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 leads in identified pan-northern management functions.

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Experience Fishing Continues to Reel in New Anglers and Operators

By Sara Dekker January 20, 2020
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With the success and growth achieved in its inaugural year, the Experience Fishing pilot program is off to a great start and is gearing up for an exciting second year working with even more operators and stakeholders to increase participation, attract new markets and increase guest stays in the region. Highlights from the 2019 season…

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Spark Program Finalists Pitch at 2019 Northern Ontario Tourism Summit in Timmins

By Sara Dekker January 20, 2020
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On November 19th in Timmins, the final pitch session for Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab’s Spark Program grant finalists was held at the Northern Ontario Tourism Summit. The five program finalists from Northeastern Ontario had a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style opportunity to pitch their new tourism idea in front of the judging panel and Summit attendees Three…

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