TTRA Canada is committed to collaboration. Not only do we make our annual conference proceedings available via Scholarworks, we have also undertaken an initiative to identify and share existing research, teaching resources, and datasets that can be mined for additional insights.
Please note that the information contained on this page has been submitted by TTRA Members. Please use the submission forms (on each tab) to submit material. If the submission forms do not work for you, you can also email content to [email protected] for uploading.
TTRA Canada makes our annual conference proceedings available via Scholarworks.
Click HERE to access historical academic papers.
Below, you will discover COVID-19 research produced by members and other interested parties.
Please note that the information contained on this page has been submitted by TTRA Canada Members. If you know of any research that may be of interest to our membership, please submit them via this submission form.
Destination Canada – COVID-19 Webinars
Destination Canada hosts webinars, sharing their approach amid the COVID-19 situation and providing information on available federal support initiatives. They feature industry partners, representatives from government as well as applicable businesses join to provide the most up-to-date information and resources.
Tourism HR Canada – Tourism Recovery Webinar Series
TourismRecovery.ca was launched by Tourism HR Canada in June to help the sector respond to the COVID-19 crisis by providing timely information and practical tools at no cost. Tourism businesses requested webinars to help guide them through some of the big topics. Designed for business owners, operators, and entrepreneurs, the webinar series features topics from TourismRecovery.ca.
Each one-hour session includes practical information and guidance on how to address issues that will help businesses recover, sustain operations, and be more resilient.
View research webinar – Growth Interrupted – Navigating COVID’s Shock to Canada’s Tourism Workforce
TTRA – COVID-19 Travel and Tourism Research Resources
TTRA shares COVID-19 research published by research & analytics companies, academic, social media groups, and public organizations & associations via its website.
TTRA – COVID-19 Online Forums
TTRA has hosted numerous online forums on COVID-19 with leading experts globally.
Below are some links that members can access to support remote teaching.
Please note that the information contained on this page has been submitted by TTRA Canada Members. If you know of any teaching resources that may be of interest to our membership, please submit them via this submission form.
BEST EN provides free teaching modules on sustainable tourism generated by BEST EN. The course material is open to educators, students and the industry to learn and collaborate for sustainable tourism education in the INNOTOUR platform. Each of the individual tutorials is comprised of a video, slides, literature and case study suggestions as well as students assignments aimed at the bachelor level. A blogging function is provided for feedback and commentary. The tutorials are created by scholars associated with BEST EN.
‘Inside Events’ is a new podcast series Podcasts about event research and episodes are typically between 20 – 60 minutes in length.
Rosen College YouTube Channel offers a webinar series.
The University of South Florida
The University of South Florida School of Hospitality and Tourism Management YouTube Channel offers a webinar series.
The Tourism Teacher Website has readings and web resources on a range of tourism topics.
TTRA Canada has undertaken an initiative to identify and share existing datasets that members may wish to mine for additional insights.
Please note that the information contained on this page has been submitted by TTRA Canada Members. If you would like to add datasets to this list, please submit them via this submission form.
This resource provides socioeconomic data for Canadians such as income and spending.
Census Canada (Free)
The Census provides valuable information on the Canadian population, where they live, languages and other attributes. Check out the Census 2016 information on the Statistics Canada website if you’re looking for demographic information for Canadians.
Community Information Database (Free)
Interactive statistics gathering tool that allows you to see a snapshot of a community through its census data.
Frontier Counts (Free)
The Frontier Counts data provide a full range of statistics on the number of international travellers by selected category and by type of transportation as well as the number of automobiles, trucks and other vehicles entering Canada.
Government of Canada Open Data Portal (Free)
A repository of publicly available data from multiple departments within the Government of Canada
Nova Scotia Open Data (Free)
Non-resident visitation, licensed room nights sold, tourism site visitation
Open Data Canada (Paid/Free)
The Directive on Open Government requires all applicable Government of Canada organizations to conduct an inventory of their open data holdings and share them. Check out the inventory and type in “travel” and you will see datasets that include 124 datasets including the Canadian Travel Survey and numerous Stats Canada surveys.
Rapid reSearch Tool 2.0 (Paid)
Rapid reSearch allows users to Tourism HR Canada’s customized labour market datasets, including the: census (2011), the labour force survey, business counts, the provincial-territorial human resource module, and labour supply and demand data.
Statistics Canada (Free)
Statistics Canada allows you to access many statistics on travel and tourism in Canada, including information on domestic and international travel. Once you arrive at the home page, go to Browse By Subject and select Travel and Tourism. Look for links to Publications or Summary Tables to access data.
Travel Survey of Residents of Canada (Free)
The Travel Survey of Residents of Canada (TSRC) is a major source of data used to measure the size and status of Canada’s tourism industry. It was developed to measure the volume, the characteristics, and the economic impact of domestic travel.
Vividata Target Snapshot (Free)
Snapshot allows users to customize their reports by demographics, attitudes, media consumption and profiling, retail outlets and product usage.