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The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) is recognized by government as the voice of tourism.

At TIAO we work on behalf of our membership, collectively representing
200,000 businesses and 400,000 employees, to take on pressing policy issues that impact the Ontario tourism industry.

We advocate the importance of tourism as an economic driver and job creator in order to serve the interests of Ontario’s diverse tourism industry and business community.

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October 12, 2022: Hospitality & Tourism
Job Fair 

TIAO Are you looking for work in the Tourism & Hospitality industry? On October 12, meet employers looking to hire in areas including Accommodations, Food & Beverage, Customer Service, Travel Services, Transportation & Recreation. The City of Toronto, in partnership with ITO, Destination Toronto, OTEC, ORHMA and TIAO present and in person job fair. Bring multiple copies of your resume and meet with employers looking to hire. No fee to participate & no registration required.

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Survey: What is the current state of the tourism industry?

TIAO is seeking the assistance of tourism businesses to complete our latest survey on the state of the tourism industry. The survey questions focus on tourism revenues, debt, staffing challenges, commercial insurance issues, the Ontario Staycation Tax Credit, and industry outlook. This survey data will be an important feature of our advocacy over the next several months.

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