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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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Just like you, we are passionate about exploring Northern Ontario. Please do your part now, so we can all continue to discover Northern Ontario soon. Please follow the advice of health authorities. We all have a role to play to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

For tourism industry news and updates about COVID-19, visit our COVID-19 resources page.

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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Festival and Events Ontario comes North! Want to come?

By Stephanie Pagnucco January 18, 2017
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Festival Events Ontario Conference is being held in Sault Ste. Marie on March 1-3. This is the first time in over a decade this conference will be held in Northern Ontario. Tourism Northern Ontario is committed to connecting Northern tourism stakeholders, operators and organizations with valuable networking and training opportunities. Furthermore, TNO understands the importance…

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And the award goes to…

By Stephanie Pagnucco November 24, 2016
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Congratulations to the Owen Sound Transportation Company on the 2016 Tourism Northern Ontario President’s Award. This award, which was presented to Kaleena Johnson at the TNO Gala last Wednesday night, is presented to an individual or organization who demonstrates exceptional support, innovation or development to the tourism industry in Northern Ontario. The Owen Sound Transportation…

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