Posts Tagged ‘Nova Scotia’

Mon 04 May 2009 Tom Wilson Emerging Tourism Markets / Marketing Gets Personal / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Web 2.0 Comments Off on Joe Veneto provides Opportunities for NS Tourism Operators / / / / / / / / / /

Joe Veneto provides Opportunities for NS Tourism Operators

The theme for this year’s Nova Scotia Tourism Product Development Day  at Museum of Industry at Stellarton, NS was “Packaging Secrets Revealed.”   Joe Veneto, the Opportunities Guy did not disappoint the 160 plus delegates.  Mr. Veneto has extensive experience with tour...Read more

Mon 23 Jun 2008 Tom Wilson Cape Breton ISland / Tourism Victoria County / Uncategorized Comments Off on Ride the Lobster – An Exceptional Experience, A Look Back / / / / / / /

Ride the Lobster – An Exceptional Experience, A Look Back

I have been writing alot about experiences lately in the travel industry and the importance of providing visitors with several during their vacation.  Well this past week, I had the opportunity to be a part of unique experience :  Ride the Lobster, the world’s longest unicycle race –...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

Fri 30 May 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Cabot Trail Relay Run – An Unique Experience / / / / / / / /

Cabot Trail Relay Run – An Unique Experience

This past weekend, 1000 plus runners on 66 teams ran a relay race of 17 legs ranging from 12.36 km to 20 km around the Cabot Trail. They started at 7:00 am. on Saturday morning and ran all through the night and finished the next morning. This event concluded with a lobster or steak dinner.  Teams...Read more

Fri 09 May 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Rhythms & Drums on NS Product Development Day

Led by Nancy Aresneault and Celes Davar, the 6th annual NS Product Development day was an experience many will not forget.  The day began with John Somers presenting “Living the NS Brand” and video. Nancy and Celes provide the setting for day for Experiential Travel with information...Read more

Wed 07 May 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Nova Scotia’s 2nd Annual Tourism Research Symposium / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Nova Scotia’s 2nd Annual Tourism Research Symposium

It was a day of recapping the 2007 tourism season, with Karen McNutt and Stephen Coyle, Research Division, NS Tourism , Culture & Heritage. A look at the 2008 Tourism season and what it could be by Lee Ann Crouse, Research Division, and an interesting look ahead to the next decade, by...Read more

Tue 11 Mar 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Halifax Airport #1 in the World / / / / /

Halifax Airport #1 in the World

Halifax Airport made the news recently with some amazing results after the annual airport service quality survey (ASQ), was conducted by Airport Council International.  Halifax was ranked number one in the world as the best airport with fewer than five million passengers, best domestic airport,...Read more

Fri 18 Jan 2008 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / New Media / SEO / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Uncategorized / Web 2.0 / web analytics Comments Off on Online Revealed Canada visiting Nova Scotia – Jan. 24, Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Online Revealed Canada visiting Nova Scotia – Jan. 24, Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax

Yahoo! Canada and A Couple of Chicks E-Marketing will be visiting Nova Scotia next week. Online Revealed Canada will be hosting a Educational Exchange/workshop in Halifax on Thursday, January 24 at Westin Nova Scotia from 8:45 am. to 5:00 pm.  Speakers include Malcolm Fraser, President & CEO...Read more