2018 Finalists & Winners

2018 WINNERS

Tourism Industry
Awards of
Excellence (TIAO)

Tourism Marketing & Travel Media Awards of Excellence (OTMPC)

Culinary Tourism
Awards 
of
Excellence (CTA)

Ontario's Choice Awards (Attractions Ontario)

Tourism Innovator of the Year

Tourism Excellence North (TEN)

Tourism Marketing Campaign Award
Under 50K

Tourism Hamilton – #MyHamilton User Generated Campaign

Culinary Tourism Experience Award

Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery
 

Attraction of the Year Award

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

Tourism Event of the Year (Small Event)

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride – Waterloo Central Railway

Tourism Marketing Campaign Award Over 50K

Tourism Toronto – The Views Are Different Here

Culinary Tourism Event of the Year

FUNKfest by Sawdust City Brewing
 

 

Tourism Event of the Year (Large Event)

Ontario 150 Tour – Water's Edge Festivals and Events

Tourism Marketing Partnership Award

Brewery Discovery Routes – Brewery Discovery Routes 2017

Culinary Tourism Leadership Award

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island
 
 

Tourism Champion of the Year

Gord Brown

Tourism Digital Marketing Award

Kingston Accommodation Partners – Fresh Made Daily Digital Campaign

 

 

Tourism Employer of the Year

Tourism Toronto

Tourism Print Collateral Award

Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board – Bay of Quinte Discovery Guide

   

Accessible Tourism Award

St. Lawrence Parks Commission

Travel Media Photography Award

Colin Field – Mountain Life Magazine Fall 2017 Snow Biker

   

Sustainable Tourism Award

Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve

Travel Media Story Award

Karon Liu – “A Pilgrimage to Cheese County”

   

Indigenous Tourism Award

Wikwemikong Tourism
 

 

   
Lifetime Achievement Award
J.J. Hilsinger
 
     

FINALISTS

Tourism Industry
Awards of
Excellence (TIAO)

Tourism Marketing & Travel Media Awards of Excellence (OTMPC)

Culinary Tourism
Awards 
of
Excellence (CTA)

Ontario's Choice Awards (Attractions Ontario)

Tourism Innovator of the Year

Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board 

Tourism Excellence North (TEN)

Waterloo Central Railway

Tourism Marketing Campaign Award
Under 50K

"Canuck It Up!" Festival Canadiana (Town of Amherstburg)

Real Life Looks Different Here (Elmirst's Resort and Kawarthas Northumberland)

Tourism Hamilton – #MyHamilton User Generated Campaign

     

Culinary Tourism Experience Award

Brewery Discovery Routes

Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery

360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower

 

     

Attraction of the Year Award

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

Tourism Event of the Year 

Karnival on the Kam (Fort William Historical Park)

Ontario 150 Tour (Water's Edge Festivals and Events)

Pumpkinferno (St. Lawrence Parks Commission)

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride – Waterloo Central Railway

Winter Festival of Lights

 
         

Tourism Marketing Campaign Award Over 50K

2017 Consumer Campaign (Ottawa Tourism)

"Off Ramp to Awesome" Campaign (Kingston Accommodation Partners)

Tourism Toronto – The Views Are Different Here

Culinary Tourism Event of the Year

Cheers Caledon! (Town of Caledon)

Farm to Table Community Celebration (Municipality of Tweed)

FUNKfest by Sawdust City Brewing

 

   

 

Tourism Champion of the Year

Garry McColman

Gord Brown

Mark Baker

Tourism Marketing Partnership Award

Brewery Discovery Routes 2017 (Brewery Discovery Routes)

EPIC 1867 – Celebrating 150 Years of Winemaking in Essex County (Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island, Essex Pelee Island Coast Winegrowers Association)

Sea to Sky (Ripley's Aquarium of Canada and CN Tower)

Culinary Tourism Leadership Award

Iron Kettle Bed & Breakfast

Niagara Parks Commission

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island
 
 

Tourism Employer of the Year

Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain

Temble Bay Lodge

 

Tourism Toronto

Tourism Digital Marketing Award

Fresh Made Daily Digital Campaign (Kingston Accommodation Partners)

Real Life Looks Different Here Videography (Elmhirst's Resort, Kawarthas Northumberland, Agency Next Door)

Share Your Canada 150 (Explorers' Edge)

 

 

Accessible Tourism Award

Cowbell Brewing Company

Royal Ontario Museum

St. Lawrence Parks Commission

Tourism Print Collateral Award

Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board – Bay of Quinte Discovery Guide

Makers Guide to Kingston (Kingston Accommodation Partners)

2017 Wine Country Ontario Travel Guide (Wine Marketing Association of Ontario)

     
   

Sustainable Tourism Award

Cowbell Brewing Company

Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve

Windmill Lake Wake and Eco Park

     

Travel Media Photography Award

Mountain Life Magazine Fall 2017 Cover (Colin Field)

Mountain Life Magazine Fall 2017 Snow Biker (Colin Field)

Tom Thomson's Gravestone at Leith Church (Garry Crallé)

 

   

Indigenous Tourism Award

Point Grondine Park

 

Wikwemikong Tourism

Travel Media Story Award

"A Pilgrimage to Cheese Country" (Karon Liu)

From Bush Planes to Sacred Petroglyphs, Peterborough and the Kawarthas Offer a Fusion of Adventure, Recreation and Culture" (Michele Peterson)

"Live Life on the Edge: Toronto is Buzzing for Country's Anniversary" (Wendy Parsons)