Tourism HR Canada

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Tourism HR Canada is a national organization working for the tourism sector in Canada, a $90 billion industry employing over 1.78 million people including over 550,000 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.

Special Attractions

Tourism HR Insider

Tourism HR Insider

Tourism HR Insider is your source for current human resources issues and solutions. Look for timely, relevant labour market intelligence, industry success stories, news and event details, surveys, and articles on HR themes impacting tourism’s current and future success.

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.

SMART Accreditation Program

SMART Accreditation Program

The SMART Accreditation Program aims to provide national recognition to tourism-related programs that meet or exceed industry standards, and to provide benchmarks that tourism program providers can use to assist them in continually improving their programs. Learn how to apply today!

 

News

Turbulence Ahead: Tough Business Conditions Await Tourism Operators This Summer

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tourism HR Canada is predicting a summer with a high demand for tourism, but also one that will be fraught with labour difficulties for tourism operators.

Annual Labour Market Forum: Elevating Discussions on Urgent Labour Market Issues

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

This March, Tourism HR Canada will host tourism and hospitality stakeholders from across Canada, seeking their input, ideas and strategic advice on current and emerging labour market issues. Made possible by funding from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), associations, employers, academia, and government representatives will have frank discussions on urgent labour market issues and recommend actions to address the issues.

2018 Marks Tourism HR Canada’s 25th Year of Setting Standards and Upskilling Canada’s Tourism Workforce

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Throughout 2018, Tourism HR Canada will feature milestones in creating products, programs and services for the tourism workforce in Canada. We’re identifying these milestones not simply as a nostalgic gesture, but more importantly to demonstrate how the organization has been on the cutting edge of labour market issues from its inception 25 years ago. Many of these milestones have substantial impact today—and will into the future.

Canadian Tourism Employment Monthly Snapshot - December 2017

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

In December 2017, the unemployment rate in the tourism sector was at 5.0%, which is 1.5% lower than the rate reported in December 2016.