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Come have a coffee with us in support of The Alzheimer Society!

Come have a coffee with us in support of The Alzheimer Society!

Coffee Break® is a major nationwide annual fundraiser where friends, co-workers and customers gather in communities across Canada to raise funds for their local Alzheimer Society. On September 19, visit the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre on your Coffee Break to make a donation in exchange for a cup of coffee. The money raised stays in our community to help support local programs and services.
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Meet the Tourism Brantford Staff

Meet the Tourism Brantford Staff

Tourism Brantford is a destination marketing organization that seeks to promote the City of Brantford and its wealth of tourism assets and attractions. The members of our highly energetic and dynamic team come from varying academic backgrounds and work experiences, but we all share a passion for travel and tourism—especially when it comes to our great city.  We have six full-time staff and five part-time staff members on our motivated team, each with a unique role in helping to grow ...
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Explore Six Nations of the Grand River

Explore Six Nations of the Grand River

With the 40th Annual Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow rapidly approaching at the end of next month (July 26-28, 2019), you may be thinking about planning a trip to our neighbouring community of Six Nations of the Grand River.
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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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