How Can We Help Each Other?

TIAO engages in strategic partnerships to provide further value for its membership, stakeholders and Ontario's tourism industry.

Interested in more information about partnering with TIAO? Contact Carol Greenwood, Manager of Membership & Business Development at or 416-483-1691.

Current Partners:

Green Tourism

TIAO has partnered with Green Tourism Canada to deliver sustainable tourism certification programs to businesses in Ontario. As the exclusive purveyor of Green Tourism certification in the province, TIAO can offer affiliate Green Tourism memberships, including preferred rates for TIAO members.

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SilkStart is the most comprehensive, easy-to-use management software specifically designed for associations. As the exclusive provincial provider for SilkStart, TIAO members receive the benefit of ongoing savings—extended on initial setup, and via discounts on monthly fees.

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Baxter Student Ambassador Program

Aimed at students graduating from travel, tourism and hospitality programs, the Baxter Student Ambassador Program recognizes students based on a combination of academic success, community involvement, leadership skills and a skill-testing webinar presentation. As part of this strategic partnership, Baxter Student Ambassadors receive access to TIAO's network and resource library, among other perks such as a free registration to the Ontario Tourism Summit.

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