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Media Coverage

Ontario's Make or Break Tourism Season?

In a recent interview with at The Agenda with Steve Paikin at TVO, Chris Bloore, President & CEO of TIAO, spoke about the future of the tourism industry in Ontario and what's in store for the summer.

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Airport delays need to be fixed: business leaders

In a recent interview with CP24, Chris Bloore, President & CEO of TIAO, spoke about why it is important for Ottawa to address the issues at airports.

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CDC Warns Americans About Travel to Canada

In a recent interview with Peter Shurman on 640 Toronto's Morning Show, Chris Bloore, President & CEO of TIAO, spoke about why it’s safe for Americans to come to Ontario and the importance of Ontarians vacationing locally to support our industry.

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Ontario Launches Vaccine Certificate Program

TIAO's President and CEO, Christopher Bloore, joined CP24's panel discussion regarding the challenges facing Ontario businesses as proof of vaccination protocols are rolled out.

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Media Coverage (Past 3 months)

June 2022

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TIAO received 266 points of coverage in traditional news media in April.

 

May 2022

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TIAO received 209 points of coverage in traditional news media in May.

 

April 2022

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TIAO received 13 points of coverage in traditional news media in April.

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News Articles

 

June 2022 Highlights

Forbes

Canada’s Covid-19 Travel Rules Are Changing This Weekend — Here’s Why Americans May Be Disappointed

CTV News

Tourism operators call for an end to land border restrictions

Canadian Press

Tourism and travel industry pushed to embrace diversity and inclusion measures

 

May 2022 Highlights

Yahoo Finance

Toronto Business Leaders Call on Federal Government to Solve Staggering Wait Times at Toronto Pearson Airport

CTV News

Tourism industry leaves pandemic behind, faces new challenges

City News

Staffing shortage continues to impact tourism industry amid recovery: association

 

April 2022 Highlights

Bay Today

Tourism industry trying to make its recovery a key election issue

CAA Magazine

How To Take Advantage of the Ontario Staycation Tax Credit

 

 

 

 

 

Television Interviews

City News How rising gas prices, inflation spark worry for Ontario's COVID-battered tourism sector

TVO The Agenda with Steve Paikin - Ontario's Make or Break Tourism Season?

CP24 'The time to act is now:' Business leaders want random COVID testing scrapped at Pearson amid significant delays

CP24 Airport, Passport Delays: What it means for travel

CP24 Toronto’s Pearson airport in favour of scrapping vaccine mandates for domestic, outbound travel

 

 

 

 

 

Radio Interviews

640 Toronto Americans told to reconsider travel to Canada - local tourism industry says it'll hurt business

580 CFRA What does easing the restrictions mean for tourism in the coming months

AM 800 CKLW Canada / US Border Reopening

640 News Toronto 

Global News The Morning Show Not ready to leave the province for travel due to COVID-19? Time to explore neighbouring communities and support local

CBC Radio Ontario Today with Rita Celli    

570 News THE MIKE FARWELL SHOW

 

 

 

 

 

Podcasts

Festivals and Events Ontario  Episode 57 - Hon. Lisa MacLeod, Ontario Minister and Beth Potter, President and CEO of TIAO  

Travel Mammel Fact Up Podcast | Episode #28 | Beth Potter 

Travel Mammel Rapid Fire with Beth Potter