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Canada’s labour market, two roads diverged

By Joe Baker

One of the greatest challenges the hospitality and tourism industry is grappling with is the present state of our workforce. Workforce can be an ambiguous term. When I use the term, I am speaking about a spectrum that…

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Nearly 200,000 job vacancies in tourism: Report

By Joe Baker

Stats Canada has released its latest job vacancy rates data for the month of September. According to Philip Mondor, president and CEO of of Tourism HR Canada, the number of vacancies in the accommodation and food…

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Tourism HR Canada releases labour force survey

By Joe Baker

Tourism HR Canada has released its labour force survey, with some initial employment data for tourism. After falling by 130,700 between August and September, tourism employment continued its seasonal decline, falling…

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American Hotel Income Properties Q3 2021 results conference call

By Sandra Eagle

American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP will release its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021, after market close on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Interested parties can participate in the Q3 2021…

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Joe Baker: Tapping the tourism talent pipeline

While our attention may be currently focused on damage control, risk mitigation and calls for change leadership, let’s take a moment to be strategic about the future foundation of our business – our people.

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Cannabis tourism research

By Sandra Eagle

The Canadian Cannabis Tourism Research Study, a collaboration between the University of Guelph and New Heights Cannabis, aims to explore the demand for Canadian cannabis tourism, determine travel profiles and integrate…

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Six point self‑care plan for hotel employees

The Global Business Travel Association says the return of business travel is a promising trend for next year. However, meeting this demand won’t be as successful if hospitality staff don’t receive the care they need.

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Brian Flood on the recovery of Canadian hotels

TORONTO — Brian Flood, VP and practice leader for Cushman & Wakefield’s Hospitality and Gaming Group, weighs in on where Canadian hotels are on the path to recovery, and the challenges they face.