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Funding for Improved Accessibility

The following message was received from Enabling Accessibility Fund:   Funding is available to improve accessibility and safety in your workplace We wish to inform you of a current funding opportunity under the Government of Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). Your business or organization could receive a grant of up to $100,000 through the EAF […]

We Welcome Pets!

Do you currently accept pets in your tourism business?  Or is this a market that you would like to attract? Participate in Tourism Quality Assurance’s new program, Pets Welcome and let travelers know you are set up to meet all their unique needs.  Info on local pet sitters, water bowls, leashes, pet beds, poop bags […]

Quality Tip – Accessible Beds

A common question that is asked when performing accessibility evaluations at accommodations is, “what is the appropriate height of bed to have in an accessible guestroom?”  The answer is not an easy one to answer unfortunately as with many different types of disabilities, there are different requirements ….which also applies to beds. For example, an […]

Quality Tip!

Faucets and door handles that have lever handles are easier for persons with disabilities to use as they do not require twisting of the wrist.  Many people who have arthritis for example find it very difficult and painful to maneuver round faucets.  If you would like to see how difficult it can be, clench your […]

Pay your TQA invoice online!

Did you know you can pay your TQA invoice and update your contact information through your secure operator login?  Just click the Login Here button on the front page.  If you are registered, your login is your email address.  If you have any issues, contact us!

Quality in Tourism Video

We have the opportunity to work with many wonderful tourism operators each and every day in this province.  Recently we developed a video and heard from some of those champions about their views on quality and standards in the tourism industry in NL.  Check out our video here. Special thanks to Roger Maunder with Up […]

Inclusive Job Fair

Tourism Quality Assurance are pleased to partner with Hospitality NL and Inclusion NL for the Inclusive Job Fair, happening April 11, 2018, at the Holiday Inn St. John’s. If you are a tourism business and you’re looking to hire for the upcoming season, contact us to set up a booth to showcase all you have […]

Disabilities Mentoring Day

TQA were delighted to participate in #DMDNL (Disabilities Mentoring Day NL).  Sheldon spent the day with Gail and Nancy learning about the role TQA plays within the tourism industry.  In addition, he visited The Capital Hotel and the Holiday Inn Express and Suites St. John’s Airport for a visit to learn what we look for […]