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Go Tours is an award-winning Tour and Events company with a wide-ranging portfolio of retail, corporate and school group options.  The company is a leader in developing partnerships within the Tourism Industry and has been recognized for their contribution to put Toronto and Ontario on the global map.

Detailed below are Go Tours’ accomplishments, ongoing projects, news releases and royalty free media assets.

For interviews, statements and further assets, contact Aaron Binder at aaron@gotourscanada.com.

Company Snapshot

Go Tours Canada opened in 2004 as Segway of Ontario and quickly morphed into what would become one of Toronto's great tourism success stories.

By emphasizing the guest experience as the key business goal, Go Tours has created a culture of excellence in the industry and among employees.

Notable Milestones

(2004) Opened as Segway of Ontario
(2006) Added walking tours + corporate events to menu- (2008) Launched Canada's first off-roadSegway tour at Horseshoe Resort
(2010) Started offering off-site popup events
(2011) Introduced iconic Gorilla logo
(2014) Celebrated 10 years and 25,000 tours
(2014) Estimated 1.2 Million generated revenue for partner and neighbouring businesses
(2014) Managing Partner Jason Rizzuti wins "Tourism Champion of the Year" award from Attractions Ontario
(2015) Launched Prohibition and Whisky walking tour
(2015) Segway of Ontario has been written about in over 300+ international publications
(2016) Name change to Go Tours Canada and expanded tour and corporate options
(2017) Launched a slate of new tours and group events
(2017) Partnered with Doors Open Toronto to produce the first accessible 360 video of a Distillery District tour route
(2018) Opened 3rd Ontario location at Ontario Place on July 1st.
(2018) Celebrated 10 years of Offroad Tours in Barrie and permanently moved to Hardwood Ski and Bike from Horseshoe Resort.

Press Releases

Distillery District Ghost Tours – On A Segway!

Go Tours Canada Announces Official Launch of 2018 Segway Ghost Tours Visitors Offered a Glimpse into Distillery District’s Way Less Historically Provable Side Go Tours Canada is offering Toronto Residents and Visitors a chance to explore the Distillery District’s weirder history during the month of October with their World’s Least Scary Ghost Tour.  It’s being Read More >>

Go Tours Canada Enters 10th Year of Offroad Segway Tours in Barrie

Makes Move to New Permanent Location at Hardwood Ski and Bike Barrie, July 4, 2018 – From humble beginnings in 2008, Go Tours Canada is happy to enter its 10th year of Offroad Segway Tours in Barrie. The company has moved their Barrie location permanently to Hardwood Ski and Bike. Featuring manicured trails, memorable photo Read More >>

Go Tours Canada Launches Segway Tour at Ontario Place

Go Tours Canada Launches Segway Tour at Ontario Place First new Segway tour in Toronto since opening in the Distillery District in 2004 Toronto, June 22, 2018 – Toronto is getting its first new Segway tour in 14 years.  Since launching in 2004, Go Tours Canada has operated year-round in Toronto’s Distillery District and seasonally Read More >>

Segways Legal in Ontario As Of Today

Segway of Ontario / Go Tours Pleased to Announce Full Segway Legalization After 12 Year Pilot Program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, Canada – April 1, 2018  – Just kidding. The Segway PT is still illegal for most riders in Ontario, even after new personal transporters like the Ninebot MiniPro, Segway Kickscooter and multiple other brands Read More >>

Segway of Ontario Announces New Distribution Deal

Segway of Ontario Contact: Jason Rizzuti Telephone: 416-642-0096 Company: Segway of Ontario Email: jason@segwayofontario.com Website: segwayofontario.com   Segway of Ontario Renews Contract as Segway Distributor for Ontario Continues to Provide Exceptional Service to Commercial Clients FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, Canada – March 12, 2018 – Segway of Ontario is pleased to announce a renewed commitment Read More >>

Go Tours Canada Wins Service Excellence Award

Go Tours is stoked to announce their Barrie management team, Devon Cole and Teresa Zimmerman, have won the Tourism Barrie Service Excellence Award.

Go Tours Pop-Up Segway Tours at Black Creek

September 30th and October 1st promise to be exciting days for Black Creek Pioneer Village. Go Tours is descending on the gorgeous historic site for two days of pop-up Segway tours through the scenic trails. The 45 minute experience begins with a safety training session before striking out to explore the area with our expert Read More >>

Go Tours Announces New Educational VR Products and Programs

Award-winning tour company Go Tours Canada is welcoming its clients in 360. The business is one of the first tour attractions on Earth to integrate VR technology. October 14, 2016

Go Tours Launches Pop-Up Segway Tour at Toronto Zoo

Two of Toronto’s favourite attractions are finally rolling together in one location. Go Tours Canada and The Toronto Zoo announce the launch of their Summer Twilight Segway Tours through the Zoo’s scenic African Savanna as a uniquely fun way to roam the grounds while learning some fascinating facts from an expert tour guide. Click here Read More >>

Go Tours Launches Offroad Segway Tour at Hardwood Ski and Bike

Go Tours, Canada’s premier Segway tour company, is excited to announce limited edition Pop-Up tours at Hardwood Ski and Bike in Oro-Medonte, Ontario. The partnership between Hardwood and Go Tours offers the chance for thrill seekers to enjoy a safe but exhilarating ride on the surprisingly powerful Segway Offroad X2 on selected dates throughout the Read More >>


Info and Interviews

One of North America's Premier Experiences

Go Tours Canada is one of North America’s premier experiences for Walking Tours, Segway Tours, Corporate Events and School Groups.

A TripAdvisor Hall of Fame recipient in 2018 and Viator “Local Business of the Year’ in 2014, the company is dedicated to providing the best customer service in Toronto and Canada’s Tourism Industry.

Managing Partner, Jason Rizzuti, was named Attractions Ontario’s ‘Tourism Champion of The Year” in 2014.  In 2018, Jason Rizzuti and CEO Aaron Binder were invited to speak at the Ontario Tourism Summit about the business.

For interview requests or more info, please contact Aaron Binder.

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