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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


Friday, December 1st is the deadline for 2018-2019 Festivals & Events Ontario Guide!

FESTIVALS & EVENTS ONTARIO GUIDE Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) will be producing the 2018/2019 edition of the Festivals & Events in Ontario Guide in partnership with the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC). This one-of-a-kind consumer publication is the ultimate source for festival and event listings throughout Ontario. This digest-sized, easy to carry, full-colour […]


Let’s Talk Tourism Fall 2017 Newsletter

Click here to see the full Let’s Talk Tourism Fall 2017 Newsletter Ontario Travel Information Sessions Telling Your Food Story Coaching Opportunity New for Spring 2018: Regional Ambassador Program! Thank you to all of our bakeries and partners who attended the 2017 Butter Tart Taste-Off & Sous-Chef Challenge! Partnership Allocation Program Did you know? Fall […]

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