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COVID-19 Notice:
Please refer to the following websites for resources to assist businesses during COVID-19.
Tourism Oxford Industry Newsletter:
  • Read the Year end newsletter to learn about 2020 product development and marketing activities. Upcoming workshops, grants, resources and opportunities are regularly shared through the Tourism Oxford Newsletter. If you are not subscribed for the newsletter sign-ujp here.
Tourism Oxford COVID-19 Business Help Sheets:
Provincial & Federal Resources:

Local Supports:

Tourism Specific Resources:

Oxford County gratefully acknowledges the support of FedDev Ontario for tourism businesses in Oxford County.

Oxford County greatfully acknowledges the support of Fed Dev Ontario and TIAO

This page provides information for businesses and organizations serving visitors to Oxford County. Looking for information to help you plan a trip to Oxford County please visit

Who we are:

The County of Oxford is the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for Oxford County.  As the DMO the County has two primary roles

  • Providing businesses with learning opportunities and resources to help grow their tourism business. Learn about upcoming workshops.
  • Research tourism trends and monitor tourism statistics for Oxford County
  • Collaborative projects and product development
  • Photography/video partnership
  • Business coaching. Oxford regularly meets with businesses to share information about trends, opportunities, resources and to be a sounding board for businesses as they look to attract more visitors. Contact us for a quick phone call or to schedule a time to meet.

See our list of tourism research and resources.

  • Oxford County publishes an annual Visitors Guide (45,000 copies) which are circulated in Oxford, surrounding areas and visitor information centres for the province of Ontario. Businesses can purchase a listing or display advertisement in the visitors guide. Learn more about the Guide.
  • The Oxford County Cheese Trail is a collaboration between 25+ businesses including cheesemakers, restaurants, artisans, and museums. Each partner provides a unique cheese/dairy offer for visitors to enjoy that celebrates Oxford County’s cheese and dairy past or present. The entire trail cannot be explored in one day. Visitors will choose the stops they would like to visit and do so by car or bike. To be part of the Cheese Trail businesses must meet a criteria and provide a unique offer to participate. Space is limited. To enquire about partnership Contact us.
  • Oxford Fresh is a partnership between the County of Oxford and the Oxford County Federation of Agriculture. The Oxford Fresh Brand includes a website, social media and a printed map promoting local farmers, markets and artisan producers. Oxford Fresh helps locals and visitors shop the farms of Oxford County. Contact us to learn about advertising with Oxford Fresh.
  • Advertising: Every year the County of Oxford advertises the region through digital advertising (link to pdf), shared advertisements and photography/video (cost sharing). Contact us (link to contact us page) for a quick phone call or to schedule a time to meet.

This work does not occur in isolation but is in partnership with local businesses and organizations. Therefore we encourage you to keep in touch. Share with us your successes, new products and discuss your ideas with us. Subscribe to our Industry Newsletter to keep informed about Tourism Oxford’s activities, workshops and opportunities. We also recommend you subscribe to other newsletters to keep informed about Tourism & Economic Development in Oxford County & Ontario. See our resources section for other agencies to connect with, research, and opportunities.

Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at