Advertising Opportunities

Get more exposure for your business by advertising to visitors.

Simply promote your business using our high-value advertising channels! Our collection of visitor channels reaches millions of visitors each year, and our audiences are highly engaged and qualified.

As a member of Discover Halifax, you can advertise on all of our channels through packaged advertising bundles or our a-la-carte advertising opportunities.

Scroll below to find rate cards for each of our channels where you will find the ideal exposure for your business!

Website & Free Public Wi-Fi received 1.35 million visits from potential and in-market visitors in 2017, a 38% increase vs. 2016.

57% of traffic is sourced from the Maritimes – visitors with a high likelihood of visiting. Reach them before they even arrive!

The Discover Halifax website is a comprehensive site and go-to travel planning tool for in-market visitors. Be where they are searching for things to do, where to eat or how to best experience the region. Our website also feeds content into FREE municipal public Wi-Fi in Halifax and Dartmouth, further increasing your visibility.

In-Room Hotel Visitor Channel

Reach 100,000 visitors each month – directly in their hotel room. 

VisitStayEnjoy! is an in-room channel guide appearing on over 4,000 hotel rooms in Atlantic Canada, and approximately ~70% of those are in the downtown Halifax core.

Hotel occupancy rates are at an all-time high in Halifax, and research shows 85% of visitors decide what to do AFTER they arrive at their destination.


Halifax Highlights Official Visitor Guide

The Halifax Highlights Visitor Guide is a brand new publication offering visitors information on must-see highlights, maps of Downtown Halifax, outdoor adventures, events and so much more throughout the Halifax Region.

With 100,000 print copies circulated in its first year, plus online availability, the guide has become a popular resource for visitors already.


NEW Advertising Opportunities coming in 2019:

» Self-Serve Kiosks [coming 2019] – Keep an eye out for self-serve visitor information kiosks around the Halifax Region. Discover Halifax will provide more information to members about kiosk advertising in 2019.

» Social Media Matching Program – Discover Halifax has a robust and engaged social media following, with over 160,000 followers across Facebook, Instagram and TwitterLearn more about how you can leverage our audience to promote your business.

» Urban Walking Maps [coming 2019] – Look out for the opportunity to advertise in our NEW urban walking maps of Downtown Halifax.

 Advertising Bundles:

Event Booster
Awareness Booster
Who is it for? Businesses looking for increased exposure. Accommodations Businesses looking to promote a specific event. Businesses looking for more general exposure.
Duration: 1 Month 1 Month 1 Month 1 Month

Free Public Wi-Fi

Visitor Info Kiosks

Featured Listing on your category page.

Big Box or Leaderboard Ad (Rotated on site)

Feature Listing on the Where to Stay page.

Big Box or Leaderboard Ad (Rotated on site)

Feature Slider on the Where to Stay page.

Header Slider on Events page. Header Slider or Feature Slider on Things to Do page.
Hotel Visitor
1 month

Banner Zone

Not Available 1 month

Banner Zone

1 month

Banner Zone

Category Options Attractions

Eat & Drink






Spas & Wellness


Accommodations Events All businesses
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