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


$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.


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

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

  • Government Gets it Right: Canada’s Hotel Sector Applauds Speech from the Throne

    Today, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is applauding the new direction taken by the federal government in the Speech from the Throne delivered this afternoon.   “The hotel sector has been working with government to carve out dedicated support programs for our sector, which......

  • Coalition of Hardest Hit Businesses

    On September 17, 2020, the Coalition of Hardest Hit Businesses (CHHB) launched a campaign calling on the federal government to extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program at the full 75% rate for businesses facing an ongoing revenue decline of 50% or higher, and......

  • A 5-Point Plan to Bridge the Hotel Industry Through COVID-19

    Canada’s hotel industry was vibrant and thriving before COVID-19, and it will come back strong when normal travel patterns resume. Throughout the pandemic, the hotel industry supported Governments and communities serving as a safe place for:   front line workers to self-isolate; repatriated Canadians to......