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Tourism Northern Ontario is proud to announce the first annual call for nominations for their Industry Leader Awards to be presented at the Northern Ontario Tourism Summit. Tourism Northern Ontario Industry Leader Awards Award Categories Industry Leader – Marketing and Communications Industry Leader – Workforce Development and Training Industry Leader – Product Development Industry Leader…

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  Registration for the annual Northern Ontario Tourism Summit is now OPEN. Attendance is quickly rising, as is our excitement for this great event. This year, we have decided to streamline specific interest-based sessions. This will be done by designing distinct streams of learning that appeal to: rural operators; tourism professionals & executives; urban tourism businesses; hoteliers;…

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The Northern Ontario Tourism Summit is happy to offer attendees of the conference FREE shuttle service to and from their hotels at the beginning and end of each conference day. Shuttle service will also be available to all off-site attendees to Science North on Monday night and to the Caruso Club on Wednesday night. Shuttle…

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Good service is no longer good enough. In order to ensure long term profitability, customer loyalty and advocacy, you must be delivering a consistent experience that WOW’s your customer at every touch point from every employee.   Beyond good service, your customers want to feel engaged and valued every time they do business with you.…

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Ignite magazine is a fresh, new resource for people who plan and manage meetings, events, business travel, promotions and incentive programs.Their mission, in print and online, is to provide readers with information, inspiration, guidance and great ideas you can apply to your job today in your role as a motivator, organizer, buzz-maker, style-setter and all-around…

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Register by October 14th for your chance to win your registration for next year’s summit in Thunder Bay (minimum $149 value)! All attendees who register between September 12th and October 14th will be place in the draw. Winner will be announced at the Summit.   Make sure you’ve registered for the workshops and concurrent events…

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The 2016 Northern Ontario Tourism Summit is quickly approaching as the summit’s steering committee is working to wrap up all the final details. Excitement is building in Sudbury, as our host hotel, Holiday Inn sets the stage for the most exciting tourism event of the year. Make sure you’ve registered for the workshops and concurrent…

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Food tourism is any tourism experience in which one learns about, appreciates, and/or consumes food and drink that reflects the local, regional or national cuisine, heritage and culture. Traveling to a destination specifically for its food and beverage product is a relatively recent mainstream consumer trend that destinations have started to leverage. This breakout session…

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The Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre (NORMHC) is an incorporated non-profit organization focused on the preservation of historical artifacts that pay tribute to the heritage of northern Ontario and the history of the lumber, mining and railroading industries. NORMHC has generously sponsored in-part the Nature and Outdoor Tourism Ontario (NOTO) annual “Fun”raiser auction…

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We’ve been hard at work redesigning and rebuilding the Northern Ontario Tourism Summit website, and we’re finally done! The new website is mobile-friendly and much more immersive for a better user experience. We encourage you to click around the website and check it out.

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