Federal Government Provides Updates on Economic Response Plan

On April 1, the Government of Canada provided updates on support measures included in its COVID-19 Economic Response Plan.  In a press...

Minister Joly Provides Update to Industry in Destination Canada Webinar

VANCOUVER — On April 1, Destination Canada (DC) hosted its second COVID-19 webinar, which featured Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, as...

Tourism HR Canada Offers Free Emerit Training Modules

OTTAWA — Tourism HR Canada is offering a selection of its Emerit online-training modules free of charge. The included modules are...

IHG Connecting Hotel Workers with Job Opportunities

ATLANTA — InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has launched the IHG Hotel Colleague Job Center to support its U.S.-based hotel employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rob Katz Donates $2.5 Million to Support Mountain Communities

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Vail Resorts’ CEO, Rob Katz and his wife, author Elana Amsterdam, are donating more than $2.5 million to provide immediate support for...

International Tourism Could Fall by up to 30 Per Cent in 2020

MADRID — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released its updated assessment of the likely impact of COVID-19 on international tourism. Taking...

As Health Crisis Worsens, Hotels are Being Asked to Accept Overflow of Hospital Patients

TORONTO ─ Amidst a worsening healthcare crisis and the possibility of looming shortages of hospital beds, hotels may be asked to house an overflow of...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Down 65 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Showing further COVID-19 impact, the Canadian hotel industry recorded negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of...

Accor Provides Update on Measures Being Taken

PARIS — Accor recently provided an update on how it’s been navigating the situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the measures...

Hilton Updates Business and Support Measures for COVID-19

MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton Worldwide Holding Inc. has announced new decisive actions to protect its business and support employees through the COVID-19 pandemic.