Posts Tagged ‘tourism’

  • Positive focus

    Jul 17, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    This week, The Chatham Voice is celebrating all things Chatham-Kent. As you read through our pages, we look back at the last year of festivals, special events, business announcements and expansions, cultural celebrations and more, and look forward to more...

  • Busy, busy, busy C-K

    Jul 17, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Shannon Paiva encourages everyone to take the time to stop and smell the roses…or just look around and see all that Chatham-Kent has to offer. Paiva, the supervisor of tourism development for the municipality, said if people slowed their lives down,...

  • C-K ranked as a top place to visit

    Jan 8, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    According to an Expedia.ca survey, Chatham-Kent made the list of the 19 best places to travel in the world this year. The travel website asked 1,000 Canadians where they would recommend travellers visit in 2019. Expedia officials said the answers were varied,...

  • Get your kicks enjoying the detour

    Jul 18, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Life in the fast lane isn’t exactly that in Chatham-Kent these days, as trips along Highway 401 can wind up with delays and serious slow downs. Enter C-K Tourism. The municipal department has launched C-K Detourism, encouraging visitors and potential...

  • Tourist booth solution in front of us

    Mar 2, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint2 Comments

    Somewhere between the black and white decisions regarding staffing or closing the Tourist Information Booth at the RM Classic Car Exhibit, there may exist another solution that acknowledges the community’s automotive heritage and allows change in how...

  • Tourist plan is right way to go

    Mar 2, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent is on the right track in its approach to tourism according to Susanne Spence-Wilkins, co-chair of the Tourism Stakeholders Advisory Council. Spence-Wilkins, responding to concerns about Chatham-Kent’s decision to not fund a tourism booth at the...

  • Clarification

    Feb 26, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News1 Comment

    In Thursday’s story concerning the closure of the tourist information booth at RM Classic Cars, it was stated the municipality spent $15,000 staffing the booth last year. That amount is the cost after admission revenue was included. The actual amount...

  • Closure doesn’t mean parting of ways

    Feb 25, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News6 Comments

      The decision to close the RM Classic Car Exhibit to the general public doesn’t mean the company or the municipality are parting ways on the importance of auto tourism to the community. That according to Bob Crawford, Chatham-Kent’s general manager...

  • Building a ‘tourism factory’

    Sep 15, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News1 Comment

    Changing the way people feel about tourism is the driving idea behind the municipality’s tourism and destination management plan. The 72-page report is the result of a year’s worth of work involving consultants Brain Trust Marketing and Communications...

  • CK Table part of ag-culinary weekend

    Sep 9, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The table is getting so crowded that it’s expanding. The CK Table, that is. The event – winner of the 2014 Ontario Culinary Tourism Award for Ontario Culinary Tourism Event – is in its fifth year. It’s expanding to include the full weekend. The...