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.

Your

This is

Industry.

$21.9 billion generated
in revenue
Generated “value-added”
of $20.3 billion
Generated revenues estimated at $9.5 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.

Your

We are

Voice.

8,289
Establishments Across Canada
460,688
Hotel Rooms Across Canada
309,800

People Employed

Directly Or Indirectly On Full-Time Or Part-Time Basis
10.6

Billion Dollars

Total Salary And Wages In The Sector

Enhanced industry-wide
hotel cleaning standards
in response to COVID-19

The Safe Stay health and safety guidelines represent best practices for the hotel industry,
in accordance with the Public Health Agency of Canada guidelines.

Download the Safe Stay Guidelines

           RECENT NEWS

  • Hotel Association of Canada Announces 2024 Board of Directors

    The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) announced its 2024 Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting in Montreal.   “I’m proud of the collaborative effort shown by our Board, the HAC team, and our members. Together, we continue to tackle challenges and pursue opportunities,......

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  • Interim President & CEO Appointment

    As you all know, our President & CEO, Susie Grynol, will be leaving our Association in June.   Our Board of Directors has moved swiftly to engage the services of a well-known executive search firm, a search committee has been appointed and the process to......

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  • Hotel Association of Canada Announces Resignation of President & CEO, Susie Grynol

    The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) today announced the resignation of Susie Grynol from her position as President & CEO, effective June 3rd, 2024.   During her 7.5 year tenure as President & CEO, Grynol spearheaded a remarkable turnaround strategy for the Association, boosting membership......

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