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Borandeh

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September 24, 2020

Executive Director Recap September

Good Day, For as long as I can remember, I have always viewed the Tuesday after Labour Day as the start of the New Year – even more so than January 1.  Mainly, that is because it signals the beginning…
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August 31, 2020

Executive Director Recap August

Good Day, Last week Trish and I, along with Patch (our youngest) spent some time exploring Ontario as tourists in the world of COVID-19.  We rented a Jeep, took the top down and hit the road on Monday, not really…
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August 31, 2020

New Visitor Segmentation!

Since 2017, Central Counties has been collecting postal codes from its various stakeholders and different festivals/events, all to have a thorough understanding of its visitation to both to the stakeholders and the region. This detailed analysis has been done with…
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July 30, 2020

Executive Director Recap July

Good Day, Most of the communities within the boundaries of Central Counties have been in Stage 3 since July 24.  With that comes optimism for many whose businesses, or the businesses they support,  that have now  re-opened.  I am certainly…
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July 7, 2020

Executive Director Recap June

Shhhh.  Can you hear that?  I think that is Phase 3 coming down the tracks. Its arrival is highly anticipated but what is it really going to mean?  For much of the general public, it means there is light at the end…
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May 29, 2020

Executive Director Recap May

Tourism is the by-product of a vibrant community.  Sue, from our team, said that while the two of us were having a lively conversation a few weeks ago.  You see, tourism impact is calculated as a % of revenues, staffing, etc. of…
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January 22, 2020

Executive Director January Recap

Happy New Year! The people that work in our industry are caring, passionate individuals.  I have met very few in my many, many years that seem to be just punching the timeclock day in and day out.  I believe, that…
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December 25, 2019

Executive Director December Recap

Happy Holidays! I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you.  Thank you for providing us the great stories to tell potential visitors.  Thank you for working together to build destinations.  Thank you for continually supporting us – especially in…
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November 28, 2019

Getting Agri-Cultured about York Durham Headwaters at the 2019 Royal Winter Fair.

Meet us at the Royal! November 1-10, 2019. Since 1922, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been Canada’s premier showcase for excellence in the agricultural industry and this year, Central Counties Tourism, along with several other Regional Tourism Organizations in…
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November 28, 2019

Who were your Summer 2019 Visitors?

Summers are always a very busy time of the year for everyone - kids are out of school for two months, the weather is perfect for spending time outdoors, and tourists flock to Central Counties (CCT). This creates a busy…
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November 27, 2019

Executive Director November Recap

Good Day, Valentine Davies was a marketing genius.  Well, actually he was a writer.  Specifically, he wrote Miracle on 34th Street in 1947.  But, perhaps, because he was a writer and not a true marketer, he had a keen insight into what motivates…
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October 31, 2019

Executive Director October Recap

Good Day, I am excited.  Probably more excited and confident in the future of our amazing industry than I have been in a while.  This week was TIAO’s Annual Tourism Summit, which for me started with a meeting with our…
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