Tsang appointed to CTC board of directors


James Moore, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Tourism Commission, has announced the appointment of Rita Tsang to the CTC board of directors.

“Ms. Tsang has nearly 40 years of entrepreneurial experience in the travel sector, with a particular focus on Asian markets,” said Minister Moore. “Her expertise and extensive background will help to enhance the work of the Canadian Tourism Commission Board, will help to increase Canada’s brand globally and will inspire more travellers to visit our beautiful country.”

Tsang is founder, chair and chief executive officer of Tour East Group. In 2010, she was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Tourism and Hospitality category, and from 2001 to 2005, Tsang was voted one of Canada’s top three women owners by PROFIT magazine’s W100. In 2004, she was honoured with the Order of Ontario.

Tsang is also a member of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto, a governor of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and a campaign executive for the Renaissance ROM renovation initiative.