SAULT STE. MARIE: As the Novel Coronavirus continues to change the way all Canadians do business, Destination Northern Ontario (DNO) is preparing for recovery efforts for the Northern tourism industry. A series of webinars will begin the week of April 27th, 2020 and continue throughout the month of May. ADAPT 2020 – A Webinar Series for Tourism are intended to support Northern Ontario’s tourism businesses and communities through the challenges our industry faces considering COVID-19. The webinar series are outlined to provide resources, tools, action plans, strategies, and connections for both today and the future.
ADAPT 2020 Webinar Series, will include topics such as government support and cash flow considerations, staying connected with industry, employee retention, low cost ways to work on operations, succession matching, mental health, digital health, and business to business solutions (B2B). The series is part of Destination Northern Ontario’s Tourism Excellence North program. To view the full schedule and more information, please visit www.tourismexcellencenorth.ca.
“While many in Northern Ontario’s tourism industry are grappling with COVID-19 related changes, Destination Northern Ontario is determined to assist tourism operators, communities and destinations in adapting and persevering,” said Karen Peacock, Senior Training Coordinator, Destination Northern Ontario. “In collaboration with many experts in Tourism, Destination Northern Ontario has developed Adapt 2020 – A Webinar Series for Tourism through its successful Tourism Excellence North program. We look forward to being part of the solution through this digital online learning platform and encourage the industry to sign up for the series.”
Destination Northern Ontario is one of 13 not-for-profit regional tourism organizations funded by the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. We are the largest tourism region in geography, the second largest in expenditure and the only region that includes sub-regions.
Northern Ontario will be a unique and distinctive tourism destination wherein high-quality products and experiences resonate with consumers, entrepreneurship is valued, and tourism provides local, regional and global connections for the entire region. Destination Northern Ontario will take a leadership role to strategically guide and champion growth in Northern Ontario’s tourism industry, through strong communication, collaboration and partnerships with industry.
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