Discovering Toronto, One Step at a Time

Downtown Toronto hotel launches experiential tours just in time for summer

Toronto, ON – May 31, 2016.  From craft brewery tours to fitness enthusiasts, a new experiential based program at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto empowers guests to navigate Canada’s most dynamic city just like a local. Curated by a team of city experts, guests of the hotel will be able to uncover Toronto’s hidden gems with self-guided walking tours, onsite offerings, and exclusive partner experiences.

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Discover where beer enthusiasts quench their thirst with the hotel’s Craft Brewery tour.  From small ‘nano’ breweries serving up one keg at a time, to large-scale facilities producing lake-sized batches, this tour takes guests to some of Toronto’s best spots for locally brewed suds.  For the ultimate experience, the hotel’s Concierge team can even arrange a personal tour, where guests can meet the brew master and enjoy a sample from the tanks.  Upon returning to The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, guests will enjoy one of the best views of Toronto’s iconic CN Tower while sipping a specialty Michelada beer cocktail at DEQ Terrace.

For guests counting every step along the way – explore beautiful Toronto while keeping fit with a Toronto by Foot tour.  Get to 10,000 steps and beyond with one of these hand-crafted tours which provide instruction on how to log miles while exploring some of Toronto’s most trendy neighborhoods.  Discover vintage couture along Queen West; snap a selfie in front of a city landmark; or sample artisanal foods at St. Lawrence Market by following detailed maps that highlight some of the hotel’s recommended ‘must sees’ along the way.   Guests can track their progress by using one of the complimentary pedometers, available at the Concierge desk.

Additionally, the hotel’s Resident Artist, Jacqueline Poirier, shares her tips for exploring guests’ inner artist with the Insider’s Guide to Art in Toronto tour.  Guests can view colorful display of works by local and world-renowned secret wall-art painters in Graffiti Alley. For the romantic, there is a pedestrian-only village of the Distillery District where guests can declare their love at the Love Locks installation. Guests can then create their own masterpiece with a guided workshop by Ms. Poirier back at the hotel.

For more information on these and other unique Toronto experiences, visit or call 416-585-2500.

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