Toronto, Ontario – This week on October 24-25, 2023, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario hosted the annual Tourism Summit in Mississauga at Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites. 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 Attractions Ontario Ontario’s Choice Awards was recognized, highlighting the 2023 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 finalists in this category were: Lang Pioneer Village Museum, Blue Heron Cruises, Little Canada and Riverview Park & Zoo. The winner announced at the Industry Awards Gala was:
Attraction of the Year
“This award is special because it was voted upon by the people who visit and love these attractions, says Troy Young, CEO of Attractions Ontario, “Congratulations to the winners of their respected categories, to the finalists of the Attraction of the Year Award, and to our 2023 winner Little Canada. This is the second year in a row for Little Canada who this year garnered and impressive and unprecedented number of votes.” 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.