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MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2020-05-26 DESTINATION NORTHERN ONTARIO LAUNCHES #DREAMON CAMPAIGN As demand for positive news skyrockets, “a place worth waiting for” campaign aims to deliver inspiring stories (Sault Ste. Marie) – As Northern Ontario’s tourism businesses are grappling with the global shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Destination Northern Ontario (DNO), announced the creation…

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Tourism Northern Ontario rebrands to Destination Northern Ontario Tourism Northern Ontario, an organization that leads economic growth in tourism for the north recently relaunched under their new brand, Destination Northern Ontario (DNO). The organization’s fresh title makes a confident statement about the region’s network of premier tourist attractions and aligns with the branding of counterparts,…

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Access to accommodations for travellers in the rural north could become more difficult to find due to a growing tourism industry and rising occupancy rates across the region. According to an article published by Destination Northern Ontario, rural occupancy rates and revenue generated for Northern Ontario accommodations have jumped 15 and 28 percent points year over…

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Visit almost any tourism operation in Northern Ontario during the summer and chances are you’ll receive service from one or more hard-working students. The seasonality of tourism in the North is a perfect complement to most academic schedules creating a win-win for businesses seeking interim, lower-wage labour and for students looking to earn income for…

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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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Destination Northern Ontario was pleased to participate in the recent inaugural Waterfront Tourism Summit hosted by Boating Ontario in conjunction with North America’s largest indoor boat show in Toronto. Boating contributes $4 billion to the provincial economy with $1.7 billion in annual boat purchases (new and used).  Ontario represents 39% of the boating industry in…

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TEN’s Fast Track to Success (FTS) Program provides personalized one-on-one coaching and recommendations for Northern Ontario tourism businesses. The Fast Track to Success Program can improve the quality of tourism operations, enhance the visitor experience and strengthen the bottom line. The FTS program is beneficial for many types of operations, including: Tourism operations that want…

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As Northern Ontario continues to dominate the Ontario snowmobile scene with consistent snow, low temperatures, high quality grooming and trail side hospitality, there are efforts underway to make it even better. The World’s Best Snowmobile Destination project began in 2015 as a collaborative way to firmly cement Northeastern Ontario as a leading snowmobile destination.  Destination Northern…

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