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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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Call for Nominations: Board Directors for RTO8

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR REGIONAL TOURISM ORGANIZATION 8 Regional Tourism Organization 8 (RTO8) is a provincially recognized not-for-profit tourism partnership between The City and County of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes and County of Northumberland. Incorporated in December 2010, with funding and support from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, RTO8’s primary purpose […]

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