Tourism HR Canada

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Tourism HR Canada is a national organization working for the tourism sector in Canada, a $88.5 billion industry employing over 1.7 million people including over 500,000 youth. The organization works to identify and address labour market issues in the Canadian tourism sector. Its main goals include improving the quality and mobility of the tourism workforce and supplying tourism businesses with the labour market intelligence they need to plan for and overcome their current and future human resource challenges.

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Labour Market Information

Labour Market Information

Are you looking for up-to-date information on the state of the tourism industry? Each year, Tourism HR Canada conducts, updates, and publishes several major reports containing the most recent data of interest to members of the tourism sector.

Qualifications Frameworks

Qualifications Frameworks

See how your qualifications compare to certificates, diplomas, and degrees across education and industry with the Culinary and Hospitality Qualifications Frameworks.

Discover Tourism

Discover Tourism

Tourism is everywhere. And whether you’re looking for short-term income, a flexible job opportunity, or a rewarding career, you’ll find an opportunity that’s right for you in tourism.



Canadian Tourism Employment Monthly Snapshot – January 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

In January 2017, the unemployment rate in the tourism sector was at 6.1%, which is the same rate reported in January 2016.

Student Participation in the Canadian Labour Force

Monday, December 12, 2016

In the popular imagination, tourism and students have often been linked due to the tradition of the “summer job”. This has been viewed as beneficial to both the employers, who need seasonal employees, and the students who need seasonal work. This analysis of data from the Labour Force Survey suggests that link is weakening as the number of tourism jobs rapidly increases, and student labour force participation drops.

Tourism HR Canada Presents HR Award to Hotel Association of Canada President Anthony Pollard

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tourism HR Canada has presented Anthony Pollard, President of the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), with a special award.

Tourism HR Canada and Ready, Willing and Able Announce Partnership Agreement

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Tourism HR Canada and Ready, Willing and Able are happy to announce a partnership.