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Festival and Events Ontario comes North! Want to come?

Festival Events Ontario Conference is being held in Sault Ste. Marie on March 1-3. This is the first time in over a decade this conference will be held in Northern Ontario. Tourism Northern Ontario is committed to connecting Northern tourism stakeholders, operators and organizations with valuable networking and training opportunities. Furthermore, TNO understands the importance…

And the award goes to…

Congratulations to the Owen Sound Transportation Company on the 2016 Tourism Northern Ontario President’s Award. This award, which was presented to Kaleena Johnson at the TNO Gala last Wednesday night, is presented to an individual or organization who demonstrates exceptional support, innovation or development to the tourism industry in Northern Ontario. The Owen Sound Transportation…

The new Strategic Framework for Tourism in Ontario is here.

Congratulations to the Honourable Minister McMahon and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport  on this morning’s release of the Strategic Framework for Tourism in Ontario. Tourism Northern Ontario will continue its collaborative efforts within the framework to support tourism development in the region. We were honoured to be mentioned in the framework in Building…

Attend the Northern Ontario Tourism Summit and receive EDAC Credits!

Get EDAC accreditation points at the Northern Ontario Tourism Summit! EDAC will offer 2 Points to EDAC/EDCO members pursuing the EC.D accreditation. Basic criteria; must attend the summit and the PD Symposium. Register at www.northernontariotourismsummit.ca Learn more about the Economic Developers Association of Canada here.

Canadian Border Crossings Up

International border crossings grew 12.3% in July 2016 compared to July 2015 reports Statistic Canada and Canadian Border Services. International border crossings were up 12.3% in July 2016 and were up 11.1% in Jan – Jul 2016 US border crossings were up 11.4% in July 2016 and were up 11.2% in Jan – Jul 2016…

The 2016-17 Business Plan has arrived!

Tourism Northern Ontario is happy to announce the release of their 2016-17 Business Plan. The plan covers the strategic direction for the 2016-17 year, including what work has been and is being done in our four core pillars. The plan also offers an extensive regional overview, including key statistics and trends on tourism in region…

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Welcome to the brand new Tourism Northern Ontario website

We’ve been hard at work redesigning and rebuilding the Tourism Northern Ontario website, and we’re finally done! The new website is mobile-friendly much more immersive for a better user experience. We encourage you to click around the website and check it out.