October 26+27

Our final program in our Cities series, Tourism Cares heads to Canada - officially for the first time! Get ready for a fully immersive experience - we're talking food, culture, neighborhoods, meeting the locals - everything that makes Toronto an amazing place to visit.


SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Thursday, October 26

Arrivals.

3pm: Tours and other fun experiences available. Sign-ups for tour options will be available 3 weeks before the event date and will be sent via email to registered volunteers. 

5pm – 7pm: Opening Networking Reception at Rec Room hosted by Tourism Toronto

Grab your registration materials and meet your fellow volunteers and locals from our host city. Heavy appetizers and beer and wine will be served.

Dinner on own (a list of suggested restaurants nearby will be provided 2 weeks before the event date)

Friday, October 27

7am: Volunteers gather for breakfast, opening announcements and transfers to worksite locations from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

7:45am – 1:30pm: Volunteers break into their pre-assigned work groups and get to it! Work assignments will be sent 1 week prior to the event via email. 

2pm – 3:30pm: Closing THANK YOU reception at Real Sports Toronto

ACCOMMODATIONS

InterContinental Toronto Centre - BLOCK IS NOW CLOSED
225 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2X3
 

Air Canada Discount to Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

Air Canada is offering a 10% discount when booking your flight to Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). To receive the discount please use go to www.aircanada.com the promotional code 6MU4TBY1 when booking. The promotional code must be entered before searching for fares.

UP Express Discount  

If you’re flying into Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) you can get 25% off a round-trip ticket on the UP Express. To book please visit UPexpress.com before October 27, 2017 and use promo code TCares2017 to get your 25% discount on adult return (round-trip) tickets between Pearson and Union Station.   UP Express connects Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station in the heart of downtown Toronto (steps from the InterContinental Hotel) in just 25 stress-free minutes—less than half the time it often takes by car. Trains leave every 15 minutes with the first train departing Pearson Station at 5:27AM and the last train departing at 1:00AM.