2017 Call for Nominations

RTO12 is seeking Directors to fill positions on our Board, in particular those who can support the organization’s movement towards attracting international audiences and our significant work in developing the new 3-Year Destination Development Plan. This requires possessing a commitment to and vision for pan-regional development.

If you are interested in joining the RTO12 Board of Directors – an innovative and results-driven tourism organization – please fill out the application and provide all information requested.

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2017 Annual General Meeting

The Board of Directors for RTO12 / Explorers’ Edge invites you to join them for the Explorers’ Edge 2017 Annual General Meeting and year-end presentation by Executive Director James Murphy.

Tuesday September 12, 2017
Doors open at 9.00am • 9:30am – 12:00pm
Charles W Stockey Centre, Parry Sound, Ontario

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Suite of Self Guided Mobile Tours

3 Amazing Cottage Country Tours on Your Phone or Tablet!

The signature suite of self-guided mobile tours from Explorers’ Edge are a handy way to explore what interests you in Ontario’s cottage country. With maps, GPS functionality, extensive details and regular blog postings, all the info you need to discover more of the great Canadian wilderness north of Toronto is right at your fingertips.
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National pride shines in contest to celebrate Canada’s 150th

National pride shines in contest to celebrate Canada’s 150th

#ShareYourCanada150 sparks outpouring of emotional memories from expats in UK, US

BRACEBRIDGE, Ont. (May 4, 2017) – An online contest to celebrate Canada’s upcoming 150th birthday while building a database of potential international visitors to Ontario’s cottage country has triggered a wave of national pride from expatriate Canadians who are pouring their hearts out from afar about why they love and miss home.
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Industry Partnership Content Marketing Sessions

The 2016-2017 marked the beginning of content marketing Partnerships between the RTO and various tourism businesses, events and stakeholders. These partnerships proved enormously successful and, at the Board’s direction and on overwhelming feedback from the Tourism Stakeholder Survey, we will be continuing to offer content marketing partnerships in the upcoming fiscal year. Continue reading