Media Advisory - Tourism leaders getting ahead of the competition



    TORONTO, Oct. 5 /CNW/ - Tourism leaders will gather at the 2008 Ontario
Tourism Summit to discuss priorities and direction for the tourism industry.
This year's theme is "Getting Ahead of the Competition".

    
    Date:     Tuesday, October 7, 2008

    Time:     9:00 a.m. - Tourism Minister Monique Smith

              11:00 a.m. - Greg Sorbara, Chair of Tourism Competitiveness
              Study

              1:30 p.m. - Panel discussion with:

                 -  Chris Cahill, President and COO, Fairmont Hotels and
                    Resorts
                 -  Robert Deluce, President and CEO, Porter Airlines
                 -  Grand Council Chief John Beaucage, Anishinabek Nation
                 -  Nick Eaves, President and COO, Woodbine Entertainment

              3:30 p.m. - Moses Znaimer, media innovator and voice of the
              Zoomer generation

    The Ontario Tourism Awards, which celebrate excellence and innovation in
the tourism industry, will be handed out at a gala ceremony.

              8:20 p.m. - Awards presentation

    Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building
              222 Bremner Blvd
              Toronto,Ontario
              www.ontariotourismsummit.com

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For further information:

For further information: Alicia Farrow, Minister's Office, (416)
325-4543; Jill Skorochod, Communications Branch, (416) 325-8391

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