Along with the Fall 2016 Fuel & Fun program, Explorers’ Edge also dispersed a Visitor Exit Survey to gain feedback to gain feedback on the program as well as participants overall experience in the region.
Tanya Milan, Project Manager, with JackRabbit Systems will be hosting an “AMA” Ask Me Anything session on the JackRabbit referral system that is hosted on the Explorers’ Edge website.
The upcoming Ontario Fall Weekends campaign encourages our primary target audience, couples travelling without children from Ontario and the U.S. (New York, Pennsylvania and Michigan), to unearth their passions and go beyond the known, to be stimulated by Ontario’s local stories of unexpected hidden gems. The campaign launches early in September and will run through to mid-November 2016.
Online travel packages that align with the campaign’s theme and support the editorial content will not only Continue reading
In October 2015, Regional Tourism Organization 12 (Explorers’ Edge) in partnership with the Town of Parry Sound, Carling Township, the Township of McDougall, Seguin Township, the Township of McKellar and the Township of The Archipelago embarked on an exercise to gain an understanding of the current roles of various tourism stakeholder organizations in the Parry Sound Area and clarify the best future direction.
Please see the following memo and overview of program review results regarding the Tourism Oriented Directional Signing (TODS) program.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday June 2, 2015
9.30am to 12.00pm
Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre
275 Steamship Bay Rd, Gravenhurst, ON Continue reading
Position of Director, Board of Directors Regional Tourism Organization 12 (RTO12)
The deadline for nominations and applications to fill vacancies on our Board of Directors is April 16, 2015.
RTO12 is seeking volunteers to sit on the Board of Directors and contribute to the development and supervision of its strategic vision and support the tourism interests of Algonquin Park, Almaguin Highlands, Muskoka and Parry Sound. The Board of Directors invites volunteers who have a commitment to regional tourism efforts, a knowledge of and passion for the tourism industry, and an interest in becoming an active participant in RTO12 matters.
A priority for Explorers’ Edge product development is the motorsports initiative, “Ride The Edge,” which promotes motorcycling, snowmobiling and ATVing across the region.
Working with motorsports content consultants, Phase I of this initiative involved developing distinct content and suggested routes to include for promotion of all three sports, and to position our region as a motorsports touring destination. (Click here to review online content, photos and videos pertaining to each sport.)
The RTO will be hosting a Regional Economic Developer breakfast on Thursday April 30, 2015 at the Rotary Centre for Youth. The session is open to all stakeholders in the Region of of Explorers’ Edge.
As a guest speaker to compliment the morning breakfast the RTO has invited Mr. George Borovilos who currently the A/Assistant Deputy Minister, Economic Development Division with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Past President with the Economic Developers Council of Ontario and the current President of the North American Agricultural Marketing Officials to attend the meeting and speak to our stakeholders. Continue reading