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Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) announces Caesars Windsor a Finalist for Tourism Employer of the Year 2017

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For immediate release: September 12, 2017 Windsor, ON – On Monday, September 11, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) released the name of the finalists for their annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence. Caesars Windsor was proudly named one of three top finalists for the Tourism Employer of the Year award 2017.

“Caesars Windsor is honoured to be named a finalist for this prestigious award and to be recognized in the province of Ontario as a top employer,” said Kevin Laforet, Regional President, Caesars Entertainment. This year, the company also received the 2017 Forbes Best Employer Award.

The Tourism Employer of the Year award “recognizes an organization that has developed an admirable reputation as a great place to work, and established itself as an upstanding example of Ontario’s tourism industry.” Nominees for each category were judged against TIAO criteria before being selected as one of three finalists which also included Tourism Toronto and Chelsea Hotel Toronto. The 2017 winners will be announced at a gala event during the Ontario Tourism Summit from November 6-7 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls.  

Opened in 1994, the award-winning Caesars Windsor is one of the three largest Windsor-Essex employers with over 2,500 employees. Year after year, the company offers team members and their families a wide variety of programs, benefits and activities including their annual President’s Awards recognizing outstanding employees of the year; dozens of opportunities to volunteer and give back to the community through the HERO program; in-house training and educational programs and social activities to increase comradery amongst co-workers.

Matt Marchand, President and CEO of the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, wrote in a nomination letter of support: “[Caesars Windsor’s] continued dedication to providing world-class entertainment, award-winning Four Diamond accommodations and unparalleled guest services invites first time guests to not only to enjoy Caesars Windsor, but to also explore all our region’s rich and diverse offerings that are either a short drive away from the property or just steps away.”

For more information about TIAO and their annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence, visit www.tiaontario.ca.

About Caesars Windsor Caesars Windsor is the largest casino resort in Canada and the first of its kind outside of the U.S. to be branded with this legendary, world-renowned name. Proud recipient of the 2017 Forbes Best Employer Award; the CAA/AAA Four Diamond hotel award for 18 consecutive years, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence (COE) for seven consecutive years and Hall of Fame member; and is 4-Green Key certified from the world recognized Green Key Eco-Rating program for its outstanding environmental efforts. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for nine consecutive years for its gourmet steakhouse, Neros. Voted “Best Hotel” for 17 consecutive years by Casino Player Magazine. Since 2011, the Colosseum has been ranked in the Top 25 in Canada for Theatre Venues in Canada by Pollstar®.

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Media Contacts: Jhoan Baluyot, Manager of PR and Communications, Caesars Windsor

1.800.991.7777 ext. 22896

baluyot@caesarswindsor.com        

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