Tourism and hospitality are major industries throughout the 1000 Islands Region. Indeed, tourism and hospitality related industries are the lifeblood of the Thousand Islands Region. The 1000 islands region has been a favorite vacation destination for over a hundred years. Each year sees an increase in tourist travel from all corners of the world as word spreads of this summer vacation wonderland. Those who visit and tour the 1000 Islands Region are always so impressed that they cannot help but tell others of their adventures here. The Chambers of Commerce and other organizations listed below are wonderful sources of tourist information.