RTO 9 News & Events

2018-19 Tourism Industry Partners Program: Applications Are Now Being Accepted

October 16, 2017
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Do you have a marketing campaign that is innovative, targets tourists from outside of Ontario and has strong potential to generate awareness, interest and tourism revenues? If so, the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation’s (...

Ontario Travel Online Packaging Opportunity: Winter Marketing Program

October 13, 2017
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Early in the season OTMPC’s 2017/18 winter marketing will inspire consumers to take an Ontario getaway and, well into the new year, to book an unforgettable experience with family, friends or just for themselves. Consumers will be able t...

Canada’s tourism ministers meet ahead of Canada-China Year of Tourism in 2018

October 5, 2017
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Federal, provincial and territorial ministers discuss working together to boost tourism and promote economic growthSeptember 29, 2017 – OttawaTourism directly or indirectly supports one in ten jobs in rural areas, small towns...

Le Boat Partners With The Great Waterway

October 5, 2017
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Introducing a unique experience to worldwide visitors, Le Boat is joining forces with The Great Waterway thus gaining access to the historic Rideau Canal in Canada.Effective from 2018, Le Boat will travel throughout The Great...

Join Us to Develop Workforce Development Solutions for the Tourism & Hospitality Industry!

September 18, 2017
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The Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), in partnership with the Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association (ORHMA) and a consortium of employment and training organizations, is pleased to be launching a series of consultation...

Do You Have a Great Photo You Think is Cover Worthy?

September 18, 2017
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FEO’s 2018 Festivals & Events in Ontario Guide Needs a Great Cover Photo. Do you have a photo you think is cover worthy? If your photo is chosen, we’ll give your festival or event a quarter page ad in the 2018-2019 Guide!Email ...

Celebrate Ontario 2018 Information Sessions

September 15, 2017
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Following the launch of the Celebrate Ontario 2018 program on September 7, 2017, this is a reminder that we are once again offering a series of online information sessions that will be delivered via webinar (using WebEx and teleconference)...

Kick Start Your Career Program – Employers Wanted

September 14, 2017
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Corporate Learning & Performance Improvement through St. Lawrence College is seeking employers that are willing to hire recent graduates in their field of study. The individual will obtain career-related work experience by providing em...

Ontario Travel Online Packages Opportunity: Fall Campaign

August 18, 2017
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OTMPC will continue the 'Where Am I?' campaign into the fall season, showcasing unexpected hidden gems and surprising experiences. The upcoming campaign encourages our primary target audience, couples travelling without children, to unear...

Google Trekkers Map Waterfront Trails

August 16, 2017
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CORNWALL, Ontario - In partnership with Google and the Great Waterway, two summer students will be embarking on a 22 km hike, capturing the beauty of the city’s waterfront trails.The new project, called Google Trekker, aims to give p...

Conclude your summer with a wee dram at Fort Wellington National Historic Site!

August 16, 2017
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Parks Canada invites you to raise a glass at Fort Wellington National Historic Site for Canada 150. Join in on a daily alcohol ration in a rare evening whisky seminar at the historic fort. While beer was common for British troops in Upper ...

OTMPC Annual Travel Information Services Conference

August 14, 2017
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It’s with great pleasure that the Ontario Travel Information Centre team announces the OTMPC Annual Travel Information Services Conference is now open for registration!DATE:  Oct 11 – Oct 13, 2017LOCATION: Caesars Windsor, 377...

Brockville & District Chamber of Commerce – Job Posting

August 1, 2017
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Tourism Information Services Coordinator Love Brockville and want to share it with the world? The Brockville & District Chamber of Commerce is looking for a full-time Information Services Coordinator for Brockville & 1000 Islands ...

You’re Invited to The Great Waterway AGM

July 21, 2017
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The Great Waterway cordially invites you to our AGM on September 8th at the Ambassador Hotel from 1 - 5 p.m. We are combining our annual general meeting with an afternoon of speakers, educational sessions and networking to support your bu...

Channeling New Opportunities From the RTO

July 17, 2017
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Summer is in full swing and our office has been buzzing with activity. Our team is very excited about new opportunities and changes that are happening in the region.Here are some of our highlights: On The Way Video Adventure In  Jul...

Proposed changes to Ontario’s Employment and Labour Laws

July 14, 2017
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Proposed changes to Ontario's Employment and Labour Laws can have impact for employers in our region. The Ontario government has announced its intention to introduce proposed legislation, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. The le...

Get Ready for Summer

June 20, 2017
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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 da...

Board of Directors Applications Are Now Open

June 19, 2017
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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 No...

Advertise Free on ontariotravel.net

June 19, 2017
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Ontariotravel.net is the official tourism consumer website for travel in Ontario, and reaches global consumers. It’s also the main source of information used by our 1-800-ONTARIO call centre, online chat agents and Ontario Travel Informa...

Partnership Funds Have Been Announced

April 21, 2017
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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 P...

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