Travel Industry Act Review Phase 2

June 24, 2017

On Friday, June 23rd, 2017, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario issued the following member bulletin:   Dear Members, Today the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services released its report on Phase 2 of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 review. Within the report are several proposed changes, which the Ministry is seeking feedback on over the next… Read more »

Registration open – 2017 Ontario Tourism Summit

June 15, 2017

November 6th & 7th, 2017 Ontario’s tourism industry event of the year is back for 2017! Join us at the Scotiabank Convention Centre for a spectacular two days of learning, networking and engaging with Ontario tourism businesses. Find out more.  

Hospitality Leadership Certificate

June 14, 2017

Learn from North America’s leaders in hospitality executive training – without interrupting your career. In partnership with Cornell University, the Hospitality Leadership Certificate is a unique opportunity to strengthen your managerial, finance and leadership skills through a relevant and multidimensional curriculum. This flexible, interactive and specialized professional development experience will advance your leadership skills and… Read more »

Bring home the world food consultations

June 7, 2017

OMAFRA is seeking feedback on ways to bring more locally-grown and processed world foods to markets and grocery stores across the province. Participate in the consultation and share your views on what world foods means to you and how we can grow, process and sell more locally-grown world food products. Participate in the survey.

Government of Canada launches superclusters initiative

June 6, 2017

Canada is in a global innovation race, competing with countries around the world for the most talented people, the newest technologies, and the fastest-growing companies. As part of the Innovation and Skills Plan – an agenda to spark growth and help Canada realize its potential as a global leader in innovation – the Government intends to accelerate… Read more »

Nominations now open: EDCO Board of Directors

June 6, 2017

Nominations for the 2018 – 2020 term of the EDCO Board of Directors will be accepted until September 15, 2017. There are three vacancies to be filled. Elections will take place by electronic ballots. Successful candidates will be announced at EDCO’s 61st Annual Conference and Showcase to be held at the Sheraton Eaton Centre Hotel in… Read more »

Minister Chagger announces steps to promote Canadian culinary tourism

June 2, 2017

Government seeking expert advice on how to showcase Canada’s world-class culinary experiences OTTAWA, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ – Today, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, announced that the Government of Canada has issued a request for proposals on making Canada a… Read more »