Tourism Recovery Webinar Series was launched by Tourism HR Canada in June to help the sector respond to the COVID-19 crisis by providing timely information and practical tools at no cost. Tourism businesses requested webinars to help guide them through some of the big topics.

Designed for business owners, operators, and entrepreneurs, the webinar series features topics from

Each one-hour session includes practical information and guidance on how to address issues that will help businesses recover, sustain operations, and be more resilient.

To register for upcoming Tourism Recovery Webinar events, please click here.

Webinar 1: Strategic Planning for Business Continuity

This business strategy webinar will look at a framework to help small businesses seek guidance on managing through the COVID crisis to help ensure they can survive, and to be sure they can adapt to new business realities.

(This webinar was recorded October 14, 2020.)

Webinar 2: Considering and Creating New Revenue Strategies

Budgeting and finance concerns are top-of-mind for most businesses as they struggle to keep their doors open. This webinar will look at financial measures to help small businesses survive and build resilience and includes tips on managing cash flow during lean times.

(This webinar was recorded October 28, 2020.)

Webinar 3: Building Strategic Community Partnerships

Tourism’s revival and growth is dependent on the ability of tourism businesses to engage in community-led strategies. This webinar looks at how to harness resources to create a destination that is ready and willing to accept visitors. The session includes tips on building consumer confidence that will help bolster the efforts made by tourism businesses to be safe and welcoming.

(This webinar was recorded November 10, 2020.)

Tourism Workforce Webinar Series

These earlier webinars provide an overview of our labour market information, tourism workforce data, and additional tools to help a variety of tourism stakeholders with navigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and preparing for a strong recovery.

From Recovery to Resilience: How tourism operators can learn, grow and thrive post-pandemic

Hosted by Tourism HR Canada President and CEO Philip Mondor, this one-hour webinar provides guidance, support, and practical tools to the 200,000 tourism operators across the country devastated by the impacts of COVID-19.

With a focus on labour-related challenges and opportunities key to moving from recovery to renewed growth and innovation, this webinar also launches the free web-based Tourism Workforce Recovery Toolkit.

The session introduces participants to crucial features in the Toolkit as well as actionable advice on how to implement the content most relevant to their recovery needs.

(This webinar was recorded June 24, 2020.)

Growth, Interrupted: Navigating COVID’s shock to Canada’s tourism workforce

Join Tourism HR Canada President and CEO Philip Mondor for this one-hour webinar sharing insights into the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the tourism workforce.

In early 2020, Canada was on track to employ 2.2 million people in its tourism sector. Where are we six months into the COVID crisis? And what is the outlook as peak tourist season comes to a close?

With a focus on labour-related challenges and opportunities key to the return of a strong and resilient tourism economy, this webinar will explore the customized, reliable labour data essential for making informed decisions on a pillar of Canada’s economy.

Viewers will gain access to the latest labour market intelligence, as well as actionable advice on how to apply the content most relevant to their recovery needs.

(This webinar was recorded September 28, 2020.)