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Borandeh

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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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October 31, 2019

Find Out Where Your Visitors Come From

How well do you know your visitors? Where do they live and are you marketing to the right areas to attract more visitors to your business and region?  To better understand your customers, Central Counties (CCT) strongly recommends collecting their…
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September 26, 2019

Executive Director September Recap

Good Day, I am not sure why it still amazes me when I learn great business lessons in everyday life.  Last week’s reminder came as we were planning my mom’s Celebration of Life.  She passed away last Wednesday and, while…
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August 29, 2019

Executive Director August Recap

Good Day, For my Nanny’s 80th birthday – 20 years ago – she asked the family to buy her a computer.  I would argue that in 1999, most 80 year-olds were wondering where the Windows were on computers, why people…
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July 24, 2019

Proof is in the Distance Decay

Last fiscal year was our first year using Environics Analytics to analyze postal codes and we collected 98,065 of them from our amazing stakeholders. From that data, those businesses now have a better understanding of their visitors and as a…
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July 24, 2019

Executive Director July Recap

Good Day, My grandmother turned 100 years old last month.  Nanny, as she is affectionately called by family and close friends, celebrated the day with around 200 of her closest friends.  She has been an inspiration to me for as…
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June 28, 2019

Executive Director June Recap

Good Day, Eight weeks ago, I was at my parents’ house in St. Catharines thinking that my mom had days to live.  We knew it was coming.  Last June, she had let us know that her pancreatic cancer had returned. …
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