Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation (SWOTC) - Alternative Accommodations Handbook (2019) / Various Assignments (2011, 2012, 2013, etc.)

The Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation commissioned Mellor Murray Consulting to prepare a series of tool kits for Haldimand, Norfolk and Elgin Counties. The tool kits assist property owners to learn more about developing alternative accommodations to support seasonal tourist demand. The project included a review of planning, building and public health regulations, small business resources, a series of checklists for accommodation operators.

SWOTC has commissioned projects building on Mellor Murray’s understanding of tourism’s contribution to economic development over the years. Projects have included a review of the role of economic development agencies in tourism promotion and development in the SWOTC region , facilitating tourism product development roundtables and a presentation on the Economic Value of Tourism at the SWOTC annual conference.