TIAO Safe Travels Stamp
The specially designed stamp will allow travellers to recognize governments and companies around the world which have adopted health and hygiene global standardized protocols – so consumers can experience ‘Safe Travels’.
TEN's ADAPT 2020/2021 Webinar Series
Once you create a FREE user account with TEN you can view all recordings of the TEN ADAPT 2020/2021 Webinar Series and download all associated handouts and slide presentations. If you don't already have an account, click on 'Enroll Now' to create one.
Tourism SkillsNet North Program
In collaboration with Ontario Tourism Education Corporation, Destination Northern Ontario, Nature and Outdoor Tourism Ontario, District Social Services Administration Boards and Northern Ontario Workforce Planning Boards, Tourism SkillsNet North (TSNN) is designed to identify specific workforce labour gaps, train up to 300 potential employees and match them with available job opportunities within Northern Ontario’s tourism sector.
Qualified employers will be eligible for a 30% wage subsidy up to $3,000 per employee.
Building a Quality Regional Touring Route’ Best Practices Mission
The ‘Building a Quality Regional Touring Route’ Best Practices Mission (BPM) will showcase the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, a successful example of a fly/drive and independent touring route that attracts both long-haul group tours and individual travellers.
This BPM will provide you with the practical knowledge and inspiration you need to further develop your community’s touring route, partner with neighboring communities and municipalities and grow your share of the touring route market. BPMs are one of the best ways to be inspired and to learn.
Ontario Providing Supports for Small Businesses, Workers and Families
Province’s plan includes $10,000 grant for eligible small businesses and additional electricity-rate relief. Click to learn more.
Building Inclusive Tourism: Monthly Webinar Series
This monthly webinar series will provide the tourism industry with education, information, and resources on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).
These lunch-and-learn sessions will occur on the second or third Wednesday of each month in 2022. Each session will be produced and lead by a recognized expert providing thought leadership in the field of DEI.
Government extends loan forgiveness repayment deadline for the Canada Emergency Business Account
January 12, 2022 - Ottawa, Ontario - Department of Finance Canada
Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, announced that the repayment deadline for CEBA loans to qualify for partial loan forgiveness is being extended from December 31, 2022, to December 31, 2023, for all eligible borrowers in good standing.
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Government launches budget consultations to hear from Canadians
As the world emerges from COVID-19, the government’s focus is on jobs and growth.
Pre-budget consultations are a way for Canadians from across the country to share their ideas and priorities.
Join the conversation by answering our questionnaire or by uploading a submission.
Destination Ontario Presents: Know Your Target Audiences by Tourism Product, Sessions 1 & 2
Destination Ontario and Environics Analytics analyzed 16 Ontario tourism product categories to understand the types of domestic (Ontario) consumers that frequent these different experiences across the province. Over two sessions, we will share these findings to better equip tourism businesses/operators to plan and target current and potential new, local and non-local audiences.
Join one or both sessions (by separate registrations) as Larry Filler, Senior Vice President and Practice Leader, Environics Analytics, delivers the results. Due to the depth of content, each session will focus on eight (8) product categories. Learn how to
1. Target the right audience with the right tourism products and experiences.
2. Identify the right platforms and advertising channels to reach that audience.
3. Understand the unique attributes of potential high-value audiences.
Tourism Excellence North (TEN) strategically guides investment into tourism development holistically over the long term. TEN is aligned to support priorities for tourism development in Northern Ontario, specifically those of Destination Northern Ontario (DNO).Learn More