The ‘Fly & Explore Package’ from Explorers’ Edge for Domestic and International Guests

As announced early last week, Porter Airlines and RTO12 will be introducing summer seasonal service into the Muskoka Airport (YQA) for the summer of 2019! 

To compliment this service, the popular “Fuel & Fun Package” has been re-developed to incentivize domestic and international travelers to book a flight on the new Porter Airlines service to Muskoka during the 2019 flying season from June 27 to September 3, running Mondays and Thursdays (except on long holiday weekends, when the service will run Tuesday instead of Monday).  Continue reading

Meet the Directors: RTO12 Tourism Town Halls

RTO12 Board Nominations Committee Town Halls

Tourism business owners in the RTO12 catchment (Algonquin Park, the Almaguin Highlands, Loring-Restoule, Muskoka and Parry Sound) are invited to attend one of three upcoming ‘Town Halls’ across the region to meet with current RTO12 board members, to receive an update on RTO12 projects and the current 5-Year Regional Tourism Strategy, and to hear more about becoming a director on the RTO board.
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Explorers’ Edge Partners With Porter Airlines

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Porter Airlines opens Ontario’s Muskoka region to North American travellers with summer service

TORONTO / March 25, 2019 – Porter Airlines will be flying to Muskoka Airport with the introduction of 2019 summer service. Popular with outdoor enthusiasts, Muskoka has established itself among the world’s iconic summer retreats. Continue reading

Explorers’ Edge To Host First Annual Regional Tourism Summit This Fall

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Explorers’ Edge To Host First Annual Regional Tourism Summit This Fall – Workforce development to be a highlight of the September 20th event.

(September 4, 2018…Bracebridge, ON)…Explorers’ Edge (also known as RTO12) will host its first annual Regional Tourism Summit at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario on Thursday, September 20, 2018, announced Executive Director James Murphy. Continue reading

Explorers’ Edge Regional Tourism Summit

September 20, 2018 Post Summit Presentations and Materials


Join us for the regional tourism industry event of the year.  Gather with industry colleagues and tourism stakeholders for a day to network and learn about industry best practices.

 

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Parry Sound Is Open For Business This Summer Tourism Season

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Parry Sound Is Open For Business This Summer Tourism Season – Wildfire affecting Northern Ontario is nowhere near the coastal town or surrounding villages

PARRY SOUND, Ont. (August 7, 2018) – The “Parry Sound 33” wildfire that is burning in Northern Ontario is approximately 75 kilometres from the Town of Parry Sound and surrounding villages, posing no danger to tourists wanting to visit this charming spot on beautiful Georgian Bay, say local tourism officials. Continue reading

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

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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.
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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