Tourism Connects

Learn on your own time- no travel required! Time is a precious commodity, yet we must continue to learn, adapt and adjust our tourism offerings as we emerge from the pandemic and set ourselves up for success for the future. 

To assist registered RTO8 stakeholders (tourism businesses, organizations, associations, and professionals located within Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough City or County and Northumberland County) expand their skills and prepare for 2022, will have collaborated with the Tourism Café Canada to provide free access to a suite of new online, bilingual courses until March 31, 2022.

Check out our new learning portal and register today. New courses will be released each month; factor in the current COVID-19 realities, and offer critical, tourism-specific insights to assist tourism businesses Each course ranges from 30 to 60 minute, includes a template or worksheet to assist you in applying the learning after the course. You can complete each e-course in one sitting or return at your leisure from anywhere and on any electronic device, 24/7.

  • Tap into Trends: 2021 / Exploitez les tendances: 2021  
  • Costing and Pricing / Calcul des couts et des prix  
  • Designing Memorable Travel / Concevoir des voyages mémorables  
  • Packaging Travel / Les voyages organisés
  • Piloting Experiences / Expériences de pilotage
  • Tap into Trends: 2022 / Exploitez les tendances: 2022

Watch our newsletter for updates. And, if there are other topics you’d like to see offered, please send an email to Brenda Wood, Executive Director for RTO8 ( Enjoy!

Tourism Connects

Visit our e-learning portal to learn more and register