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Hospitality NL in the Media

This is a great resource to find links to media clips and articles of Hospitality NL presenting our positions on topics of great importance to the tourism industry. For more details on the articles or Hospitality NL’s position on tourism issues, please contact Hospitality NL’s Manager of Policy and Communications, Leslie Rossiter at lrossiter@hnl.ca.

Calendar of Media

Date Title Link
June 21, 2016 Despite budget criticism, business expresses cautious optimism

http://bit.ly/28SVuiO

June 19, 2016 Issues & Answers: Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador

http://bit.ly/28Jnp58

June 5, 2016 Despite economic woes, Hospitality N.L. chair bullish on summer tourist season

http://bit.ly/212Midb

April 25, 2016 A motel owner in Baie Verte Junction says the NL budget is already scaring tourists away

http://bit.ly/28PjJjc

March 2, 2016 CBC News covers the 2016 Conference & Trade Show (~6:50 in video)

http://bit.ly/1pqiqus

March 2, 2016 Battle Harbour, Lighthouse Picnics win hospitality awards

http://bit.ly/1pNNDbz

March 2, 2016 Tourism operators promote low dollar deals, ‘authentic experience’

http://bit.ly/1U9qxJv

October 17, 2015 Tourism operators get helping hand in growing their businesses

http://bit.ly/1pqgUbG

July 2, 2015 New Tourism Initiative Targets Key Learning Opportunities for Industry Growth

http://bit.ly/1TQYKNr

June 14, 2015 Tourist connections with colourful locals critical for industry

http://bit.ly/1KSm5IL

June 7, 2015 Tourism Season Bookings Up or on Par with Last Year

http://bit.ly/256l1uh

May 4, 2015 Airbnb a risky business that impacts tourism industry: HNL

http://bit.ly/1RAr6Zq

April 30, 2015 Budget recognizes tourism staying power

http://bit.ly/1cODwx0

March 5, 2015 HNL unanimous in opposition

http://bit.ly/1N4aCpa

March 5, 2015 Tourism to brag about

http://bit.ly/1FtVv7i

March 2, 2015 HNL chair rejects proposed tax levy

http://bit.ly/1xcXxGi

February 28, 2015 Hospitality industry recognizes its best at provincial conference

http://bit.ly/1Fz7sJ4

February 26, 2015 Hospitality NL Rejects Proposal on Room Levies 

http://bit.ly/1HspNs1

February 26, 2015 ‘Significant momentum’

http://bit.ly/1GL3A4M

February 25, 2015 Tourism Industry a Major Contributor to Province’s Economy

http://bit.ly/1C4lvm1

February 25, 2015 N.L. tourism should take advantage of low dollar: Paul Davis

http://bit.ly/1BntCXr

February 25, 2015 Honouring Success in the Tourism Industry

http://bit.ly/1B8Wh32

February 25, 2015 Gander welcomes tourism industry conference

http://bit.ly/1DOrRJF

February 25, 2015 Hospitality NL’s 2015 Conference & Trade Show – CBC – start video at 37:00 min

http://bit.ly/1Or1OLD

February 25, 2015 Tourism initiatives in Rocky Harbour and Norris Point receive ACOA money

http://bit.ly/19KMKc5

February 24, 2015 Government of Canada Invests More Than $1.2 Million in Newfoundland and Labrador’s Tourism and Cultural Industries

http://bit.ly/1FtRYpM

January 19, 2015 Tourism-where now? Focus of week long sessions

http://bit.ly/1Dcf1QU

July 3, 2014 Warm Welcome to Visitors

http://bit.ly/1kiVRPi

June 18, 2014 Stay awhile

http://bit.ly/1uCOM0I

June 18, 2014 Tourism Business is Booming

http://bit.ly/1nfyHdB

June 17, 2014 Tourism is Big Business – Tourism Week (see 25:50 in video)

http://bit.ly/1pgXHFI

June 17, 2014 ‘It’s so beautiful’

http://bit.ly/1qcOq0Z

June 2, 2014 Air Canada offers year-round direct flight from St. John’s to London

http://bit.ly/1xbZdMY

May 31, 2014 Cleary Critical of Marine Atlantic Cuts

http://bit.ly/1oNbc13

May 30, 2014 Tourism industry not happy with Marine Atlantic cuts

http://bit.ly/1pzrvPe

May 30, 2014 Marine Atlantic Reducing Summer Crossings

http://bit.ly/1hrlguP

May 26, 2014 A lesson in customer service

http://bit.ly/1rpunjz

May 1, 2014 Hospitality NL re: St. John’s International Airport Exapansion Plan (approx. 37:50)

http://bit.ly/1fATxXo

April 10, 2014 Smart Investment

http://bit.ly/1hpckDR

April 9, 2014 Appraising western Newfoundland

http://bit.ly/1gVYMLf

April 9, 2014 Stephenville session targets region’s tourism strengths

http://bit.ly/Ri6lai

March 24, 2014 New HNL chairman touts potential, outlines challenges

http://bit.ly/1p2ZRuL

March 12, 2014 Controlled communication

http://bit.ly/1qWGkHT

March 6, 2014 Signposts for Travellers

http://bit.ly/1epT5ug

March 4, 2014 A course for the future

http://bit.ly/Qls0xg

March 4, 2014 Hospitality excellence recognized

http://bit.ly/1n6dJlY

March 3, 2014 No ordinary day

http://bit.ly/1kxCqqt

March 1, 2014 HNL hands out tourism business awards

http://bit.ly/1eEmDz4

February 26, 2014 Provincial Hospitality association approves membership fee increase

http://bit.ly/1p2XXKG

February 26, 2014 Hundreds gather in Gander for Hospitality NL Conference and Trade Show
No Link Available
February 23, 2014 Minister flattered by Manitoba’s N.L.-inspired tourism ad

http://bit.ly/1m2mrBz

February 15, 2014 Hospitality NL concerned with latest Marine Atlantic hike

http://bit.ly/1hEvtmr

February 11, 2014 Marine Atlantic increases rates for third consecutive year

http://bit.ly/1gvHxBd

February 11, 2014 Tourism industry fears damage from Marine Atlantic rate hike

http://bit.ly/1n6ctiS

February 1, 2014 Offering their advice

http://bit.ly/1iC4dA8

December 9, 2013 Outfitters planning committee to deal with guide shortage

http://bit.ly/1fcBNxe

November 28, 2013 Guide shortage leads agenda items for convention

http://bit.ly/1jpskWm

November 10, 2013 On Point – Government puts hold on fracking

http://bit.ly/1f2QHDp

August 13, 2013 CBC – Ferry Failures and Tourism Fallout

http://bit.ly/18seNXe

Aug 2, 2013 VOCM- HNL Chair Darlene Thomas Talks About Marine Atlantic
No Link Available
August 1, 2013 The Telegram – Moderate Fracking Awareness Group Created

http://bit.ly/18RiQ03

July 4, 2013 VOCM- Concerns on Job Cuts to Provincial Parks: HNL
No Link Available
June 30, 2013 NTV- Issues and Answers with Hospitality NL Chair, Darlene Thomas
No Link Available
June 30, 2013 NTV- Issues and Answers with Hospitality NL Chair, Darlene Thomas
No Link Available
June 21, 2013 The Western Star- Locals eying monitoring mission to Gros Morne
http://bit.ly/16xh7v8
June 20, 2013 NTV- Residents Raise Concerns at Fracking Forum in Western Newfoundland
http://bit.ly/12RtNyk
June 19, 2013 CBC-Rental Car Shortage
http://bit.ly/1aA4TFm
June 17, 2013 CBC- Road Signage Woes
http://bit.ly/11R2OwS
June 13, 2012 VOCM-Darlene Thomas, Chair HNL discusses tourism related issue on Open Line No Link Available
June 12, 2012 VOCM-Darlene Thomas, Chair HNL discusses tourism related issue on Open Line No Link Available
June 6, 2013 The Telegram- New hotels in the works for province
http://bit.ly/19YVDM1
May 17, 2013 CBC TV- Discussing Fracking No Link Available
May 17, 2013 CBC TV- CBC- Discussing Fracking on On The Go No Link Available
May 17, 2013 NTV -Gros Morne’s UNESCO Status at Risk if Fracking Allowed http://bit.ly/12ZCdFr
March 28, 2013 CBC-Tourism operators call budget a ‘step backward’ http://bit.ly/11CXuy9

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