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2017 Industry Update – June

Here are the documents for the 2017 Industry Update for June: Industry Update – June 2017 (final) DCBA Strategy 2017-19 (2017 Industry Update-June)

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Locals Know! September 25th – October 1st, 2017

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. Locals Know- September 25th to October 1st

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2017 Festivals and Events Program

Destination Cape Breton Association (DCBA), in partnership with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, the Municipality of the County of Inverness, the Municipality of Victoria County, Richmond County, and the Town of Port Hawkesbury, will offer funding assistance to eligible incorporated, non-profit organizations on Cape Breton Island.  Festivals and events are an important contributor to the […]

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DCBA 2017-18 Strategy & Industry Session Presentation

DCBA Strategy 2017-18 DCBA Industry Sessions February 2017 pptx  

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‘17 in 17’ Festival and Events Program

Are you organizing a major event on Cape Breton Island in 2017?  Let us know! If a major event meets the criteria, that event may be eligible to be part of the ‘17 in 17’ Festival and Events Program. This program offers a variety of marketing support such as; social media marketing, print advertisements, listing […]

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Experience Cape Breton Travel Planner Package & Experience Criteria 2017

DCBA is pleased to promote our market-ready product to visitors through the 2017 Experience Cape Breton Travel Planner.  For operators interested in promoting an existing package/experience, or developing a new one, please ensure you’ve read the following guidelines and considerations: travel-planner-information-2017 Any questions, please contact Katherine MacDonald at katherine@dcba.ca or at (902) 539-2458.  

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Locals Know October 24 – 30, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. locals-know

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Locals Know, October 17-23, 2017

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’.  locals-know

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Locals Know October 10-16, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. bras-dor-lake cabot-trail ceilidh-trail fleur-de-lis-trail marconi-trail

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Locals Know – October 3 – 9, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. bras-dor-scenic-drive cabot-trail ceilidh-trail fleur-de-lis-trail marconi-trail

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Locals Know September 26 – October 2

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. locals-know-sept-26-oct-2

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Best Practices in Experiential Tourism & Product Tours Opportunity – Philadelphia & Cape May – October 24-28, 2016

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Taste of Nova Scotia have teamed together again to provide another opportunity for Nova Scotia agriculture growers, processors and manufacturers, culinary, and agri-tourism businesses to visit Philadelphia and Cape May and learn how to bring visitors to their business and partner with complementary businesses and sites to enhance the visitor’s […]

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Locals Know September 19-25, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. locals-know-sept-19-25

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Locals Know – September 12 – 18, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. locals-know-september-12-18

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Locals Know – September 6 – 11, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. Locals Know Sept 6 – 11, 2016

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Locals Know! August 29 – September 4, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. Locals Know Aug 29 – Sept 4

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Locals Know August 22-28, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. Locals Know August 22-28

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Locals Know – August 15-21, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. Locals Know August 15-21, 2016

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Locals Know – August 8-13, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. Locals Know – August 8-13, 2016  Locals Know Aug 8 – 13

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Locals Know – August 1 – 7, 2016

Our locals know best, from the top ten experiences on each of our magnificent trails and truly unforgettable hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Click the link below for a printable version of our ‘Locals Know Calendar’. Locals Know – August 1 – 7, 2016

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“Locals Know” Cards: July 18-24, 2016

Here are your Locals Know cards for July 18-24, 2016  Marconi Trail Fleur-de-lis Trail Bras d’Or Lake Scenic Drive Ceilidh Trail Cabot Trail       

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2016 Festivals and Events Program Announced

Destination Cape Breton Association (DCBA), in partnership with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, the Municipality of the County of Inverness, the Municipality of Victoria County, Richmond County, and the Town of Port Hawkesbury, will offer funding assistance to eligible incorporated, non-profit organizations on Cape Breton Island.  Festivals and events are an important contributor to the […]

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Trail Inventory Report

This report, completed thirteen years after the EPG study, is intended to be a concise summary of trail product in Cape Breton. It provides a database of trails in Cape Breton as they exist today. This database is provided both as a categorized listing and (in the case of hiking and walking trails) as a […]

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Culinary Tourism Roadmap

This Final Report includes two parts: a Situational Analysis with the findings of the research and a summary of industry consultation, and a Culinary Tourism Roadmap with a recommended strategic direction, a series of recommendations, and an action plan for implementation. DCBA Culinary Tourism Roadmap Final Report (1)

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Winter Product Report

As part of strengthening and extending CBI’s products/experiences, the Destination Cape Breton Association (DCBA) wishes to understand the feasibility of developing winter tourism. The report provides DCBA with a better understanding of the current winter tourism product marketplace, products available, and potential to grow winter tourism. DCBA Winter Product REPORT Rev May 4 2016

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Cape Breton Island Tourism Awards of Excellence

The Cape Breton Island Tourism Awards of Excellence are presented annually at Destination Cape Breton Association’s Industry Day to recognize success, leadership, and innovation in the tourism industry, and reward individuals and organizations that have gone above and beyond to ensure exceptional visitor experiences. Please ensure you’ve read the description and judging criteria fully before […]

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Opportunities for Industry

Thanks to all who were able to attend the Industry Stakeholder meeting on February 16, 2016.  For those unable to attend, the powerpoint presentation, opportunities fact sheet, and Tourism Nova Scotia funding program details can be found below. If you’re interested in enhancing your listing on cbisland.com, or in promoting your experience/package in the Experience Cape […]

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Rescheduled: Industry Stakeholder Meeting

Due to the impending weather, the industry stakeholder meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 9th has been rescheduled.  The meeting will now take place Tuesday, February 15th from 10am-12pm at the Hearthstone Inn, Sydney.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause, and wish you a safe and warm snow day…

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2016 Travel Planner: Criteria & Other Information

DCBA is pleased to promote our market-ready product to visitors through our new Travel Planner.  For operators interested in promoting an existing package/experience, or developing a new one, please ensure you’ve read the following guidelines and considerations: Any questions, please contact Kristine Mills at kristine@dcba.ca or at (902) 539-4593. Travel Planner Highlights:  – The guide will […]

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’16 in 16′ Festival and Events Program

Destination Cape Breton Association wants your Signature Cape Breton Event! Are you organizing a major event on Cape Breton Island in 2016?  Let us know! If a major event meets the criteria, that event may be eligible to be part of the ‘16 in 16’ Festival and Events Program. This program offers a variety of […]

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