For Immediate Release
Ontario Travel SAVINGS- Celebrate Tourism Week June 1-7.
June 1, 2009…………North of Toronto. More than 30 members of Ontario Travel North of Toronto (400ELEVEN.COM) have created travel specials, travel deals, summer vacation discounts and free gift certificates to celebrate Tourism Week in Canada June 1-7, 2009. Heading into Canada’s Tourism week there is an air of optimism being echoed about the upcoming tourist season north of Toronto. See Ontario Tourism Week Specials
Marie Gage, owner of Willow Beach Cottages in Haliburton says, “People are booking closer to their dates of travel, meaning that there are still choice weeks available for those who are currently seeking summer accommodation. It’s a good time to firm up your summer plans.” Gage is offering a free four-hour boat rental with reservations.
Todd Lucier, owner of Northern Edge Algonquin says, “Our two for one train from Toronto offer is an excellent deal. $140 Return. Includes free shuttle to the nature retreat. Leave the car at home and take the train. Getting there is half the fun.”
Dianne Hounsome – General Manger at Bayview Wildwood Resort says, ““As we forecast ahead from June to October, we are encouraged to see a strong base of bookings that we can grow our business from. All we need now are Ontarians to realize that their best value for their vacation dollar is in their home province! Gas prices are lower than last year, the US dollar is more expensive and there are no border issues if they visit Ontario tourism properties this summer. Stay and Play in Ontario this year!”
Wolfgang Stichnothe, Innkeeper at The Inn at Christie’s Mill, in Port Severn says, “The Inn and Spa at Christies Mill proudly supports Tourism week. The Tourism Industry is very important to Ontario’s economy. To honour this week, we are offering a very special package to Thursday, June 4th. This package is for 2 persons and includes dinner and breakfast for 2 and starts as low as $ 159 plus Taxes. Call the Inn at 1 800 383 3976 and request the Tourism week special.”
Tourism Week encourages Canadian residents to experience the elements that have put Canada on the map as one of the most desirable places to visit and live. Jack Lynch from the Ontario Travel Centre at Highway 400 in Barrie says, “The Ministry of Tourism for the Province of Ontario is celebrating Tourism week and will be kicking off the celebrations on Tuesday June 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the Travel Centre in Barrie. The Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Monique Smith, will be on hand to address the industry.”
Links to Tourism Week specials from the members of 400ELEVEN.COM, Ontario Travel North of Toronto include golf, fishing, family getaways, cottage rentals, resort specials, and adventure getaways. See Ontario Tourism Week Specials
Tourism Week is a Tourism Industry Association of Canada http://www.tiac-aitc.ca/english/events_week_general.asp Initiative (TIAC). The TIAC website indicates the purpose of Tourism Week is to highlight the economic and social benefits of Tourism and to increase the awareness of the impact of Canada’s $74.9 billion tourism sector among the media, general public and governments at all levels.
400ELEVEN.COM is a specialty private sector marketing website with 200 members who feature information, getaways, packages, travel news, resort destination events for areas north, north east and north west of Toronto.