The National Business Recognition Program

emerit Certified Property status is achieved when at least 60% of employees are emerit Professionally Certified.

NSTHRC recognizes these efforts by providing the business with the following:
  1. Framed certificate
  2. Congratulatory Advertisement in regional newspaper
  3. Company mention on the NSTHRC website
  4. Companies are also recognized in the provincial Doers and Dreamers Guide
The 2016 National Property Recognition award was presented to:
  • Best Western PLUS Chocolate Lake Hotel
  • Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax
  • e_logo_final_with_messaging-1Coastal Inn Dartmouth
  • Grand-Pre National Historic Site
  • Holiday Inn Halifax Harbourview
  • Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre
  • Pictou Lodge Beach Resort
  • The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
  • The Prince George Hotel
  • Tourism Nova Scotia
  • Town of Pictou, Visitor Information Centre
  • White Point Beach Resort


To further recognize Industry's investment in training, the Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council has launched a new provincial recognition program - Putting People First!  To qualify for this award, individual departments must have 80% of their team Nationally Certified in 1 of 27 occupations.  Recipients of the provincial award are recognized at the Council's annual Recognition of Excellence dinner hosted each May.

Recipients of the 2016 provincial recognition program:
  • Atlantica Hotel Halifax - Housekeeping Department and Property Supervisors
  • Four Points by Sheraton - Sales Department and Property Supervisors
  • Fox Harb'r Resort - Housekeeping Department and Outdoor Guides


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