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TIAC & Destination Canada launch Canada-China Tourism Advancement Strategy.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Program from the Tourism Industry Association of Canada and Destination Canada Set to Help Canadian Tourism Industry Succeed in the Growing Chinese Market MONTRÉAL, QC April 24, 2016 The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and Destination Canada (DC) announced a new China engagement strategy called the Canada-China Tourism Advancement (CCTA) […]

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Let’s Talk Tourism | Spring 2016 Newsletter

View the full newsletter here. Strategic Framework Sessions Customer Service Training Partnership Allocation New Partner Website: rto8.com New Consumer Website: kawarthasnorthumberland.ca Career Opportunities Save the Date – June 15th, 2016: Annual Partner Meeting Butter Tart Taste-Off – September 24th, 2016 Ontario Travel Free Listings Welcome Greg Saul to the RTO8 team!

Stories

Ontario’s Houseboat Capital

Deep in the heart of Kawarthas Northumberland is Kawartha Lakes, Ontario’s Houseboat Capital.  With over 50 rental houseboats in close geographical proximity on the Trent Severn Waterway, there exists a unique opportunity for people from around the world to experience the beauty of the area and enjoy an adventure with family and friends.  Houseboats are […]

Events

Strategic Framework Sessions – MTCS

Your input is important to us.  As a tourism stakeholder, we would like your feedback on the ministry’s initial plan and priorities for the Strategic Framework for Tourism in Ontario. With your help, we can explore new opportunities for the government and industry to collaborate, identify priority initiatives, and identify how industry and government can […]

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Rice Lake Tourist Association (RLTA)

Rice Lake Tourist Association (RLTA) proudly stated that their Partnership Allocation venture was “one of the most rewarding and successful undertakings [they have] embarked upon for some time.” Through the partnership, RLTA was able to create a new brochure promoting their partners and create promotional fish magnets to direct traffic to their website. These items […]

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Cultivate – A Festival of Food & Drink

Cultivate – A Festival of Food & Drink was a successful new festival developed through the utilization of the Partnership Allocation Program. The inaugural event, held on September 26 and 27, saw almost 1300 attendees, and featured Juno-award winning bands, food and drink vendors from Northumberland County and Peterborough City and County, and hosted food/drink […]

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2016 | Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Taste-Off

Does your business bake the best butter tarts? The 2016 Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Taste-Off will be held on September 24th at the Peterborough Farmers’ Market. Categories include the best plain, locally sourced, alternative and gluten free.  There is also an award celebrating people’s choice favourite bakery.  Enter your tarts for prizes and bragging rights. Bakeries […]

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Annual Partner Meeting

Save the date. Join us June 15th, 2016. We invite tourism operators within the Kawarthas Northumberland Region to join us on June 15th at Elmhirst’s Resort for our Annual Partner Meeting.  Sign up for one or more of the recreational activities featured in the morning or come for a great BBQ lunch.  Meet our Board […]

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Announcement

Due to OTF budget changes and the upcoming launch of a new $25 million community capital program that OTF will administer on behalf of the government of Ontario, we are suspending the investment stream for capital grants. We will release a new deadline on a later date when details of the new community capital program […]