OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS
Submission deadline Friday, July 13, 2018
The Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence celebrate 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 (TIAO), Destination Ontario, the Culinary Tourism Alliance and Attractions Ontario across four respective categories:
• Tourism Industry Awards of Excellence (TIAO)
• Tourism Marketing & Travel Media Awards of Excellence (Destination Ontario)
• Culinary Tourism Awards of Excellence (CTA)
• Ontario's Choice Awards (Attractions Ontario)
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.
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 27 to September 30, 2018. 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 of Excellence Gala on October 24, 2018.
Tourism Marketing & Travel Media Awards of Excellence (Destination Ontario)
Celebrate the 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.