Ms. Rita Tsang is the owner, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Tour East Group, Canada’s largest provider of travel services between Canada and Asia. Founded by Ms. Tsang in 1976, Tour East Group now has a network of offices across Canada, the US and China.
A recipient of the Order of Ontario, Ms. Tsang’s business achievements and contributions to Canada’s cultural sector and community organizations have been acknowledged by Canada’s professional community, including the Women’s Executive Network’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Hall of Fame. In 2007, she received the RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year—Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2010, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Travel/Hospitality sector.
Ms. Tsang’s efforts to open up Asia to Canadians and Canada to Asia have bridged the cultures and built strong bonds between the people of these diverse regions of the world.
Ms. Tsang holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto.