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City to recognize tourism excellence (4/03)

Tourism business excellence will be recognized by the City of Sault Ste. Marie's tourism wing with a special award presentation in May. Tourism Sault Ste.

Industry jogging along at steady growth rate (5/03)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Ken Turner admits he was a bit wet behind the ears when he bought the Woodland Echoes Resort in Magnetawan, one hour south of North Bay. Originally it was intended to be a lodge for fishing groups.

Tourism bookings hit all-time low for operator (8/03)

By ANDREW WAREING For many tourism operators in Timiskaming, 2003 started on a sour note and many in the industry claim business has just continued downhill from there.

SARS, Mad Cow, Canada Customs ... a toxic mix for tourism industry (7/03)

Tourism operators in northwestern Ontario are frustrated with the government's lack of ability to devise a consistent strategy on marketing the North.

Events place Sault in spotlight (4/03)

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW The City of Sault Ste. Marie has embarked on an aggressive campaign to establish itself as an internationally recognized tourist destination.

Marketing project boosts tourism numbers (7/03)

By ANDREW WAREING TIMMINS - The tourism industry in Timmins is going to benefit more from a new sense of co-operation than competition in Northern Ontario.

Waterfront plans part of sound tourism project (6/03)

By ANDREW WAREING It really takes an outside perspective to appreciate the changes that have happened in Parry Sound, says Parry Sound Mayor Ted Knight. "You hear people in town say that nothing seems to happen in Parry Sound," he says.

After 18 years, Churchills open for business

Catering to the palates and budgets of the business community, Churchills has introduced a fine-dining experience for conferences and meetings, without an extravagant price tag.

Retail developer awaits nod to proceed with expansion (2/03)

By SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW A 100,000-square-foot expansion at the Timmins Square is waiting for a green light from the municipality.

Small town aims to make its mark (2/03)

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW If they build it, tourists will come. This is the premise the Town of St. Charles is using to promote its Landmark Decision Contest.