Member Resources

It’s important to keep up with industry news for a number of reasons, including having the ability to anticipate threats, act on opportunities and develop expertise.

Industry Resources

A Workforce Strategy for Alberta’s Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Developed collaboratively with government and stakeholders from the tourism and hospitality industry.

Alberta Human Rights in the Hospitality Industry

Rights and responsibilities.

Canadian Tourism Commission

Current news, commission publications and industry resources (statistics and other tourism links).

Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council

Addresses labour market issues and promotes professionalism in the Canadian tourism sector. Collectively, council members work on behalf of 174,000 businesses that make up the sector. CTHRC brings together tourism businesses, labour unions, associations, educators, and governments to coordinate human resource development activities in support of a globally competitive and sustainable Canadian tourism sector.

Government of Canada - Supporting Tourism

The site links to featured publications that discuss the issues surrounding the tourism and hospitality industry. Examples of titles include: Looking to 2020: The Future of Travel and Tourism in Canada (2010), Competing Beyond Price: Why Canada’s Tourism Industry Must Innovate to Survive (2010), Tourism Amid Turmoil: How Canadian Companies Can Compete (2008), Green Your Business: Toolkit for Tourism Operators (2008).

Industry Associations

Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association

Hotel Association of Canada

Industry Magazines

Canadian Hotel Association – Roomers

Canadian Lodging News

Hotelier Magazine

Western Hotelier