Building a strong tourism industry in the north.

Destination Northern Ontario is the largest of 13 Regional Tourism Organizations (RTOs) funded by the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. We coordinate, align, and invest in sub-regional programs and lead in identified pan-northern management functions.

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Investing in Northern Ontario’s Tourism Industry

By Sara Dekker September 16, 2020
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Minister Lisa MacLeod, hit the road on a Northern Tour supporting tourism in Northern Ontario The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unforeseen and devastating impact on the Ontario tourism industry due to the resulting travel restrictions. In support of tourism in Northern Ontario, Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Cultural Industries, hit the…

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Destination Northern Ontario launches #DreamON campaign

By Sara Dekker July 24, 2020
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MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2020-05-26 DESTINATION NORTHERN ONTARIO LAUNCHES #DREAMON CAMPAIGN As demand for positive news skyrockets, “a place worth waiting for” campaign aims to deliver inspiring stories (Sault Ste. Marie) – As Northern Ontario’s tourism businesses are grappling with the global shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Destination Northern Ontario (DNO), announced the creation…

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