Wednesday September 30, 2020

Canada’s Tourism Industry: Impact and Recovery Outlook for 2020 and Beyond

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L-R; Scott Beck, Ross Jefferson, Beth Potter, Marsha Walden & Vanmala Subramaniam

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Since February, the tourism sector—which employs 10% of Canadians—has accounted for 30.3% of the almost 3 million jobs that have been shed. Within tourism itself, 43.3% of employment has been lost since February—that’s 881,700 jobs. Of those losses, 56.1% were in part-time employment and 43.9% were full-time jobs. Source: Tourism HR Canada

 

Join a distinguished panel of tourism industry leaders from across Canada for an informative and candid discussion on how the Covid-19 virus has impacted the industry and how it plans to recover and prosper in the future.

Panelists:

 

Scott Beck

President & Chief Executive Officer, Destination Toronto

 

Ross Jefferson

President & Chief Executive Officer, Discover Halifax

 

Beth Potter

President & Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO)

 

Marsha Walden

President and Chief Executive Officer, Destination Canada

 

Moderator:

 

Vanmala Subramaniam

Business Reporter, The Logic 

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