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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


Ignite Northern Edge Algonquin

Testimonial, “The experiential activities and reflective exercises that were a part of the Ignite Northern Edge Algonquin program were among the most well-planned and most effectively delivered teachings that I have had the privilege of participating in. Todd and his staff at Northern Edge Algonquin are not only gracious hosts of the highest caliber, they […]


Impact 32 Bobcaygeon

Testimonial, “Our partnership with RTO8 was key for the creation of our bike sharing station for tourists and new wayfinding signage project. Now visitors, including Lock 32 boaters, can readily see everything Bobcaygeon has to offer on our new signage and maps, and they have a fast and fun way to see all our town’s […]

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