We are a few weeks into our Covid-19 response and we now better understand federal and provincial initiatives intended to help our industry (including today’s federal announcement to increase support for SMEs).
Our team has developed an organic content initiative entitled “Campfire Comfort: Tales from Cottage Country”, which will be posts to our domestic and international FB pages that are stories from our region, as told by RTO12 staff or regional tourism stakeholders.
AN URGENT PLEA TO ALL ELECTED MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS AND ADMINISTRATORS IN THE RTO12/EXPLORERS’ EDGE GEOGRAPHICAL CATCHMENT REGARDING IMMEDIATE SUPPORTIVE MEASURES FOR TOURISM SMEs IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
Ensuring lines of communication are open the RTO will host Wednesday webinars during the COVID-19 crisis.
Tourism businesses and stakeholders are encouraged to consider the following to keep up-to-date on the latest news and advocacy regarding Covid-19:
RTO12 – Follow @rto12news (James Murphy, Executive Director) and @rto12kate (Kate Monk, Senior Director, Strategy & Communications) for most up-to-date communications.
TO KEEP INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS INFORMED ON RTO12 EFFORTS TO SUPPORT SMEs during the Covid-19 crisis, we will now be holding weekly Wednesday webinars (1pm start) to update you on all work and advocacy-to-date. Please register for the weekly webinars HERE. Industry surveys will now be deployed on an as-needed basis.
RTO12’s Executive Director, James Murphy, is available for interviews and to answer media inquiries on an irregular basis due to the urgency of work being done by the RTO. If you would like to schedule an interview, please contact Kate Monk, Senior Director of Strategy & Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tourism Operator Inquiries
Senior staff welcomes direct outreach from tourism operators regarding the Covid-19 development.
Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on and updates from the Ontario Government on their management of the Covid-19 situation, click here: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus
For Government of Canada updates, click here: www.canada.ca/coronavirus
FOR ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ONGOING INTELLIGENCE, CLICK HERE.
Explorers’ Edge is very pleased to announce that the 2020 Regional Tourism Summit will take place on Monday, June 1, 2020 at Grandview Golf Course (a ClubLink property) in Huntsville, Muskoka.
On behalf of the Regional Tourism Organization 12 (RTO 12) Board of Directors, thank you for your interest in exploring the possibility of joining our Board. This information package and application form have been designed to give you a greater understanding of the role and responsibilities that fall to the Board, the commitment required of Board members, and help you determine if Board service is right for you.
For Immediate Release:
Huntsville, Muskoka Launches the ‘Winter Wonders Travel Package’
Travellers can get up to $150 CDN in free gas and spending vouchers for an incredible getaway
HUNTSVILLE, Ont. (January 22, 2020) – Anyone looking for a classic Canadian getaway will want to take advantage of the ‘Winter Wonders Travel Package’ that is now being offered by tourism businesses in Huntsville, Muskoka, Ontario.