Industry Resources

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Haliburton Highlands Economic Development

The latest news, trends & opportunities in the Haliburton Highlands…

Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce

Filled with business news, resources & government information…

Ontario Highlands Tourism Organization

Keep updated on the work OHTO does, latest tourism news, trends & opportunities…

Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

Includes the weekly TIAO Newsletter, and announcements for the Ontario Tourism Industry…

Destination Canada

Updates on all the latest happenings, including research results and insights, program highlights, & more.​..

Using the Library

Read through some of our approved strategies and action plans that outline our priorities and guide our economic and tourism development efforts. Or check out some of our workshops that we have hosted in the past.

Destination Management Plan

 An overarching 5-year framework to help optimize that economy year-round and provide greater benefits for all residents across the County… Read More

Workshops & Training Videos

Click here to view some of our Workshops & Training Sessions that we have hosted in the past…

Visitor Information Resources

Printable Brochures, Video Training & More….coming soon

Industry Marketing Partners

Ontario Highlands Tourism Organization (OHTO)

OHTO’s mandate is to build and support a competitive tourism region, known as Ontario’s Highlands, through marketing and product development.

Destination Ontario

Destination Ontario is the lead tourism marketing organization for Ontario, Canada. We market Ontario to travel consumers within the province, across Canada and around the world.

Culinary Tourism Alliance (CTA)

The CTA works with communities to grow food tourism by leveraging the history, heritage, and culture behind the food & drink that makes each destination unique.

Destination Canada

Destination Canada provides intelligence, tools and resources that help the Canadian tourism industry reach domestic and international markets.

Workforce Development Resources

Ontario Tourism Education Corporation

OTEC delivers award-winning skills training, consulting, research and insight – guiding workforce strategy and evidence-based investment.

Fleming Employment Services

Access free employment programs, candidates, and resources to hire the right person and grow your business.

Workforce Development Board

The WDB provide labour market information, coordinate employment and training services, and engage employer communities.

Tourism HR Canada

Tourism HR Canada facilitates, coordinates, and enables human resource development activities which support a globally competitive and sustainable industry and foster the development of a dynamic and resilient workforce.

Programs

Below are some of the programs that the MHH team endorse & encourage

Ride the Highlands

FREE – Ride the Highlands is a niche activity promotional program geared to the motorcycle enthusiast. Marketing efforts are directed at increasing engagement with the digital platforms associated with this product, including RidetheHighlands.ca.

Safe Travel Stamp

FREE – Allows travellers and other Travel & Tourism stakeholders to recognise destination around the world that have implemented health and hygiene protocols that are aligned with WTTC’s Global Safe Travels Protocols.

Cycle Friendly

FREE – For cyclists, the Ontario By Bike Network offers a variety of information on cycling in Ontario; inspiring visitors and residents to explore more by bike.

Feast ON

Recognizes businesses committed to sourcing & celebrating Ontario grown food and drink.

Scott Ovell

Director of Economic Development & Tourism
705-286-1333 x 230
sovell@haliburtoncounty.ca 

Tracie Bertrand

Tourism Manager
705-286-1333 x 241
tbertrand@haliburtoncounty.ca

Eric Casper

Tourism Assistant
705-286-1777
ecasper@haliburtoncounty.ca

Thom Lambert

Social Media Coordinator
tlambert@haliburtoncounty.ca

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