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Feel Good and Live Grand at Brantford's Spa

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2019 12:00 AM

Escape the ordinary and treat your senses to a luxuriously ‘grand’ experience without leaving the city limits. Grand Wellness is Brantford’s premiere spa destination, situated along the picturesque Grand River. Tourism Brantford recently had the pleasure of touring the beautiful Spa, and we are so impressed with what we saw and learned that we just have to share. Boasting a plethora of spa services and treatments designed to leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed, Grand Wellness is one attraction...


The Brantford International Villages Festival is Celebrating 46 Years!

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2019 12:00 AM

The Brantford International Villages Festival is celebrating its 46th consecutive year of presenting “The World at Your Doorstep.” The Festival brings world-class memories to Brantford’s thousands of residents and visitors as they explore 17 festival village halls. This four-day festival, from July 3 to 6, 2019, gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy cultural entertainment, including music, dancing, traditional cuisine and beverages, costumes, and cultural displays.

The Festival...


Perfect Image Studio

Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2019 12:00 AM

If you’re looking for a high-quality, customer-focused place for that next piece to adorn your body, look no further than the newly opened Perfect Image Studio in downtown Brantford. Located at 136 Dalhousie Street, this tattoo and piercing studio opened in February 2019, and is home to some of the most incredible talent the industry has to offer.

Perfect Image was originally founded in 1996 in Daytona Beach, Florida by David Levy and Giorgio Kouzoudjian. Three years later, the business moved into...


Why Does Tourism Matter?

Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2019 12:00 AM

If you follow Tourism Brantford on social media, you likely came across our Tourism Week campaign the last week of May. This campaign, which featured a different Brantford Tourism Ambassador each day, was in celebration of Tourism Week—a national initiative that shows the impact of travel and tourism on the economy. 

This year’s Tourism Ambassadors were: Cory Vitiello (Professional Chef and Restaurateur), David Hearn (Professional Golfer, Olympian), Graham Chittenden (Comedian, Writer), Krista...


2019 Tourism Ambassador – Cory Vitiello

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2019 12:00 AM

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 Brantford, Vitiello...