The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) is recognized by government as the voice of tourism.

We advocate the importance of tourism as an economic driver and job creator in order to serve the interests of Ontario’s diverse tourism industry and business community.

At TIAO we work on behalf of our membership, collectively representing 188,000 businesses and 391,000 employees, to take on pressing policy issues that impact the Ontario tourism industry


COVID 19 Update from Beth Potter

As the voice of the Ontario tourism industry we recognize that in times of uncertainty there is a need for industry to have access to clear and reliable information. 

Our team is closely following the evolving Coronavirus/COVID-19  situation and will link to pertinent articles, with a focus validity and relevance to our industry by clicking here .

Take Part in our COVID-19 Survey of Industry

In an effort to monitor the progression of COVID-19/Coronavirus on the Ontario’s tourism industry.

TIAO and Regional Tourism Organizations are working together to help provide up to date information to the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism & Culture Industries.

We seek your assistance in providing this high level reporting on an ongoing basis so that we can advocate on your behalf with all levels of government.

Our second COVID-19 survey has now closed. You can see the results from both surveys by visiting .