Productivity and Tourism

Productivity Trends in Canadian Tourism

Productivity rates can be impacted by many factors. Tourism industries, in particular, face productivity challenges because much of the work is labour intensive. Furthermore, the definition of productivity in the tourism industry is complicated and any measurement must be multifaceted.

Following consultations with tourism and productivity experts, the following papers were developed. They summarize the current situation as it relates to productivity measurement and offer an assessment of existing data in the context of furthering this research priority.