Come Wander with Ontario’s Highlands Tourism Organization

It’s no secret to anyone who lives, works, or has ever stepped foot in Ontario’s Highlands that this region is an incredible place to visit. Many of us believe this region to be one of the best kept secrets in the province and are eager to shout from the rooftops and promote everything we have to offer.

Ontario’s Highlands Tourism Organization (OHTO) collaborates with our partners in tourism to unite our industry, stay ahead of the curve with our best consumers and build momentum for becoming the most talked about region in Ontario.

If you are involved in the tourism industry in the Ontario’s Highlands region, you are eligible for OHTO membership (and it’s free!). Learn about the benefits of membership and come wander with us!

How Can We Help?

“As an OHTO member, I was eligible for financial support through the TRIP - Skills Development funding program. As a new business, this helped immensely with the support that I wouldn’t otherwise have afforded at this stage of development. This has resulted in feeling more confident, organized, and professional moving into the year ahead and having a clear understanding of where to focus my time and attention in order to be successful in my business endeavours.”

Courtney, OHTO Member

Wander Sustainably with OHTO

At OHTO, we work with our partners in tourism to support a responsible tourism approach that will actively engage our thriving industry and build a stronger, resilient future for our communities.

Learn more about our Responsible Tourism Approach

Community Alignment

An OHTO Success Story

Featuring member and regional success stories in Ontario's Highlands.

Meet the Board: Meghan James, Somewhere Inn Calabogie

After nearly a decade spent working in tourism, including nine years at the Pembroke Best Western, Meghan James has taken on virtually every job on the books. From restaurant manager to sales, marketing, events, community outreach, and public relations, Meghan has literally learned the industry from the ground up.

After making the move from the Best Western to Somewhere Inn Calabogie as their General Manager earlier this year, Meghan is also taking on her next new role in the industry, as an OHTO Board Member. The move to board member was the logical next step for Meghan, who seems to have found her calling in tourism.

“My goal has been to promote not just our property, but the Ottawa Valley area, and Ontario’s Highlands,” Meghan explained. “I feel like...