New tourism initiative to seek industry input in eight-city tour.In an effort to develop a new five-year Northern Ontario Northern Ontario is the part of the province of Ontario which lies north of Lake Huron (including Georgian Bay), the French River and Lake Nipissing.
Northern Ontario has a land area of 802,000 km² (310,000 mi²) and constitutes 87% of the land area of Ontario, although it tourism marketing strategy, the Strategic Tourism Development and Marketing Partnership for Northern Ontario is conducting a series of tourism consultation sessions throughout the region.
With an eye on engaging the tourism industry in the development of a practical marketing strategy, sessions have been scheduled in Dryden, Kapuskasing, Parry Sound Parry Sound, town (1991 pop. 6,125), S Ont., Canada, on Parry Sound, an inlet of Georgian Bay of Lake Huron. It is an active port and the center of a popular vacation area. , North Bay, Timmins, Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie Sault Sainte Marie — pronounced "Soo Saint Marie" (IPA /su seɪnt məˈɹi/) — is the name of two cities on the Saint Marys River, which forms part of the boundary between the United States and Canada. and Thunder Bay between April 24 and May 4. Each of the sessions will run between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The partnership consists of the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC OTMPC Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (also seen at OTMP) ), Industry Canada-FedNor, and the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund is a division of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines in the Canadian province of Ontario, whose purpose is to provide funding and program support to foster economic development in the economically disadvantaged Northern Ontario region. Corporation.
The new strategy seeks to build on the previous OTMPC Northern Marketing Strategy to examine how the tourism industry is organized, and to analyze existing Northern Ontario tourism products from the consumer's perspective.
For exact dates or to register for a session, visit www.connexion-north.ca.