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Year: 2011

Sustainable Tourism – New Addition

September 6, 2011


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GMIST would like to extend a welcome to its newest facilitator Carl Duivenvoorden who is a speaker, writer and environmental consultant.  Carl will be working with GMIST to help grow and develop our sustainable tourism programs. Carl Duivenvoorden was raised on a dairy farm in northern New Brunswick, and attended the NS Agricultural College.  His… Read More

Nouveau Programme

August 8, 2011


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“Bonjour la visite!” Stage Interactif en Tourisme Expérientiel Vous êtes impliqués dans le domaine du tourisme francophone? Vous souhaitez participer à un atelier de formation en tourisme expérientiel offert totalement en français? Que vous soyez opérateur, facilitateur d’expérience, partenaire gouvernemental ou membre d’une organisation liée au tourisme, leStage Interactif en Tourisme Expérientiel “Bonjour la visite!” a… Read More

Experiences Out of the Ordinary!

July 26, 2011


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Ever wanted to get up and personal with an iceberg?  Ocean Quest Adventures is offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience icebergs through diving tours. Have a read through a recent post in the Globe and Mail about this cutting edge Newfoundland and Labrador tourism business. (Globe and Mail) Each year, about 40,000 icebergs calve off… Read More

Congrats to Cape Breton – Named Top Island Destination in Canada and USA 2011!

July 8, 2011


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SYDNEY (CP) — A travel magazine has named Cape Breton the No. 1 island destination in Canada and the continental United States. The win in Travel and Leisure magazine’s 2011 World’s Best Awards was determined by reader votes. Cape Breton beat out Vancouver Island and Nantucket to win the top honour for the third time…. Read More

Great Training Opportunities!

July 5, 2011


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The Bonavista Institute for Cultural Tourism is a leading-edge centre for professional development in the Cultural Tourism sector in Atlantic Canada focused on assisting tourism operators and cultural providers in delivering world-class visitor experiences. Check out their incredible programming this coming fall to learn about how you can take your business to new heights!