In this month’s newsletter, we explore consumer brand perception and travel intention research conducted by Twenty31 Consulting, provide a link to the Tourism Economic Recovery Ministerial Task Force Report with 10 key recommendations, as well as information on Ontario moving into Step Two of the Roadmap to reopening.Download Newsletter
NEW Partnership Fund Program
Due to the cancellation of some projects in the 2020-2021 Partnership Fund, we are opening a second application window for funding. This application is specific and is designed to assist in promoting itinerary projects that include more than one tourism operator, through a social media marketing campaign. These funds will not be available for product or event development.
It's the must-attend tourism summit for South Eastern Ontario that you can be part of... online! Take a step back from your usual routine, and join us for a day of information and discoveries to help build a strong future for tourism.Download Newsletter
RTO 9, the leading strategic partner to sustainably develop and manage tourism in South Eastern Ontario has formally launched its Immediate Action Plan and Interim Strategy designed to support local destinations and SMEs rebuild tourism this summer and fall.
Developed with the advice of tourism management firm Twenty31 Consulting using a scenario-based framework, the Action Plan and Interim Strategy includes a number of specific initiatives including training, communications, itinerary development and, marketing.Download Newsletter
We have been busy these past couple of weeks with back-to-back webinars! We chatted with marketing and tourism experts on topics such as, Providing Traveller Value, Reputation Management, and Attracting Tourist Through Partnerships and Itineraries. Please feel free to pass these along to any colleagues who may be interested!Download Newsletter
Tourism Champions, Operators, & Local Business Owners; We Need Your Help
We're looking for locals to share with us their favourite places and things to do in South Eastern Ontario!Download Newsletter
The COVID-19 pandemic has been the most difficult challenge we have faced together. As we navigate through these uncertain times, we hope to provide content that not only answers your questions but inspires you to keep moving forward.Download Newsletter
In this newsletter, you will find information on Engaging Customers During COVID19, Stage 1 Of Framework To Re-Open Province as well as information on Future Skills Centre & OTEC Announce Rapid Response Project For Hard-Hit Tourism & Hospitality Workers.Download Newsletter
During this uncertain time, we at RTO9 are working hard to ensure the voice of Tourism in South Eastern Ontario is well communicated to our industry leaders and shareholders. Please listen to what our board Chair has to say.Download Nwsletter
Over the last few weeks, our most rewarding conversations have been with our DMO's, operators, and travel marketers! Stories and examples from others within this industry are incredibly valuable right now. Find out more.Download Newsletter
In this newsletter, you will find webinars on Pivoting Your Business To Serve the Covid-19 Economy, React. Rethink. Recover as well as information on Federal & Provincial government updates.Download Newsletter