Month: December 2018

“An Innovator in His Field”: TIAC Employee of the Year Award Winner Inspires Guests and Colleagues

Tourism HR Canada is delighted to honour Ian Cheverie, Guest Experience Manager & Concierge at The Great George Hotel in Charlottetown, PEI. Ian accepted the Tourism Employee of the Year Award at the Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s Tourism Congress. The award recognizes a frontline professional whose leadership, dedication, and high quality of service exemplify …

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Innovate to Alleviate: Destination Employment Advisory Committee Now Recruiting

Tourism HR Canada is actively recruiting members for our Destination Employment advisory committee. We are seeking individuals from a range of backgrounds and locations who bring real world experience and ideas on how to innovate HR interventions for newcomers to Canada. This could be your opportunity to help shape program and product development that is …

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Unleash Tourism’s Potential: New Survey on Tourism Outlook and Labour Issues

The recent growth of tourism activity in Canada has attracted a renewed focus on the sector by various stakeholders, including government. Despite this renewed focus, tourism businesses continue to struggle with a range of issues that require attention. To determine the extent of these issues, Tourism HR Canada and The Conference Board of Canada are …

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Canadian Tourism Employment Monthly Snapshot – November 2018

(seasonally unadjusted) In November 2018, the unemployment rate1 in the tourism sector was at 4.5%, which is 0.6% lower than the rate reported in November 2017, and higher than the previous month (October 2018), when the unemployment rate stood at 4.3%. At 4.5%, tourism’s unemployment rate was well below Canada’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of …

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