Indigenous Tourism Ontario conducts Weekend in Tkaronto
By Adnews Staff
Non-profit organization Indigenous Tourism Ontario recently conducted a promotion in collaboration with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment intended to raise awareness to the importance of Indigenous diversity in hockey. The promotion, called “Weekend in Tkaronto,” consisted of a trip to Toronto for 50 First Nations youth and their parents for a “tourism experience” that included Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Marlies Indigenous Celebration games. The weekend trip also includes a visit to the Ontario Science Center's Indigenous Ingenuity exhibitand workforce development workshops by ITO Indigenous business advisors.
“We are extremely pleased to grow the Indigenous tourism industry, the ITO family and collaborate with some pretty amazing people and organizations,” said Kevin Eshkawkogan, president and CEO of Indigenous Tourism Ontario.