Tourism HR Canada

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Tourism HR Canada is a national organization working for the tourism sector in Canada, a $90 billion industry employing over 1.8 million people including over 550,000 youth. The organization works to identify and address labour market issues in the Canadian tourism sector. Its main goals include improving the quality and mobility of the tourism workforce and supplying tourism businesses with the labour market intelligence they need to plan for and overcome their current and future human resource challenges.

Special Attractions

Tourism HR Insider

Tourism HR Insider

Tourism HR Insider is your source for current human resources issues and solutions. Look for timely, relevant labour market intelligence, industry success stories, news and event details, surveys, and articles on HR themes impacting tourism’s current and future success.

Labour Market Information

Labour Market Information

Are you looking for up-to-date information on the state of the tourism industry? Each year, Tourism HR Canada conducts, updates, and publishes several major reports containing the most recent data of interest to members of the tourism sector.

SMART Accreditation Program

SMART Accreditation Program

The SMART Accreditation Program aims to provide national recognition to tourism-related programs that meet or exceed industry standards, and to provide benchmarks that tourism program providers can use to assist them in continually improving their programs. Learn how to apply today!

 

News

Tourism HR Canada Announces New Board of Directors Chair

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tourism HR Canada is delighted to announce that Darlene Grant Fiander has been selected by the Board of Directors as its new Chair. Her tenure becomes effective at the upcoming June 20 Board meeting, to be held in Ottawa.

Mental Health: A Workplace Responsibility

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The news last week of Anthony Bourdain’s death by suicide was a shock and saddened millions of fans who shared Bourdain’s wonderment at the world around him and at our shared humanity, aspirations and dreams, which he explored through travel and cuisine. The news was also a reminder that despite outward appearances and behaviours, many people are dealing with inner demons that can be exacerbated by numerous factors, including workplace stress.

Celebrating the Indigenous Peoples Shaping Tourism’s Success

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day across Canada—a day to showcase and celebrate the cultural diversity, accomplishments, and contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. Indigenous tourism in Canada is thriving, as entrepreneurs and established businesses are reaching new markets and seeing increased demand from established ones.

Canadian Tourism Employment Monthly Snapshot - May 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

In May 2018, the unemployment rate1 in the tourism sector was at 4.5%, which is 1.0 percentage points higher than the rate reported in April 2017, and lower than the previous month (April 2018) when the unemployment rate stood at 5.1%.