Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

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Centennial College School of Hospitality Tourism and Culinary Arts is a proud member of the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO). The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario is recognized by government as the voice of tourism. They 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. Comprising regional tourism organizations (RTOs), destination marketing organizations (DMOs), sector associations, businesses, suppliers and educators, TIAO represents more than 188,000 businesses and 391,000 jobs across the province.

TIAO is committed to collaboration and partnership with educational institutions that offer tourism programs for the purpose of preparing and cultivating our industry's future workforce. As a dedicated TIAO Member, Centennial College has been a major supporter of this initiative.