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CGLCC Awarded for Its Leadership in Advancing Diversity

Tourism HR Canada congratulates CGLCC, Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, on its receipt of this year’s Outstanding Contribution to Advancing Progressive HR Practices Award. This prestigious award is granted to individuals, organizations, and employers with more than a decade of leadership in advancing human resource management practices that foster authentic, quality service and contributing to …

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Encouraging Academic Excellence: Tourism Students Invited to Apply for Two Awards

As part of its efforts to foster growth and innovation in tourism, Tourism HR Canada is delighted to sponsor the Master’s Researcher Award, coordinated by the Tourism and Travel Research Association – Canada Chapter (TTRA Canada). This award is to encourage and recognize excellence in—and the usefulness of—research on travel and tourism at the Master’s …

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Forward Thinkers: TTRA Welcoming Conference Submissions on Impactful Tourist Experiences

The Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) Canada Chapter hosts its annual conference this year from September 18-20 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Moving Forward, this year’s conference theme, invites tourism researchers to be forward thinkers—to rediscover Canada’s tourism industry through various lenses that acknowledge the past while providing guidance for our future. Moving Forward calls for …

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Canadian Tourism Employment Monthly Snapshot – May 2019

(seasonally unadjusted) In May 2019, the unemployment rate1 in the tourism sector was at 5.4%, which is 0.9% higher than the rate reported in May 2018, but lower than the previous month (April 2019), when the unemployment rate stood at 5.5%. At 5.4%, tourism’s unemployment rate was below Canada’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of 5.5%. …

Growing Competition for Mature Workers: Latest Census Profile Available

Released today, the latest demographic profile of tourism workers unveils the most recent census data on mature workers employed in tourism. The profile looks at workers aged 45 and up, breaking key employment information into three groups: ages 45 to 54, 55 to 64, and 65 and up. While these age brackets have generally been …