TIAO's 2021 Tourism Resiliency Winners - RTO 9

TIAO’s 2021 Tourism Resiliency Winners

Congratulations to all South Eastern Ontario recipients of the 2021 Ontario Tourism Resiliency Award. The best of the best in Ontario tourism were celebrated at the annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the Brookstreet Hotel in Ottawa. This year’s summit was about RESPECT, COLLABORATION, and REBUILDING our future.

2020 was a year like no other, requiring determination and perseverance. These special awards were unique to this year and were designed to reflect resiliency through innovation, collaboration, and partnership.  

“We are so pleased to partner & collaborate with amazing organizations and individuals in our region that are totally dedicated to the Tourism Industry”, stated Bonnie Ruddock, Executive Director, RTO9 Regional Tourism Organization. “The people leading these organizations are true innovators and are passionate about their local community. It is so nice to see these achievements in South Eastern Ontario”.

2021 ONTARIO TOURISM RESILIENCY AWARD WINNERS

SUSTAINABILITY

Attraction – Topsy Farms

Convention, Conference, Event Planner – Topsy Farms

Destination Marketing Organization – Tourism Kingston, Frontenac’s Farms to Kingston’s Tables, RTO 9

2021 ONTARIO TOURISM RESILIENCY AWARD-NOMINATED

SUSTAINABILITY

Festivals & Events – Topsy Farms

Independent Business – Topsy Farms

INNOVATION

Independent Business – Thousand Islands Playhouse

Resource-Based Tourism – Topsy Farms

Winter – Topsy Farms

COLLABORATION

Destination Marketing Organization – Tourism Kingston, Love Kingston

Food Service – Grow Stronger Gardening Campaign (Topsy Farms+ Kubota Canada)

Congratulations to our winners and nominated partners! Your dedication to outstanding service is what makes South Eastern Ontario a wonderful place to discover for travellers. Thank you for your generous and diverse contributions to Ontario’s tourism industry.

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