Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival

Twillingate, NL, with a population of less than 2500, is home to Atlantic Canada’s first Digital Arts Festival, Unscripted Twillingate (www.unscriptedfestival.com). The event evolved from the Twillingate tourism development plan, which identified season extension as one of its strategic focuses.

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Avoid the Slump: Tips for extending the tourist season

However, boosting tourism during the off-season makes economic sense for many businesses that rely on the summer to get them through the slower months. Developing and promoting experiences in your area during the off-season will ensure more consistent revenue throughout the year.

Managing Seasonal Ebbs & Flows: Using the high season to safeguard for the low season

Seasonal businesses are common in Newfoundland and Labrador, particularly in communities that rely heavily on tourism. When the influx of customers slows (or stops altogether), seasonal business owners must rely on careful planning to stay afloat until busy times come around again. Business owners can focus on key areas during the high season in order to be prepared for the leaner months.