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.
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.
Building on 80+ years of successful fall conferences for the outfitting sector, the Northern Ontario Tourism Summit was developed as a partnership event between Nature and Outdoor Tourism Ontario and Destination Northern Ontario to bring together tourism businesses, organizations and suppliers as well as all levels of government at a single event to find solutions to challenges facing the industry.
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International border crossings grew 12.3% in July 2016 compared to July 2015 reports Statistic Canada and Canadian Border Services. International border crossings were up 12.3% in July 2016 and were up 11.1% in Jan – Jul 2016 US border crossings were up 11.4% in July 2016 and were up 11.2% in Jan – Jul 2016…Read More
Tourism Northern Ontario is happy to announce the release of their 2016-17 Business Plan. The plan covers the strategic direction for the 2016-17 year, including what work has been and is being done in our four core pillars. The plan also offers an extensive regional overview, including key statistics and trends on tourism in region…Read More