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The Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence are a celebration of success and recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to Ontario’s tourism industry. Awards are jointly presented by the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario, the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation, the Culinary Tourism Alliance and Attractions Ontario across four respective categories.
Tourism Industry Awards of Excellence (TIAO)
Presented to organizations, businesses and individuals that represent the quality of offerings that make Ontario a destination of choice—innovations, events, employers and the tourism champions who make it all possible.
Tourism Marketing & Travel Media Awards of Excellence (OTMPC)
Celebrate excellence and innovation of those who contribute to Ontario’s tourism industry through impactful tourism partnerships, marketing activities and media relations provincially, nationally and internationally.
Culinary Tourism Awards of Excellence (CTA)
These awards are about the passion and excellence of those dedicated to advancing the culinary tourism movement in Ontario; they recognize those who work hard to tell the stories of our growers, producers, chefs, winemakers and brewers.
Ontario’s Choice Awards (Attractions Ontario)
Visitors vote for their favourites in eight categories from April 24 to October 5. The top three attractions with the most votes are finalists for the Attraction of the Year Award; the winner is announced at the Ontario Tourism Awards Gala on November 7.
Interested in what makes an Ontario Tourism Award of Excellence winner? Take a look at our archives below. You can also join us on Twitter @ONTourismSummit and on Facebook every Thursday as we profile a past winner!
Won an Ontario Tourism Award of Excellence in the past? We’d love to hear how this achievement has impacted your organization or business! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.