For Immediate Release
August 5, 2009


Summertime is the Right Time to Visit Toronto
Specials Offers and Hotel Packages Available the Entire Month of August

Toronto, ON - Toronto’s summer season is far from over and traveling to the city has never been easier thanks to special promotional packages available throughout August. Visitors planning a trip to Toronto can now book the Best of Toronto Package including one night hotel accommodation, a top-priced ticket to a Mirvish Productions theatre performance such as The Sound of Music or The Harder They Come, a three-course dinner at a choice of one of 14 restaurants and admission to one of three famed attractions- the CN Tower, Ontario Science Centre, or a Toronto Tours city bus tour for only $149 per person by calling 1-800- 461-3333.

“There’s no better time to see Toronto than in the summer,” said David Whitaker, President and CEO, Tourism Toronto. “Toronto welcomes visitors to discover its lively waterfront, diverse neighborhoods, cultural attractions and a wealth of festivals and events.”

For other super summer hotel offers paired up with dinner, theatre tickets and attraction passes, visitors and locals alike can begin planning a Toronto getaway at www.SeeTorontoNow.com/summer or by calling 1-877-848-3999.  Weekend getaways to Toronto this August – from families to couples, girlfriends and more – are available for just $99 per night.

Visitors booking a special package to Toronto during August can experience a destination full of signature summer festivals such as the celebrated Pilaros Taste of the Danforth (August 7 – 9) or Scotiabank BuskerFest (August 27 – 30). Sports enthusiasts can make it a weekend with the Women’s Roger’s Cup Tennis Championship (August 15 – 23), Toronto Blue Jays baseball and Toronto FC soccer. Toronto offers theater-goers an endless line-up of performances ranging from Broadway-style to Canadian classics and Shakespeare.

With over 7,000 restaurants spread across the city, a popular way to experience Toronto is by relaxing on a street-side patio or neighbourhood café, taking a stroll or bike ride through one of the city’s 1,500 parks or seeking out a special exhibit at one of Toronto’s iconic museums and galleries followed by a night out in Toronto with hundreds of chic lounges, nightclubs or pubs to choose from.

Memorable summer experiences begin with Toronto summer packages and offerings available through www.SeeTorontoNow.com/summer or by calling 1-877-848-3999.

About Tourism Toronto
Tourism Toronto, Toronto’s Convention and Visitors Association, is an industry association of more than 1,200 members established to sell and market the Greater Toronto Region as a remarkable destination for tourists around the globe. For more information please visit www.SeeTorontoNow.com.

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