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Our Vision Is

To transform the region comprised of Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough & the Kawarthas & Northumberland County into a prime vacation destination for the Greater Toronto Area.

Why Kawarthas Northumberland?

RTO8 exists to support a competitive and sustainable regional tourism industry, attract visitors, generate economic activity and create jobs. We work with industry partners to build up the Kawarthas Northumberland region through experience development, investment, marketing, and workforce development.

How can you get involved?

Support regional tourism businesses, bring us a partnership idea, take part in experiential product development, and train your staff in the regional ambassador program. Build up your business, build up Kawarthas Northumberland.

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Let’s Talk Tourism | Winter 2016 Newsletter

View the full newsletter here. Strategic Framework for Tourism in Ontario Trent-Severn Trail Towns Community Incentive Award Apply now for Partnership Allocation Funding Apply to have 50% of the cost covered for Attractions Ontario 2014 Stats from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport Congratulations to our new Regional Tourism Ambassadors! New! Launching our eLearning […]


Ontario Festival & Event Listings Submission Deadline Extended

If you would like your festival or event listing to be considered in next year’s Festivals & Events in Ontario Guide – be sure to submit/update your 2017/2018 festival & event listings before the extended. Remember to submit your FREE listings to BOTH the website and the website by the Friday, December 9th, 2016 deadline. TO SUBMIT YOUR FESTIVAL/EVENT […]

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