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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Wayfinding Strategy to be a Key to Tourism Success in the North

By Sara Dekker July 23, 2020
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Despite all the GPS technology available to travellers, there’s nothing like wayfinding signage to assure you of your destination. Or that you’re heading in the correct direction. It can also provide a sense of security. And for residents, signage can instill a sense of pride in the community and sometimes even raise their awareness as…

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Trans Canada Trail Ontario (TCTO) First Strategic Plan is Released

By Sara Dekker March 20, 2020
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(TCTO) The Trans Canada Trail Ontario Strategic Plan is a new approach which will make the organization more inclusive, responsive, relevant and meaningful. TCTO will be more involved and engaging with the local communities by providing programs and projects that will have long term benefits. Create the best, most memorable and positive trail experience that is possible across…

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