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The New UNWTO 2nd Report on Food Tourism Report is Out!

The new UNWTO 2nd Report on Food Tourism report is out, and we are excited to share it. The Culinary Tourism Alliance is proud to have contributed two chapters to the report, ensuring our member regions are recognized on a global scale for their efforts in building food tourism in Ontario.   We urge you […]

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TICO June 1st Industry Newsletter

Tourism Week 2017 – Harnessing Canada’s Competitive Edge (TIAC) During Tourism Week, a time to celebrate Tourism’s relevance as an economic driver and job creator, TIAC calls on government to support this $91.6 billion industry by implementing initiatives that trigger industry growth and can propel Canada towards global top ten ranking in international arrivals. As 2017 unfolds, […]

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A Letter from Minister Elanor McMahon | Ontario Trails Week

May 31, 2017 Dear Member of the Trails Community, As you are aware, this week marks the first Ontario Trails Week under the recently passed Ontario Trails Act, 2016. With your help, we were able to pass this important legislation to improve and sustain Ontario’s urban, suburban, rural and remote land and water trails. We […]

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Do Something Delicious | OCTA May 25th Newsletter

Read the full OCTA Newsletter here.    9 WAYS TO CELEBRATE ONTARIO CIDER WEEK Starting May 26, The Ontario Craft Cider Association will be taking over Ontario pubs, bars and restaurants with +100 ciders from 25 of Ontario’s finest producers for you to try. 

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Let’s Talk Tourism | Spring 2017 Newsletter

View the full newsletter here. Strategic Framework for Tourism in Ontario Trent-Severn Trail Towns Community Incentive Award Apply now for Partnership Allocation Funding Apply to have 50% of the cost covered for Attractions Ontario 2014 Stats from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport Congratulations to our new Regional Tourism Ambassadors! New! Launching our eLearning […]

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CANADIANA COLLECTION OF BUTTER TARTS LAUNCHED BY CANOE

For Immediate Release Tuesday 16 May, 2017 CANADIANA COLLECTION OF BUTTER TARTS LAUNCHED BY CANOE PETERBOROUGH, ON – The quintessentially Canadian butter tart just got even more Canadian. This morning, members of the media got an exclusive taste-test of some of the new flavours in the Canadiana Collection. The Trudeau, Rick Mercer, the Nanaimo Bar, […]

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OCTA | Do Something Delicious Newsletter | April 20th, 2017

Read the full OCTA Newsletter here. — Perfect Weekend: Lakefield to Buckhorn Posted by: Nalisha Sankreacha Date Published: April 20, 2017 Haven’t heard of Selwyn township? You should have. This pretty little place is a township in the Kawarthas with Lakefield at its heart. It’s water-lovers paradise. From lazy rivers to paddling to lakeside walks, […]

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TIAO Industry Newsletter | April 20th, 2017

Read the full TIAO Industry Newsletter here. Regional Ambassador Training Sessions (Kawarthas Northumberland / RTO8) Join us for a half-day of learning about what it takes to be a Regional Ambassador and the tools you can use to stay up to date on what our region has to offer.  Meet other people who share your interest […]

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Call for Nominations: Board Directors for RTO8

The application deadline has now passed. Please join us at our Annual Partner Meeting on June 14th at the Holiday Inn Peterborough Waterfront. 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 […]