Mallard Cottage, St. John's and Edna, Halifax Nominated for enRoute Canada’s Best New Restaurants


enRoute Magazine


Toronto, August 5, 2014 - Canada's inflight magazine, Air Canada's enRoute announced this morning the return of the Air Canada enRoute Canada's Best New Restaurants 2014 People's Choice Award. Mallard Cottage in St. John’s and Edna in Halifax were the two nominated from Atlantic Canada.

enRoute Magazine Top New Restaurant



Roots, Rants and Roars Announces the Come from Away Chefs for 2014


Roots Rants & Roars


Elliston, NL – July 8, 2014 - The Dates are set and plans are being made. Roots, Rants and Roars 2014 will be held in Elliston September 19 & 20. Organizers say they are adding some exciting new elements to this year’s festival, once the planning is complete tickets will go on sale. Act fast! Last year's event was sold out in August.

Roots, Rants and Roars



Top Chefs in Dine Boston Program Showcase Seafood at Logan International Airport


Logan International Airport


Boston, MA - July 14, 2014 -- This summer, travelers at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) can sample award-winning seafood fare from Chef Americo DiFronzo, executive chef of The Union Oyster House, a landmark restaurant in Boston. AIRMALL® USA, developer of some of the leading airport concessions model in North America and operator of the AIRMALL at BOS, welcomed DiFronzo as the latest chef to join the Dine Boston Visiting Chef Program, which showcases New England chefs' specialties for a three-month period at the airport restaurant. Have a look at this inovative program from our neighbours in Boston.

Dine Boston Program Logan International Airport



Niki Jabbour On Her New Book Groundbreaking Food Gardens


Niki Jabbour


Halifax, NS – May 27, 2014 – Niki Jabbour says her latest book is the result of two years of work. It follows her bestselling Year Round Vegetable Gardener that has so far sold more than 56 thousand copies. Niki’s work has really captured the attention of a lot of people in the right circumstance. Her books offer practical advice on how to grow gardens that often right into an urban back yard environment. Our review of Groundbreaking Food Gardens and interview with Niki in our story.

Niki Jabbour



Moving Nova Scotia to the forefront of global wine trends says Jost Vineyards owner


Jost Vineyards



HALIFAX, May 15, 2014 - Jost Vineyards has launched Selkie, Atlantic Canada's premier frizzante-style wine. And it may, says Jost owner Carl Sparkes, "become the defining wine style of Nova Scotia."

Jost Vineyards



Ferry Service Restored between Yarmouth and Portland, Maine


Ferry service restored in Yamouth, Nova Scotia


Yarmouth, NS, May 16, 2013 - Yarmouth residents were on hand to greet passengers and welcome the Nova Star cruise ferry that arrived with its first passengers from the United States today, May 16.

Yarmouth Ferry Serivce



Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism Industry Honours Award Recipients at Gala


Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism Industry Awards



Gander, NL - February 28, 2014 - Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador hosted the annual Tourism Excellence Awards Gala on Friday night as the grand finale to the Annual Conference and Trade Show held in Gander. The Tourism Excellence Awards Gala featured the presentation of the Tourism Excellence Awards that honour businesses and leaders who are helping advance the tourism industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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The Man Behind the Legend – George Braxton from the Algonquin Resort


Algonquin Resort


St. Andrews, New Brunswick – January 8, 2014 - One of the first chefs at The Algonquin Resort, in the late 1800s, was the brilliant and respected Chef George F. Braxton. The Algonquin Resort is looking to honour the culinary great and learn more about the gastronomic history of the iconic resort.

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PEI Brewing Company’s Culinary Event Space Grand Opening


PEI Brewing Company Culinary Event Centre


Charlottetown - January 9, 2014 – PEI Brewing Company has marked the Grand Opening of the PEI Brewing Company’s Culinary Event Space and the launch of the Fathers 2014 Commemorative Beer Pack. Both were celebrated in PEI 2014 fashion with local music, food and craft beer. Chef Michael Smith was on hand along with many others to celebrate more growth in an important tourism sector for PEI. Complete details on that a new beer from the company that will be available in much of Eastern Canada.

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Grandma’ s Tea Room PEI Named One of the Best in Canada by Chatelaine Magazine


Grandma's Tea Room


Winsloe, PE – December 31, 2013 – An article in Chatelaine Magazine says Grandma’s Tea Room on Prince Edward Island is one of the best tea rooms in Canada. It’s a nice way to end the year for the owner. We spoke with Cindy Cousineau to get her reaction in our profile on this PEI business.

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Delta Hotels Halifax and Fogo Island Inn Canadian Tourism Awards Winners


Canadian Tourism Awards


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.

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TIANS Recognizes Excellence in Tourism


Taste of Nova Scotia 2013 Prestige Awards


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.

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