TNO is the largest of 13 Regional Tourism Organizations (RTOs) funded by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, stemming from recommendations in the 2009 report, Discovering Ontario: a report on the future of tourism.
TNO coordinates, aligns and invests in sub-regional programs and leads in identified pan-northern management functions.
Through coordination of marketing, product development, workforce and industry training and investment attraction with TNO works towards the ultimate goal of significantly increasing tourism revenues in Northern Ontario.
Tourism Northern Ontario is referred to as one region (region 13) with three sub-regions:
1. Northeastern Ontario (13A),
2. Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma (13B), and
3. Northwestern Ontario (13C).
To learn about how Ontario’s tourism industry is structured, and how Tourism Northern Ontario receives and provides funding, click here.