A ten year high for overnight stays through August and record numbers at the Charlottetown Airport highlight what is turning out to be a banner year for the tourism industry on Prince Edward Island.
Prince Edward Island is now the second Canadian province or territory to fully connect its section of the Trans Canada Trail. Prince Edward Island's section, the Confederation Trail, is 444 kilometers long and connects communities across the Island.
Prince Edward Island is playing host to Canada's federal, provincial and territorial ministers of culture and heritage to discuss the economic benefits and current state of the cultural landscape and heritage in Canada.
Canada's tourism ministers met this week to discuss the competitiveness of the tourism sector in Canada and other topics related to the industry.
A new exhibition, “Digging into the Past: An Archaeological Discovery in Malpeque Bay,” provides a unique glimpse into Acadian history on Prince Edward Island, says Minister responsible for Acadian and Francophone Affairs and Archaeology, Premier Robert Ghiz.