Economic Developer Breakfast – 2015

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

5 Quick Courses for Tourism Operators

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The RTO does encourage you to complete the form as cancellations may occur. If so we will revisit that form and contact you.

If you have any questions please contact Executive Director James Murphy e-mail [email protected]

“The New Marketing in the Social Media Age”: 5 Quick Courses for Tourism Operators

The objective of this Quick Courses initiative is help small businesses owners harness the power of social media to drive bottom line results. This initiative will consist of five 1-hour “quick courses,” featuring insightful instruction from marketing expert Peter Coish, and everyday insights by Kate Monk, Director of Communications for RTO12, all of which is intended to empower tourism operators to engage in effective, up-to-date marketing programs.
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Muskoka Tourism Fall 2014 Update

Muskoka Tourism Launches Top 10 ‘Must-Do’ Fall Activities in Muskoka

As part of our Fall consumer ad campaign, we’ve released the TOP 10 FALL ACTIVITIES IN MUSKOKA. It features activities that can be enjoyed by all of our core customers and is part of a multifaceted pay per click campaign through Facebook and Google. Stay tuned for more updates throughout the season.
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Regional Tourism Organizations of Ontario

RTO Key Message RTO12 May 15 2014

For Immediate Release

Ontario’s Regional Tourism Organizations See Success in Building the Provincial Tourism Industry

(May 15, 2014…Toronto)…In 2010, after the publication of the Discovering Ontario Report, the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS) introduced the regional tourism organization model in Ontario in an effort to significantly build provincial competitiveness in the domestic and international markets, and to build stronger collaboration between multiple tourism stakeholders across the province. Continue reading