Tourism Business Indicators

About This Report
The report collates a variety of metrics and – taken together – provide a unique and up-tothe minute read on the state of the tourism industry in RTO 12. Tourism is a vital part of the region’s economy, and accounts for almost 10% of its GDP, and 13% of its total employment. This report is provided as a service to our operators and other stakeholders and is intended to give insight into the general health of the industry.
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Cycle Tourism Workshops

These three free workshops are open to everyone, but is of particular interest to accommodations, food services, attractions, breweries, wineries, business areas and cycling-related businesses and organizations interested in the development of cycle tourism in the region.
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Suite of Self Guided Mobile Tours

3 Amazing Cottage Country Tours on Your Phone or Tablet!

The signature suite of self-guided mobile tours from Explorers’ Edge are a handy way to explore what interests you in Ontario’s cottage country. With maps, GPS functionality, extensive details and regular blog postings, all the info you need to discover more of the great Canadian wilderness north of Toronto is right at your fingertips.
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Industry Partnership Content Marketing Sessions

The 2016-2017 marked the beginning of content marketing Partnerships between the RTO and various tourism businesses, events and stakeholders. These partnerships proved enormously successful and, at the Board’s direction and on overwhelming feedback from the Tourism Stakeholder Survey, we will be continuing to offer content marketing partnerships in the upcoming fiscal year. Continue reading