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Feasibility Studies and Business Plans

At the core of our tourism expertise is our ability to quickly and effectively assess the tourism business case. This requires access to the best market intelligence combined with financial planning expertise, two of the core strengths at the TOURISM COMPANY. Together the three partners have worked on feasibility assessments and business planning for tourism products and experiences in every category from events to attractions, from large resorts to B&B’s, from small remote Aboriginal owned and operated businesses to large global tour operators, and from retail to food service businesses.

The following examples illustrate this breadth of experience.

  • Umm Al Quwain Resort Development Master Plan, UAE (working for IBI Gulf Ltd)
  • Fujairah Corniche Resort Master Plan, United Arab Emirates (working for IBI Gulf Ltd)
  • Oukaimeden Ski and Golf Resort Master Plan, Morocco (working with TSH/PGM)
  • The Art Hive: A Business Plan
  • Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site of Canada Rejuvenation Plan
  • Loughborough Inn Expansion Business Plan
  • Review of the Washington Association Market, Metro Toronto Convention and Visitors Association
  • Feasibility Study for a Visitor Centre, Missinaibi River, Mattice
  • Feasibility Study, Bamford Ponds Golf Resort, St. Joseph Island
  • H.M.C.S. HAIDA Market Assessment & Strategy
  • Feasibility Study for a Tramway System linking Sault Ste Marie Michigan and Sault Ste Marie Ontario for the International Bridge Authority
  • Independent Review of the Cree Village Comprehensive Tourism Project
  • Lac des Mille Lacs Tourism Feasibility Study, August
  • Whitewater Lake Eco-Cultural Tourism Study & Business Plan
  • Escarpment Centre Ontario Feasibility Study and Business Plan
  • Quinte Geo Centre Feasibility Study and Business Plan
  • Royal Botanical Gardens Visitor Projections and Economic Benefits Assessment
  • Muskoka Steamship Museum Business Plan
  • Sagamok Anishnawbek Ecolodge Feasibility Study and Business Plan
  • Savanne River Resort Business Plan
  • Copper Thunderbird Ecolodge Feasibility Study and Business Plan
  • Cree Village Ecolodge Marketing Plan
  • Huronia Museum Expansion Feasibility Study& Business Plan
  • Trillium Trails Network Feasibility Study & Business Plan, Ontario Trails Council
  • Trent Port Historical Society Museum Feasibility Study, Trenton
    (working in association with Carl Bray & Associates)
  • Spirit of the North Parkway Business Plan
  • Feasibility Assessment for the Proposed Aboriginal Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship Centre in Toronto
  • City of Kingston Marinas Sustainability and Development Strategy
  • Development of New Business Concepts for Ontario Travel Information Centres
  • Eastern Ontario Tourism Sector Assessment, Ontario East Economic Development Commission
  • Hope Island Lighthouse Strategy and Business Plan
    (working in association with McLeod Farley & Associates)
  • Visitor Facility Needs Assessment Report for Wapusk National Park
    (working in association with Sierra Planning & Management)
  • Wat’chee Lodge Strategy and Business Plan
    (working as sub-consultant to Sierra Planning & Management)
New Brunswick
  • Sugarloaf Provincial Park Ski Area Expansion Assessment
Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Tourism Impact Assessment of the Trans Labrador Highway
  • Cabot 500 Celebrations Master Plan, Newfoundland & Labrador
    (working as sub-consultant with Lang & Associates)
  • Event Strategy and Tactical Plan for the Viking Millennium
Nova Scotia
  • Master Plan for Keppoch Ski Area, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • Good Hope Cannery Resort Diversification Assessment
  • Vancouver Island Interpretive Centre
    (working in association with Carl Bray & Associates)
  • Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park Market Analysis
  • Panama Rainforest Discovery Centre Business Plan, Panama
  • Jamaica Watershed Management Program – Guidelines for Managing the Establishment of Public Land Leases With Private Sector Interests To Facilitated Watershed Management Investment Packages
  • Jamaica Watershed Management Program – Eco-Tourism Market Analysis
  • Bolivia Rapid Assessment – Sustainable Tourism Development Assessment
  • Malmaison Heritage Attraction Feasibility Study and Business Plan, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Choctaw, Mississippi, USA
  • Oukaimeden Atlas Ski and Golf Resort Master Plan, Morocco
    (working as sub-consultant with LandInc)
  • Umm Al Quwain Resort Development Master Plan
    (working as sub-consultant with IBI Group)
  • Fujairah Corniche Resort Master Plan, United Arab Emirates
    (working as sub-consultant with IBI Group)