About Us

Our Mandate

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.

Corporate Structure

Destination Toronto Management Team

Partnership

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

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.

Marketing

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
    General Manager
    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
    General Manager
    Chelsea Hotel Toronto
  • Rekha Khote
    Principal
    MK2 Hospitality Inc.
  • Andy Loges
    Area General Manager, Canada East
    Hilton Toronto
  • Terry Mundell
    President & CEO
    Greater Toronto Hotel Association
  • Riley O’Connor
    Chairman
    Live Nation Canada
  • Tim Reardon
    General Manager
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
  • Jennifer Reynolds
    President & CEO
    Toronto Finance International
  • Muriel Solomon
    Principal
    CMOish Inc.
  • 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
    KPMG LLP
  • Mike Williams
    General Manager, Economic Development & Culture
    City of Toronto

Destination Toronto Requests for Proposals

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Careers

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Accessibility

Destination 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

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Destination Toronto Policies

In keeping with the Province of Ontario’s Broader Public Sector (BPS) Accountability Act, 2010, we are pleased to share the following Destination 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