Toronto, Ontario – This past October 29-30th, 2019, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario hosted the annual Tourism Summit in Blue Mountain Village at Blue Mountain Resort. A successful event, the summit delivered the latest in industry trends and forecasts, shared best practices, provided networking opportunities, and recognized industry leaders at the Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence.
The first award to be recognized that evening was the Ontario’s Choice Awards – Attraction of the Year. This award was bestowed to the attraction that received the most votes overall across all categories of the eight Ontario’s Choice Awards. The three finalists in this category were: African Lion Safari, Winter Festival of Lights and Science North. The winner announced on October 30, 2019 at the Industry Awards Gala was:
Attraction of the Year
“Congratulations to the winners of their respected categories, to the finalists of the Attraction of the Year Award, and in particular to Science North. This award is special because it was voted upon by the people who visit these attractions” says Troy Young, CEO of Attractions Ontario. For the full list of winners, or to learn more the Ontario’s Choice Awards, please visit www.attractionsontario.ca/ontarioschoice.
Attractions Ontario is a non-profit association, dedicated solely to optimizing attendance for their member attractions. As the only province-wide trade association dedicated exclusively to the attractions sector of the tourism industry, Attractions Ontario members encompass over 500 public and privately-owned attractions in numerous categories such as amusement parks, historical sites, cultural activities, arts & entertainment and adventure tourism.