Success Stories in Investment Tourism

The Cove Country Inn

There is always something new to experience at The Cove Country Inn. It could be a night out at the popular Blues on the Rideau, a concert series benefitting local causes, Wings 'n Tunes Wednesdays, Jazz Night or a special menu event like the March 9th Thai Food and Wine Dinner. The Cove, winner of the 2016 South Eastern Ontario Wedding Awards Best Accommodation prize, is keeping true to being a community hub and a fun destination. 
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Eganridge Resort, Country Club and Spa

Nestled in the lush, lake strewn landscape of the City of Kawartha Lakes, Eganridge Resort, Country Club and Spa is an upscale boutique resort that offers some of the finest dining experiences, wedding extravaganzas, corporate outings and accommodations in the region, and is also an example of a business that has adapted to changing times and tastes.
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Big Rideau Lake Boat Rentals

Heather and Rob Heins love being on the water so they have made it their business to get you out cruising the Rideau Canal Waterway. The couple started Big Rideau Lake Boat Rentals 21 years ago. “My family built the very first sailing ships ever built in Canada, with the first one named the Miramichi, so being on the water is in my blood,” says Heather.
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Addison's Restaurant

From the age of 14, Melissa Evans dreamed of owning her own restaurant. Eight years ago, after many years of training and working her way through various jobs in the hospitality industry, her dream became a reality. She took over an existing restaurant in Northbrook, revamping it into a homespun family eatery now known as Addison’s.
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Mallorytown's Landing and Donnelly's Restaurants

It’s an old adage in life and in business that sometimes something really good can come out of trying circumstances. For Brockville native Dale Donnelly, when a long-term position came to an end, one that seemed like it could be the job from which he retired, he simply ‘pivoted’ and chose to become his own boss.
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Elements Luxury Tented Camp and Nature Spa

Elements Luxury Tented Camp is a glamping resort located in Renfrew, Ontario owned by local resident Nicole Laframboise. Glamping, also known as glamourous camping, has become a growing trend in outdoor travel. It’s an experience which gives travellers the best of both worlds: an escape into the outdoors while enjoying the comforts of a hotel.
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Waterfront River Pub and Terrace

As of the 2013 Canada Day weekend, the once dilapidated structure on the shore of the Napanee River on Water Street is now alive with activity as the home of Napanee’s newest destination spot, the Waterfront River Pub and Terrace.
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Happy Days Houseboats and Marina

Nestled on the shores of scenic Pigeon Lake in the heart of the Trent-Severn Waterway, Bobcaygeon’s Happy Days Houseboats and Marina is a family-run business providing unique and exceptional waterborne recreational experiences for families for more than 35 years.
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