JRoss Hospitality Recruiters talk mental health

In this time of uncertainty, it’s important to talk about mental health. Initiating an open dialogue within the workplace about this often stigmatized topic can lead to more efficient remedial care and ultimately, prevent the problems from arising. 

Coalition of Hardest Hit wants CEWS extended

OTTAWA — The Coalition of Hardest Hit Businesses has launched a campaign calling on the federal government to extend the CEWS program at the full 75 per cent rate for businesses facing an ongoing revenue decline of 50 per cent or higher, and extend the program until Spring/Summer 2021. The CHHB is an industry-driven group of over 40 stakeholders representing a variety of sectors including tourism, arts and culture, events and festivals, and hospitality.

STR Canada results week ending June 13

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR data for 7-13 June 2020 shows Canadian hotel performance up slightly from previous weeks with the same significant level of year-over-year declines.

NEWS BRIEFS update as of Nov. 10, 2020

Tourism HR Canada predicts a long road to recovery. IHG looks to entertainment and sports groups. Marriott enters the Work Anywhere market. PEI faces tough times. Regina council passes Airbnb regs. Indigenous tourism to grab more market share.

STR Canada results week ending Apr. 4

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The shocking statistics just keep rolling in. In comparison with the week of 31 March through 6 April 2019, the industry reported...

STR results for Canada week ending May 2, 2020

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee — Showing further COVID-19 impact, the Canadian hotel industry recorded steep year-over-year declines in the three key performance metrics during the week of 26 April through 2 May 2020, according to data from STR.

STR Canada results week ending December 5, 2020

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR data for 29 November through 5 December 2020 showed Canada’s hotel industry with slightly lower occupancy compared to the previous...

STR Canada results for March and April

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR statistics for Canada for March and April show the magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic.  During the month of March, Canadian hotel...

STR Canada results for week ending Sept. 12

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR data for September 6 to 12, 2020, showed slightly lower performance from prior weeks for Canada’s hotel industry. Year-over-year declines, while...

NEWS BRIEFS Jan. 28, 2020

Wyndham responds to Coronavirus. Destination Canada's visitor spending reports. Hilton launches 18th brand. Int'l. arrivals for Canada in October. Accor eliminates single use plastics. Ryerson scholarship honours Bill Pallett. Fogo Island retreat.