Canadian Tourism Employment Snapshot – June

In June 2017, the unemployment rate in the tourism sector was at 5.1%, which is 0.3% higher than the rate reported in June 2016, and lower than the previous month (May 2017) when the unemployment rate stood at 5.5%. At 5.1%, tourism’s unemployment rate was well below Canada’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of 6.0%. Apart…

Join us in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2019 for Atlantic Canada Showcase

Following the great success of Atlantic Canada Showcase (ACS) 2016, hosted in New Brunswick’s capital city of Fredericton in collaboration with TIANB, plans are already underway for the next ACS event. Given the large number of travel and tourism-related events already taking place in the Atlantic region in 2018, and after careful consideration of logistical…

Hospitality NL continues to lead efforts to understand opportunities and challenges of sharing economy

For immediate release June 20, 2017 St. John’s – Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador, the provincial tourism industry association, is continuing focused efforts to fully understand and address the opportunities and challenges presented by the sharing economy, a significant contributor to today’s travel and tourism landscape. “The sharing economy is not a trend, but rather represents the…

Funding Available – Workplace & Community Accessibility

The Government of Canada is currently accepting applications from eligible applicants interested in receiving funding from the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). Deadline for applications is 11:59 pm, July 26, 2017. If you have inquiries about this CFP process, please send them to the following address: fpa-eaf@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca. Inquiries will be answered between May 31 and July 12, 2017. The…

emerit® Hotel General Manager certification

Leadership, budgeting and planning, human resource management, and the ability to put customer service first – do you have the skills it takes to be an effective Hotel General Manager? Hotel General Managers need to excel at motivating and inspiring employees, while constantly monitoring, evaluating and adjusting all aspects of daily hotel operations. From developing…

Canadian Tourism Employment Snapshot – May

In May 2017, the unemployment rate in the tourism sector was at 5.5%, which is 0.7% lower than the rate reported in May 2016, and lower than the previous month (April 2017) when the unemployment rate stood at 5.9%. At 5.5%, tourism’s unemployment rate was well below Canada’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of 6.6%. With…

Tourism Technology Resource Library

The summer season is finally here, and that means the focus on social media marketing that was so prominent in the winter months has stepped back to ensure the spotlight is on operators delivering remarkable and authentic experiences to guests. That being said, it’s important to continue online efforts so that followers and potential guests…

WorldHost Customer Service training in Clarenville & Bay Roberts

Register today and learn the skills and techniques required to provide exceptional customer service! By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of excellent customer service skills. Describe the communication process, and the skills required to make your communication effective. Demonstrate how to listen to your…

Member Benefit Spotlight – Steers Distribution

Did you know? As a benefit of your membership with Hospitality NL, Steers Distribution Ltd. offers Hospitality NL members special pricing on a variety of products! Steers Distribution – Hospitality is a Newfoundland & Labrador owned and operated company that is focused on servicing the province’s hospitality sector, offering quality products in the areas of…

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