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Destination Northern Ontario is the largest of 13 Regional Tourism Organizations (RTOs) funded by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. We coordinate, align, and invest in sub-regional programs and leads in identified pan-northern management functions.

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Tourism Northern Ontario Partnership Program yields outstanding results: Over $2 million dollars leveraged in 2017-18.

By Destination Northern Ontario June 11, 2018
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Tourism Northern Ontario with its partners at FedNor worked with eight communities to develop bilingual tourism wayfinding signage to help to ensure an enjoyable visitor experience. This is a three-year initiative that offers partners 2/3rds of the funding they need to undertake their wayfinding signage programs. This past year saw 185 new signs created and…

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Growing Snowmobile Tourism in the North: Ending the 2017-18 season on a high note.

By Destination Northern Ontario May 16, 2018
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  Spring has arrived in Northern Ontario and the snow has finally melted off the trails. The lingering winter season conditions in the Northeast provided excellent riding opportunities well into April this year, attracting riders from all over to come north. Unfortunately, in Northwestern Ontario the snowmobile clubs, volunteers and riders were challenged with an…

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