Winston à la bat
May 30, 2008
By PATRICK MALONEY, Mon, May 26, 2008: Labatt Park left off Tigers ad
It’s not ‘market-ready,’ says London’s tourism manager
Tourism London’s $80,000 pitch to get Detroit baseball fans to visit London doesn’t mention it has the world’s oldest ballpark — Labatt Park.
Randy Richmond, Sun Media: May 14, 2008 – MY ONTARIO TRAVEL MAGAZINE
London shut out again
“My Ontario” barely includes London. Or much of the rest of Southwestern Ontario. The latest, taxpayer-funded My Ontario travel magazine, … contains 130 glossy pages of attractions. … There are several articles on Toronto, Ottawa and Niagara, and one on Hamilton.… London — actually just London’s International Children’s Arts Festival — gets a notice of one-eighth of a page, 15 lines, 35 words. That’s it. “It’s a constant hassle,” a weary London tourism manager John Winston said yesterday. “I’ve got a call in to ask once again who creates this publication and how do they arrive at the particular locations?”