For Immediate Release                    May 26, 2022 (Hastings, Ontario) – Through the support of the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, RTO8 is pleased to open Ontario’s first-ever Regional Tourism Organization (RTO) operated Visitor Information Centre. Regional Tourism Organization 8 (RTO8) held the official soft opening of the Kawarthas Northumberland Visitor Information Centre, located … Read more

FedDev Ontario / RTO8 Tourism Relief Fund

News ReleaseFor Immediate Release Government of Canada supports Kawarthas Norhumberland through the Tourism Relief Fund Regional Tourism Organization 8 (RTO8) to deliver $3 million in federal funding to support tourism businesses in Kawarthas Northumberland May 02, 2022 Hastings, Ontario Tourism is essential to the vitality of small businesses and communities in Kawarthas Northumblerland, with millions of … Read more

External Job Posting

Position Title: Student Travel Counsellor Location: Onsite at 9 Bridge St. N., Hastings, ON Type of Employment: Full Time Contract Duration: May 9th to August 14th, 2022 (possibility of extension) Hours of Work: 35 hours a week, including weekends Salary: $15/hr Job Posting Date: April 1st, 2022      Closing Date: April 22nd, 2022 About RTO8:Regional Tourism … Read more

TIAO Industry Newsletter – January 5th, 2017

Celebrate Ontario’s 150th Anniversary in 2017 (Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport)
Ontario is marking the occasion in a meaningful way by investing in initiatives and events that will leave a lasting legacy for people across the province.  Highlights include:

  • Winter Week, a celebration of 100 years of hockey in Toronto at various City of Toronto rinks (January 3-8)
  • National Canada Film Day 150, which will be the world’s largest  one-day film festival ever hosted, featuring free screenings of Canadian movies across the province (April 19, 2017)
  • Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize, youth fora to share ideas on building a brighter, stronger Ontario (September 13-October 3)
  • Invictus Games, an international multi-sport event for wounded soldiers (September 23-30)
  • EDIT – the Expo for Design Innovation + Technology, a 10-day international design festival that will explore how design and innovation can address global issues (September 28-October 8)

Read the full newsletter here.