The Tourism Association of Nova Scotia hosts a series of podcasts profiling tourism businesses and their resiliency in the face of the current pandemic.


Episode 1: Magic Winery Bus

We speak with David Hovell with the Magic Winery Bus Tours about the domestic marketing plan, the reopening of Nova Scotia’s business, and supporting local.

“We’re in the experience business. As we navigate what still remains uncertain times, we are confident we can deliver on hospitality and demonstrate the beauty of our region,” David Hovell.


Episode 2: Trout Point Lodge

This week, Patrick Wallace of Trout Point Lodge of Nova Scotia talks partnerships with local suppliers, guest safety, maintaining employee optimism amidst a pandemic, and staycationing within the province.


Episode 3: Nova Scotia Golf Association

Our Industry & Innovation in the Wake of COVID-19 podcast highlights The Nova Scotia Golf Association!

“To hear Dr. Strang say golf courses will resume operations on May 15th was exciting. There are over 6,000-7,000 people employed in the golf industry within NS,” Executive Director, David Campbell.


Episode 4: Kluskap Ridge RV & Campground

#IndigenousTourism businesses are an integral part of our tourism sector & of Nova Scotia’s story.

A special edition of our #TourismStrong podcast series features Darrell Bernard, Co-Owner of Kluskap Ridge RV and Campground.


Episode 5: Pictou Lodge Beach Resort

Wes Surrett, General Manager of Pictou Lodge Beach Resort, Nova Scotia on the Atlantic bubble burst, adjusting to booking changes, and adapting to the new procedures in the post-pandemic world. 

“Tourism operators need the support of Nova Scotians and all Atlantic Canadians to travel, stay, and experience places you haven’t seen in a while”


Episode 6: Deep Sky Eye Observatory

Tim Doucette with Deep Sky Eye Observatory is TIANS 2019 Crystal Tourism Award Recipient and amateur astronomer with a passion for sharing and photographing the night sky.

“My mission is to take you on a journey into the cosmos. To inspire you to gaze up at the stars and to give you a better understanding of the universe we live in. My hope for you, is that you will gain a new appreciation for our planet and all who share a place on this tiny blue dot we call home.” Visit Deep Sky Eye Observatory at