Industry News

Celebrate Ontario 2020 Webinar Information Session Deck
December 23, 2019

It’s that time of year again! Applications are now OPEN for Celebrate Ontario 2020 Grants.

Grey County Delegation at TIAO Summit
November 8, 2019

From October 29-30, 2019, 400+ delegates attended Ontario’s tourism event of the year right here in Grey County at the Blue Mountain Village Conference Centre.

Ontario Tourism Summit Contest Winners
September 15, 2019

Congratulations to The Grey Thornbury and The Rocklyn Inn Bed & Breakfast, the winners of our Ontario Tourism Summit social media contest! 

Influencers Shine Spotlight on Summer Adventure in Grey County
September 4, 2019

Grey County invited and toured 8 influencers into the region this summer.

Header TIAO Summit Contest
August 11, 2019

Calling all tourism champions! Grey County is offering you a chance to win $250 towards your registration to the province's tourism event of the year, the Ontario Tourism Summit. 

Tourism Matters In Grey
July 24, 2019

This summer Grey County took the opportunity to celebrate the operators, employees, suppliers, destination marketing organizations, sectors and others who contribute to our travel and tourism industry. The inaugural #TourismMattersinGrey campaign recognized not only the tremendous economic benefits this important industry brings to Grey County, but also the cultural and social contributions tourism delivers.

Experience Development 101 Workshop - Group Shot
June 29, 2019

Grey County Tourism recently partnered with RTO7 to deliver an Experience Development 101 workshop to businesses looking to turn their tourism activity and product offerings into more memorable, immersive and authentic experiences.

Industry Fam 2019 Grey Roots Museum and Archives
June 28, 2019

For two separate days this month Grey County hosted its annual summer familiarization tour, a guided tour of new tourism experiences on offer in our region this summer season.

Tourism Week 2019
May 30, 2019

How are you celebrating Tourism Week in Canada?

Brochure Swap
May 13, 2019

Grey County Tourism in partnership with Bruce County hosted the annual brochure swap at Cobble Beach Resort on May 8, 2019.   

T3 Accelerator
May 4, 2019

Owners of independently owned and operated tourism businesses in BruceGreySimcoe can now access support through the unique T3 Accelerator program.

TIAO Awards of Excellence
April 25, 2019

This October Grey County’s tourism industry will take centre stage when Ontario’s tourism industry convenes at the Blue Mountain Resort for Ontario Summit, October 28-30, 2019.

Tracie Bertrand Peterborough Tourism, Bryan Plumstead & Alison Theodore Grey County
April 18, 2019

Ontario’s tourism industry gathered in Peterborough last week for the 2nd Annual Rural Tourism Symposium, a 1 day event supported by Grey County Tourism.

Tourism Mini Conference 2019
March 28, 2019

Grey County Tourism was a proud partner with the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre for this month's Tourism Mini Conference. The conference's 3 keynote speakers presented on a wide variey of topics of importance to our tourism industry.

Outdoor Adventure Show
March 8, 2019

The Grey County Tourism Department has had a busy trade show season with each team member tackling a show this winter. Here is where we went and how much we handed out.

Group Shot
February 10, 2019

Close to 60 local tourism industry representatives braved the winter storm on January 30 to attend the first Let’s Talk Tourism seminar of 2019, hosted by Grey County tourism staff.

Tourism Metrics Workshop
November 30, 2018

On November 20th, Grey County led an industry group in a Tourism Metrics workshop.

Top Trends 2018 Presentation
May 29, 2018

Grey County Tourism recently hosted a tourism industry information session that offered local businesses important insight into the latest travel industry trends and how they relate to Grey County's tourism industry.

Elaine Xin in her Grey County branded clothing
March 27, 2018

Grey County Tourism hosted a session lead by TIAC's (Tourism Industry Assoc.

Destination Ontario Presentation
January 26, 2018

Destination Ontario recently spoke to local businesses in Grey County about all the partnership opportunities that the province offers/provides to tourism businesses.  Darlene Leskovar, our regional representative and team with Destination Ontario then walked all of the businesses through how to add their listings to

Festivals and Events Ontario Guide
October 26, 2017

Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) will be producing the 2018/2019 edition of the Festivals & Events in Ontario Guide in partnership with the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation

Alicia Whalen Presenting
October 25, 2017

Grey County Tourism hosted a successful social media session at the Town of the Blue Mountains Office on Tuesday, October 24. 

Mix 106.5 and Grey County Tourism
October 12, 2017

The Tourism Team toured ten local media throughout the County, providing for them the chance to appreciate what attractions and activities reside within their own backyard, all while introducing th

Grilled in Action Food Truck
June 19, 2017

Our Summer Familiarization Tours on June 7 and June 8 were filled with an abundance of networking, food truck goodness and lots of new experiences for many!  Below are photo highlights from the day

The Grey Bruce Brochure Swap
May 30, 2017

Grey County Tourism in partnership with Bruce County hosted their annual brochure swap at Blue Mountain Resort on May 10, 2017.

Liz Fleming Head Shot
March 31, 2017

Tourism held Make the Media Work for You with Liz Fleming at the Marsh Street Centre, March 14, 2017.

The Fam Tour Attendees at Walter's Falls
March 8, 2017

Grey County Tourism took 20 local businesses and DMO's out to experience Grey County winter activities on February 1, 2017, the day prior to the 'early spring' prediction.

Grey County Tourism Wins Ontario Tourism Award of Excellence 2016
February 21, 2017

Grey County was recognized among the Ontario tourism industry’s finest at the annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala on November 22 in Ottawa.

Dr Rumeet Billan's TEDx Talk Head Shot
February 21, 2017

Grey County Tourism hosted a speaking session at Heartwood Concert Hall in Owen Sound on February 16, 2017, presented by Dr. Rumeet Billan 'How to Lead Millennials'.

Grey County Tourism Wins Two Awards at the EDCO Conference
February 21, 2017

Toronto, Ontario – Grey County was recognized for tourism excellence on February 9 at the 60th annual Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) conference in downtow

Photo of a Spa
September 6, 2016

Grey County Tourism was featured on Huffington Posts website mid-May, showcasing and recommending spring things for ladies to partake in to ready themselves for spring.