The summer report said.boom is just beginning for operators as the U.S.- opens Aug. 9, a
According to the report, the Journal visited severallast week in order to assess how the season was developing with the opening of the to .
The popular spot for seasonalis Nimrod’s , Sherbrooke. Adelia Jack, a St. Mary’s Fish and Game Association staff member, stated that there were many seasonal on the site. Nearly a third of available spots were occupied. Similar results were seen last year.
Jack stated that they were busier than expected. They had been receiving bookings fromover the past week, but most of them were from . They have also had transient guests. “More tenters than the big trailers this year; the larger trailers, they’re choosing a spot, and staying.”
Jack stated that even though it was a very rainy summer, thewho were sleeping in tents “don’t seem to mind” the rain. There have been only two cancellations this year.
Also included in the report is Seabreeze who also offers. Four cottages are available, and all have been booked by Nova Scotians.
In June, few people visited the provincial. Park near Guysborough had an 11% occupancy rate, while Salsman Park near Country Harbour had a 19% occupancy rate. Both parks saw an increase of guests in July, with 30 and 40% occupancy respectively, the report said.
94% of bookings inare from , while six percent come from other provinces. Salsman Park guests have a similar point of origin with 91% of bookings coming from and the remaining 91% from other provinces.
Don Millen, the owner of thepark near the marina in , stated that has been slow. To date, he’s only had one visitor from . Bookings are open for next week, which is the Regatta week in , the report said.