Tourism, advancement touted as keys to Elliot Lake’s potential

‘We’ve obtained the possibility, we’ve got the property to make Elliot Lake a prime tier vacationer location,’ economic improvement supervisor Steve Antunes tells city corridor collecting

Elliot Lake economic progress manager Steve Antunes laid out tasks his office is doing to get extra people to phone the metropolis dwelling and, with that, the spinoffs that a greater inhabitants could have for the support and business enterprise sector.

The function now getting area in his section has set a objective of setting up Elliot Lake as a tourism vacation spot, Antunes informed the tiny group of persons attending the economic improvement department’s initial quarterly town hall assembly to preserve citizens aware of function that is currently being done to boost the town.

Antunes reported the role of the financial growth division is to “create a optimistic surroundings that helps enterprises realize success, expand, prosper, and make a neighborhood improved.”

“We’re below to make our local community far better.”

Focusing on the tourism vacation spot topic, Antunes claimed, “We’ve got the possibility, we have bought the property to make Elliot Lake a best tier tourist spot.”

Antunes mentioned as section of tourism marketing, the metropolis has established designs to enhance streets, and plot vacant assets for market and residential improvement.

Also crucial is promoting the other property the city has to provide this sort of as the stunning all-natural environment which features hiking trails, fishing and other sporting possibilities like skiing and skating to all those who are taking into consideration a go to Elliot Lake.

A crucial task staying worked on is increasing the Path Head centre on Freeway 17 and Highway 108 into a tourism travel data centre.

The centre will provide travellers and their animals a place to quit and just take a crack, when at the similar time acquiring information and facts about the metropolis from vacationer ambassadors performing at the facility.

Antunes said the centre is predicted to be open when tourism targeted visitors is heaviest, from the extensive weekend in Could right up until Thanksgiving.

It will augment information and facts offered at the city welcome centre operating in Elliot Lake at Simpson park.

Antunes stated on the web promotional advertising about Elliot Lake and surveys conducted go on to create a ton of visitors alongside with freeway indicators marketing the city as an all-seasons place.

He also talked about a telephone application acknowledged as Driftscape people can use to pinpoint sites in the city they are intrigued in locating.

The night also experienced Antunes answering concerns from some of those attending.

He urged men and women intrigued in having much more information and facts on financial growth in Elliot Lake, or with concepts about building the group improved, to speak to him at town corridor at [email protected] or to phone him at 705-848-2287, ext. 2107.