Durham Region Economic Development & Tourism: Expand Your Vision.
General Inquiries: 1-800-706-9857
Ministry of Tourism and Culture – Offers comprehensive data on tourism statistics, as well as funding options for entrepreneurs looking to start a tourism business.
Town of Whitby: The Town of Whitby is committed to maintaining, enhancing and developing its infrastructure, facilities and services
Town of Whitby - By-law Enforcement: enacted to maintain safe and efficient movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic for the residents and visitors of the Town
Town of Whitby Marketing & Economic Development:
Travel and Tourism Statistics - Find current tourism statistics, trends and outlooks, as well as research on the factors affecting tourism.
Whitby/Brooklin Downtown Development Office: Council appointed representative members from the community to oversee the preparation of the plan and to assist in creating and implementing public consultation
Canadian Tourism: Inspiring the world to explore Canada
Event Planning: Resources on how to start an event planning business, including guides on venues, catering, transportation, lodging, and more.
How to Start a Bed and Breakfast: Thorough guide about pricing, costs, employees, and more about starting a Bed and Breakfast
Ontario Outdoor Adventure:
Ontario Travel/Tourism: OTMPC's sophisticated research, international marketing expertise and comprehensive advertising and promotional campaigns, tourism operators and businesses reach markets that otherwise may not be available to them. There's a wide range of exciting opportunities available for partners - large and small - in all markets.
Ontario Tourism Partners – The OTMPC collaborates with tourism partners and colleagues at home and internationally to develop and deliver exciting, integrated, research-driven marketing programs that reinforce Ontario as a strong tourism economy
Start a Bed and Breakfast - Thinking of starting a B&B? Get the edge you need with professional advise on opening and operating a Bed and Breakfast. The tips and hints you learn today can save you grievances in the future. This website offers courses and resources for potential innkeepers.
Starting and Running a Tourism Business - This Ontario government website provides detailed information on how to start a tourism business, funding opportunities, financing, human resource support, marketing and much more.
Starting an Eco-Tourism Business - Ideally, a business that is involved in ecotourism should increase environmental knowledge, promote biodiversity, showcase local plants and/or animals and minimize a tourist's environmental foot print or impact. This link is a guide for starting an eco-tourism business.