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Shedding a new light on Northern Ontario: Tourism Northern Ontario hosts breakfast at RVC, Calgary

Working closely with Jonview Canada, OTMPC, Farrell + Partners and overseas representatives and contacts, Tourism Northern Ontario built an overseas team to represent the region at RVC2017 in Calgary. TNO hosted a fully attended informational breakfast for European buyers at the Palliser Hotel in Calgary.  There wasn’t an empty seat in the house, and the…

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TNO Board of Directors and Management Staff meet in Sault Ste. Marie

Halfway through the calendar year, the Tourism Northern Ontario Board of Directors travelled to Sault Ste. Marie to meet with each other and senior staff. Among regular business, the Board discussed new marketing planning and provincial alignment, Tourism Excellence North progress, a new corporate communications strategy and updates on partnership initiatives. The Board also heard…

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Press Release: Canadian Canoe Culture (January 31, 2017) Press Release: TEN BMP (December 4, 2016) Press Release: Tourism Excellence North (October 25, 2016) CRGL: Current Article (March 18, 2016) Press Release: NW Food Forum (January 11, 2016) Press Release: TEN (January 2, 2016) Press Release: Marketing Strategy (2016) Press Release: TIAO finalists (October 19, 2015)…

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TNO partners with Fort Frances Visitor Information Centre

A partnership between Tourism Northern Ontario and the Town of Fort Frances will help the town to keep its Visitor Information Centre, located near a busy border crossing, operational for this tourist season.  Closed by the Province of Ontario in 2012, the centre has operated under a lease agreement between the town and the Province…

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TNO looks to expand Experience Fishing across the North

Aligned with provincial and federal priorities to support and foster growth within Northern Ontario’s tourism sector, Tourism Northern Ontario’s Experience Fishing program is aimed at increasing visitation from emerging markets to angling tourism operations in the French River area. The program has been developed to support operator capacity, develop and enhance product offerings and access…

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Developing the Lake Superior North Shore Tourism Strategy

Dean Main, Community Development Supervisor for the Township of Terrace Bay, has long been an advocate for a tourism strategy for Lake Superior’s North shore communities.  With the process now finally underway, Main can see the tourism potential of the region growing by leaps and bounds. “I’m more optimistic about our tourism industry here on…

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