Cycle Tourism Workshops

These three free workshops are open to everyone, but is of particular interest to accommodations, food services, attractions, breweries, wineries, business areas and cycling-related businesses and organizations interested in the development of cycle tourism in the region.
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Expression of Interest: Promotional Video Updates & Social Media Amplification


As an outcome of collaborative partnerships in the region the Town of Huntsville is partnering with the RTO to update promotional assets (video with accompanying clips) to highlight businesses in the sub-region.  The partnership will also support social media promotion of such videos and clips to raise awareness of the investment and business opportunities. Continue reading

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 9.30am • 10:00am – 12:00pm
Charles W Stockey Centre, Parry Sound, Ontario

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2017 CHANGES Fall Fuel and Fun


In RTO12’s 2017-2018 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 April-July, which resulted in 7500 international leads being added to our marketing database. Continue reading

Request For Proposal: Product Development Research and Strategy


Click Here for the Full PDF Request for Proposal: Product Development Research and Strategy

Explorers’ Edge (RTO12) is the regional tourism organization for Algonquin Park, the Almaguin Highlands, Loring-Restoule, Muskoka and Parry Sound funded by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport. With some of Canada’s most iconic natural landscapes within its borders, including those that inspired the Group of Seven painters, and recognized as one of the most popular travel destinations in the province, RTO12 promotes travel to the great Canadian wilderness just north of Toronto in all four spectacular seasons.
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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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