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2019 Tourism Ambassador – Cory Vitiello

2019 Tourism Ambassador – Cory Vitiello

The Drake Hotel, The Harbord Room, THR&CO, Flock Rotisserie and Greens. If you are a foodie, you will certainly recognize all of these restaurant names.  Aside from all of these establishments serving delicious food, they also share one more thing in common with each other: Brantford native Cory Vitiello has been the chef at all of them. Vitiello, 39, is one of Brantford’s biggest culinary success stories and one of the City’s 2019 Tourism Ambassadors. Born and raised in Br...
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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Paul Szczechura

2019 Tourism Ambassador: Paul Szczechura

Brantford is recognized around the world for being the birthplace of the ‘The Great One,’ and visitors immersed in the field of athletics know Brantford as the ‘Tournament Capital of Ontario.’ Brantford welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, particularly for sports due to our large number of tournaments and some of our larger hosting responsibilities, such as the 2017 Ontario ParaSport Games and the upcoming 2021 Ontario 55+ Winter Games. It’s a great ...
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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Krista DuChene

2019 Tourism Ambassador: Krista DuChene

Krista DuChene is not originally from Brantford, unlike our other Tourism Ambassadors featured this week, but she has chosen to make Brantford her home for the past 17 years. DuChene moved here with her husband in 2002, and together they are raising their three children, working, and donating their time to local charitable causes in this great city.  Krista DuChene, 42, is a professional runner, registered dietitian, and public speaker. She is well-known as ‘Canada’s Marathon M...
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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Graham Chittenden

2019 Tourism Ambassador: Graham Chittenden

If you live in Brantford and you haven’t heard of Graham Chittenden (well, we won’t go there), but he’s a standup comedian and television writer who Just for Laughs describes as “fresh and clean, but still relentlessly funny.” Chittenden, one of the City’s 2019 Tourism Ambassadors, has been a bright light in the Brantford community for many years. He’s the first guy to be called in for MC duties when there’s a big business or networking event in to...
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2019 Tourism Ambassador - David Hearn

2019 Tourism Ambassador - David Hearn

It’s not easy to become a professional golfer when you live in Canada, especially Brantford, Ontario. We face harsh winters and short golf seasons, both not ideal for golfers. So how does a Brantford kid grow up to become a recognizable name and face on the PGA Tour? Well, it starts with a keen interest that grows to be a passion, and then a lot of hard work, dedication and perseverance. Here is a look at one of the City of Brantford’s 2019 Tourism Ambassadors, David Hearn.  Da...
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Celebrate Tourism Week with Brantford’s Tourism Ambassadors

Celebrate Tourism Week with Brantford’s Tourism Ambassadors

Tourism Brantford invites you to participate in Tourism Week, a national initiative that shows the impact of travel and tourism on the economy. Tourism Week takes place from Sunday, May 26 to Sunday, June 2, 2019.
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Top Picks for Pics

Top Picks for Pics

Whether you want cultural experiences, outdoor adventure, fantastic family fun, sporting events, or culinary delights, Brantford has tons of tourist attractions that provide fun and memorable photo opportunities. We're highlighting 10 of our top picks for pics.
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