Tourism Excellence North (TEN)

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Updated February 2015

Over the course of the past 12 months our RTO has been working with RTO13, FedNor and Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM) in the development of a suite of training solutions applicable to a broad range of stakeholders, more specifically tourism operators.   The result “Tourism Excellence North” (TEN) (the development supported by RTO12 partnership funds) has been crafted to imitate a similar program led by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Adency (ACOA – FedNor of Northern Ontario) which has shown a decade of success and ROI.
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Tourism Marketing In Muskoka

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A Review of “Who Does What,” and Analysis of Overlap and Gaps in Activity

The Purpose of the Report was to identify opportunities to:

  • Articulate tourism stakeholder priorities
  • Identify service gaps and unnecessary overlaps in effort
  • Identify opportunities for streamlining and improved collaboration Continue reading

Ontario by Bike Workshop

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Are you interested in attracting more cycle tourists to your location? The Parry Sound Area Active Transportation Committee, Explorers’ Edge & the Ontario By Bike Network invite you to learn more at the upcoming Ontario by Bike workshop.
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TIAO Consultation Sessions


TIAO Consultations On the Status of the DIscovering Ontario Report (2009)

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At the request of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) has contracted a third party consultant to gather critical feedback on the status and effectiveness of the 4 Strategies and 20 Recommendations outlined in Discovering Ontario, the comprehensive Ontario Tourism Competitiveness Study introduced in February 2009. (The creation of the Regional Tourism Organization model for the province was one of 20 recommendations made in the report. (see 1.2)) Continue reading