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Application Form for 2022 TEN Best Practices Mission Trip (Welcome the World to Your Business: Understanding and Attracting the International Visitor)
Title / Position
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Newfoundland and Labrador
Prince Edward Island
I am a decision-maker or manager of a tourism operation or community in Northern Ontario (Regional Tourism Organization 13) wishing to expand or grow our share of the international travel market.
Number of years your tourism business or organization has been in operation:
What is your current position?
Senior Manager such as General Manager, Executive Director or similar
Sales and/or Marketing Manager
Community Leader (please specify below)
Industry partner who assists tourism operations (please specify below)
Other (please specify below)
If indicated above, please specify your current position:
Have you or anyone from your organization participated in previous Best Practices Missions? If so, where was the location and what was focus of the Mission?
TEN will maintain contact with trip participants at six month intervals for 24 months following the program to monitor progress and gather feedback. You agree to provide progress updates and feedback to TEN.
What are your learning objectives and goals for this Best Practices Mission?
How do you think that this Best Practices Mission will inform your decision making and initiatives to serve international visitors?
Is your business / organization / community currently hosting international visitors?
If 'yes' to the above, from which countries?
What channels do you use to book your current international visitors (On-line booking engines, tour operators & receptive tour operators, direct through your website, etc.)?
Do you have the authority to quote business rates to potential buyers?
Are you involved with product development initiatives being led by Destination Northern Ontario and your regional or local destination marketing organization?
Is your business / organization currently working with other tourism partners and your local destination marketing organization to develop and promote unique experiences and products?
Do you currently work with the Travel Trade (Tour Operators or Travel Agents) in Canada or overseas markets?
If 'yes' to the above, in which markets?
Please indicate any food allergies or meal requirements. Note that if we do not receive this information from you at least 2 weeks prior to the start date of the trip, we may not be able to accommodate food allergies or meal requirements.
If you have a disability, please identify any accommodation(s) that you require be met in order to participate fully in the trip, so that we may make the necessary arrangements:
Do you consent to sharing your full name (first name and last name), occupation, employer and the above email contact address with the participants of the Best Practices Mission trip?
As a participant on the Best Practices Mission Trip, you understand that upon submission of your application you agree with the below participant expectations:
I am affiliated with a bona fide registered tourism organization, business, municipality, and/or destination located in Northern Ontario that is actively involved with Destination Northern Ontario or Regional Tourism Organization 13;
If applicable, my affiliated business and/or organization maintains all current relevant licences and levels of insurance;
I agree to participate in the entire agenda and all activities of the program;
I agree to complete pre-trip tasks as assigned;
I agree to actively contribute to discussions during the program, record notes in each presentation, panel and/or peer-to-peer exchange;
I agree to participate in a post-trip debriefing;
I agree to complete a post-trip online evaluation and post-trip assignments(s);
I agree to sign all necessary waivers related to the trip;
I agree to follow all applicable regional and establishment COVID-19 related rules and screen for COVID-19 daily;
I agree to share lessons learned and key observations with colleagues;
I agree to arrange travel to and from the trip departure point and the purchase of cancellation insurance and Out of Province Medical Insurance (if necessary), at my own expense and discretion.
I agree to respect and appreciate the contributions and view of others; and
I agree to implement lessons in a timely manner.
I have read and agree to the participant expectations.
Fee of $750 for 1 (one) seat on the October 2022 International Best Practices Mission trip
$ 750.00 CAD
$ 0.00 CAD
In the event of cancellation due to the impacts of Covid-19, registration fees will be refunded or credited to the newly rescheduled date.
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