About Us

Delivering Success

The Hotel Association of Canada is the leading voice of the Canadian Hotel & Lodging industry, bringing legislative solutions to industry challenges.  We deliver targeted advocacy for fair rules for the sharing economy, to address Canada’s hotel labour shortage, and for sustainability solutions for the hotel industry across Canada.


This is


$19.2 billion generated
in revenue
Generated “value-added”
of $18 billion
Generated revenues estimated at $8.6 billion for all three levels of government

Advocating for You

The Hotel Association of Canada is an association intended for all hotels, motels, and resorts in Canada.

Membership & Advocacy

Representing You

The Hotel Association of Canada is an association intended for all hotels, motels, and resorts in Canada.  Our commitment as the leading voice of Canada’s hotel and lodging industry is to advocate for fair rules for the sharing economy and to address the labour shortage on behalf of our membership.


We are


Establishments Across Canada
Hotel Rooms Across Canada

People Employed

Directly Or Indirectly On Full-Time Or Part-Time Basis

Billion Dollars

Total Salary And Wages In The Sector

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    Canada’s Hotel Industry Releases Best Practice Guidelines for Canadian Cities   Today, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) released best practice guidelines for regulating short-term rentals. Governments at all levels are grappling with the implications of the growing short-term rental industry and platforms like Airbnb.......

  • HAC Welcomes Alison Evans As Interim President

    The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is pleased to announce Alison Evans as Interim President. Evans fills this appointment as Susie Grynol, President of HAC, prepares for maternity leave in August. Evans has more than 20 years’ experience representing the interests of higher education, health,......

  • Canada’s Hotels and Tourism HR Canada Applaud New Program Connecting Newcomers to Hotel Jobs

    On World Refugee Day, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), together with Tourism HR Canada, applauded the federal government for launching the Employing Newcomers in Canadian Hotels Pilot Project. This three-year pilot program will see nearly $7 million dedicated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada......