Tourism & Hospitality Resources for the Vancouver,
Coast & Mountains Region
The tourism and hospitality industry in the Lower Mainland region employed 192,104 people in 2021, of which 43% are employed in the food and beverage sector and 28% in the recreation and entertainment sector. The region accounted for 64% of the total provincial workforce (298,250), and its workforce distribution across sectors is representational of the provincial distribution. In the Lower Mainland and throughout BC, the tourism and hospitality industry accounts for approximately 11% of total employment.
Vancouver, Coast & Mountains Located in Vancouver, BC
HR Advisory Services
Are you a tourism and hospitality business in the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains (VCM) region needing HR help? Reach out to Cindy Conti, the regional HR Consultant for the VCM region. Cindy began her career in the hospitality industry over 20 years ago and has worked in various HR positions in the accommodations sector. Cindy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature and language from UBC and the CPHR Professional designation in Human Resources.
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Vancouver, Coast, and Mountains Workforce Profile
In 2021, the tourism and hospitality industry employed 192,104 people in the Vancouver Coast & Mountains region. That accounts for 11% of total employment! Broken down by sector, that looks like:
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Health & Safety
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Labour market information and the future of tourism.
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