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 1.8 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

Partners and Stakeholders Survey: Results Are In

Monday, March 26, 2018

Our sincere thanks to all participants in our annual survey of partners and stakeholders and to those who distributed the survey to their members. Your insightful feedback allows us to respond to industry needs and keep on top of emerging issues affecting our sector.


We asked a lot of key questions and are starting to dig through the robust data. Detailed analyses will follow, but here is a preliminary look at the highlights so far.


Canada-China Year of Tourism 2018: Are You Ready?

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Since 2010, when Canada received approved destination status in China, the number of Chinese visitors coming to Canada has more than tripled. The Government of Canada has set a goal to double Chinese visitation to Canada by 2021.

Unpacking 12 New Strategies to Help Tourism Employers Address Labour Shortages

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Tourism operators are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit and retain workers. Over the past 17 years, 100,000 jobs were unfilled. These were advertised positions for which tourism employers were unable to find workers, and despite demand, business expansions never occurred because they lacked the workers to deliver on the services. These vacancies accounted for $11 billion in lost revenues.

Bridging the Labour Gap: Latest Labour Supply Report Available

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Tourism HR Canada is pleased to announce the availability of the third in its series of three labour supply and demand reports. Bottom Line: Bridging the Labour Gap quantifies the effect of strategies that could fill the 240,000-job shortfall in the tourism sector.