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Published April 15, 2024

It's National Tourism Week in Canada

Hon. Cory Deagle, Minister of Fisheries, Tourism, Sport and Culture announces that April 15-19 is National Tourism Week and this year’s theme is Canada: Powered by Tourism.

Published February 15, 2024

Port Charlottetown Sets Sail into 2024 with Unprecedented Cruise Figures

Port Charlottetown proudly announces a remarkable and record-breaking surge in cruise activity for the 2024 season, with a staggering 96 ships, bringing in over 165,000 passengers and employing a dedicated crew of over 74,000…

Published February 13, 2024

Tourism PEI and NHL Announce Partnership

Tourism PEI and the NHL have announced a multiyear North American partnership, naming Prince Edward Island the Official Travel Destination Partner of the NHL.

Published September 21, 2023

PEI Parks wins Award of Excellence

Provincial parks’ staff were awarded the 2023 Agency Award of Excellence at the Canadian Parks Council (CPC).

Published September 15, 2023

Extreme Weather : Advice for Operators & Visitors to Prince Edward Island

The Canadian Hurricane Centre anticipates that a HURRICANE or TROPICAL STORM will impact Prince Edward Island. Everyone's safety is our primary concern.

Published January 7, 2023

Transitioning to a New Tourism Information System and Occupancy Reporting Requirements

An update for operators on the transition to a new information system and occupancy reporting requirements

Published October 18, 2022

Update for Book PEI Operators

Effective January 1, 2023, BookPEI will no longer be available as a booking system for PEI operators.

Published April 26, 2022

Turo launches in time for 2022 tourism season

Canada’s largest car sharing company, Turo, is launching in Prince Edward Island just in time for this year’s peak tourism season. Island small business owners and individuals can now signup at to earn extra income…

Published April 14, 2022

Island Walk Recruiting Transporation Partners

Island Trails is recruiting accommodation and transportation partners for the Island Walk for 2022.

Government of Prince Edward Island News

Published October 26, 2023

Province hosting workshops on Confederation Trail use

In-person workshops will take place across the province starting October 30. The public is encouraged to attend a workshop to share recommendations, personal stories and comments about the Confederation Trail. Anyone…

Published August 24, 2022

Prince Edward Island receives 2022 Skift IDEA Award for pandemic response

Minister of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture, Hon. Bloyce Thompson congratulates the Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island and Tourism PEI for receiving a 2022 Skift IDEA Award for the Safe Haven program.

Published June 10, 2022

New members on Tourism PEI Board

The Tourism PEI Board of Directors welcomed three new members this month.

Published November 3, 2021

Minimum wage to increase

Prince Edward Island’s minimum wage will increase by 70 cents to $13.70 per hour on April 1, 2022.