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Year: 2011

QR Codes Explained by CSI and Integrated by GMIST

February 23, 2011

  Last fall we integrated some new components into the Edge of the Wedge program called QR codes or 2-D codes.  These are small icons which when combined with a smart phone can lead to a rich multimedia experience for consumers and visitors.  We demonstrated to participants how they can use these to bring new… Read More

Prepare for the Worst and You May Find the Best!

February 16, 2011

This week I learned a hard lesson about being prepared.  I happened to be on the road in Prince Edward Island and got caught in a snow storm with some insane winds and white out conditions.  Pushing my luck I went through one too many whiteouts and ended up in a four foot snow drift. … Read More

GMIST to Mark Milestone with 25th Offering of the Edge of the Wedge!

February 2, 2011

GMIST is set to mark a milestone in its programming this spring with the 25th offering of the Edge of the Wedge program.  Introduced over six years ago as away to help grow the field of experiential travel in Atlantic Canada, the Edge of the Wedge has gone on to be recognized as the leading… Read More

CapeRace selected as Finalist for National Geographic International Geotourism Competition

February 1, 2011

Geotourism Challenge 2010 Places on the Edge – Saving Coastal and Freshwater Destinations has selected CapeRace as one of the finalists from 250 worldwide entries.    These entrants are being recognized for their innovative solutions for coastal, waterway, and island destinations that protect the environment and strengthen the heritage and livelihood of local residents.  CapeRace™ Cultural… Read More