Welcome to tourismtalk

tourismtalk is the industry website for Region 9 Regional Tourism Organization (RTO 9). RTO 9 uses tourismtalk to communicate with our industry stakeholders, including Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs), Destination Marketing Programs (DMPs), and tourism operators.

Partnership Funds Have Been Announced

The Great Waterway is pleased to announce they have awarded over $230,000.00 in Partnership Fund projects across the region. The following is a list of successful applicants: 1000 Islands Accommodation Partners 1000 Islands Playhouse 1000 … Learn More

Free Lockage Permits Now Available Online

Free Lockage in 2017 for all Parks Canada Canals!To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation, the Government of Canada has announced that lockage on all historic canals (Rideau Canal, Trent Severn Waterway and Quebec Canals) will be free. … Learn More

Treasure Island Marina Officially Opens April 1st

It is time to start thinking about your  plans for the Summer, your boat and all the great events that you are going to attend this year. Our slips are almost full and we are booking up for transient boaters as well.There are still plenty of slots … Learn More

About Us

RTO 9 is a regional tourism organization that is funded by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. RTO 9 actively promotes tourism for the region and works to support and grow the tourism industry through product development initiatives. Our mission is to ‘Develop results driven marketing and product initiatives to achieve the highest growth of tourism visitation revenues and investment amongst Ontario’s tourism regions.

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Get Promoted

Through working with RTO 9, your business will be promoted to over 350,000 annual visitors on our consumer website, and over 21,000 social media followers. By providing your business information, you will receive a free listing on our consumer website.

Be Tourism Ready

Submit your business profile for a free listing on RTO 9’s consumer website.

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The Great Waterway

  1. Bay of Quinte
  2. Prince Edward County
  3. Land O’Lakes
  4. Rideau Heritage Route
  1. Kingston 1000 Islands
  2. Gananoque 1000 Islands
  3. Brockville 1000 Islands
  4. Cornwall & The Counties

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Be Tourism Ready

Submit your business profile for a free listing on RTO 9’s consumer website.

Submit Your Business