The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax Hotel Welcomes Tall Ships 2012

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The Westin Nova Scotian historic Halifax hotel countdowns to the 2012 Tall Ships July 19th – 23rd

The Westin Nova Scotian

The Westin Nova Scotian

The Westin overlooks the Halifax Harbour and guests of our hotel can experience the sailing of the ships from their guest rooms.

The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax Hotel countdowns to the 2012 Tall Ships Festival in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Tall Ships will be port July 19th – 23rd along the Halifax boardwalk, minutes from the downtown Halifax hotel.

“The Tall Ships Festival is an event celebrated by everyone in Nova Scotia as it brings everyone from around the province and around Canada to Halifax to see all the culture and ships,” says Guido Kerpel General Manager of the Westin Nova Scotian. “The Westin overlooks the Halifax Harbour and guests of our hotel can experience the sailing of the ships from their guest rooms.”

Tall Ships 2012 is one of the returning Halifax events which is rich in history and is connected to the story of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is the first time the Tall Ships Festival has returned to Halifax since 2009.

The tall ships will be docked along the Halifax boardwalk from July 19th – 23rd and a variety of events taking place as well. Musical performances, nautical displays and exhibits, children's activities, pirate camp, cannon battles and historical re-enactments are just some of the activities taking place.

Visitors to Halifax, Nova Scotia will see more than 40 tall ships from 30 countries docking in the harbour. Additionally, Tall Ships Challenge® races and cruises will be held at sea, between ports – precise race routes and schedules to be announced.

Enjoy all the ship-related events and activities from the Halifax hotel, featuring:

  •     Overnight Halifax accommodations featuring the Westin Heavenly® Bed
  •     Ideal hotel location overlooking Halifax Harbour
  •     Convenient access to the boardwalk where numerous ships will be docked, right in the hotel's backyard

Book online, or call 866-716-8101 and ask for the best available rates to make a reservation today – The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax hotel sells out quickly for this must-see event!

Take the opportunity to see these majestic ships from one of the most fascinating cities in Canada by planning to visit during the Halifax Tall Ships Festival. Click to learn more.

About the Westin Nova Scotian:
Deep in the heart of downtown Halifax, the AAA Four Diamond Westin Nova Scotian, owned and operated by New Castle Hotels & Resorts, offers first-class accommodations in elegant and historic surroundings. With 310 well-appointed guest rooms and a great location, guests are provided with a complimentary shuttle service for fabulous downtown shopping, exciting nightlife, historic attractions, and numerous restaurants. The Westin has achieved a 4 leaf rating (out of 5) from the Audubon Green Leaf Eco-Rating Program. For more information visit http://www.thewestinnovascotian.com or call toll free at 1-877-9-WESTIN.

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