THE HILLS OF HEADWATERS, YORK REGION AND REGION OF DURHAM, Aug. 24 /CNW/
- Representatives of tourism marketing agencies from across the newly
created tourism Zone 6 are working in concert with the Ontario Ministry
of Tourism and Culture to establish a new organization whose mandate
will be to provide collaborative direction to the region's tourism
marketing, investment and workforce development efforts.
Zone 6 Regional Tourism Organization (RTO) will serve the tourism
industry in the regions of The Hills of Headwaters (Dufferin County/Town
of Caledon/Town of Erin), York and Durham. The organization will be
financed by the Ministry, with initial funding in excess of $2 million
A transition team is overseeing the incorporation of a new
not-for-profit organization under a representative and industry led
board of directors. This process will be completed in September 2010.
Nominations for the Zone 6 RTO board, which will be comprised of 13
volunteer directors who will represent the region's key tourism sectors
and interests, are now being accepted.
Details about how the new board will be structured, the nomination
process, and much more information can be found on the transition web
site at href="http://www.rto6transition.ca/">www.rto6transition.ca.
Industry leaders and stakeholders are encouraged to come forward and
avail themselves of this opportunity to help further the interests of
tourism as a vital contributor to our regional and local economies.
SOURCE ZONE 6 REGIONAL TOURISM ORGANIZATION
For further information: For further information:
Zone 6 RTO Transition Team
Shirley Lui, RTO 6 Administrative Coordinator
(905) 830-4444 ex 1590