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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.

What's New


We’re Hiring! Partner Communications Lead (Contract).

Regional Tourism Organization 8 (RTO8) seeks a dynamic Partner Communications Lead to join the RTO8 team on a contract basis. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position is responsible for the development and coordination of partner communication programs with a strong focus on relationship building. Professionalism, confidentiality, and initiative in dealing with the day-to-day issues that arise, are […]


Blog & Social Media Content Team RFS – Extended Deadline

Revised RFS – Deadline Extended to May 3, 2018. Kawarthas Northumberland is seeking proposals from independent contractors to satisfy the need for regular travel blogging content and the leveraging of that blog content to create an engaging social media presence. Project Purpose The purpose of this project is to captivate our target audiences with travel […]

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