Ottawa, December 3, 2013 - Twelve organizations and individuals were honoured tonight by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) as recipients of the 2013 Canadian Tourism Awards, presented by The Toronto Star and Visa Canada. The Fogo Island Inn and Delta Hotels in Halifax were national winners. Full details in our story.
Halifax, N.S. - November 27, 2013 – On November 26th the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) hosted the 2013 Crystal Tourism Awards as the grand finale to the 36th Annual Tourism Summit – Getting Back to Business. Full detials in our story.
Halifax, NS – November 26, 2013 - The Taste of Nova Scotia Prestige Awards is a celebration of excellence to honour producers and restaurants that provide exceptional culinary products and experiences. Winners, from consumer nominations, were announced during the annual Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia’s (TIANS) Tourism Summit on November 26, 2013. Full results in our story.
Halifax, N.S. – The 2013 Restaurant Awards Dinner, hosted by the Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia (RANS) celebrated outstanding service in the food and beverage industry at the annual awards dinner held on November 19, 2013 at Casino Nova Scotia. 2 Doors Down in Halifax picked up three awards. We have full results in our story.
Charlottetown, PE – November 13, 2013 - Fall Flavours Festival organizers say attendance at the 2013 Festival was the biggest in its six year history. Total attendance was up more than 16 per cent over 2012, with even greater increases in attendance at the Festival’s key Signature Events, hosted by Food Network Canada guest chefs.
Wolfville, NS – November 2, 2013) – Devour! The Food Film Fest’s program promises food at every touch point from the opening scene at the Five Senses Gala to the closing credits at the Dessert Showcase. Over five days, from November 13-17, more than a dozen delicious food events will be served up throughout Wolfville as part of the festival.
Moncton, NB – October 3, 2013 - Even before current Wine Expo Chair Bill Vance became a part of the event organizing committee, he felt a sense of pride during each year’s annual celebration of wine. He noticed how the multitude of new languages, accents, and fashion styles that are brought to Moncton by national and international wine professionals differ from the normal mélange found on city streets.
St. Andrews, NB – September 11, 2013 – The popularity of foodie events continues to grow with the latest entrant on the scene in Atlantic Canada the Indulge Food and Wine Festival in St. Andrews by the Sea in New Brunswick. For three days and nights in early October, the Indulge Food and Wine Festival promises to “Spoil your senses with activities such as the “Taste of St. Andrews”, Pie baking Contest and Pie Social, Music and Art, Wine Trial, a brand new “Harvest Feast” at Kingsbrae Garden and The Indulge Half Marathon and Knotty 5k race to name a few.” Read our story for more details.
Charlottetown, PE -- August 22, 2013 - Take a generous portion of authentic tastes and traditions. Blend with a heaping helping of succulent shellfish, then combine to produce the biggest kitchen party in Atlantic Canada. The Trews and Signal Hill are headliners for entertainment and there is plenty of action on the food front, in part, thanks to Chef Michael Smith. All the details in our story.
Charlottetown, PE, August 09, 2013 - For the first time in history, beer brewed in Prince Edward Island is heading to Alberta. The Prince Edward Island Brewing Company announced today that Gahan Ales and Beach Chair Lager will be available for sale this week throughout the Province of Alberta.
Toronto, June 11, 2013 – Monday night at the SoHo Metropolitan Hotel in Toronto, Halifax bartender, Jenner Cormier of the Middle Spoon, was crowned Canada's first-ever World Class Bartender of the Year, and will represent Canada next month as he competes against 50 of the most elite bartenders from across the globe during the world's largest and most prestigious cocktail event of the year, Diageo World Class. Full details in our story along with a video of Jenner at work.