Tourism Strategy

The Ontario Governments goal is to make it easier for visitors to choose Ontario and enjoy the best of what our province has to offer. Until February 28, 2019, they will be engaging visitors, students and the tourism industry to build a strategy that will help to maximize the economic impact of Ontario’s $34 billion … Read more

Making The Case For Tourism

Making the Case For Tourism 2017-2018 Kawarthas Northumberland is now available


You will learn:

  • The vision and mission of this unique region
  • Average number of visitors and visitor spending
  • Impact of tourism on the region
  • 3 business  overview spotlights (Elmhirst’s Resort, Ste. Anne’s Spa and Happy Days Houseboats)

To pick up a brochure, please visit your local Chamber of Commerce or Economic Development/ Small Business Office.

If you would like to receive one by mail or a digital copy, email Julie at

Ignite Northern Edge Algonquin

Testimonial, “The experiential activities and reflective exercises that were a part of the Ignite Northern Edge Algonquin program were among the most well-planned and most effectively delivered teachings that I have had the privilege of participating in. Todd and his staff at Northern Edge Algonquin are not only gracious hosts of the highest caliber, they … Read more

Impact 32 Bobcaygeon

Testimonial, “Our partnership with RTO8 was key for the creation of our bike sharing station for tourists and new wayfinding signage project. Now visitors, including Lock 32 boaters, can readily see everything Bobcaygeon has to offer on our new signage and maps, and they have a fast and fun way to see all our town’s … Read more

Service Excellence Online

Service Excellence Online Course for Kawarthas Northumberland Tourism Partners We are pleased to offer Kawarthas Northumberland Tourism business owners and staff an opportunity to increase customer service skills through our “Service Excellence Dynamics”  Customer Service training for front-line tourism and hospitality professionals.  Participants can access this short (30-60 minutes) online-course anytime, anywhere. Customized for the Kawarthas Northumberland region, this interactive … Read more

TIAO Industry Newsletter

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