Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Tourism Thunder Bay Welcomes John Cameron to our Tourism Team

Our team at Tourism Thunder Bay is pleased to welcome a new addition that completes our staffing compliment.

John Cameron assumes the duties of Tourism Development Officer effective today, April 6th and will be overseeing product development, capacity building and sport tourism files. John brings an immense amount of experience with him to the role and has held positions within the Ministry of Tourism (Fort William Historical Park and the Resource Based Tourism Unit), Ministry of Culture and Recreation, City of Thunder Bay Recreation Division and most recently, the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority. John is well known in the local sports community and is an occasional contributor to the sports section of the Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal.

Tourism Thunder Bay is fortunate to have a dedicated product development position and it reinforced the importance of tourism in the community as an economic driver. John will be working on touring development projects, Rails to Trails project, sport tourism bid development, Premier Ranked Destination Framework implementation plans, community tourism capacity building exercises and other initiatives that increase the opportunities for new visitor experiences to enter the marketplace locally.

John can be reached at 625-3231 or jcameron@thunderbay.ca

Join us in welcoming John to the tourism Thunder Bay team.

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