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PEI Set to Capture International Attention at Canada’s Games in February
Prince Edward Island (PEI) is excited to join the rest of the world to showcase Canada’s smallest province on an international stage at the 2010 Vanco...
[1/8/2010]
Annual Tourism Plan Unveiled at TIAPEI AGM
Tourism PEI (TPEI) and the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC) are pleased to launch the 2010 Plan to the Prince Edward Island tourism industry today, says...
[11/27/2009]
Helmet Use at Brookvale Remains Voluntary for Most Visitors
Helmet use will remain voluntary at Brookvale Provincial Park as there continues to be no available Canadian Standards Association (CSA) approved helm...
[11/27/2009]
Atlantic Canada House Brings Atlantic Canada Culture to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games
The best of Atlantic Canada will be presented to the world during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Canada’s four Atlantic Provinces, New Bruns...
[11/20/2009]
Prestigious Magazine Selects Island Business as One of Canada’s Best New Restaurants
The Ship to Shore Restaurant and Lounge in Darnley, Prince Edward Island has recently been selected by enRoute Magazine as one of Canada’s Best Top 10...
[11/5/2009]
Government of Prince Edward Island Partners with ScreenScape to Promote Island Tourism
Venue Networking to be used both to attract new visitors and to communicate to tourists in Island locations. Tourism PEI has partnered with ScreenScap...
[10/30/2009]
Recognition of Island Recipient of Governor General's Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case
As one of this year’s recipients of the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case, Daphne E. Dumont of Charlottetown recently tra...
[10/16/2009]
Bridge Traffic up in August
Visitors arriving on the Island via the bridge is up 7.8 percent in August says Minister of Tourism Valerie E. Docherty. “A combination of nice weat...
[10/6/2009]
Island Photo Wins Popular 2010 Travel Calendar Cover
Les Dickason’s Prince Edward Island tulip field photo has won the British Columbia Automobile Association’s (BCAA) calendar cover for 2010, says Minis...
[9/25/2009]
Island East Annual Cycling Event Set for October 2-4
A three-day cycling event along the scenic Prince Edward Island Confederation Trail encourages participants of all ages to get out and enjoy the vibra...
[9/23/2009]
Tourism Award Winners Reap Rewards with Toronto Ad Agency
As recipients of the 2008 Brand Essence Award, Mary and Bill Kendrick won a wonderful opportunity to meet with Tourism PEI’s advertising agency, Grey ...
[9/17/2009]
Canada's Tourism Ministers Come Together to Support Tourism Across the Country
Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for tourism met today to discuss ways to strengthen the competitiveness of Canada’s...
[9/11/2009]
New Member Appointed to Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Marcia Enman of Wellington, Prince Edward Island is a great addition to the Advisory Council says Minister Responsible for the Status of Women Valerie...
[9/8/2009]
A Combination of Factors Help Boost July Tourism Numbers
July was a productive tourism month says Minister of Tourism Valerie E. Docherty. “The July numbers are reason for cautious optimism,” Minister Docher...
[9/4/2009]
Three PEI Courses Make Canadian Golf Magazine’s Best Public Courses Ranking
The recent praise awarded to three Island golf courses by SCOREGolf Magazine is a significant achievement, says Minister of Tourism Valerie E. Dochert...
[8/28/2009]
PEI Photo Selected for Popular 2010 Travel Calendar
When Les Dickason from Nanaimo, British Columbia visited Prince Edward Island back in 2005, he photographed some picturesque scenery of Prince Edward ...
[8/7/2009]
Fall Flavours - Prince Edward Island Extends to Ten Days in its Second Season
Chef Michael Smith, an Island original and Host of Food Network’s series Chef Abroad is once again inviting you to visit Prince Edward Island, to enjo...
[8/6/2009]
Early Tourism Numbers Released Today by Tourism PEI
The Tourism Performance Indicators year-to-date numbers, compiled by Tourism PEI, show a modest increase in traffic numbers. As June is still consider...
[7/30/2009]
Festival and Events PEI Releases Research Commissioned on PEI Festivals and Events Sector
Kent Croken, President of Festival and Events PEI, today released research commissioned by the association in 2008. Three surveys were commissioned to...
[7/17/2009]
Women’s Works Art Show for Islanders and Tourists says Minister Docherty
The Women’s Works Art Show, which opens July 7 at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, is something Islanders and tourists alike will want to see, sa...
[7/7/2009]
Tourism PEI’s “Tour the Island” Promotion Winners Announced
The Honorable Valerie E. Docherty, Minister of Tourism, recently drew the names of ten lucky visitors who participated in the 2008 “Tour the Island” p...
[5/21/2009]
New Glasgow Lobster Suppers Recognized for Their Outstanding Work with 2009 Premier’s Award
Minister of Tourism, Valerie E. Docherty, on behalf of Premier Robert Ghiz, presented the 2009 Premier’s Award for Tourism to Sterling and Jean MacRae...
[5/6/2009]
“BookPEI” the New Central Reservation System for Prince Edward Island is up and Running for 2009
Valerie E. Docherty, Minister of Tourism, is pleased to announce the official launch of the new “BookPEI” Prince Edward Island Central Reservation Sys...
[4/23/2009]
Big Break Prince Edward Island Airs First Episode Monday, April 20 on Golf Channel
The Honourable Valerie E. Docherty, Minister of Tourism, reminds Islanders to tune in for the first of 11 episodes of the Big Break Prince Edward Isla...
[4/17/2009]
Tourism Road Show Set to Visit Five Locations Across the Island in March
Valerie E. Docherty, Minister of Tourism, is pleased to invite the tourism industry to a Tourism Road Show in their region. Tourism PEI staff will be...
[3/18/2009]
Tourism PEI Launches 2009 Marketing, Media and Public Relations Plan
Tourism PEI, along with the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC), unveiled the details of the 2009 Marketing, Media and Public Relations plan to Prince Edwa...
[3/5/2009]
Minister of Tourism Congratulates Charlottetown Airport Authority on Tenth Anniversary
Valerie E. Docherty, Minister of Tourism for Prince Edward Island, extends congratulations to the Charlottetown Airport Authority as they celebrate th...
[3/3/2009]
2009 Island Guide Ready for Distribution
The Honourable Valerie E. Docherty, Minister of Tourism is pleased to announce the 2009 Prince Edward Island - Island Guide is now available. This pub...
[2/12/2009]
Big Break Prince Edward Island Begins April 20th on Golf Channel
The Honourable Valerie E. Docherty, Minister of Tourism, is pleased to announce the first airing of the Big Break Prince Edward Island TV reality seri...
[2/4/2009]
Brookvale Provincial Ski Park Offers Special Rates as Part of Islander Day
Premier Robert Ghiz and Minister of Tourism Valerie Docherty invite Islanders of all ages to celebrate Islander Day with family and friends at Brookva...
[2/3/2009]
Recognition of National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada is December 6, 2008. Each year on this date, Canadians stand in rememb...
[12/5/2008]
Minister Docherty Announces Newly Restructured Funding Programs for 2009 Tourism Season
The Honourable Valerie Docherty, Minister of Tourism, is pleased to announce the restructuring of Tourism PEI funding programs for the 2009 season. Th...
[11/28/2008]
Prince Edward Moves to Number Five on Condé Nast Traveler's Top 10 Islands in North America
Condé Nast Traveler magazine has released its 2008 Readers’ Choice Awards, placing Prince Edward Island at number 5 on its list of Top 10 Islands in N...
[11/18/2008]
September Tourism Performance Indicators Released
Tourism indicators for the month of September were released by the Department of Tourism. Overall, the 2008 tourism season has experienced mixed resu...
[11/5/2008]
Minister Docherty Acknowledges Persons Day in Canada
Honourable Valerie Docherty, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, encourages all Islanders to join her in acknowledging Persons Day in Canada...
[10/17/2008]
Golf with Style - PEI and Legends of Golf Set to Hit the TV Screen
The Honourable Valerie Docherty, Minister of Tourism, is pleased to announce the airing of GOLF CHANNEL’s, Golf with Style - Prince Edward Island on O...
[10/10/2008]
Travel Trade Show Promotes Atlantic Canada as a World-Class Vacation Destination
The North American travel industry will see first-hand all that Atlantic Canada has to offer as a travel destination during Atlantic Canada Showcase,...
[10/8/2008]
August Numbers Better than Expected Despite Record Rainfall
Tourism indicators for the month of August were released today by the Department of Tourism. Despite having record rainfall in August, fixed roofed ac...
[10/7/2008]
Three PEI Golf Courses Make Canada's Top 100 List
The 2008 SCOREGolf awards, noting Canada’s Top 100 golf courses, ranked The Links at Crowbush Cove at number eight, Dundarave Golf Course at number 35...
[9/24/2008]
Island East 2008 Cycling Event Planned for Thanksgiving Weekend
The Organizing Committee of Island Trails is pleased to announce the second annual three-day “Island East Cycling Event” during the 2008 Thanksgiving ...
[9/19/2008]
Air, Motorcoach and Cruise Travel up in the Month of July
Tourism indicators for the month of July were released today and airport activity was up 18%. This is due in part to an increase in Overseas travelers...
[9/3/2008]
Golf Digest’s 2008-2009 “Best Places to Play” Ranks Two of PEI’s Provincial Golf Courses with 4.5 Star Ratings
The Links at Crowbush Cove and Dundarave golf courses both received 4.5 out of five star rating by the Golf Digest’s 2008-2009 edition of “Best Places...
[8/29/2008]
Links at Crowbush Cove and Rodd Hotels & Resorts Top Value With West Jet Customers
Minister of Tourism, Valerie Docherty and John Cudmore of Rodd Hotels and Resorts celebrate receiving the 2008 Value Award from WestJet’s in-flight ma...
[8/13/2008]
PEI Signs Two-year Agreement with Golf Channel as Part of Golf Strategy in Building US Market
Valerie Docherty, Minister of Tourism, announced today a newly formed two-year partnership agreement between the Province of Prince Edward Island and ...
[8/8/2008]
June Tourism Performance Indicators Indicate Anne’s Land Occupancy Up
Tourism indicators from accommodation occupancy reports across the province are showing increases in some regions while others indicate consistency wi...
[7/29/2008]
New GPS Feature Added to Tourism PEI Website
The Honourable Valerie Docherty, Minister of Tourism, is pleased to announce the addition of Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates to listings o...
[7/10/2008]
Anne of Green Gables Passport Explores Many of Montgomery’s Island Treasures
Valerie Docherty, Minister of Tourism, is pleased to announce the launch of a new Anne of Green Gables Passport as part of the 100th Anniversary celeb...
[6/27/2008]
Tourism PEI Launches New Anne Facebook Application
Valerie Docherty, Minister of Tourism, is pleased to announce the recent launch of a new “Anne of Green Gables” application designed for Facebook, a p...
[6/20/2008]
Province Announces Buy PEI Initiative
With the growing interest in local food, the provincial government has announced a new initiative to support the development, promotion and marketing ...
[6/5/2008]
Tourism PEI Launches New Contest That Entices Visitors to PEI and Players to Win Cash Prizes
Tourism PEI, along with the Anne 2008 Centennial Committee, is pleased to announce today the official launch of a new Anne 2008 Invitational Contest, ...
[5/28/2008]
Provincial Golf Courses Open for the Season
Prince Edward Island provincial golf courses will open for the season beginning with Brudenell River golf course on Friday, May 9, 2008. Mill River, D...
[5/2/2008]
Lucy Maud Montgomery Recognized for Her Outstanding Work with Premier’s Award
Minister of Tourism, Valerie Docherty, on behalf of Premier Robert Ghiz, presented the 2008 Premier’s Award for Tourism to Duncan McIntosh, a close fr...
[3/13/2008]
Bonshaw Breezes Bed & Breakfast Awarded First Annual Brand Essence Award
The Tourism Advisory Council of Prince Edward Island (TAC), along with Tourism PEI, was pleased to present the first annual Brand Essence Award to Sha...
[3/11/2008]
Anne 2008 Committee Launches New Website and Details Plans for Celebrations
A fresh new Anne 2008 website (Anne2008.com) was launched today as part of a presentation at the Tourism Industry Association of P.E.I. (TIAPEI) Annua...
[3/5/2008]
2008 Tourism Marketing Plan Highlighted at TIAPEI Annual Conference
Tourism PEI and the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC) highlighted details of the 2008 Marketing and Media plan to Prince Edward Island tourism operators ...
[3/5/2008]
2008 Island Guide Ready for Distribution
The Honourable Valerie Docherty, Minister of Tourism is pleased to announce the 2008 Prince Edward Island Visitor’s Guide is ready for distribution. T...
[2/18/2008]
Government Appoints New Members to Advisory Council on the Status of Women
The Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, the Honourable Valerie Docherty, today announced the appointment of five new members to the Advisory...
[2/13/2008]
Tourism PEI Workshop Offers Participants an "Experience" to Remember
A series of four rural Experiential Tourism Product Development Workshops are being held across the Island this week. Tourism operators will have an o...
[2/12/2008]
UPEI's Tourism Research Centre Releases First Tourism Exit Survey Report for 2007
The Hon. Valerie E. Docherty, Minister of Tourism for the Province, together with David MacKenzie representing the Minister's Tourism Advisory Council...
[1/25/2008]
TOURISM OPERATORS TO BE RECOGNIZED WITH BRAND ESSENCE AWARD
The Prince Edward Island Tourism Advisory Council (TAC), in partnership with Tourism PEI, will recognize and award a PEI Tourism operator with a new b...
[1/24/2008]
IT’S LOOKING LIKE A WHITE CHRISTMAS FOR BROOKVALE WINTER ACTIVITY PARK
Just in time for the Christmas holidays, the Brookvale Winter Activity Park has opened its cross-country (nordic) trails and toboggan runs and is busy...
[12/13/2007]
Tourism PEI’s “Tour the Island” Promotion
The Honourable Valerie Docherty, Minister of Tourism, recently drew the names of ten lucky visitors who participated in the 2007 “Tour the Island” pro...
[12/6/2007]
DEPARTMENT WILL HELP TOURISM OPERATORS TRANSLATE THEIR WEBSITES INTO FRENCH, INCREASING WEB PRESENCE FOR FRANCOPHONE VISITORS
More than ever, tourists are planning their vacations on-line. In an effort to reach out to as many prospective visitors as possible, the Honourable V...
[11/30/2007]
Tourism Advisory Council Launches New Website to Communicate with Island Tourism Industry
Finding out what’s happening in the Island’s tourism industry just got a whole lot easier. Honourable Valerie Docherty, Minister of Tourism, and Davi...
[11/21/2007]
Prince Edward Island Ranks 6th on Condé Nast Traveler's Top Islands
Condé Nast Traveler, a leading consumer travel magazine, released their 20th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards and listed Prince Edward Island as number s...
[11/14/2007]
Tourism Occupancy Up Across the Province
Tourism indicators from accommodation occupancy reports across the Province are showing consistent increases in every region of the Island. Valerie D...
[11/13/2007]
Thanksgiving Weekend Cycling Event a Great Success
A new cycling event for Prince Edward Island staged over the Thanksgiving weekend turned out to be a wonderful success for everyone involved. Final re...
[10/12/2007]
Broadcast of 2007 Making the Connection Legends of Golf to Air Saturday on TSN
~ Mike Weir and Vijay Singh Go Head-To-Head at Prince Edward Island’s Crowbush Cove ~Immediately after competing in the Canadian Open in July, Mike We...
[9/20/2007]
North Cape Coastal Ride Hits the Road for Year Two
The Organizing Committee of the annual North Cape Coastal Ride is pleased to announce that the very popular cycling event is scheduled to take place, ...
[8/31/2007]
“Cyclists Welcome” Program Now Offered By Tourism Operators Across Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island has joined jurisdictions in both Canada and the United States in adopting a “Cyclist Welcome” program for the local tourism indus...
[7/27/2007]
Minister Docherty Attends Status of Women Federal/Provincial/Territorial Meeting
Prince Edward Island’s Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Honourable Valerie Docherty, recently attended the 26th annual Federal/Provincial...
[7/26/2007]
Popular TV Show Comes to Historic Charlottetown Waterfront
Tourism Charlottetown, Tourism PEI, and the City of Charlottetown are excited to announce that the popular “Canadian Antiques Road Show” is coming to ...
[4/13/2007]
Former Masters Champions Vijay Singh and Mike Weir to Play 2007 Making the Connection Legends of Golf Event in Prince Edward Island
With golf fans everywhere looking forward to this week’s prestigious Masters Tournament, it was announced today that two former Masters Champions woul...
[4/2/2007]
PEI Tourism Industry Reviews 2007 Marketing Plans
Tourism industry operators from across Prince Edward Island were provided an overview of the 2007 Marketing and Media Plan by Tourism PEI and the Tour...
[3/8/2007]
Federal and Provincial Governments Invest in New Tourism Program to Create Higher Standards for Tourism Operators
The Tourism Industry Association of PEI (TIAPEI), with the support of Canada’s New Government, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (Touri...
[3/8/2007]
MIKE WEIR MAKES HIS PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND RETURN THIS SUMMER - Canadian Golf Legend To Play In Making The Connection Legends of Golf At Crowbush Cove, July 29-30
The Links at Crowbush Cove, considered the crown jewel of PEI’s many world-class golf courses, served as a spring board for a young Mike Weir as he pr...
[3/5/2007]
New Marketing Efforts Designed to Attract Visitors to Eastern PEI
The development of new user-friendly products designed to promote the easternmost region of the Island will ensure that visitors can easily discover t...
[2/26/2007]
Calgary the Site of a New Tourism Promotion, "Experience PEI"
Calgary is slated as the site of a major marketing initiative March 31 to April 27, 2007, to promote Prince Edward Island as an ideal vacation destina...
[2/15/2007]
Tourism PEI's "Tour the Island" Promotion Winners Announced
Winners of the 2006 “Tour the Island” promotion were drawn by Honourable Philip Brown, Minister of Tourism and prizes are already on their way. Winne...
[2/6/2007]
2007 Prince Edward Island Visitors Guide Hot Off the Press
The 2007 edition of the Prince Edward Island Visitors Guide is now complete and ready for distribution to potential visitors to entice them to conside...
[1/31/2007]
Brookvale Opens Limited Runs this Weekend
After a slow start due to the unusually warm winter weather, Brookvale will be up and running Saturday, January 13, with limited alpine runs for skiin...
[1/12/2007]
GOVERNMENT COMMITS TO PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND PROVINCIAL PARKS
PEI Provincial Tourism Minister, Philip Brown, said today that he is very pleased with Government’s recent commitment of $1 million in capital improve...
[1/4/2007]
MacKenzie will Chair Tourism Advisory Council, New Members Appointed
Honourable Philip Brown, Minister of Tourism, and David MacKenzie, Chair of the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC), announced today that eight new members...
[12/13/2006]
PEI Scores with Making the Connection Legends of Golf
Tourism PEI and IMG Canada jointly released a post-event report today on last summer’s Making the Connection Legends of Golf event that featured Jack ...
[10/4/2006]
Travel Trade Show Promotes Atlantic Canada as a World-Class Vacation Destination
The North American motor coach industry will see first-hand all that Atlantic Canada has to offer as a travel destination during Atlantic Canada Showc...
[10/4/2006]
Tourism Fall Marketing Initiative Launched Throughout Maritimes
Tourism PEI has developed a new fall campaign which is currently underway to showcase Prince Edward Island to the Maritime provinces. The campaign is ...
[9/28/2006]
August Tourism Performance Indicators Released
As an ongoing report of the state of tourism on the Island, key performance indicators for the month of August 2006 were released today by the Tourism...
[9/22/2006]
Souris Visitor Information Centre Welcomes Liquor Store for Fall of 2006
The Souris Visitor Information Centre located in the historic Matthew & McLean Building is currently sharing space with the Souris Liquor Store while ...
[9/15/2006]
First North Cape Coastal Ride Proves a Great Success
The Organizing Committee of the first annual North Cape Coastal Ride is pleased to announce that the event held last weekend, September 9 and 10, was ...
[9/15/2006]
North Cape Coastal Ride this Saturday and Sunday ~ Still Time to Register!
The Western PEI Tourism Association is ready to welcome the participants of the first annual North Cape Coastal Ride Saturday, September 9 and Sunday...
[9/8/2006]
July Tourism Statistics Show Decline Over 2005
The Tourism Advisory Council and Tourism PEI released July 2006 numbers today, confirming what some operators have indicated – that the month of July ...
[9/8/2006]
Paddling Prince Edward Island ~ Book Launch September 8, 10 a.m., Trout River Conservation Park
Paddling has become one of the fastest growing leisure activities in North America and now a new book provides the opportunity for Prince Edward Islan...
[9/5/2006]
South Shore Tourism Group Introduces Geocaching to PEI
Think of it as treasure hunting with the latest technology. Now think of it as part of your vacation. Geocaching is an adventure tourism activity that...
[9/5/2006]
Three Island Courses Ranked in Top 100
Score Golf Magazine, a pre-eminent Canadian golf publication, has designated Prince Edward Island’s three courses, The Links at Crowbush Cove, Dundara...
[9/1/2006]
Tourism Signage Program to be Completed
PEI Tourism Minister, Honourable Philip Brown, announced today that the Province will complete the conversion of tourism directional signs this fall. ...
[9/1/2006]
North Cape Coastal Ride Offers Great Cycling and Community Experiences
The Western PEI Tourism Association has been finalizing details of the first annual North Cape Coastal Ride, and communities from Summerside to North ...
[8/31/2006]
Final Phase of Basin Head Redevelopment to Resume on September 5
The Department of Transportation and Public Works today announced that work on the final phase of the repairs to the Basin Head complex will begin on ...
[8/29/2006]
Increased Airport Traffic Leads to Enhanced Visitor Information Services
Tourism Minister Philip Brown visited with William Cooper, a travel counsellor located at the Charlottetown Airport Terminal, to check in on traffic o...
[8/28/2006]
Everyone On-Board for PEI International Shellfish Festival
With a stellar line up, unveiled by festival partners today in Charlottetown, the 2006 PEI International Shellfish Festival promises to be bigger and ...
[8/21/2006]
Trail Patrol Welcome Addition on Confederation Trail
The provincial trail patrol is getting a warm reception from users of the Confederation Trail. Vance Keough and Ivan McGuigan are patrolling the trail...
[8/8/2006]
PEI Tourism Performance -- June Tourism Traffic Down
Tourism performance indicators for the month of June were released today by Tourism PEI and the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC). The majority of touris...
[8/2/2006]
Prince Edward Island Celebrates 100th Anniversary of the Novel Anne of Green Gables in 2008
What book featured the character that Mark Twain called, “…The dearest and most moving and delightful child since the immortal Alice”? What book was i...
[7/26/2006]
PEI Tourism Performance “Meetings & Conventions Give Accommodations a Boost in May”
Tourism performance indicators for the month of May were released today by Tourism PEI and the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC). Tourism indicators for ...
[7/17/2006]
Legends Golf Event Broadcast on Global TV - Sunday, July 16
The first edition of the new Canadian professional golf event, Making the Connection® Legends of Golf, which took place June 19 - 20, featuring Jack N...
[7/12/2006]
Hybrid Technology Part of PEI’s Plan for a Clean Energy Future
The North Cape Wind Farm, the East Point Lighthouse and the PEI National Park at Greenwich are just a few of the beautiful Island destinations that fo...
[7/10/2006]
Lexus Test Drive in Prince Edward Island
A Lexus GS with Hybrid Synergy Drive will take its test drive on Prince Edward Island this week with Le Guide de l’auto journalist Marc Bouchard. Toy...
[7/5/2006]
Two-day Cycling Event to Attract Visitors to Western PEI this September
The Western PEI Tourism Association today announced details of the first annual North Cape Coastal Ride, a two-day cycling event to be held September ...
[6/26/2006]
Support Local Heart and Stroke Foundation Simply by Parking Your Car
Organizers of next week’s Making the Connection, Legends of Golf event announced today that spectator parking will be available in assigned areas for ...
[6/15/2006]
Nothing Says “I Love You Dad” Like Tickets to a Golf Event!
Fathers Day is just around the corner and to help you out with ideas for Dad, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson ~ two of the biggest names to have ever pla...
[6/14/2006]
Legends of Golf and Other Sports Celebrities Head to Canada's Premier Golf Destination for Making the Connection Legends of Golf
Inaugural event showcases one of the game’s most historic rivalries while helping to promote cholesterol awareness among Canadians.The province of Pri...
[6/13/2006]
PEI Tourism Performance April Indicators Mixed
Tourism performance for the month of April was released today by Tourism PEI and the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC). Tourism indicators are showing mi...
[6/7/2006]
Grab Your Bike and Hit the Trail! - Recreational Cycling Events Planned Throughout Upcoming Summer Season
Island Trails has organized a number of recreational cycling events from June to the end of September. The events are open to cyclists of all ages and...
[6/5/2006]
Tourism PEI Supports Golf PEI Inc. Marketing Efforts
Honourable Philip Brown, Minister of Tourism, today presented Harry Simmons, President of Golf PEI Inc., a cheque in support of the work that the orga...
[6/1/2006]
Kings Castle's Charm Soon to Return
Honourable Philip Brown, Minister of Tourism, announced today that in spite of the bad intentions of vandals who saw fit to destroy a number of cement...
[5/25/2006]
Prince Edward Island High on List of Fodor’s Golf Digest Best Places to Play
Honourable Philip Brown, Minister of Tourism, announced in the Legislature today that the most recent edition of Fodor’s Golf Digest Best Places to Pl...
[5/24/2006]
Nicklaus and Watson Renew Famous Rivalry at Making the Connection Legends of Golf
Brand New Canadian Golf Event Tees Off Next Month in Prince Edward Island.Right at the top of the list of the ‘legends of the game’ in golf history wo...
[5/19/2006]
PEI Tourism Performance -- Tourism Industry is off to a Solid Start
Tourism performance for the first quarter was released today by Tourism PEI and the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC). Tourism indicators are showing a s...
[5/16/2006]
The Island's Newest Coastal Drive will be Ready for the 2006 Tourism Season
The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and the Honourable Philip Br...
[5/10/2006]
Finding the Island Gets Easier for Drivers
Honourable Philip Brown, Minister of Tourism, announced today in the Legislature that new directional signage has been erected in the Moncton area mak...
[4/27/2006]
New PEI Tourism Website Launched
The Minister of Tourism, Honourable Philip Brown, announced today that Prince Edward Island’s travel website has been completely overhauled. The new w...
[4/26/2006]
Warm, Dry Weather Means PEI Provincial Golf Courses Open Earlier Than Usual
The Minister of Tourism, Honourable Philip Brown, today announced that all the provincial golf courses will be ready and open for business earlier tha...
[4/25/2006]
Tourism PEI Budget Provided Opportunities for Tourism Industry
Marketing, product development and research continue to be at the forefront for the tourism industry through funds directed at Tourism PEI. Consultat...
[4/21/2006]
Tourism “Ambassador Program” Returns For 2006
Honourable Philip Brown announced in the Legislature today that Tourism PEI will continue to fund the very successful “Ambassador Program” in partners...
[4/18/2006]
Tourism Occupancy Reporting System Provides Key Research into P.E.I. Tourism Data
Occupancy Reporting was introduced to the Prince Edward Island tourism industry in 2005 and required all accommodation operators to file their occupan...
[4/12/2006]
Charity Auction Offers Legendary Opportunity for One Lucky Golf Fan
Bidding Underway for Chance to Play Golf with Jack Nicklaus In Support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada It’s the wildest dream of every go...
[4/3/2006]
PEI Tourism Performance – Tourism Industry is off to a Great Start
Tourism performance for the months of January and February were released today by Tourism PEI and the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC). Tourism indicato...
[3/23/2006]
Tourism Conference 2006 Launches 2006 Tourism Plan and Marketing Campaign
The 2006 Marketing and Media Plan was released today by Tourism PEI and the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC) during the TIAPEI Tourism Conference. Hono...
[3/14/2006]
Tickets Go On Sale This Week For Nicklaus & Watson’s ‘Legendary’ Summer Showdown In PEI
Four-Time World Long Drive Champion To Perform Exhibition At EventOn June 19-20, one of golf’s greatest rivalries, and friendships, will come to Princ...
[2/28/2006]
New Program is One of a Kind in Canada!
Chefs, hoteliers, instructors and students celebrated in Charlottetown today as Holland College’s Culinary Institute of Canada officially launched its...
[2/10/2006]
2006 Island Guide on the Stands and in the Mail
The 2006 Island Guide is ready for distribution and Tourism PEI Minister, Philip Brown checked out the newest edition as staff began mailing them out ...
[2/10/2006]
Synchronized Skating about to Grace the Ice on P.E.I.
Teams of synchronized skaters from Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador are about to compete in the ...
[2/7/2006]
Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson to go Head-to-Head in Prince Edward Island
Making the Connection Legends of Golf Tees Off This SummerOne of golf’s greatest rivalries, and friendships, will be celebrated this summer in Prince ...
[2/2/2006]
P.E.I. Rocket and Tourism PEI Promote Prince Edward Island to Their "Fans"
Tourism PEI and the P.E.I. Rocket have promoted Prince Edward Island at five different Quebec Major Junior Hockey League venues in the provinces of Qu...
[1/20/2006]
I.D. Cards Proposed as Alternative to Passports for U.S. Border
U.S. Homeland Security has come out with a “smart card” option for U.S. citizens that may speed up the process at the border, providing an alternative...
[1/18/2006]
Acadiana Cup Comes to Prince Edward Island in 2006
The Acadiana Cup will hold its eighth international golf tournament on Prince Edward Island July 31 to August 4, 2006. More than 150 golfers and comp...
[1/16/2006]
Contest Encourages Travel Across the Island and Rewards Visitors With Prizes
“Tour the Island, 2005” winners are about to receive a memento of their vacation on Prince Edward Island this past summer. The initiative is designed ...
[12/14/2005]
Tourism Industry Turns a New Corner
The Minister of Tourism, Philip Brown announced today that tourism activity for 2005 is estimated to be on par with 2004. Indicators to the end of Oc...
[11/25/2005]
Five Days in February - The 2006 East Coast Music Awards and Conference Come to Charlottetown, PEI
ECMA 2006, the hottest party of the year, will hit the streets of Charlottetown over five days and nights from Thursday, February 23 to Monday, Februa...
[11/9/2005]
Rodd Hotels and Resorts Wins National Tourism Award! Tourism Industry Association of Canada Awards Rodd Hotels and Resorts The Business of the Year Award
The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) held their 2005 annual meeting in Quebec City last week and Rodd Hotels and Resorts captured one of...
[11/2/2005]
Prince Edward Island Announces New Tourism Advertising Agency
Honourable Philip Brown, Minister of Tourism PEI, is pleased to announce that a Committee of the Tourism Advisory Council has completed a selection pr...
[10/14/2005]
Initiative to Position PEI as a Cultural Tourism Destination
The Tourism Industry Association of PEI (TIAPEI) is launching a new and strategic focus on cultural tourism, with assistance from the Atlantic Canada ...
[10/7/2005]
Basin Head Ready for Action
Tourism PEI would like to let Islanders and visitors know that Basin Head Provincial Park is open and ready for everyone to hit the beach. Damage done...
[7/22/2005]
Tourism PEI Urges Swimmers to Use Supervised Beaches
In light of a recent near tragedy at a non-supervised beach on Prince Edward Island, Tourism PEI would like to remind anyone thinking about cooling of...
[7/20/2005]
"Island Mix" Persuades Visitors to Visit P.E.I.
Tourism PEI has added a new twist to the direct mail campaign usually done at this time of year to convince potential travellers that Prince Edward Is...
[7/19/2005]
Breast Cancer Services Fund-Raiser Kayaking Around Island
Jacki Lewis of Toronto, Ontario, is on Prince Edward Island to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer services and honour a dear friend, the late...
[7/4/2005]
Professional Photographers "Shoot-Out" on PEI
Prince Edward Island will be the location for a “shoot-out” by a group of seven professional photographers, June 22-24, 2005. The photographers will ...
[6/21/2005]
Strathgartney Park Opens June 2005
The Minister of Tourism, Philip Brown, today announced that an agreement has been struck with an area resident, John Havenga, to lease Strathgartney P...
[6/14/2005]
Confederation Trail Officers Prepare for 2005 Season
Island Trails recently welcomed Volunteer Provincial Trail Officers. While visitors and Islanders hike and bike for health, the volunteers will monit...
[6/8/2005]
Who Better Than Lorie Kane to Promote PEI Golf?
A new golf commercial has hit the television airwaves in the Maritimes featuring Prince Edward Island’s most renowned pro golfer, Lorie Kane. The 30-...
[5/25/2005]
2005 Cruise Ship Season Begins Today
The first of the 2005 cruise ships will dock today in Charlottetown as Prince Edward Island begins the official start to the cruise ship season. Holla...
[5/18/2005]
New Charlottetown – Toronto Flights With WestJet
The Prince Edward Island Government, Tourism PEI, and the Charlottetown Airport Authority are pleased to announce that getting to Prince Edward Island...
[4/20/2005]
Use of Central Reservation System Essential to Tourism Success
Prince Edward Island’s tourism industry is poised to better serve its clientele in 2005 thanks to the online reservation system which allows visitors...
[4/1/2005]
Basin Head Reconstruction Update
The Province of Prince Edward Island today provided an update on progress related to reconstruction of the Basin Head complex, which was severely dama...
[3/10/2005]
Tourism Advisory Council Information Session Includes 2005 Marketing Launch
The 2005 Marketing and Media Plan was released today by Tourism PEI and the Tourism Advisory Council (TAC) in Charlottetown during Tourism Conference ...
[3/1/2005]
Brookvale Nordic Alpine Site Hosts Mars Cup K1 Ski Series
Brookvale Winter Activity Park was the host site of the Mars Cup K1 Ski Series last weekend and by all accounts it was a great success. The event mark...
[2/25/2005]
Tourism Employment Showcase to Focus on Tourism Careers and Employment Opportunities
Tourism careers and employment opportunities will be the focus of the Tourism Employment Showcase taking place at the Holland College Tourism and Culi...
[2/18/2005]
Province Provides Update on Damage to Basin Head
The Province of Prince Edward Island today provided an update to the public on the status of the Basin Head complex following the storm surge in late ...
[2/4/2005]
2005 PEI Visitors Guide Ready To Go
With the cold temperatures and snow on the ground, many people look forward to the release of the Prince Edward Island Visitors Guide to begin plannin...
[1/27/2005]
New Charlottetown - Detroit Flights with Northwest Airlines
The Prince Edward Island Government, Tourism PEI and the Charlottetown Airport Authority are pleased to announce that getting to Prince Edward Island ...
[1/26/2005]
Tourism PEI Joins PEI Rockets to Promote Prince Edward Island "On the Road"
Tourism PEI has teamed up with the PEI Rocket to promote Prince Edward Island at five different Quebec Major Junior Hockey League venues in the provin...
[1/21/2005]
Brookvale Open for Business
After a bit of a slow start to the season, Brookvale will be up and running Saturday, January 1, with limited alpine runs open for skiing and snowboar...
[12/31/2004]
"Tour the Island" Contest Rewards Visitors with Prizes
Ten lucky winners of the 2004 “Tour the Island” program will soon receive a memento of their vacation on Prince Edward Island this past summer. The i...
[12/15/2004]
New Tourism Advisory Council Chaired by David MacKenzie and Rob Shaw
Members of the tourism industry joined the President of the Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island (TIAPEI) and the Minister of Tourism ...
[11/2/2004]
Resources West to Promote the new North Cape Coastal Drive
Resources West Inc., a non-profit corporation established to actively promote and foster sustainable growth, economic prosperity and development in we...
[10/25/2004]
Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards Note P.E.I. as Third Favourite Island
Condé Nast Traveler, a leading consumer travel magazine, released its 17th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards and listed Prince Edward Island as number thr...
[10/19/2004]
Five-Star Rating Earned by Tourism Operations, Ravenglass & Rig’s Ladder
Tourism accommodations Ravenglass and Rig’s Ladder have been awarded the highest possible five-star rating through the Canada Select Accommodation Rat...
[10/18/2004]
Atlantic Canada Showcase Pulls Out All the Stops for Motor Coach Industry
Atlantic Canada's tourism businesses will be pulling out all the stops as they market their products and services to the North American motor coach in...
[10/13/2004]
Confederation Trail Open Postponed for 2004
The Confederation Trail Open, a province-wide cycling race proposed for the fall of 2004, has been postponed with plans to hold the event at a later d...
[8/16/2004]
More Advertising, More Research, More Visitors?
Minister of Tourism, Philip Brown called a meeting of industry July 19 asking operators to provide some perspective of the state of the industry and c...
[8/2/2004]
Tourism PEI Contributes to Confederation Landing Park Recovery
The very successful Festival of Lights celebration, held over the Canada Day weekend, suffered a bit of negative fallout due to the resulting conditio...
[7/15/2004]
Tourism PEI Provides Public Internet Access at Visitor Information Centres
New this year, Visitor Information Centres across Prince Edward Island will be offering free internet access to travellers vacationing on the Island. ...
[6/23/2004]
Celebrate Tourism Week on Prince Edward Island, June 20 - 26
Tourism on Prince Edward Island has received a lot of attention in the past and is about to receive a lot more. As our summer season begins, Tourism ...
[6/16/2004]
Province Provides $ 1M to Tourism Projects
Prince Edward Island Tourism Minister Phillip Brown announced today that his Department has committed over $1 M this year to support the development a...
[6/3/2004]
ICE Awards Go To ... Prince Edward Island
Tourism marketing got a boost with the “ICE Awards 2004 “ recently held in Halifax, N.S. Awards were given to Tourism PEI and their advertising agenc...
[5/31/2004]
New Tourism Central Reservation System to Benefit Visitors and Operators
Prince Edward Island’s tourism industry is poised to better serve its clientele in 2004 and beyond, thanks to a new online reservation system that wil...
[5/21/2004]
New Cycling Race to Feature Confederation Trail
On September 24 through 26, 2004, the Island’s trails will be buzzing with activity for the first annual Confederation Trail Open, Canada’s only provi...
[5/14/2004]
The Atlantic Canada Tourism Partnership Boosts Tourist Spending by $78 Million
The Atlantic Canada Tourism Partnership (ACTP) announced today that its efforts in 2003 succeeded in bringing more tourists from the United States, Eu...
[3/26/2004]
Minister Brown Expresses Condolences Over Passing of Dr. Kent Ellis
Minister of Tourism, Philip Brown, today expressed his condolences on the death of Dr. Kent Ellis. “I was very saddened to learn of the death of Dr. E...
[3/5/2004]
“Tourism In Transition: Looking Back, Moving Forward” Focus For 2004 Tourism Marketing And Media Plan
The 2004 Marketing and Media Plan was released today by Tourism PEI and the Tourism Marketing Authority (TMA) in Charlottetown at the Tourism Industry...
[3/2/2004]
Eight Double Zero, Five Six Five Seven Four Two One!
The final “surprise” element of the 2004 Marketing and Media Plan presented by Tourism PEI and the Tourism Marketing Authority (TMA) in Charlottetown ...
[3/2/2004]
Tourism PEI and Holland College Provide Marketing & Media Seminar to Tourism Industry
Tourism PEI and the Tourism and Hospitality Division of Holland College co-operatively organized educational seminars aimed at the tourism industry on...
[1/30/2004]
Silver Fox Inn Capture's Western P.E.I.'s Very First Five-Star Rating
The Silver Fox Inn of Summerside has been awarded the first five star rating for accommodations in the western region of Prince Edward Island. The In...
[1/26/2004]
2004 Vistors Guide Ready to Lure Visitors to Prince Edward Island
With the cold temperatures and snow on the ground, many people look forward to the release of the Prince Edward Island Visitors Guide to begin plans f...
[1/22/2004]
Tourism PEI Joins P.E.I. Rocket to Promote Prince Edward Island "On the Road"
Tourism PEI has teamed up with the P.E.I. Rocket to promote Prince Edward Island at five different Quebec Major Junior Hockey League venues in the pro...
[1/12/2004]
New Top of the Line Rental Gear and Finally Some Snow at Brookvale
Brookvale Winter Activity Park is now boasting a new fleet of alpine rental equipment including skis, bindings, boots, snowboards, poles and snow skat...
[1/9/2004]
Prince Edward Island Acadian and Francophone Tourism Development Program Invites Applications
A fresh new name and application form has brought a renewed vigour to the Prince Edward Island Acadian Product Development Program. The program provi...
[1/7/2004]
10 Lucky Winners for Tourism PEI's "Tour the Island" Contest
Ten lucky winners of the 2003 "Tour the Island" program are about to receive a warm memento of their vacation on Prince Edward Island. The initiative...
[11/21/2003]
Tourism Partnership Building Forum Brings a United Voice to Tourism Issues
Tourism industry leaders gathered together to examine the issues critical to the success of the tourism industry and build consensus on the industry's...
[11/14/2003]
Ministers Take Action to Support Tourism in Canada
Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for Tourism in Canada continued their unprecedented collaboration in support of Canada's tou...
[11/4/2003]
Driving Prince Edward Island's Tourism Promotion
The Tourism Marketing Authority in partnership with Tourism PEI launched a mobile promotion of tourism to enhance the distribution of literature and t...
[7/31/2003]
Cabot Beach Provincial Park Hosts Canada's Largest Motorcoach Rally
A grand total of 740 motorcoaches pulled into the Cabot Beach Provincial Park this past weekend to celebrate the largest Family Motorcoach Association...
[7/30/2003]
TRAVEL + LEISURE Magazine Readers Vote Prince Edward Island in Top 10 World's Best Islands
TRAVEL + LEISURE, a leading consumer travel magazine, has released "The World's Best Awards" for hotels, cities, cruises and islands and Prince Edward...
[7/24/2003]
Erin-Marie Legacey Is Coming Home to the Island as Contest Winner
A lucky winner has been drawn from thousands of entries to the recent "Come Home to the Island" contest. Erin-Marie Legacey of Kingston, Ontario wins...
[7/9/2003]
Rodney Urges Customers to "Come Home to the Island"
Prince Edward Island's new "Come Home to the Island" tourism promotion was given an extra boost last week by Rodney Clark of Rodney's Oyster House in ...
[6/23/2003]
Prince Edward Island Tourism in Spotlight, June 18-25
Prince Edward Island residents have lots to smile about during Tourism Week, June 18-25. This nation-wide celebration aims to raise awareness of the ...
[6/18/2003]
Exciting New Tourism Initiative "Come Home to the Island" Contest Launched
Calling all Islanders!! Tourism PEI and the Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island (TIAPEI) launched a grass-roots campaign today aimed...
[6/16/2003]
New Prince Edward Island Signage Policy Established
Prince Edward Island Tourism Minister, Jeffrey Lantz announced that new rules governing signage in the province will come into effect June 14, 2003, w...
[6/9/2003]
Police Constables Hit the Trail
Volunteer Provincial Police Constables from Tignish to Souris are joining health enthusiasts on the Confederation Trail. While visitors and Islanders...
[6/6/2003]
Prince Edward Island Featured in Award-Winning Media Coverage
Several journalists who covered Prince Edward Island over the past year have been recognized with prestigious awards. Recently, in New York City, the ...
[6/3/2003]
Tourism Awareness Week Announced as Tourism Season Kicks Off
Every year around this time tourism picks up, with more traffic carrying license plates "from away" as the tourism season hits full swing. Today, the...
[6/2/2003]
Atlantic Canadian Artistic Talents Showcased in Ottawa
For the next two weeks, the nations' capital will be home to the very best Atlantic Canadian artistic talent as Atlantic Scene officially opened on Ap...
[4/25/2003]
The Links at Crowbush Cove Turns 10!
If you've golfed The Links at Crowbush Cove, you already know it's a memorable experience. Overlooking the north shore dunes, Crowbush continues to ...
[4/9/2003]
2002 Canadian Golf Superintendents Association/Toro Environmental Achievement Award Presented to Nancy Pierce, Links at Crowbush Cove
The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) and Toro, a supplier of turfgrass equipment selected, Nancy Pierce, Superintendent of the Links a...
[4/3/2003]
"Building Tourism Together" Focus for 2003 Tourism Marketing and Media Plan
The 2003 Marketing and Media Plan was released today by Tourism PEI and the Tourism Marketing Authority (TMA) in Charlottetown during Tourism Day 2003...
[3/3/2003]
Tourism Marketing Authority Elects New Co-Chair
The Minister of Tourism, Jeffrey Lantz, is pleased to welcome Jeanette Arsenault as Co-Chair to the Tourism Marketing Authority (TMA) for Prince Edwar...
[2/17/2003]
Cookin' Up Something Good at Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns of PEI
The Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns of PEI, with support from Tourism PEI, have collaborated with Chef Calvin Burt to create a cooking class aimed a...
[2/14/2003]
Prince Edward Island's 2003 Visitors Guide Ready To Go!
The Prince Edward Island 2003 Visitors Guide is printed and ready for distribution to visitors planning to choose Prince Edward Island as their vacati...
[1/29/2003]
"Tour the Island" Winners Chosen
Tour the Island winners are about to receive a warm memento of their vacation on Prince Edward Island this past summer. The initiative is designed to...
[12/11/2002]
Tourism Revenues Exceed $350,000,000!
Tourism Minister, Jeffrey Lantz announced to the members of the Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island (TIAPEI) that the 2002 tourism se...
[11/29/2002]
Liquor Boards Offer Responsible Hosting Tips
To help make celebrations both enjoyable and safe this holiday season, a number of Canadian liquor boards are offering consumers "HOST: guide for resp...
[11/25/2002]
Brookvale to Host Ski Swap and Fall Festival
The PEI Alpine Association and PEI Provincial Parks will be co-sponsoring the Annual Snowshow and Ski Swap and Fall Festival this year at Brookvale Wi...
[10/21/2002]
Tourism Prince Edward Island Launches Japanese Language Version of Web Site
Thanks to a newly translated Web site, Prince Edward Island's most distant market will now have easy access to up-to-date tourism information via the ...
[9/19/2002]
Confederation Trail Monitored by Police Constables
Twenty new volunteer Provincial Police Constables from Tignish to Souris are now monitoring activity on the Confederation Trail in an effort to maximi...
[9/6/2002]
Women's Institute Legacy Bike Tour Grand Finale!
The grand finale celebrations of the Women's Institute Legacy Bike Tour at North Cape will be held Friday, September 13 at the Tignish Parish Centre, ...
[9/6/2002]
PEI Tourism Pursuing Unlicensed Properties
Over the years, there has been an increase in those who neglect to comply with the Tourism Industry and Highway Advertisement Acts when renting proper...
[7/30/2002]
Government Moves On Provincial Signage Report
Tourism Minister Greg Deighan announced today that the Province has accepted the findings of the Signage Policy Review Committee. The Committee tabled...
[7/18/2002]
Watch For Misuse Of Your Island Trail System
Trails across the Island see a significant amount of natural damage by mother nature but a more annoying cause of damage occurs as a result of vandali...
[7/10/2002]
Prince Edward Island Tourism Industry Hosts Prestigious "Ambassador Invitational"
Prince Edward Island has the honour of hosting the 2002 "Ambassador Invitational" this coming summer. The high profile event is organized by the Cana...
[6/26/2002]
Air Canada "Jazz" Brings More Flights to Prince Edward Island
Tourism PEI is pleased to announce that getting to Prince Edward Island this summer has just become a lot easier, thanks to a new flight offered by Ai...
[6/13/2002]
Ten Tips for Students and Parents to Ensure Safe Prom Celebrations for All
The PEI Liquor Control Commission has some practical advice this spring for high school students on how to keep their "prom" or "grad" festivities saf...
[6/6/2002]
Unlicensed Properties a High Priority for Tourism Industry.
Once again this year, Compliance Officers will be hitting the roads of Prince Edward Island to ensure that all properties being rented during the tour...
[6/5/2002]
Requests for Tourism Information Hits an All-Time High!
Requests for tourism literature have set a record so far in 2002, reports Tourism PEI staff this week. The number of kits sent out in May of this year...
[6/4/2002]
8th Annual Wine Festival Kicks Off May 31, 2002
Since the first PEI Liquor Control Commission Wine Festival, interest in wines has grown in leaps and bounds. This Friday and Saturday, May 31 & June...
[5/29/2002]
Best of Atlantic Canada Presented to the World at Rendez-Vous Canada 2002
When the Atlantic Canada Tourism Partnership (ACTP) hosts Rendez-vous Canada 2002 in Halifax from May 18 to 22, tourism sellers in the region will ben...
[5/17/2002]
Tourism Ministers Meet in Nova Scotia
Tourism will be the topic of discussion this Monday as government representatives meet in Halifax. Ministers responsible for tourism and their delegat...
[5/16/2002]
Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia Partner in Boston Tourism Promotion
Tourism Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia's Tourism Partnership Council, in partnership with Bay Ferries, the Canadian Tourism Commission and the A...
[5/16/2002]
The Delta Prince Edward a National Winner!
The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) held the 2002 Winter Tour Package Contest this past winter, encouraging members of the tourism industry across C...
[5/16/2002]
Halifax as Gateway to Atlantic Canada During Rendez-Vous Canada 2002
Halifax will act as the gateway to Atlantic Canada for more than 1500 delegates at Rendez-vous Canada 2002, Canada's premier tourism marketplace hoste...
[5/15/2002]
Provincial Golf Courses Open for the Season
The Minister of Tourism, Greg Deighan today announced that all the provincial golf courses will be ready and open for business Friday, May 17, 2002. M...
[5/15/2002]
And The Winners Are ... Attractions Canada Awards 2002 PEI Representatives
The Attractions Canada Awards, a competition designed to recognize the unique character of Canada's many attractions, recognized the excellence of sev...
[5/15/2002]
PEI Government Accepts Recent Parks Study
The Prince Edward Island Government has accepted the recommendations of a recently completed study on Provincial Parks authored by Enterprise Manageme...
[5/10/2002]
Tourism PEI Doubles Marketing Budget in 2002
Prince Edward Island Minister of Tourism, Greg Deighan, announced today that the province's tourism marketing budget will increase this year, from app...
[4/18/2002]
Dundarave Golf Course Receives Four And A Half Star Rating From Golf Digests's Places To Play
The Dundarave golf course has received a nearly perfect rating from prestigious Golf Digest Magazine's Places to Play. Every year, golfers who read th...
[4/16/2002]
Twice As Much Prince Edward Island!
Prince Edward Island has launched its largest ever tourism campaign with over $6 million in advertising for the 2002 season. Tourism Minister Greg D...
[4/12/2002]
"ECHO" Commemorates Key Players in Program Success
Provincial government employees who were fundamental in securing meeting and convention business totalling a net worth of $2.5 million in 2001 were re...
[4/3/2002]
French Visitors Guide Photograph
Greg Deighan, Minister of Tourism, is joined by Caroline Arsenault, President of the Evangeline Tourist Association; Rejeanne Arsenault of La Societe ...
[3/13/2002]
Shaw Family Recipients of Third Annual Premier's Award for Tourism
The Premier attended Tourism PEI's 2002 Marketing and Media Plan presentation at the Confederation Centre of the Arts recently to present the third an...
[3/13/2002]
"Investing In Our Future" Theme for 2002 Tourism Marketing and Media Plan
"The single largest marketing campaign in the history of PEI tourism!" was the big news for the 2002 Marketing and Media Plan released by Tourism PEI ...
[3/5/2002]
Bigger, Better Visitors Guide Ready for Circulation
Tourism PEI Minister, Greg Deighan announced today that the Prince Edward Island 2002 Visitors Guide is now available for distribution. The newest ve...
[1/30/2002]
RV Rally Confirmed for 2003
The Family Motor Coach Association will be returning to PEI for another RV rally in the Summer of 2003, to be held once again at Cabot Beach Provincia...
[12/20/2001]
New Publications Enhance Services to French Visitors
Tourism PEI announced the launch of two new French tourism publications to be delivered to the public early in the year 2002. A new French visitors g...
[12/12/2001]
"Don't Drink and Drive!"
Two programs are now underway through the efforts of the PEI Liquor Control Commission who, as part of their social responsibility program, have partn...
[12/7/2001]
Prince Edward Island Chosen For Globe And Mail Readers Choice Award Two Years Running
Tourism PEI and Tourism Industry Association of PEI (TIAPEI) representatives were on hand at the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) Annual ...
[11/15/2001]
Brookvale Adds Snow Show & Ski Swap to Annual Fall Festival
This year, the PEI Alpine Ski Association and PEI Provincial Parks are co-sponsoring an Annual Ski Swap and Snow Show and Fall Festival at Brookvale P...
[10/25/2001]
Interim Statistics and New Initiatives Unveiled at Tourism Industry Annual Meeting
Tourism PEI Minister, Greg Deighan, attending the Annual Meeting of the Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island, announced that a number ...
[10/13/2001]
Brookvale Winter Activity Park Hosts Biathlon Training Camp
The Brookvale Winter Activity Park will see some interesting training events September 14-22 with the arrival of a Quebec Biathlon training team. The...
[9/13/2001]
New West Prince Visitor Information Centre Officially Opened
Tourism PEI Minister, Greg Deighan, joined Transportation and Public Works Minister, Don MacKinnon, and the President of the Western Prince Edward Isl...
[8/28/2001]
Review of Provincial Parks System Relies on Research and Public Input
Tourism PEI Minister, Greg Deighan, today reminded the public that the Provincial Parks system is under review, with the mandate to determine the prim...
[8/28/2001]
Three Rivers System Nominated As A Canadian Heritage River
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Member of Parliament for Cardigan, the Minister of Tourism for Prince Edward Island, Greg Deighan, and Niall MacKay,...
[8/27/2001]
US Tour Magazine Ranks Prince Edward Island One of Top 5 Island Destinations
"Travel and Leisure," a popular US tour magazine ranked Prince Edward Island as one of the top five "best island destinations" in North America. OUR ...
[7/30/2001]
Tourism PEI Reunion Program Success Prompts Extension
Tourism PEI Minister, Greg Deighan, today announced that the recently implemented Family Reunion Program has been so successful for the year 2001 that...
[7/24/2001]
Don't Yell "FORE," Yell "ONE" When You Play Golf on PEI!
Tourism PEI announced today that Score Golf Magazine, a pre-eminent Canadian golf publication has designated Prince Edward Island as the Best Canadian...
[7/19/2001]
Prince Edward Island Major Prize at Prestigious U.S. Golf Event
Tourism PEI recently participated in one of the largest and longest-running golf functions held annually in the United States, the Metropolitan Golf W...
[7/9/2001]
Tourism PEI Supports Island Tourism Initiatives
Tourism Minister Greg Deighan announced today that his Department has assisted 30 projects under its new Tourism Investment Fund. The Province has co...
[7/3/2001]
PEI Lighthouses Upgraded for 2001
The Minister of Tourism, Greg Deighan, announced today that the Department of Tourism will assist six Island lighthouses in opening for business for t...
[6/22/2001]
Island Trails Require Upkeep and Respect
Trails across the Island saw a significant amount of natural damage over the winter of 2000-2001. Although crews are out repairing the damage caused ...
[6/20/2001]
PEI Tourism Industry Act to be More Strictly Enforced
The Minister of Tourism, Greg Deighan, announced that the existing "Tourism Industry Act" and the "Highway Advertisement Act" for Prince Edward Island...
[6/18/2001]
Charlottetown Secured as Host for 2003 Royal Bank Cup
The Charlottetown APM Abbies have been notified that they will be the hosts of the 2003 Royal Bank Cup, the Canadian National Junior A Championships, ...
[5/28/2001]
Tourism Industry Promotes Atlantic Region at Rendez-Vous Canada
On May 13th, a tourism contingent of 65 Atlantic Canada-based companies and organizations began their sales promotions to over 410 travel buyers from ...
[5/22/2001]
Trans Canada Trail Discovery Program Launched
The Stephen R. Bronfman Foundation's Trans Canada Trail Discovery Program was launched today outlining the development and permanent installation of o...
[5/17/2001]
Minister Deighan Joins Other Provincial-Territorial Tourism Ministers to Consolidate Efforts
Provincial and territorial ministers responsible for tourism, meeting in Toronto earlier this week, called upon the federal government to take a more ...
[5/17/2001]
Provincial Golf Courses Open For 2001
Honourable Don MacKinnon, Acting on behalf of Tourism Minister Greg Deighan, announced today in the Legislature that Prince Edward Island provincial g...
[5/15/2001]
2002 Canadian Ladies' Golf Association National Junior Championships Choose Mill River Golf Course
Minister of Tourism, Honourable Greg Deighan, announced today in the Legislature that the Canadian Ladies' Golf Association National Junior Championsh...
[5/2/2001]
Provincial Parks Begin Review Process
The Minister of Tourism, Greg Deighan, today announced that Tourism PEI is about to embark on a review of the Provincial Parks for the entire Island. ...
[4/24/2001]
"An Island Beach Comes To Toronto"
Prince Edward Island Premier Pat Binns launched an exciting new promotion in Toronto Wednesday, April 18. The "Maybe it's Time for PEI" project is in...
[4/19/2001]
"ECHO" Program Celebrates Two Firsts
Premier Binns, Minister of Tourism Greg Deighan, and Provincial Treasurer Pat Mella joined Mr. Dave McGrath, Chair of Meetings PEI, to recognize publi...
[3/29/2001]
Exceptional Season at Brookvale Winds Up March 25
The Minister of Tourism, Greg Deighan, today announced the decision to close the Brookvale Winter Activity Park at the end of March Break as has been ...
[3/20/2001]
2001 Tourism Marketing Campaign Announced
The Honourable Greg Deighan, Minister of Tourism, and Mr. James Tingley, Co-chair of the Tourism Marketing Authority (TMA), announced today the 2001 T...
[3/6/2001]
2001 Tourism Marketing Campaign To Be Launched March 6
The 2001 marketing campaign for the tourism industry on Prince Edward Island is about to commence, and Minister of Tourism, Greg Deighan, together wit...
[2/26/2001]
Government Website Invites Signage Policy Recommendations
On January 10, 2001, the Honourable Greg Deighan, Minister of Tourism, announced the establishment of a Signage Policy Review Committee to review and ...
[2/22/2001]
Research Underway on Prince Edward Island's Touring Product
Greg Deighan, Minister of Tourism for PEI, announced today that Tourism PEI in cooperation with Tourism Atlantic (ACOA) have contracted the consulting...
[2/16/2001]
2001 Tourism Strategy Unveiled
Provincial Tourism Minister Greg Deighan unveiled his Department's plans for 2001 at a news conference in Charlottetown today. Mr. Deighan presented d...
[2/13/2001]
CD Launch Features Cross-Section of Island Artists
A new compact disk, called "from the Parlour... A Prince Edward Island collection," was unveiled today by Guernsey Cove Parlour Productions. Premie...
[2/7/2001]
Signage Policy Under Review
The Province has initiated a review of signage policy on Prince Edward Island. Tourism Minister Greg Deighan announced today that a Signage Policy Re...
[1/10/2001]
Economic Impact, Tourism 2000 Complete and Ready for Release
Greg Deighan, Minister of the Department of Tourism, announced today that the annual Economic Impact Study on the tourism industry of Prince Edward Is...
[12/21/2000]
Tourism Marketing Authority Seeks Advertising Agency
The Honourable Greg J. Deighan, Minister of Tourism, and James Tingley, Co-Chair of the Tourism Marketing Authority announced today that the Tourism M...
[12/19/2000]
Globe and Mail Readers Choose Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island received a special honour at the Tourism Industry Association of Canada's annual meeting in Ottawa last week. The Globe and Mail...
[11/15/2000]
TSN Broadcast of Lorie Kane Island Challenge Reaches More Than One Million Canadians
Viewership numbers for the Lorie Kane Island Challenge were released yesterday by TSN in Toronto. The program was broadcast on October 4 and 5 in prim...
[10/20/2000]
TSN Airs Lorie Kane Island Challenge -- October 4, 5, 6 and 7
The Sports Network, commonly known by sports enthusiasts as TSN, will broadcast the Lorie Kane Island Challenge on October 4, 5, 6 and 7, 2000. The or...
[9/29/2000]
TrailFest 2000 Activities Announced
The date, October 6-8, 2000, is set and the activities are planned for the upcoming TrailFest 2000 to be held across Prince Edward Island. Representa...
[9/14/2000]
Out of 50 Golf Destinations in the World - Prince Edward Island Ranks 26th!
Prince Edward Island has been rated by Golf Digest magazine as 26th out of 50 of the best golf resort destinations the WORLD has to offer. The artic...
[9/1/2000]
Lorie Kane Island Challenge Delights Spectators and Players
Roseneath, Prince Edward Island, was the focus of the world for the past couple of days, hosting the first-ever Lorie Kane Island Challenge. LPGA sta...
[8/31/2000]
"Lorie Kane Island Challenge" Day One A Hugh Success!
Day one of the Lorie Kane Island Challenge proved to be a wonderful day for everyone on the course. The sun was shining, white puffy clouds dotted th...
[8/30/2000]
Oxygen Network To Air Lorie Kane Island Challenge
First Rosie O'Donnell hosted Island children performing theatre live on her show and now Oprah Winfrey's new television network is picking up the righ...
[8/25/2000]
McDonald's PEI Challenge To Decide Who Gets Two Weeks On The PGA TOUR
The chance to compete against the top players in the world will be on the minds of the Canadian Tour's top players when they tee off at Mill River in ...
[8/16/2000]
Rodd Brudenell River - A Rodd Signature Resort Officially Opens New Facilities
There has been extensive construction activity by the tranquil Brudenell River over the past two years. A new hotel wing, deluxe cottages and increas...
[8/14/2000]
McDonald's PEI Challenge Comes To Mill River Golf Course
Tourism PEI announced today that the Canadian Tour will visit Mill River Golf Course in Woodstock, PEI, for the second time for the McDonald's PEI Cha...
[8/8/2000]
St. Peter's Visitor Information Centre Officially Opened
The province today officially opened the newest Visitor Information Centre in the community of St. Peter's. The Centre is located in the heart of St. ...
[8/7/2000]
Get Ready To Celebrate The Trail Completion
The Last Spike Bike Tour is coming up August 7-12, 2000, marking the official launch of the completion of the Confederation Trail on Prince Edward Isl...
[7/28/2000]
ECHO Program To Encourage More Meetings On PEI
The Premier, Minister of Tourism, Greg Deighan and Minister of the Provincial Treasury, Pat Mella joined Mr. Dave McGrath of Meetings PEI to announce ...
[7/27/2000]
Lorie Kane Island Challenge A Sell-Out!
Tourism PEI today announced that the upcoming Lorie Kane Island Challenge planned for August 29 and 30 at Brudenell River Golf Resort is now sold out....
[7/19/2000]
Provincial Parks Opening For The Season
The Provincial Parks across Prince Edward Island began opening on June 9 and by June 23, all Parks will be open to the public offering a wide range of...
[6/23/2000]
Four-Star Rating for Mill River and Brudenell Golf Courses - Highly Acclaimed Golf Digest Rates Two More Island Courses
Mill River and Brudenell provincial golf courses have been chosen by Golf Digest as four-star courses. This designation provides the courses with not...
[6/19/2000]
Lorie Kane Island Challenge Sponsor And Event Details Announced
The corporate sponsors for the Lorie Kane Island Challenge being held at Brudenell Golf Course, August 29 and 30 of this summer, gathered with staff o...
[6/19/2000]
Island-Wide Party Planned To Celebrate Trail Completion!
Mark it in your calendar now! The Last Spike Bike Tour will be held August 7-12, 2000 marking the official launch of the completion of the Confederat...
[6/1/2000]
Lorie Kane Island Challenge Planning Underway
Tourism Minister Greg Deighan says that planning for this summer's Lorie Kane Island Challenge is well underway. "All of the elements necessary for a...
[5/18/2000]
Dundarave and Crowbush Rated in Top 18 Women Friendly Courses
The Links at Crowbush Cove Golf Course in Lakeside and Dundarave Golf Course at the Brudenell River Resort have been chosen by Score Golf for Women as...
[5/10/2000]
Provincial Golf Courses Open For Season
The Minister of Tourism, Greg Deighan, today announced that Mill River, Crowbush, Brudenell and Dundarave will be ready and open for business Friday, ...
[5/5/2000]
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