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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 | Summer 2017 Newsletter

View the full newsletter here.  Save the date| September 23rd, 2017 | Butter Tart Taste-Off & NEW Sous Chef Challenge September 25th – 27th | Best Practices Mission to Prince Edward County Experiential Tourism Coaching Opportunity Experiential Tourism Training at GMIST We’ve Launched our Fall Dream Vacation Contest Learn more about the Partnership Allocation Program […]


We’ve Launched our Fall Dream Vacation Contest

Visit the site: For more information on how to edit a listing on the Trip Planner, or to get a new listing on theTrip Planner, email Be sure to share the contest on your social media channels to encourage your guests to try and win their Fall Vacation! (Up to $5000.00 value). VISIT OUR […]

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