Travel Media Bragging Rights

Nova Scotia is tailor-made for those who want to truly connect with the people, culture, and history of their destination. There is a new story around every corner, in every town, and no shortage of friendly people to tell it. But don’t just take our word for it ... 

  • USA Today’s readers voted the Cape Breton Highlands National Park as “Best National Park in Canada” in their annual Reader’s Choice Awards. 

  • included Halifax as one of the Top Ten “Most Welcoming Places in Canada”

  • named Cabot Links Lodge as one of the 50 Best Hotels in Canada. 

  • In Golf Digest’s ‘World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses’, three Nova Scotia courses made the list:  #9 Cabot Cliffs;  #43 Cabot Links; and #87 Highland Links

  • Fox Harb’r Resort’s Spa was names as one of the ‘Top 25 Spas in Canada’ at the Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards.

  • The Town of Lunenburg was recognized at a Cultural Destination of the Year: Americas as awarded by Luxury Travel Guide

  • Benjamin Bridge Winery’s Méthode Classique Sparkling Brut 2008 was named 1 of the "14 Best Sparkling Wines of the World" by Drinks Business, the leading European drinks trade publication.

  • Business Insider named Halifax Stanfield International Airport as one of the 10 best airports in North America.

  • National Geographic Traveller named Cape Breton as one of the world’s ‘20 must-see places’.

  • Wine Access Magazine acclaimed Le Ca-veau Restaurant at Domaine de Grand Pré Winery as one of the Top 20 Winery Restaurants in the World

  • Trout Point Lodge is the world's first certified Starlight Hotel, a distinction given by the Star-light Foundation headquartered at the Canaries Astrophysics Institute in Spain.