Affiliated Organizations

Attractions Ontario

  • 344 Bloor Street West, Suite 504
  • Toronto M5S 3A7
  • 416-868-4386
  • tyoung@attractionsontario.ca
  • attractionsontario.ca

Attractions Ontario has a membership of over 530 attractions and tourism related organizations such as amusement parks, historical sites, cultural activities, arts & entertainment and adventure. Check out attractionsontario.ca today for e-coupons and special event listings from across the province.

Continuing Education & Professional Development Courses, University of Toronto

  • 500 University Avenue, Suite 650
  • Toronto M5G 1V7
  • 416-978-2719
  • info.cepd@utoronto.ca
  • cepd.utoronto.ca

Health professional programs and conferences presented by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, have a global reputation for academic innovation, leadership and excellence. Select from a wide range of current and innovative programs designed for healthcare professionals. CEPD, U of T is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).

Destination Marketing Association International

As the world’s largest and most reliable resource for official destination marketing organizations (DMOs), Destination Marketing Association International is dedicated to improving the effectiveness of over 3,500 professionals from 600 destination marketing organizations in over 20 countries. We provide our members-professionals, industry partners, students & educators-the most cutting-edge educational resources, networking opportunities, and marketing benefits available worldwide.

Eservus

  • 144 Front Street West, Suite 450
  • Toronto M5J 2L7
  • 416-598-8888
  • cmiura@eservus.com
  • eservus.com

A corporate concierge service that provides entertainment savings and value-added services to tenants in 120 commercial office buildings in Toronto including Brookfield Place, Scotia Plaza, First Canadian Place and the TD Centre.

Festivals & Events Ontario

Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) was established in 1987 as an association devoted to the growth and stability of the festival and event industry in Ontario.

Greater Toronto Airports Authority

  • Toronto Pearson International Airport, P.O. Box 6031, 3111 Convair Drive
  • Toronto L5P 1B2
  • 416-776-3008
  • lorrie.mckee@gtaa.com
  • torontopearson.com

The Greater Toronto Airports Autority (GTAA) is the private, not-for-profit corporation that is operating Pearson International Airport and is undertaking its redevelopment. Its mandate is to create an airport system in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) that supports and advances the economic vitality of the region.

Greater Toronto Hotel Association

  • 207 Queens Quay West, Suite 404
  • Toronto M5J 1A7
  • 416-351-1276
  • info@gtha.com
  • gtha.com

A major stakeholder in the tourism industry, the GTHA is the voice of the Greater Toronto Area’s hotel industry, representing 170 hotels, with approximately 36,000 guest rooms and more than 32,000 employees. Founded in 1925, the GTHA enables competing hotels to work together on issues of public policy and charitable ventures, provides information and service to its members, and advocates raising their profile and prosperity as a vital component of the Greater Toronto Area’s tourism industry.

Hotel Association of Canada

  • 130 Albert Street, Suite 1206
  • Ottawa K1P 5G4
  • 613-237-7149
  • info@hotelassociation.ca
  • hotelassociation.ca

The Hotel Association of Canada is the national voice and resource for the Hotel and Lodging Industry in Canada. For over 90 years, we have worked to enhance the prosperity of the Canadian Hotel and Lodging Industry through strong member engagements, effective government advocacy, and the provision of value added programs and services.

Les Clefs d’Or Canada

They are an international concierge association whose motto is “In Service Through Friendship”.

Mandarin Restaurant Franchise Corporation

Award-winning all-you-can-eat Chinese & Canadian buffet restaurants offering high quality food, friendly service & a unique dining experience. Over 150 items prepared fresh daily! Choose from a variety of soups, salads, sushi, grilled items, hot entrees & desserts. Large groups welcome. Seniors (65+) 20% off buffet meal. Children 4 and under are a $2 sharing price and ages 5-12 are 50% off the regular adult buffet price. In business over 30 years, with over 20 locations in Southern Ontario to serve you.

Mississauga Board of Trade

  • 701-77 City Centre Drive
  • Mississauga L5B 1M5
  • 905-273-6151
  • info@mbot.com
  • mbot.com

Established in 1976, Mississauga Board of Trade proudly serves as a chamber of commerce for the sixth largest city in Canada – the third largest city in Ontario – with a population of over 700,000 residents. Mississauga is the location for over 53,000 businesses employing over 440,000 people, including 59 of Canada’s Fortune 500 offices.Mississauga Board of Trade represents approximately 1,500 businesses in Mississauga. MBOT is well positioned to address the needs of business by using its considerable influence at all levels of government, allowing for the opportunity to be part of a strong and unified voice in advocating and taking the lead in effecting change and growth in local, provincial, national and global markets.

Motor Coach Canada

  • 555 Burnhamthorpe Road, Suite 505
  • Etobicoke M9C 2Y3
  • 416-229-9305
  • info@motorcoachcanada.com
  • motorcoachcanada.com

To provide a united voice at the national level for motor coach tour operators and bus operators and to create an environment that supports members’ investment and growth. Under the umbrella of Motor Coach Canada, tour companies and bus operators have joined to have a common national voice on issues of mutual concern. Governed by a Board of Directors comprised equally of bus and tour operators, MCC is the only national association representing the interests of motor coach tour operators and bus operators that supply scheduled, charter, transit, and tour services.

Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance

  • 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 166
  • Toronto M5T 2C7
  • 416-644-3601
  • info@ontarioculinary.com
  • ontarioculinary.com

The Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance (OCTA) is an industry-driven organization that builds capacity for culinary tourism development in Ontario by connecting growers, producers, processors, tourism operators and others rooted in our agri-food and travel sectors.

Ontario Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

  • 39 River Street
  • Toronto M5A3P1
  • 416-646-1600
  • info@oglcc.com
  • oglcc.com

OGLCOC is a non-profit group with a mission to create an environment in which the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered business communities in Ontario can thrive.

Ontario Motor Coach Association

  • 555 Burnhamthorpe Road, Suite 505
  • Etobicoke M9C 2Y3
  • 416-229-6622
  • info@omca.com
  • omca.com

OMCA (The Ontario Motor Coach Association) is one of the largest travel and tourism-related associations in Canada, and the voice of private sector bus operators, inter-city bus lines, charter and coach tour companies in Ontario.Motor coach travel and tourism generates hundreds of millions of dollars per year in economic activity, making it one of the most important sectors in the tourism industry in North America.OMCA has over 1100 members and represents more than 75 bus operators, over 100 tour operators, 62 bus product & services, and some 800 affiliated sellers to the group tour industry including attractions, destinations, hoteliers and retail outlets across North America.

Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association

  • 2600 Skymark Avenue, Suite 8-201
  • Mississauga L4W 5B2
  • 905-361-0268
  • info@orhma.com
  • orhma.com

The Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association is the voice of the hospitality industry in Ontario. It provides effective lobbying at both the municipal and provincial levels of government as well as money-saving benefit programs and training & education to members. Look for the ORHMA decal.

OTEC (Ontario Tourism Education Corporation)

  • 21 Four Seasons Place,Suite 300
  • Toronto M9B 6J8
  • 416-622-1975
  • info@otec.org
  • otec.org

OTEC is a not-for-profit training company dedicated to fulfilling the training and human resource needs of Ontario’s tourism and service industries. They raise service standards through Service Excellence, a series of professional service training programs. They increase pride and professionalism in the tourism industry through national occupational standards and Professional Certification.

Peel Aboriginal Network

  • 200 Britannia Road East, Unit 3
  • Mississauga L4Z 1S
  • 905-712-4PAN (4726)
  • info@peelaboriginalnetwork.com
  • peelaboriginalnetwork.com

Their hope is to build a sense of community for Aboriginal people in Peel and to provide a forum where they can meet, socialize, share and learn from one another. Their vision is to support a high awareness and education of Aboriginal heritage, history and current issues that will continue to develop and strengthen Aboriginal culture and sense of community in Peel Region. They host workshops such as Hand Drum Making, Regalia Sewing, Traditional Beading and more permanent programs.

Professional Speakers Bureau Inc.

  • 106 Heath Street East
  • Toronto M4T 1S4
  • 416-420-4525
  • clientservices@prospeakers.com
  • prospeakers.com

Since 1990, prospeakers.com, formerly known as the Professional Speakers’ Bureau Inc., has represented some of the finest speakers in North America. The speakers we represent are the leaders in what they do. They are thought-provoking, action-oriented and many have earned national and international recognition in the fields of business, technology and society. And more importantly, many have proven their value through best selling books, landmark new ideas and the evolution of business concepts. We specialize in serving the needs of organizations as diverse as corporations, associations, universities, health-care and non-profit groups. And, we’re absolutely committed to helping you create extraordinary conferences and events. We work in a dynamic and friendly environment, emphasizing creativity and mutual respect. We are proud of our reputation for honesty and integrity among speakers, clients and colleagues.

Resorts of Ontario

  • 29 Albert Street North
  • Orillia L3V 5J9
  • 705-325-9115
  • escapes@resortsofontario.com
  • resortsofontario.com

Resorts Ontario is a travel association representing more than 100 resorts, lodges, cottages and country inns. Free guides for leisure and corporate travellers are available.

spafax

  • 1179 King Street West, Suite 101
  • Toronto M6K 3C5
  • 416-350-2425
  • npiccinin@spafax.com
  • spafax.com

Working with over 70 clients worldwide, Spafax is a leader in the creation of branded content, specialized inflight entertainment management, custom publishing, advertising sales and production services.With offices around the world, we are truly a global creative community with a Who’s Who list of airline, travel and “terrestrial” clients.But like any success story, Spafax has a history. And it’s quite a story. Very few people can predict a company’s trajectory and much less predict that a car parts distribution firm based in Bath, England in the 1930s would one day become one of the world’s leading providers of custom communications and media services.

Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas (TABIA)

  • 2257 Bloor Street West
  • Toronto M6S 1N8
  • 416-889-4111
  • jkiru@toronto-bia.com
  • toronto-bia.com

To develop and implement policies and programs to promote strong, effective and successful Business Improvement Areas in the City of Toronto thus improving the economic and social well-being of our 62 communities as a whole.

The Toronto Board of Trade

  • 1 First Canadian Place, P.O. Box 60
  • Toronto M5X 1C1
  • 416-366-6811
  • amarcovici@bot.com
  • bot.com

With 10,000 members, The Toronto Board of Trade is the city’s business voice and your chamber of commerce. To join call 416-366-6811. Visit us at bot.com.

Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

  • 30 Rory Road
  • Toronto M6L 3G2
  • 416-241-4566
  • info@thcc.ca
  • thcc.ca

THCC – Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is the leading advocate and facilitator for both the Hispanic community in Canada and the Canadian community in Spanish-speaking countries.  They are affiliated with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), with more than 250 local chapters and offices in Mexico, Puerto Rico and Hawaii; all members receive access to benefits and programs of the already mentioned chambers.

Toronto Port Authority

  • 60 Harbour Street
  • Toronto M5J 1B7
  • 416-863-2000
  • mriehl@torontoport.com
  • torontoport.com

The International Marine Passenger Terminal serves as the operational hub for visiting Great Lakes cruise ships. Other marine transportation opportunities are available.

Tourism Industry Association of Canada

  • 116 Lisgar Street, Suite 600
  • Ottawa K2P 0C2
  • 613-238-3883
  • tiac-aitc.ca

Founded in 1930, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada is the only national organization representing the full cross-section of Canada’s $78.8 billion tourism industry. TIAC’s members include air and passenger rail services, airport authorities, local and provincial destination authorities, hotels, attractions and tour operators. TIAC is responsible for representing tourism interests at the national level, and its advocacy work involves promoting and supporting policies, programs and activities that will benefit the sector’s growth and development. TIAC’s membership reflects partnerships among all sectors of the industry, enabling the association to address the full range of issues facing Canadian tourism.

Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

  • 207 Queens Quay West, Suite 404
  • Toronto M5J 1A7
  • 519-856-0818
  • bill.allen@wragroup.ca
  • tiaontario.ca

TIAO is the umbrella organization for the leading associations, destination marketing organizations, and regional tourism organizations serving Ontario’s diverse tourism industry. TIAO collectively represents 147,000 businesses and 600,000 employees that are dedicated to promoting and operating Ontario’s tourism industry.

Travel & Tourism Research Association

  • 608 – 151 Slater Street
  • Ottawa K1P 5H3
  • jhendry@cthrc.ca
  • ttra.com

What does TTRA do? Facilitates access to numerous sources of information to support your research efforts.Educates members in research, marketing and planning skills through publications, conferences and networking. Encourages professional development and recognizes research and marketing excellence through its awards program. Creates opportunities to interact with your peers throughout the industry.Fosters development of travel and tourism research and related curricula in institutes of higher education.Promotes the development and application of professional research in the travel and tourism industry.

UNITE HERE Local 75

  • 15 Gervais Drive, 3rd Floor
  • Toronto M3C 1Y8
  • 416-384-0983
  • info@uniteherelocal75.org
  • uniteherelocal75.org

UNITE HERE is a union representing over 50,000 members in Canada and more than 440,000 people across North America, including many recent immigrants and a high proportion of women. We represent workers in hotels, restaurants, racetracks and casinos, laundry, food service companies, and airport concessions.

World Travel & Tourism Council

  • 1-2 Queen Victoria Terrace, Sovereign Court
  • London E1W 3HA 44
  • (0)20 7481 8007
  • wttc.org

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is the forum for business leaders in the Travel & Tourism industry. With Chief Executives of some one hundred of the world’s leading Travel & Tourism companies as its Members, WTTC has a unique mandate and overview on all matters related to Travel & Tourism.WTTC works to raise awareness of Travel & Tourism as one of the world’s largest industries, supporting 255 million jobs and generating 9 per cent of world GDP.WTTC advocates partnership between the public and private sectors, delivering results that match the needs of economies, local and regional authorities and local communities with those of business, based on: 1. Governments recognising Travel & Tourism as a top priority; 2. Business balancing economics with people, culture and environment; and 3. A shared pursuit of long-term growth and prosperity.

Student & Youth Association (SYTA)

  • 8400 Westpark Drive
  • McLean, VA 22102-5116
  • 703-610-1263
  • info@syta.org
  • syta.org

SYTA is a dynamic partnership of dedicated professionals passionate about promoting and providing travel experiences for student and youth which enhance their social, cultural, and educational growth. SYTA is the non-profit, professional trade association that promotes student & youth travel and seeks to foster integrity and professionalism among student and youth travel service providers. SYTA is “The Voice of Student and Youth Travel.®

Yonge Bloor Bay Business Association Inc.

  • 55 Bloor Street West, Suite 220
  • Toronto M4W 1A5
  • 416-922-4211
  • info@ybba.org
  • ybba.org

Bloor/Yorkville, the elegant fashion district. There is no other shopping area like it. Magnificent shops, beautiful restaurants – be entertained at all times. Visit art galleries and the Royal Ontario Museum.

Port Hope

Historic Port Hope one hour east of Toronto has the best preserved main streets in Ontario with numerous antique, boutique and specialty shops and a fine selection of restaurants and well appointed B&B’s. It is a perfect day trip or weekend getaway destination. Come to year-round professional theatre, festivals, golf, hiking trails or fly fishing on the Ganaraska River.

St. Jacobs Country

  • 1386 King Street North
  • St. Jacobs N0B 2N0
  • 519-664-1133
  • getaway@stjacobs.com
  • stjacobs.com

Discover St. Jacobs Country, Ontario’s favourite rural destination! Explore the charming village of St. Jacobs boasting fine shops and arts & craft studios. See fascinating exhibits such as The Mennonite Story, a 3,000 sq.ft Model Railway panorama, Quilt Gallery, and Maple Syrup Museum. Relax with great food and drink at The Stone Crock Restaurant, Jacob’s Grill, DH Food & Lodging, the Village Bakery, and Block Three Brewery.Nearby, experience Canada’s largest Farmers’ Market (Thurs & Sat all year, plus Tuesdays mid-June – August). You’ll find a staggering array of local and imported foods and crafts from 100s of vendors indoors and outdoors. You can even enjoy a horsedrawn trolley tour to a nearby farm (in season). In the market district shop at St. Jacobs Outlets and Market Road Antiques (open daily).or enjoy professional theatre by Drayton Entertainment.Stay more than a day! Superb accommodations in St. Jacobs Country include Courtyard Marriott, DH Food & Lodging, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, and Hilton Homewood Suites (coming 2014). Located only 80 minutes west of Toronto. Open all year.

Tourism Brampton

Just a 30 minute drive north-west of downtown Toronto and adjacent to Toronto’s International Airport. Call or visit Tourism Brampton’s website for your personal guide to Brampton’s Attractions, Accommodations, Live Theatre, Art Exhibits, Golf Course, Lakes, Beach, Trails and much more.

Tourism Burlington

Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, nestled beneath the Niagara Escarpment between Toronto and Niagara, beautiful Burlington awaits you. Recognized as one of the best cities in Canada to live, Burlington is also fabulous to visit, with an appealing mix of urban and rural experiences.Take a stroll along our waterfront trail and new pier, explore the blooms at the Royal Botanical Gardens, visit an Iroquoian Village at Crawford Lake, enjoy our many parks, nature trails and museums or participate in festivals such as Burlington’s Sound of Music and Canada’s Largest Ribfest. Take in a show at our new state of the art Performing Arts Centre.Shoppers are sure to enjoy our large shopping centres, unique boutiques and handcrafted art. Golfers will be challenged at over 20 golf courses in the area, many with magnificent views.Burlington offers a variety of accommodations from quaint bed & breakfasts to full service conference hotels. Numerous restaurants can be found with cuisine to suit every taste and culinary events such as A Taste of Burlington, a fixed price dining program.Whether it’s adventure, history, culture, recreation or relaxation, Burlington has it all! Contact us for a Visitor Guide or visit tourismburlington.com.

Canadian Tourism Commission

The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) is a working relationship between tourism-industry businesses and associations, provincial and territorial governments, and the Government of Canada. Services: attracting tours, meetings and incentive-travel business to Canada, literature, customs, film-site inspection assistance and co-operative marketing programs.

City of Brampton

From a settlement in the early 1800s to an officially designated City in 1974, today, Brampton is a diverse, cosmopolitan, and vibrant place to be. From a population of 500 in 1853 to 450,000-plus in 2009, Brampton is Canada’s second fastest growing and the 11th largest city. The Province of Ontario has designated Brampton as an urban growth area and by 2031, the City’s population is expected to grow to 725,000.

City of Mississauga

  • 300 City Centre Drive
  • Mississauga L5B 3C1
  • public.info@mississauga.ca
  • mississauga.ca

Welcome to Mississauga. Canada’s 6th largest city, located on the shores of Lake Ontario. Diversity and innate beauty make Mississauga a preferred destination. Whether you choose an activity-packed weekend or a relaxing getaway, your stay will be memorable here.

City of Toronto – Economic Development and Culture Division

  • City Hall, 9th floor East Tower, 100 Queen Street West
  • Toronto M5H 2N
  • 416-392-3387
  • visitorservices@toronto.ca
  • city.toronto.on.ca

The Economic Development, Culture and Tourism Division provides a variety of business services, including tourism development, investment attraction, and in-city visitor services. The Sectors and Strategic Partnership Unit works specificaly with tourism industry partners to develop initiatives that will expand Toronto’s tourism potential.

Invest Toronto

  • City Hall
  • 100 Queen Street West
  • Toronto M5H 2N2

Invest Toronto is your connection to the global business opportunities found in Toronto. Invest Toronto is responsible for attracting foreign direct investment into the City of Toronto. We offer one-on-one consultations to businesses and site selectors making global business investment decisions. Our Services: complimentary concierge service for businesses; answer all questions and enquires on investment in Toronto; facilitate interactions with sector experts and all three levels of government; provide guidance on site location and selection; facilitate business-to-business linkages; provide industry and economic benchmarking analysis; and connect clients to qualified professional service individuals.

Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport

  • 400 University Avenue, 4th Floor
  • Toronto M7A 2R9
  • 416-314-7105

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport: supports delivery of high quality tourism and cultural experiences to Ontarians and visitors to Ontario (promoting a sustainable, customer-focused tourism industry helps improve our quality of life, increase pride in our communities, and increase economic growth); encourages the arts and cultural industries, protects Ontario’s heritage and advances the public library system to maximize their contribution to the province’s economic and social vitality; seeks to increase investment in Ontario’s tourism industry; the Sport, Recreation and Community Programs Division continues to champion participation in sport and recreation activities across Ontario (through this participation more Ontarians will lead an active healthy lifestyle which will lead to better health outcomes, reduced prevalence of chronic diseases and contribute to a reduced burden on the health care system);works in partnership with our agencies, attractions, boards and commissions, the tourism industry, other ministries, other levels of government and the private sector; and supports the delivery and marketing of high-quality tourism experiences to Ontarians and visitors to Ontario.

Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMP)

  • 10 Dundas Stret East, Suite 900
  • Toronto M7A 2A1
  • 1-800-668-2746 (French: 1-800-268-3736)
  • tourism.partnership@mczcr.gov.on.ca
  • ontariotravel.net

The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership (OTMPC) is a government agency created in 1999 to partner with Ontario tourism operators to showcase Ontario as a four-season must-see travel destination at home and internationally. By tapping into the OTMPC’s sophisticated research, international marketing expertise and comprehensive advertising and promotional campaigns, tourism operators and businesses reach markets that otherwise may not be available to them. There’s a wide range of exciting opportunities available for partners – large and small – in all markets.

Toronto Special Events City of Toronto

  • City Hall, 9th floor East Tower
  • 100 Queen Street West
  • Toronto M5H 2N2
  • 416-395-7375
  • mnickel@toronto.ca
  • toronto.ca/special_events

Toronto Special Events produces more than 30 events annually including Toronto Winterfest and Celebrate Toronto Street Festival. The office provides consultation for hundreds of city-wide festivals and events.

Centennial College, School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culture

Last year visitors made 19.6 million overnight trips to Canada; almost 4 million visited Toronto. The School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culture prepares you for careers in any of the 5 sectors of tourism: Accommodation, Food & beverage, Transportation, Travel services and Recreation & Entertainment. The skills learned in this program are transferable anywhere in Canada, and the world is at your feet. Our courses cover a full range of business practices in marketing, human resources, finance and industry operations – as applied to the entire hospitality and tourism field. You will gain valuable work experience through an individualized industry field placement, designed to provide a practical foundation for your career. Many students continue in their placement as full-time employees after graduation.

George Brown Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism

The fields of hospitality management and culinary arts are always exciting, always changing. To say that it is a fast-paced, challenging business is an understatement. If you are a ‘people person,’ love food and wines, and thrive under pressure, you’re an excellent candidate for this area. The George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts is the icon of hospitality management and culinary arts training in Canada, and you could be our next industry star.

Georgian College

  • 1 Georgian Drive
  • Barrie L4M 3X9
  • 705-728-1968
  • jcunningham@georgianc.on.ca
  • georgianc.on.ca

Located in Barrie, Ontario; the gateway to Ontario’s premiere resort region. Their hospitality and tourism division delivers quality programming in five academic areas: Culinary Management, Hotel and Resort, Professional Golf Management, Ski Resort Operations and Tourism Management. They offer one, two and three year academic programs. Diploma and certificate offerings are listed at georgianc.on.ca/ht.

Georgian College, Tourism & Travel

The Tourism and Travel Program will provide individuals with a strong background and understanding of the dynamics of the tourism industry. Students will gain valuable workplace experience and knowledge in tourism business and customer service skills and apply these in a variety of tourism operations, including attractions, festivals and events.

Humber College, School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism

We are Canada’s pre-eminent school in the fields of: Culinary, Fitness, Food & Nutrition, Hospitality, Massage Therapy, Recreation, Sport and Tourism. We are the first choice for students, the first place industry comes to recruit graduates and the place where faculty aspire to teach. Everything our students learn in their respective program prepares them for a promising career. The depth and breadth of our programs covers an extensive range of theory and practical learning making graduates job ready the day they leave Humber.

Mohawk College, Travel and Tourism

The Tourism & Travel program is a two-year diploma offered at Fennell Campus in Hamilton, Ontario. The program prepares students for exciting careers within various sectors of the tourism industry. Mohawk’s Tourism & Travel Diploma program is endorsed by CITC (Canadian Institute of Travel Counsellors) and includes a two-week, program related work placement.

Ontario College of Art & Design

  • 100 McCaul St.
  • Toronto M5T 1W1
  • 416-977-6000
  • ocadu.ca

OCAD University has more depth and breadth in visual arts and design programs than any school of its kind in Canada. OCAD U offers its students a unique environment that combines studio-based learning with critical inquiry. Programs lead to a BFA or BDes and, as of 2008/2009, an MA, MFA or MDes. At OCAD U, we educate imaginations. We consider the future. We also honour our history, recognizing the more than a century of achievement that distinguishes our alumni. Joining the remarkable artists and designers we’ve graduated are established cultural leaders, educators, innovators, creative thinkers and strategists.

Ryerson University, Ted Rogers School of Hospitality & Tourism Managment

  • 350 Victoria St.
  • Toronto M5B 2K3
  • 416-979-5041
  • htm@ryerson.ca
  • ryerson.ca

Born out of the Institution for Home Management in the academic year 1951/1952 the school was named the Hotel Resort and Restaurant Administration with 49 students and 8 faculty and staff. Today as we celebrate sixty years The Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management continues to be a leader in innovative, career-oriented education and remains distinctly urban, culturally diverse and inclusive. The school now has 675 full time students and receives in excess of 1300 applications yearly for 215 first year spots. It is clearly evident that our academic program, reputation and Ryerson University itself is resonating with students.

Seneca College School of Tourism

The Tourism – Travel Operations program will help you develop skills and knowledge appropriate for an entry-level position in the tourism industry. You will study and work in the Seneca uniform. By living this standard each day, you’ll become practiced in formal, occupation specific presentation, and prepare for the real world. When you graduate you will have a solid foundation, with exposure to various tourism courses that will help you understand the industry and allow you to better choose an area of focus.

Sheridan College, Tourism & Travel

The Sheridan Tourism and Travel diploma program prepares you for an exciting career in an industry that offers great opportunities for several reasons: there is a shortage of well-trained tourism and travel consultants; the Internet has created a more informed consumer, but for complicated trips, consumers and business professionals seek out the help of a trained travel consultant; and there are new opportunities to specialize in the tourism and travel field to accommodate consumers’ desires for new and exotic adventures.

University of Guelph – School of Hospitality & Tourism Management

  • 50 Stone Road East, 117F Macdonald Stewart Hall
  • Guelph N1G 2W1
  • 519-824-4120
  • bkupfers@uoguelph.ca
  • htm.uoguelph.ca/

Since 1969 our School has developed an excellent reputation within the hospitality industry for the quality of our graduates (over 3,000) and our programs in hospitality and tourism, and not surprisingly, our alumni who are working in all sectors of the industry both in Canada and around the world. Strongly supported by a high-powered Policy Advisory Board, the University of Guelph’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is regarded as Canada’s leading hospitality program.