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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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Helping Operators & Communities Increase Visitor Appeal in 2018-19 

By Destination Northern Ontario March 13, 2018
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  Canadian tourism continues to grow at a faster rate than the global average. This pace is also true for Northern Ontario where we are home to a dynamic and diverse tourism industry that significantly contributes to our local economies. To meet the challenge of the changing marketplace Tourism Excellence North is offering core programming to raise…

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Tourism Northern Ontario Supports Travel Information Centre Signage

By Destination Northern Ontario March 2, 2018
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Recognizing the importance of our Northern Ontario Travel Information Centres (TICs) in providing valuable wayfinding and information services, Tourism Northern Ontario is working to have Canadian Tourism-Oriented Directional Signage (CTODS) signs installed to direct more visitors to our TICs.  This service would be provided free of charge for a three-year period to the Northern Ontario…

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