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Assistance Programs

Hospitality NL is committed to connecting you with the resources you need to be successful.

A large number of funding and assistance programs are available for businesses within the tourism industry. Hospitality NL is proud to partner with these organizations to help our members and the industry itself.

Check out the following department and organizations that offer funding assistance for tourism businesses.

Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development

  • Example: Market Readiness Program
  • Example: Business Investment Fund

Department of Advanced Education, Skills & Labour

  • Example: Student Summer Employment Wage Subsidy Program

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

  • Example: Business Development Program



  • emerit

    emerit has been developed by the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council (CTHRC) in collaboration with tourism industry professionals. It has become synonymous with excellence, credibility, and professionalism in the Canadian tourism sector. For more information go to

  • Discover Tourism

    The Discover Tourism career awareness program was developed to communicate employment and career opportunities in the tourism sector to a range of target audiences including Youth, New Canadians, Persons with Disabilities, Pre and Post Retirees.

  • Canadian Academy of Travel and Tourism

    The Canadian Academy of Travel & Tourism (CATT) focuses on building partnerships between education and industry in order to foster the next generation of Canadian travel & tourism leaders.