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Central Counties Tourism

Woman
Media Room
August 23, 2021

ED Corner – September 2021

This month, I was going to write about the importance of knowing your guest and the amazing resources that Central Counties Tourism can provide your business, your street or your community to drive more visitors and put money in your…
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Selfie
Featured Articles
August 13, 2021

How to Work with Influencers and Content Creators

As a regional tourism organization, a big part of our mandate is to market the regions of York, Durham, and Headwaters to consumers outside of Central Counties to entice them to visit the region. One way we do this is…
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Leaksdale Church
Featured Articles
August 13, 2021

Expanding Your Customer Base for the Long Term

As the tourism industry continues to recover from the pandemic, cultivating new and repeat customers is a daunting challenge with short, mid, and long-term implications. At the root of any sale is having a product, service or experience that delivers…
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Orangeville Farmers Market
Media Room
July 5, 2021

ED Corner – July 2021

Good Day, I believe the revolution has started. More than 130 of you, our tourism businesses and supporters, registered to take part in our Annual General Meeting and update. That is a critical mass in my opinion. 130 passionate individuals doing…
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Ramada Inn Jacksons Point
Featured Articles
July 5, 2021

The Numbers Look Promising for Central Counties Tourism (RTO6) with Consistent Travel

Key Takeaways: As restrictions ease, there is good opportunity to extend overnight visitation in the region Weekly Overnight Visits in Ontario are trending up RTO6’s overnight visitation is more consistent than the rest of Ontario RTO6 has the potential to…
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Westben campfire
Featured Articles
May 27, 2021

Attracting Small Groups Through Adapting Your Offer

COVID-19 demanded businesses large and small, niche and mass market, urban and rural, to rethink their visitor experience, product offers, physical and emotional guest interactions, safety requirements, price point, and business models to survive the present and thrive in the…
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Hand and Water
Media Room
May 26, 2021

ED Corner – June 2020

Eleven days after being put on a ventilator because of COVID-19, I received a call from my friend’s wife saying that he had recovered enough to breathe on his own. It was at that moment, as I burst into tears,…
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Chair
Media Room
April 22, 2021

E.D Corner May 2021

There are no two ways about it; COVID sucks. For tourism businesses, including my own, being closed for more than a year sucks. The constant starts and stops, ups and downs, sucks. The never-ending barrage of bad, scary news, sucks. …
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