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.

Get Ready for Summer

As we move towards the summer season, many visitors are looking at our consumer website for activities and details about the region. We encourage you to check you’re your business listing on the consumer website to make sure its up to date. Need to make an … Learn More

Board of Directors Applications Are Now Open

The Great Waterway is a regional tourism organization (RTO 9) that was established in 2010 to promote and invest in tourism along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, from Prince Edward County in the West, up the Rideau Canal to the North and to the Quebec … Learn More

Canada 150 in Rockport

Rockport Cruises introduces its newest tour boat the “CANADA SPIRIT”. This 92 foot triple decker proudly displays the colours of our Canadian flag and is our way of showcasing what it truly means to be proud Canadians, announces Kathleen Allen, President and … Learn More

Glengarry Highland Games Release

Monday, May 29, 2017CELEBRATE WITH US AT OUR 70TH GAMESWERE YOU PART OF THE FIRST GAMES IN 1948?Nearly 10,000 people inundated Maxville for the first Glengarry Highland Games in 1948. The organizers had hoped for a few thousand in their attempt to … 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