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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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Waterfront Development at the Top of Lake Superior

By Destination Northern Ontario December 5, 2017
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Nipigon Makes Great Strides in Tourism Traditionally a “mill town”, Nipigon saw its economy changed when its major employer, a plywood mill, burned to the ground in the winter of 2007 leaving some 120 residents out of work. As a destination of choice for international anglers and hunters for over 100 years, and as the…

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Building on Brands: A Move Towards Greater Competitiveness

By Destination Northern Ontario December 5, 2017
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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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