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

At TIAO we work on behalf of our membership, collectively representing
200,000 businesses and 400,000 employees, to take on pressing policy issues that impact the Ontario tourism industry.

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.

Get your tickets for the 2023 Ontario Tourism Summit!


Check out the Ontario Tourism Awards 2022 Winners!

The judges of the 2022 Ontario Tourism Resiliency Awards & Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence have selected the winners, and the full list of finalists have been announced!

2022 Award Finalists & Winners

Elevating Ontario Experiences

Looking to create or elevate a revenue-generating idea in the realm of culinary tourism? 

Delivered by the experts and industry leaders at the Culinary Tourism Alliance, the Elevating Ontario Experiences Project aims to assist tourism operators through a series of free 2.5hr workshops, helping you to uncover your business potential growth areas within culinary tourism. You will receive customized strategies and tangible next steps on how to develop culinary tourism offerings within your business.

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Recent Blogs

Advocacy in Action
November 24, 2022

This week’s advocacy report reads more like travel diary as the TIAO team has been on the road across the province to attend three key industry and economic events....Read More

Advocacy in Action

November 10, 2022

Tomorrow, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we will fall silent in a moment of reflection to remember the ultimate sacrifice paid by our armed services....Read More


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