Regional Ambassador Training

We’re looking for front line staff and operators from your business who are passionate about living in Kawarthas Northumberland and want to share that enthusiasm with visitors. 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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Butter Tart Tour Industry Meeting

Join us in celebrating Canada’s 150th and create a “Canadiana” Flavour Butter Tart for our collection. The new flavours and locations will be featured throughout the year through our marketing, social media and website! Meet other bakers and find out more about our Butter Tart Tour plans for this year. We’ll cover: – The 150th Canadiana … Read more

TIAO Newsletter | March 8th, 2017

Read the TIAO Newsletter from March 8th, 2017.

Province Provides $203,206 for Indigenous Business Initiatives (Northern Ontario Business)
Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek will receive $100,000 for a mixed-use highway commercial development plan, which includes identifying businesses and services best suited for the geographical area.

Eabametoong First Nation will receive $36,952, which will be applied to train and build capacity for entrepreneurs in the cultural tourism sector. Read more.

February 22nd, 2017 | Video Workshop

Video Workshop Thursday, February 22nd, 2017  |  9:30am – 12:30pm At the Holiday Inn, Peterborough: 150 George Street, Peterborough, ON, K9J2G5 Limited Seats – Currently taking a waitlist. Call Sarah for more information: 705-874-8505 x. 102 Do you feel your organization isn’t doing everything it could to reach its potential audience? In this introductory session, let … Read more

June 6th | OntarioTravel.Net Hands-On Workshop

OntarioTravel.Net Hands-On Workshop Tuesday, June 6th, 2017  |  Two Sessions 9:30am & 11am At the Elmhirst’s Resort : 1045 Settlers Line, in Keene. Seats are limited! You are invited to attend a Tourism Partner Training Session with Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC). is the official tourism consumer website for travel in Ontario, and reaches millions of global consumers … Read more

Press Release: Trail Towns Workshop 2017 Community Incentive Award Winners Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Trail Towns Workshop 2017 Community Incentive Award Winners Announced February 1, 2017 (Peterborough, ON)–Kawarthas Northumberland is pleased to announce the winning entries to the Trail Towns Workshop 2017 Community Incentive Award submissions. Not-for-profit organizations were invited to submit projects aimed at pursuing trail town related experiential tourism development initiatives associated with the … Read more

Press Release: Kawarthas Northumberland and Days Inn & Suites Lindsay Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kawarthas Northumberland and Days Inn & Suites Lindsay Announce Partnership for Kawartha Trans Canada Trail Sponsorship January 30, 2017 (Peterborough ON) – Through the 2016-17 Partnership Allocation Program, Kawarthas Northumberland (Regional Tourism Organization 8) and Days Inn & Suites Lindsay have partnered to provide a “Love Your Trail Sponsorship” to the Kawartha Trans … Read more