Nominate a Tourism Champion Today!
Do you know an inspirational person or business in the tourism industry? Nominate them for a 2016 HOTie Award and Bay of Quinte Tourism Award.
The County of Hastings and Bay of Quinte Tourism are...
Rockhounding in Hastings County
Each year Bancroft – a.k.a The Mineral Capital of Canada - draws a crowd of geology enthusiasts and mineral collectors eager to visit the Gem and Mineral Museum, as well as experience a day outdoors...
Know More About Who Visits Hastings County
The most recent statistics available for visitation to Hastings County (including the Cities of Belleville and Quinte West) are now in from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Last year we...
Exploring Hastings County Day 2 - Hidden Goldmine Bakery
Hidden Goldmine Bakery - Brad and Cheryl Freeman
When I first set foot in the Hidden Goldmine Bakery I was immediately met by cheerful smiles and a warm welcome, almost as if a family member just...
Happy Multiculturalism Day
In 1971, the government of Canada adopted a multiculturalism policy, and later on in November 2002, a Canadian Multiculturalism Day was identified on June 27 of each year.
For as far as I can...
Exploring Hastings County - Day 1
On Saturday, June 4th, I embarked in a “Hastings County discovery trip”. I planned my route ahead of time, took Highway 62 and enjoyed a serene and scenic one and half hour drive to my first stop,...
Outdoor Safety: Hazardous Plants Information
Across Ontario there are many different hazardous plants that can leave you with an unpleasant outdoor experience. The best way to avoid such an experience, is to know what plants to watch for and...
We’ve Imagined Tourism, Now We’re Planning for Success
Staff in the Planning & Development Department have been busy working towards an update of the County’s Tourism Master Plan. While we have enjoyed much success since its adoption, it is time to...
Maple Syrup time!
March and April is maple syrup season in Hastings County. This is the time to experience the renewal of Spring when the days get longer, the light is stronger and the sap
rises from the maple trees...
It’s Time to Shape the Future of Tourism in Our Region
The tourism industry, communities and businesses are invited to help shape the future of tourism in Hastings County and share insights into how tourism can grow and continue to succeed.