding / Destination Cape Breton Association / Green Travel / Marketing Gets Personal / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Sustainable Tourism / Tourism Research / Tourism Victoria County / TourismVC / Travel Blog / Victoria County Comments Off on Cape Breton – Third best Island in the World / / / / / /

Cape Breton – Third best Island in the World

  The readers of Travel & Leisure Magazine have voted in the 14th annual poll, and determine the winners in the World’s Best Awards for hotels, islands, cities, airlines, cruises and more. In the Island category, Cape Breton moved up from 10th in 2008 to 3rd place in 2009  for the best...Read more

Sun 21 Jun 2009 Tom Wilson Cabot Trail / Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Tourism Victoria County / TourismVC / Victoria County Comments Off on Silver Dart Centennial Celebrations – Youth in Aviation Week / / / / / / / / / / /

Silver Dart Centennial Celebrations – Youth in Aviation Week

Victoria County , Cape Breton Island, certainly had its influx of visitors this past week with the Youth in Aviation Week, part of the year long Silver Dart Centennial Celebrations in the Village of Baddeck – Birthplace of Canadian Aviation.  Amazing weather, great  crowds and events...Read more

Mon 25 May 2009 Tom Wilson Cabot Trail / Cabot Trail Relay Run / Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Emerging Tourism Markets / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Sport Tourism / Tourism Victoria County / TourismVC / Victoria County / Video / youtube Comments Off on Cabot Trail Relay Run – The Race of a Lifetime / / / / /

Cabot Trail Relay Run – The Race of a Lifetime

The 22nd Annual Cabot Trail Relay Run that took place recently May 23-24 was certainly a Race of a Lifetime for two runners, Mark Campbell and Jamie Isenor of the Brigadoon Honey Badgers team.  This team with two runners ran the 17 stage race between themselves. No other team has ever done this...Read more

Tue 06 Jan 2009 Tom Wilson Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Emerging Tourism Markets / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Sport Tourism / Tourism Research / Triathlons / Victoria County 1 comment / / / / / / / / /

Sports Tourism and Canada Wins Gold at World Juniors

The big headline today is Canada wins gold at World Junior Hockey Tournament and why not ? They played a great  game and deserved to win. The World Junior Hockey Tournament was held in Ottawa and broke all previous attendance records. An article in the Winnipeg Free press newspaper by Canadian...Read more