Month: April 2020

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Supporting a Resilient Workforce: FREE Emerit Online Training Offer Expanded

Since late March, Tourism HR Canada has been working closely with our partners to offer opportunities for ongoing professional development, cross-training, and job preparation by making a select number of Emerit online modules available for free to everyone. Response to this offer has been incredibly positive; thousands of modules have been activated and online learning …

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Preparing Tourism Employers for the Shift from Business Survival to Recovery

COVID-19 has caused an abrupt and deep shock to society and the global economy. The tourism sector is profoundly impacted, with significant disruption to businesses, trade channels, and DMOs. Tourism Economics (a division of Oxford Economics) suggests a global return to 2019 tourism levels by 2023—but only under certain conditions. As the national HR organization …

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A United Tourism Voice: Associations, Government Discuss COVID-19 Impact and Response

Tourism HR Canada was invited as a witness to the Standing Committee on Finance, on April 8, to discuss COVID-19. The Panel on Tourism and Hospitality also included statements by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, the Hotel Association of Canada, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada—each represented on Tourism HR Canada’s Board of Directors—and …

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Capturing the Full Picture as Tourism Unemployment Spikes

The restrictions on international, domestic, and local travel are having a severe negative impact on Canadian tourism businesses and workers. Leading indicators of traveller volume show that the number of international visitors to Canada arriving by air fell 61% in March 2020 compared to March 2019 and the number of Americans crossing into Canada at …

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