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

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    The Canadian Travel and Tourism Roundtable (CTTR) today welcomed the release of Evaluating Canada’s Pandemic Border and Travel Policies: Lessons Learned (the Report), authored by four esteemed Canadian doctors specializing in infectious diseases, emergency medicine, and pandemic management who assessed the impact and effectiveness of......

  • HAC and FEE sign a Co-Existence Agreement to streamline Sustainability Certification

    The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) and The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) have signed an official Co existence agreement (announcement attached) to streamline sustainability certification, enabling hotel chains to be certified by both Green Key Global and Green Key FEE in their various territories.......

  • HAC’s Proposal for the Federal Tourism Growth Strategy

    The Hotel Association of Canada’s (HAC’s) is pleased to share the final submission for the federal Tourism Growth Strategy consultations. Access the Hotel Association of Canada’s Tourism Growth Strategy Submission   This spring, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance......