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Tourists are returning to Toronto, but the industry still hasn't fully recovered from pandemic: report

In a recent interview with CBC News, Andrew Siegwart, President & CEO of TIAO, discussed the challenge that many small businesses are facing due to approaching deadlines for government loans disbursed during the lockdowns, and how the Industry is on the rise.

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Ontario Tourism Sector Facing Difficulty With Drier Winter Start, Other Issues: Advocates

In a recent interview with City News, Dr. Jessica Ng, Director of Policy and Government Affairs at TIAO, spoke about the importance of winter season tourism in Ontario and it's economic impact for our industry.

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TIAO featured on the Ontario Legislative Assembly 

In a recent Question Period at the Ontario Legislative Assembly, TIAO's advocacy work and lobbying initiatives, including the annual Tourism Day at Queen's Park, has been highlighted by Jenni Stevens, Critic for Tourism and Sport in a discussion with Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sports, Neil Lumsden.


News Articles

Nation Talk The 2023 Ontario Culinary Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners (November 2023)

Kenora Miner & News Hospitality Alliance asking City to redraw bylaw and allocate more funding for projects (Print Edition - September 2023)

Toronto Sun Hikes hard to swallow (Print Edition - September 2023)

Toronto News Station Toronto Zoo sees climb in attendance, revenue since COVID-19 pandemic 

Television Interviews

City News Ontario tourism sector facing difficulty with drier winter start, other issues: advocates

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


Radio Interviews

iHeart Radio Tourism Industry Association of Ontario Director @DrJessicaNg tells @MooreintheAM how the province’s tourism sector has been facing difficulty with the drier winter start.

Talk Radio AM640 Staycation Tax Credit

AM 800 CKLW Canada / US Border Reopening

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    



Media Coverage (Past 3 months)

March 2024

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TIAO received 141 points of coverage in news media in March 2024.



February 2024

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TIAO received 97 points of coverage in news media in February 2024.


January 2024

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TIAO received 263 points of coverage in news media in January 2024.