Posts Tagged ‘Cape Breton Highlands National Park’

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

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

Tue 30 Sep 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Hike the Highlands Festival – A Memorable Experience / / / / / / / / / / /

Hike the Highlands Festival – A Memorable Experience

I was off for a bit enjoying hiking in the Highlands of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. I was busy meeting & greeting hikers at the 5th Annual Hike the Highlands Festival. I’m part of a great team that welcomes hikers from North America and yes a  couple from Scotland, the other Highlands,...Read more

Sun 27 Jul 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Early Season Pleasant Surprises / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Early Season Pleasant Surprises

Here are my top ten early season (May – July) pleasant surprises in tourism. They are my own personal opinions and are not in order of importance.  1) The visitors are still coming despite high gas prices, less disposable income and other factors. Many tourism operators are on par with...Read more

Sat 31 May 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized 1 comment / / / / / / / /

Victoria County has two of Canada’s Top 25 Beaches

Victoria County has two beaches in the top twenty five for Canada as ranked by Canadian Geographic Magazine – May 2008 edition. Both beaches – Black Brook and Ingonish Beach are located in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park on the world famous Cabot Trail. Canadian Geographic...Read more

Sat 19 Apr 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Ingonish Communication Day – A Success / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Ingonish Communication Day – A Success

On April 15th, the Ingonish Tourism Steering Committee, hosted its second annual communication day for the community at Smokey Recreational Center, Ingonish Beach, outlining its achievements the past year and plans for 2008-2009.  Over 30 people attended the day long event which was faciltiated by...Read more

Tue 29 Jan 2008 Tom Wilson Cabot Trail / Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Social Media / Tourism Victoria County / Uncategorized / Victoria County 1 comment / / / / / / / / / /

Henrietta’s Adventure in Cape Breton

One of the hottest videos on You Tube is Henrietta’s Adventure in Cape Breton. Henrietta is one the mascots of A Couple of Chicks E-Marketing. She visited Bird Islands, Hike the Highlands Festival, Cape Clear and kayaked in Baddeck. Produced by Bob Harrison – www.goodjobbob.caRead more