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Headwaters Tourism to close operations Dec. 31, 2019.

Web posted on December 17, 2019

Headwaters Tourism has been pleased to provide tourism services for 25 years on behalf of our tourism businesses and municipal partners in Dufferin County, Caledon & Erin. Headwaters Tourism has become a leader in rural tourism development and has been recognized with multiple provincial and national awards for tourism marketing development and innovation. None of those achievements would have been possible without our fabulous Headwaters businesses, stakeholders and residents.

"Headwaters Tourism served the community very well for 25 years. The tourism landscape of the area has changed drastically over the years and it is time for a different approach." said Bill Gillam, Chair, Headwaters Tourism.

Each of our municipalities will continue to support local business efforts and Central Counties Tourism, our Regional Tourism Organization, will continue to market and service our region. We encourage stakeholders to connect with their area municipality and Central Counties Tourism.

The following are the key contacts moving forward:
 
Central Counties Tourism 
Emily Quinton, Field Manager
equinton@centralcounties.ca
905-940-9999 Extension 6
 
Town of Caledon 
Sharon Wilcox, Tourism & Culture Officer
sharon.wilcox@caledon.ca 
905-584-2272 Extension 4233
 
Dufferin County 
Darrell Keenie, Director, Planning, Economic Development and Culture & Museum of Dufferin
dkeenie@dufferincounty.ca
519-941-1114 or toll free 877-941-7787 Extension 4010
 
Town of Erin 
Robyn Mulder, Economic Development Officer
robyn.mulder@erin.ca 
519-855-4407 Extension 241
 
Town of Shelburne
Carol Maitland, EDC/Marketing Coordinator 
edc@shelburne.ca

"Tourism is a key contributor to our economy.  Each year more than 875K visitors come to Headwaters.  They spend over $68M annually, helping ensure the viability and sustainability of our rural communities." said Bill Gillam, Chair, Headwaters Tourism.

The many people that have been involved with Headwaters Tourism over the years have been proud to work with and support the amazing people and businesses in the Headwaters area.
 

Headwaters Tourism
246372 Hockley Road
Mono, ON L9W 6K4
Toll-free: 1-800-332-9744
Phone: 519-942-0314

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