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Tourism Northern Ontario reminds visitors that Northern Ontario is open for business.

Despite a busy forest fire season, Tourism Northern Ontario is reminding visitors that it is business as usual for tourism operators in Northern Ontario. Although the affected areas in Northeastern Ontario only make up for one percent of the region’s geography, tourism operators have noted challenges as a result of the perceived danger of the…

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An Update for the Northern Ontario Tourism Industry

Tourism Northern Ontario is reminding the industry of its importance as an economic driver in Northern Ontario. Our tourism economy in Northern Ontario is greater than that of five provinces (Manitoba, Saskatchewan and the Atlantic provinces) and the three territories. As an update to our industry, we have put together several quick facts: Northern Ontario welcomes…

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Tourism Northern Ontario Partnership Program yields outstanding results: Over $2 million dollars leveraged in 2017-18.

Tourism Northern Ontario with its partners at FedNor worked with eight communities to develop bilingual tourism wayfinding signage to help to ensure an enjoyable visitor experience. This is a three-year initiative that offers partners 2/3rds of the funding they need to undertake their wayfinding signage programs. This past year saw 185 new signs created and…

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Northern Ontario aims to go Global

Canada’s tourism industry continues to see strong growth as a favoured destination of overseas visitors.  Tourism Northern Ontario’s international initiative began with a training, sales and marketing strategy that sees working with Jonview Canada, the leading Canadian inbound operator, and lead sub-regional partners like Northeastern Ontario Tourism, Algoma Country, Tourism Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder…

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TEN Coordinator interviewed by CBC Radio

Karen Peacock represented Tourism Excellence North and Tourism Northern Ontario in a CBC radio interview earlier this month.   Tourism Excellence North was recently given an opportunity to speak with CBC radio. TEN’s coordinator, Karen Peacock, did an excellent job at representing TEN, and informing listeners about the program and upcoming workshops. Karen described the…

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Tourism Northern Ontario represents MTCS in Winnipeg

The Canada Games were in Winnipeg from July 28 – August 13, 2017.  This featured over 10,000 athletes and volunteers, over 8,000 room nights with an estimated economic impact of $153 million.  The Forks was the epicentre for the games, festival and activities.  This area featured a main stage (for bands), pavilions, vendor tents, food…

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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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