Share Your Input with RTO7 for a Chance to Win a Visa Gift Card

Share Your Input with RTO7 for a Chance to Win a Visa Gift Card
Tell Us About Your Tourism Technology Challenges, Successes and Experience

Background – Why A Survey?
Over the course of delivering the T3 Accelerator program throughout Bruce, Grey and Simcoe Counties, it has been identified that there is an increasing need for IT knowledge and support as more and more tourism businesses have switched to online platforms to remain competitive. 
 
However, tourism business owners and operators often find it difficult to navigating the immense selection of available online tools and programs and struggle with finding the right information to make the decision that best meets the needs of their business. In addition, the ability to integrate with existing systems and the costs are not fully communicated. This challenging landscape negatively impacts the businesses causing lost time and revenue, business owner fatigue, slower business growth, and in some cases, poor customer reviews and feedback. 
 
The T3 Accelerator Program is working with Lakehead University to conduct research on the IT tools being used by small business tourism operators in Region 7 in order to identify needs and gaps, evaluate the broad range of IT systems and services available to tourism operators, and research integration challenges and opportunities. This research study has been reviewed and approved by the Lakehead University Research Ethics Board, file no. 1469349.
 
The Survey
We invite you to participate in our online survey about the use of technology in your tourism business.  We thank you for sharing your goals, experiences, successes and challenges with our research team. Your input is vital to the project and participating helps you become a part of the solution. We would like to gain your feedback by August 5, 2022.

If you complete the survey, you will be eligible to win one of five $100 Visa gift cards. Winners will be drawn after the survey closes on August 5, 2022.
 
The information collected will be kept confidential with summary data being shared as part of the research project. By joining the consultation and interview process we will learn collectively and benefit from the recommended tools and solutions that will help the tourism industry.

COMPLETE THE SURVEY BY CLICKING HERE


Questions? Need Help?
If you have any questions please contact:
Dr. Yuanyuan Wu 
Faculty of Business Administration 
(705) 330.4008 ext. 2630, ywu22@lakeheadu.ca

Dr. Salimur Choudhury 
Department of Computer Science 
(705) 330. 4010 ext.2714, schoudh1@lakeheadu.ca
 
For assistance, please contact:
Amanda Pausner
T3 Accelerator
T3@rto7.ca


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