Fuel & Fun Package offers international visitors big savings for travel in the wilderness north of Toronto this fall

­­­­­MEDIA RELEASE
For Immediate Distribution

Fuel & Fun Package offers international visitors big savings for travel in the wilderness north of Toronto this fall

BRACEBRIDGE, Ont. (August 7, 2018) – American travelers have another incentive to experience the Great Canadian Wilderness just a couple of hours outside Toronto this fall. Explorers’ Edge promotion includes $200 in gas, entertainment vouchers.
Continue reading

Workforce Development #eefrontline

Over the course of July and August,  2018 Explorers’ Edge staff will be out in the region interacting with front line staff, using the hashtag #eefrontline.

The goal is to gather e-mail addresses from staff so that in the fall our team can go back and solicit valuable information regarding their work experience in the region.  Going one step further, some front line staff will be invited back in the fall for an all-expense paid trip to enjoy the region and its tourism experiences as a tourist.  Continue reading

2018 International Fall Fuel and Fun

In RTO12’s 2018-2019 Business & Operation Plan (BOP) that was sanctioned by both the Explorers’ Edge Board of Directors and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, our organization set the new and significant objective of building international audiences for the entire region. This commenced with the successful “Share Your Canada 150” campaign in 2017 and has continued in 2018 with “The Great Canadian Wilderness” campaign.

Continue reading

2018 Annual General Meeting

The Board of Directors for RTO12 / Explorers’ Edge invites you to join them for the Explorers` Edge 2018 Annual General Meeting and year-end presentation by Executive Director James Murphy.

Thursday September 20, 2018
Doors open at 9.30am * 10.00am – 12.00pm
Rousseau Community Hall, 2 Victoria St W, Rosseau, ON

Continue reading

Tourism Business Indicators

About This Report
The report collates a variety of metrics and – taken together – provide a unique and up-tothe minute read on the state of the tourism industry in RTO 12. Tourism is a vital part of the region’s economy, and accounts for almost 10% of its GDP, and 13% of its total employment. This report is provided as a service to our operators and other stakeholders and is intended to give insight into the general health of the industry.
Continue reading

Expression of Interest: Sub-Regional Photography Projects

CLOSED

Click Here for the Full PDF Expression of Interest: Sub-Regional Photography Project

The Opportunity:

Starting in June 2018, RTO12 will commence marketing to international audiences by developing content pertaining to our five “Key Tourism Activities” that were identified in the organization’s Product Development Framework:

  • Being Lakeside (swimming, lazing on the dock, bonfires, etc)
  • Hiking
  • Paddling
  • Guided Nature Tours
  • Wildlife Viewing

RTO12 seeks to hire one or more photographers to capture images of these five Key Tourism Activities (showcasing humans interacting) in each of the 5 unique sub-regions: Algonquin Park, Almaguin, Loring-Restoule, Muskoka and Parry Sound. Continue reading