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        Association Hôtellerie Québec

         

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MAINTAINS ACTIVITIES IN THE HOTEL BUSINESS

23 April 2020 - Dear hotel members, Today, there are two things to remember from the political announcements of our Prime Ministers Trudeau and Legault. First, the federal government is expanding access to its wage subsidy ...
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SUMMARY OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

23 April 2020 - Dear hotel members, The federal government today announced a relaxation of the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program. By clicking on the following link, you will find all ...
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CALL TO OUR HOTELIERS

23 April 2020 - Dear hotel members, Our close collaboration with the Ministries of Tourism and Health has continued since the very beginning of these difficult times. We thank you in turn for your collaboration, ...
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QUEBEC ANNOUNCES AN ADDITIONAL $150 MILLION TO HELP SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES

23 April 2020 - Dear hotel members, The Québec government today announced $150 million in additional assistance for small and medium-sized businesses, accessible through the Emergency Assistance for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses program. This program ...
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QUÉBEC HOTELIERS CALLED FOR REINFORCEMENTS

19 March 2020 - Longueuil, March 19, 2020 – The Association Hôtellerie Québec (AHQ) is pleased to announce the participation of the industry and the Greater Montreal and Quebec Hotel Associations in support of ...
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The AHQ salutes the launch of the Réseau québécois Aubergiste

26 May 2020 - THE AHQ SALUTES THE LAUNCH OF THE QUEBEC INNKEEPER NETWORK Montréal, May 22, 2020 - The Association Hôtellerie Québec is proud to highlight the creation of the Réseau québécois Aubergiste. The ...
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Expanding support for workers and small businesses

22 May 2020 - Dear members, The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, announced this morning the easing of the Emergency Business Account intake screens for Canadian businesses. This program is now available to more ...
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ACCESS TO PIRTE FOR HOSPITALITY WORKERS

15 May 2020 - Dear members, Considered an "essential service" since the beginning of the pandemic, hospitality workers will have access to the Essential Worker Retention Incentive Program as of Tuesday. Workers eligible for the ...
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GAIN OF AHQ AND AHC – MODIFICATION TO THE INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY PROGRAMME

14 May 2020 - A WORD FROM THE CEO Dear members, Prime Minister Trudeau announced last Friday an extension of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy beyond June. We recognize that this measure alone will not save our ...
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WEBINAR FOR OUR HOTELIERS

7 May 2020 - Dear members, Prime Ministers Trudeau and Legault have announced in recent days that the culture, tourism and restaurant sectors are facing particular challenges and that governments will be paying particular attention ...
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A SUMMER IN QUEBEC – ONLINE BOOKING – AHQ WORKS FOR GOVERNMENT AID

7 May 2020 - A WORD FROM THE CEO Dear members, With the arrival of good weather, many Quebecers are wondering what the summer of 2020 has in store for them. We're working to provide the ...
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Collaborative Accommodation: New Regulations for Tourist Accommodation Establishments Come Into Force

30 April 2020 - Dear members, As of May 1, 2020, the new Tourist Accommodation Establishment Regulations will come into force. This regulation, which was requested by our members, will allow for a better supervision ...
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COMMERCIAL RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

30 April 2020 - Dear members, Prime Minister Trudeau announced the creation of a new program to help businesses renting a commercial unit (even inside a hotel). More than $2 billion will be invested in ...
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DECONFINEMENT PLAN AND REMINDER OF THE CONCERTED ACTION PROGRAMME FOR MAINTAINING EMPLOYMENT

23 April 2020 - Dear members, Premier Legault today called for a gradual resumption of operations to achieve some degree of herd immunity. The government will table a phased reopening plan next week. We will ...
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GOVERNMENT OF CANADA UNVEILS FURTHER DETAILS ON EMERGENCY WAGE SUBSIDY

23 April 2020 - Dear members, The Government of Canada has unveiled new details on how the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program will operate. One of the things we learned from today's announcement is ...
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HEALTH MEASURES FOR RECOVERY COMMITTEE

23 April 2020 -   Dear members, A gradual resumption of economic activity will resume in Quebec in the coming weeks. Wishing to ensure a safe environment for your customers and employees, MTO has launched a ...
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FLEXIBILITY FOR HOTELIERS REGARDING THE EMERGENCY ACCOUNT FOR CANADIAN BUSINESSES

23 April 2020 - Dear members, As you learned in our March 27th newsletter, the federal government announced additional measures to support businesses, including our hotels and lodging facilities, by creating the Canadian Business Emergency ...
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GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCES CLARIFICATIONS FOR CANADA’S EMERGENCY WAGE SUBSIDY

23 April 2020 - Dear members, The Government of Canada has announced additional details regarding the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, providing important clarifications to employers and hotel owners. Below are the clarifications for your businesses and ...
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LODGING TAX DEFERRAL

23 April 2020 - Dear hotel members, We are pleased to announce a measure that the Departments of Tourism and Finance have just implemented to assist our hospitality industry. Below is the Ministry of Tourism's ...
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Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy – Announcement by Bill Morneau

23 April 2020 - Dear hotel members, Canada's Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, announced this afternoon the outlines of wage subsidy assistance for businesses. At present, federal government assistance to businesses and workers amounts to ...
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MINISTRY OF HEALTH RECOMMENDATION TO HOTELIERS

23 April 2020 - Dear hotel members, The Ministry of Health has detailed recommendations for hoteliers to ensure sanitary safety in your establishments. This document summarizes the good practices to be adopted specifically for our ...
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JUSTIN TRUDEAU ANNOUNCES ECONOMIC MEASURES FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES

23 April 2020 - Dear hotel members, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced economic assistance measures for businesses. These measures will be explained in detail next Monday, so stay tuned. Here is a summary of the ...
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FlagShip will remain open

24 March 2020 - FlagShip will remain open - press release March 24 2020
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GOOD PRACTICES TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

19 March 2020 - Recommendations during the Covid-19 pandemic.   Managing the Communicable Disease Outbreak Infection control measures during outbreak If hotel guests/staff are suspected to have contracted a communicable disease, they should be temporarily isolated and ...
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Legal opinion – Unemployment insurance

19 March 2020 - Opinion - TET mises à pied
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Employment Insurance information and lay-offs related to coronavirus disease

19 March 2020 - Employment Insurance information and lay-offs related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19 is an acronym for corona virus disease 2019) Every day, our respective governments inform us of new measures. Preventive measures to ...
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DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA ASSISTANCE

19 March 2020 - HERE IS A MESSAGE FROM OUR HOTEL ASSOCIATION OF CANADA Dear Members, As you have seen, the government is working with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) to develop liquidity options ...
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Prevent rather than cure!

19 March 2020 - Prevent rather than cure! The prevention of COVID-19 will allow us to curb the spread, stop the pandemic and even the epidemic and, above all, prevent the disease. To do this, a ...
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CREATION OF THE AHQ HOTEL ASSOCIATION OF QUÉBEC

5 April 2018 - There were two hotels associations operating in Québec in the early 1940s: the Province of Quebec Hotel Association and the Association des hôteliers de campagne representing country inns and hotels. Talk ...
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AHQ applauds new lodging tax remittance agreement between the Government of Québec and Airbnb

29 August 2017 - The AHQ hotel association of Québec is delighted with the agreement the Government of Québec and the Airbnb home-sharing service just finalized. Effective October 1, 2017, Airbnb will start collecting ...
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When Azurtek installs Le Mount Stephen Hotel

20 May 2017 - A prestigious building, luxurious rooms, private terraces, as well as a ballroom that can welcome up to 400 guests, Le Mount Stephen inaugurated on Monday, May 1st, its brand new ...
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MANAGEMENT OF COMPLAINTS AND DIFFICULT SITUATIONS – March 2016

25 May 2016 - Given by Thierry Hamtiaux, an HR and occupational health and safety expert, this webinar will be about the management of complaints and difficult situations. About Mr Hamtiaux: After graduating from an industrial ...
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Want to get your hotel distribution and marketing right? Here are nine habits you should pick up.

2 May 2016 - The inaugural WIT Hospitality conference took place in Hong Kong’s state-of-the-art Hotel ICON on March 22, 2016. The day brought forth far more than fresh insight, but it also acted ...
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The Best New Design Hotels in the World: Hot List 2016

2 May 2016 - In an age when any pretender can plop an Eames chair in the lobby and call itself a design hotel, five challengers are reclaiming the name. Take a look at ...
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The 5 C’s: a new definition of luxury travel

2 May 2016 - As global wealth expands, and new inbound and outbound markets continue to emerge, the luxury travel industry faces disruption from a new generation of well educated, highly demanding travel consumers. ...
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Government of Canada Recognizes Seasonal Nature of the Lodging Industry

28 March 2016 - Being a member of the HAC Board of Directors, we are pleased to share this important news for our industry. The Hotel Association of Canada applauds The Honourable MaryAnne Mihychuk, Minister ...
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FORMER CHAIRPERSONS

7 March 2016 - Many dedicated, dynamic and visionary men and women have chaired the association throughout its history. Here is the list:            
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The art of closing sales – February 2016

25 February 2016 - This webinar will be conducted by Mrs Béatrice Javaudin and will aim at helping hospitality operators turning every demand they get into effective sales. About Mrs Javaudin: Graduate in business administration in Europe, ...
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Rethinking home

19 February 2016 - Le déploiement rapide des options d’enregistrement sur mobile en hôtellerie – comme pour le domaine aérien depuis un moment – apporte son lot de nouvelles possibilités en matière de personnalisation ...
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Airbnb make paris raining millions

19 February 2016 - Le site de location entre particuliers va lever la taxe de séjour pour la ville de Paris à partir de 1er octobre. Son succès dans la capitale devrait rapporter des ...
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CSST VIDEOS

19 February 2016 - How-To Videos These videos jointly produced by the AHQ and the CCST workers’ compensation board will help you perform your duties while reducing the risk of injury. 2008 Cleaning bathrooms Products, equipment and tools Making ...
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Changes Reservert vs Green key

8 February 2016 - Pendant de nombreuses années, l’Association des hôtels du Canada (AHC) et l’Association Hôtellerie Québec (AHDQ) ont uni leurs voix pour encourager les hôteliers à réduire leur empreinte écologique au moyen ...
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REVENUE MANAGEMENT TACTICS FOR HOSPITALITY OPERATORS – December 2015

25 December 2015 - The first webinar will be presented by Marc Bertrand, specialist in revenue management. This webinar aims to help you to optimize your profits with strategic Revenue Management tactics. About Mr. Bertrand With over ...
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MAJOR ISSUES THE AHQ HAS LOBBIED FOR IN 2014

20 May 2014 - Over the years, the AHQ has been instrumental in pushing for some of the key advancements that have helped the entire industry move forward. VOCATIONAL TRAINING Introduction of a hospitality management ...
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Implications in 2013

3 February 2013 - As a stakeholder in working committees and a decision-maker in various organizations, the AHQ maintains its links with the tourism network by getting involved in: Comité des partenaires de l’industrie ...
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