Destinations International has announced Toronto, Ontario as the 2022 Annual Convention destination. This marks the first time Destinations International will host the convention in Toronto.
The convention win comes at a time when the travel and tourism industry looks to recover from restrictions due to the global pandemic, and provides a much-needed boost to the city’s meetings, conferences and events industry and the visitor economy.
“As North America’s fourth largest city, and the world’s most diverse city, it’s fitting that Toronto, Canada will be welcoming destination professionals from around the globe for Destinations International’s 2022 Annual Convention,” said Scott Beck, president and CEO, Destination Toronto. “The global pandemic has shown to the world the impact visitors have in every destination around the globe. There has never been a more critical time to come together as an industry, share ideas and engage in conversations about the important work we do for our communities. We can’t wait to welcome Destinations International to Toronto!”
Destinations International’s Annual Convention will be held in-person and brings together travel and tourism professionals from around the globe – showcasing Toronto to destination leaders.
“Every year our association offers educational opportunities for destination organization professionals around the world with an Annual Convention and discipline-focused summits,” said Don Welsh, president and CEO of Destinations International. “2022 will be the first year we have hosted our Annual Convention in Toronto and we are excited to work with Scott Beck and his very talented team to create a convention experience like no other. We are also looking forward to getting our industry back together for all of our events with in-person learning and networking opportunities.”
The convention takes place July 19-21, 2022 with registration for the Annual Convention opening in 2022.