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Tourism HR Canada Signs MOU with Leading Training Institute in India

Over the next several months, Tourism HR Canada will be working with Don Bosco Technical Institute (DBTI) to explore a long-term business relationship that will see DBTI deliver a series of competency-based training programs and internationally recognized credentials/certifications in India. Tourism HR Canada seeks to help build capacity and ensure quality program delivery, with the …

Confederation College Awarded SMART + Status

Confederation College Awarded SMART + Accreditation

Tourism HR Canada congratulates the latest post-secondary program to achieve its SMART + accreditation status. Confederation College’s Tourism – Travel and Eco-Adventure program demonstrated its tourism-related programming exceeds industry standards as envisioned in the SMART accreditation program. “This recognition is an impressive accomplishment, and we commend Confederation College for its commitment to creating programming that …

Tourism Labour Force Survey

Canadian Tourism Employment Monthly Snapshot – August 2018

(seasonally unadjusted) In August 2018, the unemployment rate1 in the tourism sector was at 5.1%, which is 0.3% higher than the rate reported in August 2017, and higher than the previous month (July 2018), when the unemployment rate stood at 4.2%. At 5.1%, tourism’s unemployment rate was well below Canada’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of …

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Propelling Smarter, Bolder Tourism: Join Tourism HR Canada at TTRA Canada

Join Canada’s foremost travel and tourism researchers, including Tourism HR Canada’s own Vice-President of Labour Market Intelligence, this fall in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Registration is still open for the Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) Canada’s conference, Propelling Smarter, Bolder Tourism, September 26 to 28. Delegates will explore how research is and can be effectively …

Indigenous Tourism

Successful Summer Staffing: Plan for Next Season Now

Another summer tourist season has wrapped up across Canada—one of the most successful in recent memory. A strong global economy coupled with international visitors avoiding the political turmoil in the United States resulted in a boom in both international and domestic tourists exploring Canada’s plethora of sights and activities. For most tourism employers, the ritual …

Tourism Labour Force Survey

Canadian Tourism Employment Monthly Snapshot – July 2018

  (seasonally unadjusted) In July 2018, the unemployment rate1 in the tourism sector was at 4.2%, which is 0.2% lower than the rate reported in July 2017, and lower than the previous month (June 2018), when the unemployment rate stood at 4.5%. At 4.2%, tourism’s unemployment rate was well below Canada’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate …