Hospitality Management Meets Wellness: Discover the Trend Taking Over Hotels Around the World!

In Canada and around the world, the hospitality sector is booming. According to recent reports, 2016 saw some pretty stunning figures for global tourism growth, with the industry generating US$7.6 trillion in revenue, 3.1 per cent in growth, and six million new jobs across the planet. In fact, according to those same reports, approximately 1…

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Why You Might Want to Become a Tour Guide After Your Travel and Tourism Courses

A truly great guided tour can be an unforgettable experience for travelers. It can bring the history and culture of their destination to life, enhance the social aspect of their trip, and even help nervous tourists feel more at ease in their new surroundings. At the heart of every great tour is an excellent tour…

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Clever Tricks to Calm Kids on Planes After Becoming a Flight Attendant

Anyone who’s ever flown likely knows the discomfort and worry that can spread through an airplane cabin when passengers spot a baby or toddler on board. While not all children cry during flights, it’s pretty common as changes in air pressure, strange noises, and unfamiliar sights and smells can unsettle children. In some cases, despite…

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What’s the Deal With Lifestyle Hotels? What Students at Hospitality Colleges Need to Know

There’s always something new happening in the tourism and hospitality sector. With new trends seemingly cropping up daily, working in hospitality never gets boring. One recent trend currently taking the hospitality sector by storm is the move towards lifestyle hotels. AC Hotels, Even Hotels, and several other chains are catching onto this new style of…

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Why Vancouver Is the Perfect Home Base for Travellers Seeking Tourism Careers

Are you considering a career in the tourism industry, but aren’t sure yet which city you should make your home base? Throughout your tourism career, you might choose to live in several different cities, or have one home base throughout your entire career. Whether you’re from Vancouver or somewhere else across the country or around…

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Canada 150 Blog II

  O Canada! Your surprises have always been subtle, but constant; and although those moments seem to have faded away with time, I realize they have simply become, a way of life.   I clearly remember that fourth day of September in 2009 when I formally became known as a landed immigrant. The immigration officer…

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