Destination Toronto is the official destination marketing organization for Toronto’s tourism industry. Destination 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, Destination Toronto has over 1000 partners and is a partnership of public and private sectors.
Destination Toronto Management Team
- Scott Beck
President & CEO
- Andrew Weir
Executive Vice President, Destination Development
- Jon Mamela
Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
- Tara Gordon
Vice President, Meeting & Convention Sales
- Roseanne Longo
Vice President, International Leisure Trade
- Rocco Fazzolari
Vice President, Finance & Administration
The Partnership team at Destination 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 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 Destination Toronto’s free, time-saving Booking Notice Service.
The Marketing arm of Destination 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.
Destination Toronto Board of Directors
- Scott Beck President & CEO Destination Toronto
- Don Boyle Chief Executive Officer Exhibition Place, Enercare Centre, Beanfield Place
- Peter Doyle, Past Chair
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
- Nick Eaves, Treasurer
Chief Venues & Operations Officer
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
- Edwin Frizzell Regional Vice-President, Accor Hotels Central Canada General Manager, Fairmont Royal York
- Lorenz Hassenstein President & CEO Metro Toronto Convention Centre
- Denise Herrera Jackson
Chief Executive Officer
Festival Management Committee (Toronto Caribbean Carnival)
- Robert Housez, Chair
Chelsea Hotel Toronto
- Rekha Khote
MK2 Hospitality Inc.
- Andy Loges
Area General Manager, Canada East
- Terry Mundell
President & CEO
Greater Toronto Hotel Association
- Riley O’Connor
Live Nation Canada
- Tim Reardon
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
- Jennifer Reynolds
President & CEO
Toronto Finance International
- Muriel Solomon
- Bonnie Strome General Manager Park Hyatt Toronto
- Michael Thompson Deputy Mayor Chair, Economic & Community Development Committee Councillor, Scarborough Centre
- Richard Wajs
Managing Director, Executive Sourcing
- Mike Williams General Manager, Economic Development & Culture City of Toronto
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Mail: Attention – Human Resources
405-207 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 1A7