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Cbc News: Mouflier and Front Desk

cbc news: We have to, as an industry, look towards better educating these entrepreneurs when they come to our country, Mouflier said, according to CBC. TIAPEI would like to hire a Mandarin speaker, says Kevin Mouflier. CEO Kevin Mouflier said the number of businesses from B&Bs to cottages to gift shops continues to grow monthly, but the immigrant investors and other newcomers don't necessarily know the rules and regulations they should be following. CBC News The fact of licensing your establishment, the labour laws, finance, taxes, customer service is really important, the training, quality assurance, human resource things, how to operate effectively, how to run a front desk effectively. Officials with the Department of Tourism noted the province already has a number of supports in place for newcomer entrepreneurs in the hospitality sector. Part of the funding would go to a part-time Mandarin-speaking staff member for the TIAPEI office next summer. ( As reported in the news.