February 2019


BCIT Wins Provincial
Winning Pitch™ Title Again!

For the second year in a row, a student team from BCIT’s Tourism Marketing Management Diploma Program was crowned the winner of the provincial Winning Pitch competition at the BC Tourism Industry Conference today. Winning Pitch™, organized and presented by go2HR, is a post-secondary student case competition. This year, student teams had to develop a … Read More


Tourism & Hospitality Businesses named BC’s Top Employers 2019

Kudos to these 2019 BC’s Top Employers! Now in its 14th year, BC’s Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the British Columbia employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Employers are evaluated using the same eight criteria as … Read More




2019 Best Workplaces in Hospitality

Congratulations to the following BC tourism and hospitality businesses that made the Great Place to Work’s 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ in Retail and Hospitality! Boston Pizza Inc. Cactus Restaurants Ltd.* COBS Bread G Adventures* Hilton JOEY Restaurant Group KFC *Also named Best Workplaces for Inclusion. See the full list of Best Workplace in Retail … Read More


One-of-a-Kind Course on Customer Service Launches Today

Service For All, the final course of the new suite of SuperHost Customer Service Training program, is now live! Service For All is a unique course around customer service in today’s diverse environment, teaching the concepts of accommodating those with different needs and interacting with customers of all identities. Students will learn about best practices … Read More


Top BC Post-Secondary Teams Battle for the 2018/19 Winning Pitch Title at BC Tourism Industry Conference

Update: 2018/19 results are as follows: Winner: BCIT – “Reel YVR” 2nd place: Okanagan College – “AccessFest” 3rd place: Vancouver Island University – “Reach Vancouver Island” 4th place: College of the Rockies – “Kimberley Alpine Outdoor Adventures” Watch the videos of the individual pitches at the Tourism Industry Conference here. Four student teams will be … Read More

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