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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 lead in identified pan-northern management functions.

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Tourism Excellence North Launches New Online Self-Assessment Tools

By Sara Dekker March 13, 2020
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Destination Northern Ontario’s (DNO), Tourism Excellence North (TEN) program is excited to announce the launch of the new FREE online Self-Assessment Tools! The Self-Assessment Tools are hosted on the TEN website and can be used at any time by anyone – such as tourism business operators, communities, organizations and destinations. New TEN Self-Assessment Tools Angling Tourism Self-Assessment ToolAuto…

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Ontario Waterfront Tourism Summit – January 23rd, 2020

By Sara Dekker March 10, 2020
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Destination Northern Ontario was pleased to participate in the recent inaugural Waterfront Tourism Summit hosted by Boating Ontario in conjunction with North America’s largest indoor boat show in Toronto. Boating contributes $4 billion to the provincial economy with $1.7 billion in annual boat purchases (new and used).  Ontario represents 39% of the boating industry in…

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