Congratulations to the Owen Sound Transportation Company on the 2016 Tourism Northern Ontario President’s Award. This award, which was presented to Kaleena Johnson at the TNO Gala last Wednesday night, is presented to an individual or organization who demonstrates exceptional support, innovation or development to the tourism industry in Northern Ontario. The Owen Sound Transportation Company developed an exceptional tourism product in the Chi-Cheemaun Ferry which runs from Tobermory to Manitoulin Island. Check out a short video on the development of this project below:

https://vimeo.com/140746538

Other award presentations included:

Frank Bastone (Ministry of Northern Development and Mines) – Tourism Northern Ontario Appreciation for Outstanding Contribution and Support of Tourism

Chris Milner (Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation) – Tourism Northern Ontario Appreciation for Outstanding Contribution and Support of Tourism

Ronald Holgerson (Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation) – Tourism Northern Ontario Appreciation for Outstanding Contribution and Support of Tourism

Pat Peterson (Bruce Bay Cottages) – Tourism Excellence North Appreciation Award

Carol Caputo (Algoma-Kinniwabi Travel Association) – Tourism Excellence North Appreciation award

Donna MacLeod (Northeastern Ontario Tourism) – Tourism Excellence North Appreciation

Paul Pepe (City of Thunder Bay) – Tourism Excellence North Appreciation Award

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2016 Tourism Northern Ontario Gala and Awards. Looking forward to seeing you next year.