Posts Tagged ‘Cape Breton ISland’

Fri 11 Jun 2010 Tom Wilson Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Emerging Tourism Markets / Engage / Experience economy / experiences / Google Maps / Internet Marketing / Marketing Gets Personal / Media Revolution / memorable / Memorable experiences / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Tourism Technology / travel blogs / twitter / Video / Web 2.0 / web analytics / Web Site Statistics / youtube 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / / /

Watch, Listen, Learn – Celtic Heart of North America

Celtic Heart of North America officially launched its website   at  the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre in Judique with a ceilidh. The ceilidh showcased  some of the many unique experiences the Celtic Heart of North America co-op provides on Cape Breton Island. There was a square set,  a...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

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

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

Fri 05 Dec 2008 Tom Wilson Cabot Trail / Cape Breton ISland / Internet Marketing / Media Revolution / New Media / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Social Media / Sustainable Tourism / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Technology / TourismVC / Victoria County Comments Off on Leatherworks – Tourism Business of the Year in Nova Scotia / / / / /

Leatherworks – Tourism Business of the Year in Nova Scotia

Leatherworks, a leather shop in Indian Brook, Victoria County, Cape Breton Island, is the receiptant of Tourism Business of the Year at the Crystal Awards of Excellence, 2008 TIANS Tourism Summit in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Leatherworks located along the Cabot Trail, turned 20 years this year and...Read more

Sat 01 Nov 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized 1 comment / / / / / / /

Roger Brooks Interview – 2008 Cabot Trail Solutions Conference

The keynote speaker at the 2008 Cabot Trail Solutions Tourism Conference was Roger Brooks, CEO, Destination Development Inc., from Seattle Washington.  Mr. Brooks was here to deliver the “The New Age of Tourism” presentation as well discuss his findings and assessment of the Cabot...Read more

Fri 17 Oct 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Celtic Colours Festival – An Experience Most People won’t ever Forget / / / / / / / / /

Celtic Colours Festival – An Experience Most People won’t ever Forget

Nine incredible days of Celtic Music – 47 concerts, 200 plus community events & educational programs is what this year’s Celtic Colours International Festival on Cape Breton Island, October 10-18 is all about.  The first weekend you couldn’t get a room anywhere on the island....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

Sat 12 Jul 2008 Tom Wilson Cape Breton ISland / Tourism Victoria County / Victoria County 3 comments / / / / / / / / /

Travel & Leisure Magazine rates Cape Breton Island # 1 Island in Continental US and Canada and 10th in the World

  Cape Breton Island was rated the top island in Continental US and Canada by the Travel & Leisure Maagazine recently and number 10 in the World.  Cape Breton moved up a notch from last year were it was second in the Continental US and Canada as well moved to tenth in the world when it...Read more

Sat 31 May 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Ride the Lobster – An Introduction to this event / / / / /

Ride the Lobster – An Introduction to this event

Ride the Lobster is coming soon !!!!   What is it ?   It is the world’s longest unicycle race – 800 kms from Yarmouth to Baddeck, Nova Scotia.  So how did this event get its name ? If you look at a map of Nova Scotia, the province is shaped like a lobster thus the event is...Read more