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

FUEL & FUN CHANGES FOR FALL 2017

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

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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National pride shines in contest to celebrate Canada’s 150th

National pride shines in contest to celebrate Canada’s 150th

#ShareYourCanada150 sparks outpouring of emotional memories from expats in UK, US

BRACEBRIDGE, Ont. (May 4, 2017) – An online contest to celebrate Canada’s upcoming 150th birthday while building a database of potential international visitors to Ontario’s cottage country has triggered a wave of national pride from expatriate Canadians who are pouring their hearts out from afar about why they love and miss home.
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2016 Annual General Meeting

The Board of Directors for RTO12 invites you to join them for the Explorers’ Edge 2016 Annual General Meeting and year-end presentation by Executive Director James Murphy.

AGM AGENDA – CLICK HERE

Wednesday, June 22
Doors open at 9.00am • 9:30am – 12:00pm
Hidden Valley Resort • Huntsville, Ontario

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12.30 pm – 2.00 pm BREAK OUT SESSIONS AND WORKING LUNCH (see below)

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Consultant’s report on potential for commercial air service into Muskoka Airport to be presented on June 23

Consultant’s report on potential for commercial air service into
Muskoka Airport to be presented on June 23

 BRACEBRIDGE, Ont.  (June 3, 2016) — Tourism stakeholders in Muskoka and surrounding areas will soon learn the findings of a report on what would be required to bring commercial air service into the local airport. Continue reading

Town of Parry Sound Visitor Information Centre Update

The Town of Parry Sound is preparing to open a Visitor Information Centre at the Stockey Centre.

Please click here to read more information from the Stockey Centre.

The Parry Sound Chamber will use the facility to promote its member businesses. Brochures will be displayed in an open and accessible area at the Stockey Centre, and will provide referrals to visitors and local residents upon request. Continue reading