Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy

Industry Information

Gaming & Liquor

Food & Beverage

Water System Safety

Reduced occupancy in hotels or closures over the last couple of months has also meant reduced water flow. Under these conditions, water may stagnate, creating environments that may support the growth of disease-causing organisms.

Skills Development

Tourism Works Video Training

AHLA members have free access to the AHLA’s Tourism Works training videos. These videos focus on:

Not an AHLA member? Sign up for a FREE trial membership, valid until October 1, 2020 and start accessing Tourism Works videos today!

Financial Leadership Videos

The AHLA and David Lund, the Hotel Financial Coach, are pleased to offer Financial Leadership videos, free of charge, to AHLA members until October 1, 2020.

If you are an AHLA member but don’t know your promotional code, please contact Gayle Day, Office Administrator, at 780.436.6112.

If you are interested in becoming an AHLA member, please contact Michael Presniak, Manager of Membership & Operations, at 780.423.9239. In order to support all Alberta hotels during COVID-19, we are offering complimentary trial AHLA memberships that will be valid until October 1, 2020.

Access your free trial membership

Emerit Tourism Training

Tourism HR Canada has made the entire Emerit online course catalogue free of charge until the end of June 2020, with the potential to extend into the summer, based on the needs of the sector.

Emerit offers skills training, upgrading, and certification opportunities for a wide range of tourism and hospitality professions. All Emerit programs are based on industry-defined standards and are recognized across Canada. Through emerit’s traditional online learning, workbooks, and manuals, your employees can focus on building real skills for a wide range of tourism and hospitality professions.

Learn more: Emerit

Business Generation Resources

  • Travel Alberta Alberta at Home: This new website allows tourism businesses to provide special offers to their customers, such as take-home meal kits or buy-now, travel-later deals.
  • Gillis COVID-19 Sales Relief Website: Gillis hospitality sales professionals has set up an online sales community to give you access to sales leads, sales tips, and a forum to answer your sales questions. Users will be asked to register and provide their credit card for the 60 day trial, but there will be no charge if they cancel before the 60 day deadline. Also see our webinars web page to see Gillis’ webinar about Holding the Line & Protecting Your Revenue During COVID-19.
  • Bounce Back Canada: Minuteman Press has created the the Bounce Back Canada initiative, which provides free local advertising on your local Bounce Back website.