Hospitality NL Announces 2019 Board of Directors

February 26, 2019 – Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador is pleased to announce the opening of its 2019 Conference and Trade Show today in Gander, starting with its Annual General Meeting and the announcement of the 2019 Board of Directors. “Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador is led by a dedicated group of tourism champions who volunteer their…

Host city named for 2019 Atlantic Canada Showcase

February 1, 2019 – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital city of St. John’s has been selected to host Atlantic Canada Showcase, October 6-8, 2019. Atlantic Canada Showcase (ACS) is a biennial buyer-seated tourism marketplace designed especially for the motorcoach, group, Fully Independent Travel and specialty travel industry. The event entails three…

Hospitality NL CEO joins the TIAC Board of Directors

November 30, 2018 – Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador congratulates its Chief Executive Officer, Craig Foley, on his appointment to the Board of Directors of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC). During the 2018 TIAC Tourism Congress held this week in Ottawa, Craig Foley was appointed Chair of the Provincial and Territorial Tourism Industry Associations…

Air access issues have significant impact on provincial tourism industry

November 22, 2018 – Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador is concerned following an announcement by Westjet of its decision to move a seasonal direct flight to Dublin from St. John’s, NL to Halifax, NS. This news comes less than a year after Westjet announced a similar move with its direct service to London’s Gatwick airport in…

Hospitality NL pairs with Restaurants Canada in joint membership agreement

(St. John’s, NL) November 1, 2018 – Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador, the provincial tourism industry association, today announced a membership agreement with Restaurants Canada, the national association representing Canada’s diverse and dynamic restaurant and foodservice industry. Through this agreement, Hospitality NL’s independent foodservice members will be recognized as Association Members of Restaurants Canada, gaining access…

Hospitality NL announces 2018 recipients of Silver Anniversary Scholarship

September 12, 2018 – Hospitality NL is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Silver Anniversary Scholarship are Sarah Keough and Marc Lewis. “Each year, Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador is fortunate to receive scholarship applications from plenty of qualified candidates,” says Hospitality NL Chair, Larry Laite. “It is truly a joy to learn of…

Take Action: Roadmap to a Modern Framework for Regulating Short-Term Rentals

Accommodations Industry Releases Best Practice Guidelines for Canadian Regulators (ST. JOHN’S, NL) August 16, 2018 – Today, Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador, in partnership with the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), released best practice guidelines for regulating short-term rentals. Governments at all levels are grappling with the implications of the growing short-term rental industry and platforms…

International Tourism Leaders Celebrate Atlantic Canada

May 16, 2018 – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – Atlantic Canada Agreement on Tourism Over 1,800 tourism professionals from more than 30 countries gathered last night, May 15, at the Cunard Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia to discover what makes Atlantic Canada a compelling destination for travellers world-wide. ‘Atlantic Canada Night,’ organized as part…

Hospitality NL calls on Provincial Government to address long-standing issue of unlicensed accommodations

For immediate release April 30, 2018 St. John’s – Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador, the provincial tourism industry association, is calling for immediate action by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to address the issue of unlicensed accommodations operating within the province in direct contravention to the Tourist Establishments Act. Under the Tourist Establishments Act in…

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