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November 25, 2020 – Evergreen Festival makes safe switch to online only

November 6, 2020 – First-ever Evergreen Festival safely celebrates the season

August 12, 2020 – Safely re-starting Halifax’s economy through the meeting industry

July 24, 2020 – A statement from our President and CEO

July 2, 2020 – Halifax offers travellers advice to plan the best vacation

June 25, 2020 – Nova Scotians jump onboard the support local movement

June 9, 2020 – Province of Nova Scotia says residents can travel throughout the province

April 1, 2020 – People can Dine & Stay Home to support local restaurants

March 13, 2020 – Media Statement: Provincial announcement on large gatherings

February 6, 2020 – Tourism in Halifax increases for seventh consecutive year

January 31, 2020 – Dine Around 2020 Hits Halifax Starting Tomorrow


Help shape Halifax’s tourism master plan

Halifax named as host city for OCEANS 2024 conference

Discover Halifax welcomes new Vice President, Sales

Discover Halifax launches brand new initiative focusing on Halifax’s best experiences

Halifax Tourism Industry Recognized During Tourism Week

Halifax is Officially Canada’s Newest Stopover Destination


Tourism Industry Recognized As Key Economic Driver In Halifax

Discover Halifax launches first official Halifax Attractions Week

Halifax Tourism Grows For Fifth Straight Year

Discover Halifax welcomes new Vice President, Sales

Halifax wins TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Destination on the Rise for 2018


Discover Halifax Announces Winner of the 2017 Spirit of Halifax Award

Why 2017 is going to be a huge year for Halifax

Destination Halifax announces major changes during Canada’s Tourism Week

Putting the focus on Halifax’s signature attractions!

Destination Halifax is hosting the Canadian Society of Association Executives National Conference and Showcase in 2020!


This year’s Destination Halifax Ambassadors Honoured

Steve Snider commended for success of International Cable Supported Bridge Operators’ Conference

Nova Scotia Shaping Up to Have a Strong Tourism Year

Tourism Industry Grows 4.3% in HALIFAX

Rituparna Kanungo awarded for bringing the 9th International Conference on Direct Reactions with Exotic Beams to Halifax

David Boyle recognized for securing Halifax as destination for the 2016 Congregational Christian Churches in Canada Conference

Bill Greenlaw honoured for contributions to Halifax

Destination Halifax Names Director of Marketing & Communications

Michael Kiefte honoured for contributions to Halifax

Donna Bourne-Tyson commended for success of the 37th International Association of University Libraries Conference

Maryanne Fisher honoured for contributions to Halifax

Susan Brousseau and Kim Campbell honoured for bringing the Canadian University Boards Association Annual Conference to Halifax

National Tourism Week Kicks Off In Halifax

Yarmouth Ferry Service Agreement in Place

Electronic Travel Authorization – Flights to Canada