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Build a World-Leading Tourism Workforce: Join Our Board of Directors

Tourism HR Canada’s Board of Directors supports and guides our pan-Canadian organization as we deliver on our mandate of building a world-leading tourism workforce. Our team facilitates, coordinates, and enables human resource development activities that support a globally competitive and sustainable industry and foster the development of a dynamic and resilient workforce. Thirteen Directors representing …

Identifying Key Business Concerns for Action: 2020 Survey

As we begin a new year and look forward to this year’s Labour Market Forum, Tourism HR Canada is taking the current pulse of the labour market from the perspective of tourism businesses. Our 2020 Tourism Outlook and Labour Issues Survey is now live. We ask a few questions about the effects of the current …

Aligning Skills with Changing Workplace Demands

The Future Skills Framework has kicked off 2020 with two focus groups to continue its validation of the framework with the real-life experiences of industry professionals. In late January, tourism experts with strong qualifications in finance—including CFOs, CPAs, and additional related designations—met in Calgary to review the areas of the framework concerned with the management …

Showcasing Tourism Careers: The Earlier, the Better

The global tourism market continues to see strong growth, outpacing the economy as a whole. Canada is setting visitor records and investing in tourism product development and marketing. A labour shortage means ample opportunity to build a stable, well-paid career. Yet in many schools, despite there being curriculum available, tourism is not offered as a …

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Address the Changing Tourism Workplace

Seize your opportunity to contribute to building a pan-Canadian competency framework for the tourism sector. Tourism HR Canada has a small number of spots left at two upcoming focus groups. Industry professionals are invited to share their experiences in today’s rapidly changing workplace by providing insights into the current and emerging skills tourism businesses need …

Bill Pallett’s Legacy: Supporting the Next Generation of Tourism Leaders

Tourism HR Canada previously announced with great sadness that Bill Pallett, tourism champion, HR leader, and Past Chairperson of our Board of Directors, passed away at the end of December. Bill was a graduate and strong supporter of Ryerson University. He was committed to the ongoing development of the school and volunteered supporting the Alumni …