About Us

Our Mandate

Tourism Toronto is the official destination marketing organization for Toronto’s tourism industry. Tourism Toronto (a.k.a. Toronto Convention and Visitors Association) focuses on promoting and selling the greater Toronto region as a remarkable destination for tourists, convention delegates and business travellers. Officially operating as a not-for-profit agency, Tourism Toronto has over 1,100 partners and is a partnership of public and private sectors.

Corporate Structure

Tourism Toronto Management Team

  • Johanne R. Bélanger, CPA, CA
    President & CEO
  • Andrew Weir
    Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
    (416) 987-1741
    aweir@torcvb.com
  • Tara Gordon
    Vice President, Meeting & Convention Sales
    (416) 203-3827
    tgordon@torcvb.com
  • Roseanne Longo
    Vice President, International Leisure Trade
    (416) 203-3825
    rlongo@torcvb.com
  • Rocco Fazzolari
    Vice President, Finance & Administration
    (416) 203-3828
    rfazzolari@torcvb.com
  • Sajni Khera
    Executive Assistant to the President & CEO /
    Secretary of the Board of Directors
    (416) 203-3800
    skhera@torcvb.com

Partnership

The Partnership team at Tourism Toronto connects your business to the 42 million visitors that come to Toronto each year and spend $8.8 billion annually. Partnership allows you to extend your reach through digital and marketing content and provides access to valuable resources including educational workshops, networking events, and the sharing of knowledge and best practices with industry leaders.

International Leisure Trade

The International Leisure Trade Division is the primary resource for tour operators and travel planners who focus on packaging, promoting and selling leisure travel to escorted groups and individual travellers. Our sales staff can help group and FIT travel planners with all aspects of travel planning and product development including lead services, destination information, supplier introduction, resource material, tour and itinerary ideas.

Business Events

Business Events Toronto is the primary resource for meeting planners and convention organizers considering Toronto as their event destination. Our sales staff will help identify products, services and facilities that will help ensure a successful, memorable event or meeting. Meeting planners can also take advantage of Tourism Toronto’s free, time-saving Booking Notice Service.

Marketing

The Marketing arm of Tourism Toronto supports all areas of the business. It strives to showcase the city as a remarkable business and leisure destination by telling the Greater Toronto story through integrated consumer campaigns and strategic media and public relations. In support of this, the Media Relations team provides assistance to journalists at home and abroad filing stories about Toronto as a travel destination. We offer help with story development and are available to provide resource materials and background information on Toronto and its various neighbourhoods.

Tourism Toronto Board of Directors

  • Peter Doyle, Chair
    General Manager
    Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
  • Johanne R. Bélanger, CPA, CA
    President & CEO
    Tourism Toronto
  • Heather McCrory, Past Chair
    Executive Vice President Operations, North & Central America
    Accor Hotels
  • Robert Housez, Vice-Chair
    General Manager
    Chelsea Hotel Toronto
  • Nick Eaves, Treasurer
    Chief Venues & Operations Officer
    Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
  • Maurice Bitran
    CEO
    Ontario Science Centre
  • Michael Copeland
    President & CEO
    Toronto Argonauts Football Club
  • Peter Kingsbury
    General Manager
    Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Airport
  • Andy Loges
    General Manager
    Hilton Toronto
  • Terry Mundell
    President & CEO
    Greater Toronto Hotel Association
  • Riley O’Connor
    Chairman
    Live Nation Canada
  • Tim Reardon
    General Manager
    Sheraton Centre
  • Barry Smith
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • Muriel Solomon
  • Bonnie Strome
    General Manager
    Park Hyatt Toronto
  • Richard Wajs
    President & CEO
    TWC International Executive Search
  • Dianne Young
    Chief Executive Officer
    Exhibition Place

Tourism Toronto Requests for Proposals

Find current Tourism Toronto requests for proposals.

Careers

Find Tourism Toronto career opportunities.

Accessibility

Tourism Toronto fully supports the standard set by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

For feedback on our Customer Service please contact:
Human Resources Manager
Email: hr@torcvb.com
Phone: 416-203-2600
Fax: 416-203-3291
Mail: Attention – Human Resources
405-207 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 1A7

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

Read the TCVA multi-year plan for compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Integrated Accessibility Standards Policy

Read the TCVA Integrated Accessibility Standards Policy.

Tourism Toronto Policies

In keeping with the Province of Ontario’s Broader Public Sector (BPS) Accountability Act, 2010, we are pleased to share the following Tourism Toronto policies: Expense report policy | Meals & entertainment policy.

Contact Us

  • General Enquiries

    Phone: 416-203-2600
    Toll Free: 1-800-499-2514
    Fax: 416-203-6753
    Email: toronto@torcvb.com

  • Central Office

    207 Queens Quay West, Suite 405
    Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A7
    (416) 203-2600
    toronto@torcvb.com

  • Toronto West Tourism

    2560 Matheson Boulevard East, Suite 220
    Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4Y9
    (416) 203-2600
    Visitor Inquiries: (905) 766-2579
    Toll Free: (866) 327-4093
    mississauga@torcvb.com

  • Ottawa Sales Office

    1117 Unit 1, Stittsville Main Street
    Stittsville, Ontario K2S 0C9
    Contact: Scott Ventresca
    (613) 836-2333
    sventresca@torcvb.com