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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


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 […]



CALL FOR NOMINATIONS BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGIONAL TOURISM ORGANIZATION 8 Deadline to submit your nomination form: May 11th, 2018 RTO8 is seeking volunteers to sit on its Board of Directors and contribute to the development and supervision of its strategic vision and support the tourism interests of Peterborough & the Kawarthas, Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland […]

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