Posts Tagged ‘NS Tourism’

Wed 12 Jan 2011 Tom Wilson Blog / experiences / google analytics / Google Maps / Maps / New Media / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / SEO / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / TIANS / travel blogs / twitter / Video / web analytics / youtube 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Nova Scotia Social Media Cafe

A beautiful early morning sunrise, and a property with friendly bunny rabbits, provided the perfect setting for NS Tourism Social Media Cafe at White Point Beach Resort.  Twenty three delegates shared their expertise to assist NS Tourism move their social media strategy forward. The top three...Read more

Fri 14 May 2010 Tom Wilson Canadian Tourism Commission / Canadian Tourism Domestic Market / Canadian Travel Domestic Market / CTC / Emerging Tourism Markets / Experience economy / experiences / memorable / Memorable experiences / Nova Scotia Tourism / Nova Scotia Tourism Research Forum / NS Tourism / Research Division / Tourism Research / www.localsknow.ca / youtube Comments Off on The Experience Economy / / / / / / / / / / / /

The Experience Economy

  The 4th Annual Nova Scotia Tourism Research Forum at Oak Island Resort & Spa attracted the largest number of delegates to date. Almost 100 people attended this one day tourism research forum.  The keynote presenter, Dr. Frederic Dimanche, SKEMA Business School, France and Visiting...Read more

Sun 21 Feb 2010 Tom Wilson blogs / Canada e-Connect Conference / Canadian Tourism Commission / communityofsweden.com / CTC / New Media / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Online Travel / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourisme Montreal / travel blogs / Video / Visit Sweden / Web 2.0 / www.localsknow.ca / youtube Comments Off on The Importance of Travel Blogs in Promoting Destinations / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

The Importance of Travel Blogs in Promoting Destinations

One of the most popular sessions at 2010 Canada E-Connect conference was the International Travel Bloggers & Twitters Forum which feature an all star  panel – Shannon Hurst Lane – Traveling Mamas & Cajun_mama, Wendy Perrin, Conde Nest Traveller, & Perrin Post  Blog and Kim...Read more

Thu 07 Jan 2010 Tom Wilson Blog / New Media / NS Tourism / Social Media / Video / Web 2.0 / youtube 4 comments / / / / / / / / / /

Nova Scotia’s 2010 Tourism Plan – Focus on Experiences

  It is a new year now and Nova Scotia has a new tourism plan for 2010. The target markets will change a bit with more emphasis on the Canadian Market for visitors but still working with its partners for long term growth in UK, mid -Atlantic States and New England States.  The big news is...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

Fri 10 Jul 2009 Tom Wilson Internet Marketing / Marketing Gets Personal / Media Revolution / New Media / NS Tourism / Online Travel / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Video / Web 2.0 / youtube 1 comment / / / / / /

i Love Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Tourism has launched a new contest for visitors to the province and residents – the i Love Nova Scotia. Contestants are asked to share and shoot a two minute video what you love about Nova Scotia…the winner will receive a custom built Nova Scotia vacation valued at...Read more

Mon 15 Jun 2009 Tom Wilson Blog / New Media / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Travel Blog / Video / Web 2.0 / youtube 3 comments / / / / / / / / / /

Social Media Workshops Popular

  The Nova Scotia Tourism social media workshops are a hit and attracting large audiences throughout Nova Scotia. Close to fifty people attended the workshop in Sydney recently. Savior Joesph and Cythnia Bragg from Colour, were the presenters during this three hour workshop. The workshop was...Read more

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

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Gaining the Competitive Edge in a Global Market

Presenters Anne Freiss and Eric Mullen provided excellent research on attracting International Travellers to your business and tourism region at “Gaining the Competitive Edge in a Global Market” workshop at the Gaelic College, St. Ann’s on May 8. The workshop was sponsored by...Read more

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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