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Rolling right along… A highlight on cycling product development in Northern Ontario

Tourism Northern Ontario (TNO) has made major strides in shifting from the creation of product development strategies into the implementation stages with the nine “best bet” products and experiences that include: angling, snowmobiling, nature and adventure, auto and RV touring, cycling, culture & heritage – Group of Seven, international, wayfinding and gateways and communities. With…

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Register now for a 2018 Tourism Excellence North Workshop!

Register Now for Tourism Excellence North (TEN) Workshops!   Register for Tourism Excellence North’s training offers being held this Spring 2018.  Read on for links to registration or go to www.tourismexcellencenorth.ca for more information.   Group Workshop Moving Tourism in Your Community from Ideas to Action, May 15 – 16, 2018 in Blind River, Ontario…

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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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Wayfinding Program Expands in Northern Ontario

FedNor announces additional funding for the program in Sault Ste. Marie The federal government announced  $390,000 to leverage the already existing Tourism Northern Ontario Wayfinding Program. Community partners and MTCS will be leveraging equal amounts bringing the entire campaign to $1.2 million. The program will help individual communities design, produce and install bilingual tourism wayfinding signs.…

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Tourism Northern Ontario looks forward to 2018

The board and staff at TNO are heading full speed into 2018 with a top priority on their minds: to make Northern Ontario a destination of choice by championing growth in the industry through strong communication and collaboration with partners. Everything Tourism Northern Ontario is involved with is deeply rooted in partnership. There has been…

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Building on Brands: A Move Towards Greater Competitiveness

To increase domestic and international tourists and tourism expenditures, Destination Ontario developed its new brand, “One Discovery Leads to Another.” Recognizing that every provincial region is unique, the brand brings together the diverse and dynamic tourism offerings across the province and the fun and ease by which tourists can explore it. The logo “Yours to…

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Northwest Ontario: Showcasing our Signature Experiences

Northwestern Ontario Has Lots of Signature Gems The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (now Destination Ontario) launched Ontario Signature Experiences (OSE) in 2014 to promote and market must-see travel experiences that will appeal to global target markets. The OSE program is designed to showcase the best and most unique tourism experiences in the province that…

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