STAR stands for Strategic Tourism for Areas and Regions. We’re working together to build a sustainable Tourism Plan with collaborative roles for industry, business and the community that encourages strategic growth.

Gros Morne Tourism Regional Plan
Public Meetings 

Notice: Due to the flooding damage that happened over the weekend, the public meeting scheduled for Woody Point has been changed to January 24, 7pm. The meeting for Norris Point will take place as scheduled.

The Gros Morne Cooperating Association invites the general public and councils to with in on the Gros Morne Tourism Regional Plan.

Input from the public and councils will be of utmost importance to the development and implementation of the plan.

Meetings will take place throughout the region:

January 11 Cow Head, Town Hall

January 24 Woody Point, Town Hall — NEW DATE!

January 18 Norris Point, Town Hall


The second annual Gros Morne Tourism Forum was held on November 10th 2017 at the Visitor Centre in Rocky Harbour.

Gros Morne Tourism Forum 2017 agenda: Gros Morne tourism Forum Nov 10 2017


Raymond Cusson, STAR STAR oct’17 copy

Paul Taylor, Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation Gros Morne Tourism Forum 10Nov2017

Carla Wheaton, Parks Canada Presentation_GMNP 2017 Overview and 2018 Preview_Tourism Forum_Nov 10, 2017

Ian Stone, Gros Morne Gatherings Gatherings

Katherine Lockhart, Creative Gros Morne GM Tourism Forum Nov 2017


The first annual Gros Morne Tourism Forum was held on November 15th 2016 at the Visitor Centre in Rocky Harbour.

Tourism Forum 2016 agenda: program-gm-tourism-forum-nov-15-at-oct-26-2016

Results and Presentations from the Nov 15th Forum:

Tourism Forum Evaluations: evaluation-gm-tourism-forum-nov-15-2016

Tourism Forum HR Discussions Results:suggested-solutions-priorities-hr-season-extension-gm-tourism-forum-nov-15-2016

Forum Presentations









Below are some of the key documents produced thus far within the STAR (Formerly STEP) program for Gros Morne.

Final STAR Executive Summary: final-gm-star-executive-summary-nov-23-2016

Final STAR Tourism Plan for Gros Morne: final-gm-star-plan-nov-23-2016

Slide Deck from initial meeting in November 2015 : BOOST Session #1 GM Kick Start Workshop Nov 25 2014

Slide Deck from Second STAR session in January 2016: BOOST Session #2 GM Benchmarking & Idea Gen Jan 20 2016

Asset Inventory (A work in progress with more to be added) – Developed from existing resources and January Workshop in Gros Morne.  If you see things we should add please email them to

Inventory of the assets pulled from the January 20th BOOST session: Asset Inventory JAN 27

Below is the results from the resident survey done this winter.

GM Resident Tourism Survey RESULTS SUMMARY Mar 4 2015-2

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at the GMCA office:

458-3610 or through email at