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November 27, 2018

Executive Director November Recap

Good Day, This past weekend, my oldest had his last lacrosse tournament of the season down in Pennsylvania.  Trish and I decided to make a mini vacation out of it, so on early Friday morning we packed up the mini…
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November 20, 2018

Why You Should Use Social Media to Promote Your Business

In our hyper-connected world, using social media tools to promote your business cannot be understated. While at first it can feel overwhelming, taking the time to learn how to use social media to boost your visibility online can go a…
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Cillian Murphy, International Award-Winning Tourism Speaker
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May 18, 2018

Central Counties Tourism Symposiums a Success

Symposium 2018 was a success! 400 region businesses and stakeholders gathered to network, share ideas and learn. Stay tuned for our Symposium 2019 announcement. Its going to be BIG! Join us in early 2019 for one BIG (2 day event)…
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July 26, 2017

Extend Summer into Your Shoulder Season

It’s summer and business is booming! We all know this is the best time of the year to be a Central Counties business owner. However, the shoulder season will soon be upon us, and now is the time savvy business…
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June 28, 2017

Central Counties New Board Members

The Central Counties board welcomes new Directors, Kelly O’Brien, Galen Weston Centre for Food, Durham College; Angela Poletto, TRCA; and, Jeff Duncan, Councillor, Town of Erin. A special thank to departing board members Rob Kadlovski and Derek Edwards. Rob and…
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June 28, 2017

Congratulations to Member Spotlight Recipients

York Durham Heritage Railway, Town of East Gwillimbury, and the Alton Mill Arts Centre, were recognized for their work with community businesses, Central Counties and other tourism stakeholders. Picture: Left to right: Jordan Grant (Alton Mill Arts Centre), Lori Woodyatt…
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May 29, 2017

Tourism Week Interview – Chuck Thibeault, Executive Director

Markham, ON – When most people think of a tourist, the image that comes to mind includes Hawaiian shirts, fanny packs and socks and sandals. For many businesses within York Region, Durham Region and Headwaters Region, that is why tourism…
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May 29, 2017

Did You Know It’s Tourism Week? May 28 to June 3, 2017

Why is this important? Tourism impacts our community! Tourism is a pillar of Ontario’s economy; it supports healthy and prosperous communities, and is fundamental to our quality of life.
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April 24, 2017

Board of Directors Nominations. Deadline May 15,2017

Are you interested in building the tourism business community? Tourism positively impacts our communities in many ways! It continues to be one of the few growing and sustainable economic drivers. Central Counties is looking for big picture, strategic thinkers to…
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January 19, 2016

Central Counties B2C Brand is now York Durham Headwaters

For Immediate Release Our name has changed! Markham, ON -We want to make it easier for you to find us! Central Counties Tourism has changed its name to York Durham Headwaters! http://yorkdurhamheadwaters.ca Central Counties Tourism was established as a regional…
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