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2019

06.02.2019

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

05.02.2019

One-of-a-Kind Course on Inclusive 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

04.02.2019

28.01.2019

Vancouver Island University Wins 2018/19 Regional Tourism Student Case Competition

A student team from Vancouver Island University (VIU) was crowned the winner of the regional Vancouver Island Winning Pitch competition on Saturday, held at Royal Roads University. The Winning Pitch, organized and presented by go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is a post-secondary student case competition. This year, student teams had to develop a new … Read More

28.01.2019

BCIT Wins Regional Winning Pitch Competition in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

A student team from BCIT was crowned the winner of the regional Vancouver, Coast and Mountains Winning Pitch competition. The Winning Pitch, organized and presented by go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is a post-secondary student case competition. This year, student teams had to develop a new product or service that supports the development of … Read More

28.01.2019

24.01.2019

College of the Rockies Wins Regional Winning Pitch Competition in Kootenay Rockies

A student team from College of the Rockies was crowned the winner of the regional Kootenay Rockies Winning Pitch competition today. The Winning Pitch, organized and presented by go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is a post-secondary student case competition. This year, student teams had to develop a new product or service that supports the … Read More

23.01.2019

Tourism Outlook and Labour Issues Study

The Conference Board of Canada is conducting a survey as part of a national tourism labour supply and demand study they are conducting for Tourism HR Canada. The study will highlight the most significant issues facing tourism businesses today and into the future, and quantify the degree to which labour issues will, and have already, … Read More

21.01.2019

Tourism & Hospitality Small Businesses Named Top 5 in 2019 Small Business BC Awards

Congratulations to the following tourism and hospitality small businesses that were shortlisted in the top 5 in their respective categories! COCO Cafe – Cedar Whistler Cooks – Whistler See the full list here: https://sbbcawards.ca/top5s Dec. 12, 2018 Congratulations to all the tourism and hospitality small businesses that were nominated and listed as the top 10 … Read More

16.01.2019

WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest

go2HR is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2019 WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest. BC students in grades 8 to 12, with the support of a teacher or youth organization sponsor, are encouraged to submit a video no more than 2 minutes that explores the topic of employers’ health and safety responsibilities when hiring … Read More

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