Building a strong tourism industry in the north.

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 SkillsNet North (TSNN) is a partnered initiative designed to identify specific workforce labour gaps, train up to 300 potential employees and match them with available job opportunities within Northern Ontario’s tourism sector.

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Tourism Northern Ontario looks forward to 2018

By Destination Northern Ontario January 18, 2018
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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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Catching Up With… A Conversation with Gerry Cariou, Executive Director, Sunset Country

By Destination Northern Ontario December 5, 2017
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  Fall is probably the busiest time for staff at numerous tourism organizations and businesses and Sunset Country is no exception. We caught up with Gerry Cariou to see what he and his team have been up to. TNO: The fall/winter season is the time when many travel organizations are finalizing their literature and making…

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