WELCOME TO RTO8
Helping Grow Tourism for Kawarthas Northumberland
THE CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES, PETERBOROUGH & THE KAWARTHAS AND NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY
are synonymous with the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada, one of the finest interconnected systems of navigation in the world
TO WORK WITH OUR PARTNERS TO BUILD A COMPETITIVE TOURISM DESTINATION THAT
Highlights the unique attributes of the region
Demonstrates leadership in product and experiential development
Penetrates key markets through total brand ownership
Attracts investment and qualified stable workforce
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
This video series by Destination Canada is designed to help Canadian tourism business get the most out of their marketing efforts, reach travellers and remain competitive. The quick tutorials feature Destination Canada team members sharing their expertise.
Local restaurants in the Kawarthas Northumberland region have worked hard to make sure their community can enjoy the myriad of flavours their region has to offer over the last year. It’s time to show them some love! The Kawarthas Northumberland KN Eats Giveaway will inject $10,000 into the local restaurant industry and support local media outlets.
2021 will require our collective talents, creativity, and ideas to continue to adapt to COVID-19. To help fast-track your thinking, get insights from others, and share ideas, RTO8 is offering nine different Ideas Labs with speakers from 5 provinces, in February and March.
Destination Canada has released a new guide to help the travel industry to rebuild consumer confidence. The guide offers four simple themes that have risen to the top for small businesses to help restore and cultivate confidence within Canadian travellers by showing that safety is in everyone’s best interest.