Torontonians have probably always taken an interest in their city, says Sousie Tsotskos, Manager of Media Relations, The Americas for Tourism Toronto.
But lately, there seems to be more of a push to get the word out about what's happening here.
Tourism Toronto has teamed up with local news outlets to highlight what is happening in the city, Tsotskos
Every week there is some event happening in the summer, says Tsotskos
There is an increased awareness of the events going on, and an increased interest in these events, she
explains, which means people in Toronto and surrounding areas are more likely to take notice of what's going on and stay in the city.
Along with summer events, there are also great gems in the city to take advantage of, Tsotskos
The Toronto Islands are a great place to escape to, she
"There are certain parts of the islands that if you're there, you feel like you're completely out of the city in a totally different place."
also touts the historic Distillery District as a great option.
"It's like going back in time," she