Learning from past Tourism experiences in the Town of Caledon to build for the future

Businesses, Visitors – We want to hear from you!

In 2015, the Town of Caledon will be hosting the equestrian events for the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games at the Caledon Equestrian Park. The Town will attract significant international attention, which is expected to amplify Caledon’s profile as a competitive tourism destination.

The Town of Caledon has embarked on a Tourism Study, to maximize the opportunity the Pan Am Games brings, and the legacy they will leave. The Tourism Study will provide a plan to enhance and expand local tourism opportunities and experiences, and identify potential legacy opportunities from hosting the Pan Am Games. The plans that come from the study will support community vibrancy, local economic growth and resiliency. Sierra Planning Management along with partner the Tourism Company has been retained by the Town to develop the study.

We want to hear from you! If you are a tourism business or event operator in Caledon or a past visitor, please visit our website to participate in the online survey http://www.caledon.ca/en/business/tourism-study.asp. The comments gathered will assist identifying current needs, issues and priorities as it relates to developing tourism opportunities in Caledon.

The study was made possible by funding from The Province of Ontario through the Rural Economic Development (RED) program grant; the RED grant allows the Province to work with rural stakeholders to build strong, vibrant rural communities and regions. The study and findings are expected to be published in the fall of this year. Visit http://www.caledon.ca for updates.

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