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Customer Service

May 28, 2010

Just got back from the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick show in Edmundston, NB. This has been the last of the Industry shows I have been to in the past year in Atlantic Canada and I am continually impressed by the showcasing of our industry in Atlantic Canada. I met many fabulous people who… Read More

Bonavista Institute for Cultural Tourism

May 20, 2010

Upcoming Programs Culinary Tourism and the Arts Explore the latest trends in culinary tourism, combining local foods, wine, history, storytelling, language and the arts to create magical experiences. Are you making the most of local foods and food traditions? Is there a culinary theme that can be explored at your establishment or site? Can artists… Read More

Nova Scotia hosting world culinary tourism summit.

May 10, 2010

Join the foodie fun in Sept. 2010 in Halifax, NS. Janice Ruddock figures it’s the seafood that clinched it. “In Nova Scotia, we’re all about the experience—with cooking, with the ocean and now the wines,” says the executive director of Taste of Nova Scotia. She is elaborating on the province’s selection to host the inaugural… Read More

Social Media

April 29, 2010

Social media is impacting the consumer decision making process faster than any other medium in history.  How can you use it to shape your business and help potential visitors experience your product or destination? 

Smiles – Validation worth its weight in Gold!

March 18, 2010

 I was at a local film night recently and was introduced to a short film called Validation. It is a fable about free parking and the impact positivism can have on oneself and the lives around them. It got me thinking about our industry and the impact that a basic smile can have on a… Read More