The Municipality of Yarmouth is providing $35,125 to Yarmouth and Acadian Shores Tourism Association to complete work necessary to get the community ready for ferry service in 2014.
The Nova Star.
Julie Walters, general manager of the association, made an emergency presentation to council this evening (Wednesday night).
"We need to move very quickly in terms of arranging our marketing for next year and to be very aggressive to make sure that this region becomes noticed and becomes a significant part of the travelling public's plans to come to Nova Scotia," she said.
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Walters continued by saying that one of the challenges she is facing is securing enough money to advertise in the Doers and Dreamers guide, with little time to spare.
"In tourism, destination marketing costs money," she said.
The municipalities of Argyle and Clare, as well as the Town of Yarmouth, will also be approached for funding.