THE PROVINCIAL BUDGET - How it Affects Hotels & Restaurants
On March 22, 2017 the Provincial Government released its budget for 2017-2018. Overall, the budget expands the tax system by shifting toward consumption taxes and away from income taxes. CLICK HERE for a summary of changes that will impact our member hotels and restaurants.
Research provided by The Regina Hotel Association
SLGA WHOLESALE MARKUP RATES Increasing April 1
As part of the provincial budget, the wholesale markup rates for all product categories will increase effective April 1. The actual amount of the increase will vary depending on the individual product; however, the resulting wholesale markup quoted in SLGA’s Price Lists will increase as follows:
• Most beer products will increase 6.8 per cent;
• Most coolers will increase 6 per cent;
• Most wines will increase 5.3 per cent;
• Most spirits will increase 4 per cent.
The new wholesale markup rate will apply to all products distributed through SLGA’s Distribution Centre and products distributed by private beer distributors (BDL, Sleeman, Minhas). It will be up to individual retailers to decide whether or not to pass the wholesale markup increases on to their customers.
All retailers will be emailed a new updated price list (effective April 1) by the end of the week. RSPs will still pay the current prices for products until March 31. To clarify, in order to ensure orders are entered and processed at current rates, RSPs must place orders no later than 2 p.m. on March 31. Orders received will be shipped on your next regular shipping date. Please note that any orders received after 2 p.m. on March 31 will be subject to the increased rates.
If you have any questions about the changes please contact your account representative.
YOU ONLY HAVE 30 Days to Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment
Your municipality or area authority will be able to provide you with a form on which you must state your grounds for appeal and other information required for the appeal.
An appeal must be made within 30 days of receiving your assessment. Your taxes will be based on your assessment and if it’s incorrect, you may be paying unnecessarily high taxes.
REGISTER NOW for the Hotel, Bar & Restaurant Convention & Trade Show - May 30 & 31
The Saskatchewan Hotel & Hospitality Association’s (SHHA) Convention & Trade Show returns May 30 & 31 to the Delta Hotel Regina, but this time, we're taking the event to the next level.
In addition to an incredible party which includes the Awards Luncheon, Informative Sessions, and the Delegate Dinner, we are pleased to announce our keynote address will be presented by Dr. Mark DeVolder. Mark is known for high-energy, content-rich and humour-filled, presentations that teach people how to be bold, flexible and innovative in face of constant change. Mark DeVolder is a truly motivational speaker that you won’t want to miss.
The Hotel, Bar & Restaurant Trade Show will take place on Wednesday May 31, Noon – 5:00 This year the trade show will feature 40 plus liquor suppliers, along with other exhibitors that supply goods and services to the hospitality industry… 108 booths in total. Join us for Saskatchewan’s premier show for the hospitality industry, including an awesome day of exhibits, delicious food, and great prizes. download the exhibitor brochure here
Take advantage of this opportunity to build your company profile and support Saskatchewan's dynamic hotel & hospitality industry. Sponsorship opportunities here
To view the complete conference schedule click here.
Here is the reservation link so you may make online hotel room reservations:
RETAIL STORE PERMITTEE Liquor Information Sessions
In conjunction with the SHHA Convention, Saskatchewan Liquor & Gaming Authority will be conducting RSP Information Sessions on Wednesday May 31 - Delta Hotel, Regina.
To view the complete agenda CLICK HERE
Tourism Workplace Leadership Conference - June 14, Saskatoon
Saskatchewan’s Tourism Workplace Leadership Conference will provide practical, progressive human resource strategies to strengthen business and enhance the province’s tourism sector.
Sessions, presentations and keynote addresses will offer ideas and inspiration for success with business, careers and employee professional development.
The evening will mark the 24th annual Tourism Professional Recognition Dinner, which acknowledges individuals who have recently earned Professional Certification or Journeyperson status in a tourism occupation.
For further information and to register click here.
Red Seal Cook Preparation (COOK 1860)
This online Cook Upgrader program is designed to prepare experienced cooks to challenge the Interprovincial Cook Journeyperson examination. In this five month course, students work through 28 online lessons which help them to study the areas of professional cooking which may appear on the Journeyperson exam. These online lessons are available for the student to complete 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Lessons consist of an instructional video, a reading assignment, an online quiz and suggested further study. In addition, the learners are able to contact the instructor directly if and when they have questions or require more help. Learners need to obtain the current edition of the textbook, Professional Cooking, by Gisslen. Note: Learners who intend on challenging the Interprovincial Journeyperson examination must contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission prior to taking this course.
|April 3, 2017 - August 4, 2017|
Registration deadline: April 7, 2017
OR Phone in to register (306) 659-4800.
Regina's Destination Hotels Welcome You.
Experience quality service with a warm, welcoming atmosphere at any one of Regina's many accommodation choices. Regina hotels are delighted to assist you in any way – leaving you free to experience unique entertainment, parks, attractions and history in Saskatchewan’s capital city. Enjoy!
To read a recent edition of "Checking In" magazine click here. Featuring events taking place in Regina through 2017.
Food & Beverage Manager
The Heritage Inn Hotel and Convention Centre Saskatoon is seeking a full-time, hands on Food and Beverage Manager reporting directly to General Manager.
Position Summary: Maintain a professional and pleasant attitude and ensure excellent customer service is provided in all areas, within established cost guidelines. Oversee, direct and manage Restaurant, Lounge and Banquets department.
To read the complete job posting click here
In 2017 the SHHA will be working harder than ever to support and promote our Affiliate Members and partners through our website, magazine, e-blast and marketing collateral.
With your support, we will continue to work tirelessly on your behalf. We understand that when our partners thrive, our association and its members also thrive.
In an economy that will present many challenges in 2017, it is more important than ever that we work together promoting each other’s businesses and services.
If you supply goods and services to the hospitality industry, and would like to become an “Affiliate Member” of the SHHA click here
WELCOME New Member
Melody Bar is an upscale cocktail lounge that specializes in creating a relaxed and comfortable environment, paired with our handcrafted cocktails and great cuisine. Whether it’s been a long or well-rested week, join us, relax, and meet our friendly team here in Saskatoon.
255 3RD AVE SOUTH, SASKATOON, S7K 1M3 Reservations 306-979-0366
SHHA Membership Matters!
The Saskatchewan Hotel & Hospitality Association is the provincial organization that represents YOU and the many hotels, bars and restaurants in Saskatchewan. Our association is responsible for providing you with the voice and support the hospitality industry needs to operate effectively and profitably.
The SHHA has a reputation of being an extremely effective lobby and advocacy group because of the activities we engage in and the strength of our membership. We are YOUR voice with government ministries, and MLA’s.
For further information call (306) 790 - 1045 or email info
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