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

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.

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RTO12 Launches International Marketing Campaign to Build American Visitation

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RTO12 Launches International Marketing Campaign to Build American Visitation
The initiative will target travelers in four major cities.

     BRACEBRIDGE, Ont. (April 10, 2018) – Explorers’ Edge has developed a new international marketing initiative to attract Americans from four major urban centres and to also build a database of leads to target should commercial air service into the Muskoka Airport (YQA) become a reality in the next year, said Executive Director James Murphy today.
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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 9.30am • 10:00am – 12:00pm
Charles W Stockey Centre, Parry Sound, Ontario

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