RTO9 is working with key stakeholders and partners within the Tourism Industry in the region to collectively market South Eastern Ontario as a top destination of choice for visitors to Ontario from the rest of Canada and the world.
View our 2019-2020 Marketing Plan
With over 1.5 million page views and 450 000 unique visitors in 2017, southeasternontario.ca has witnessed significant growth in overall website traffic and is excited for further growth throughout 2018. Consumers are more engaged and seek information about the vast array of experiences available in South Eastern Ontario.
RTO 9 will be sending monthly newsletters to our South Eastern Ontario consumer database, catering to over 20,000 email subscribers. RTO 9 will have opportunities for DMOs/DMPs and tourism partners to be involved.
Through the South Eastern Ontario social media channels, we have created a strong engagement with over 22,000 fans of our various channels and will continue to focus strongly on quality content.
Year over year increase in consumer traffic to thegreatwaterway.com (2016 vs. 2017). Website traffic to thegreatwaterway.com is expected to exceed 500 000 unique visitors in 2018.
Year over year increase in social media likes and followers (Feb 2016 vs. Feb 2017).
Planned increase in overall emails sent, email engagement opportunities and e-newsletter releases in 2018 vs. 2016.