Tourist Information – 1948

January 23, 2013

From the 1948 Windsor And Essex County Visitor’s Guide



    Above is shown the Ontario Government Information Centre at the Detroit-Windsor vehicle tunnel. The reception centre is directly opposite the tunnel exit. second (sic) one is at the exit of the Ambassador Bridge. The port of Windsor is Canada’s largest port of entry for American visitors to Canada.Ontario Government Travel and Publicity Department maintain a highly trained staff, under the supervision of Mr. R. L. Henry at their reception centres who have the travel information you want, right at thier finger-tips, to assist out-of-town visitors… to add to your comfort and enjoyment on your Canadian trip.

5 Responses to Tourist Information – 1948

  1. Davy McG on January 23, 2013 at 2:37 am

    Perhaps the soon-to-be vacant Bistro on the River building could be turned into a Seasonal Tourist office, and coffee shop/snackbar?

  2. Shawn on January 23, 2013 at 7:59 am

    /\ There wouldn’t be ANY better idea Davy. That is true. That’s exactly what it should be.

  3. Pat on January 23, 2013 at 3:49 pm

    Excellent idea!

  4. mitch on January 23, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    they should convert the lot in front of the bistro into a skating rink, that would bring some good winter business down there.

  5. Richard McIntyre on January 23, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    Turn the parking lot into a skating rink, where will people park? Convert parkland to parking, not a good idea.
    Convert to tourist office who could find it? Get some one to operate on seasonal bassis like the refreshment stand at Pillette Dock.

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