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The Hotel Association of Canada

The voice of the Canadian Hotel & Lodging Industry

The Hotel Association of Canada is the voice of the Canadian Hotel & Lodging industry. For over 100 years, it has worked to enhance the prosperity of the Industry through strong member engagement, effective advocacy, and the provision of value added programs and services. The Hotel Association represents more than 8,226 hotels, motels, and resorts which encompass the $19.2 billion Canadian lodging industry which employs 304,000 people across Canada.


News

The Hotel Association of Canada announces the 2018 Board of Directors

The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), the national association representing 8,226 hotels, motels, and resorts which encompass the $19.2 billion Canadian lodging industry, announced its 2018 Board of Directors, effective as of the Association’s Annual General Meeting held in Toronto on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

Click here to see the 2018 Board of Directors.


Green Key Global Appoints Field Sales Specialist

The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is pleased to welcome Jordan McKay as Green Key Field Sales Specialist for the hotel industry’s sustainability program, Green Key Global. This new position has been created to drive the Association’s sales efforts of its Green Key Eco-Rating and Green Key Meetings programs in Canada.

Jordan brings a deep understanding of the hotel industry, most recently employed by the Alberta Hotel and Lodging Association, where she coordinated the association’s accommodation programs, including Check In Canada.

Read the press release here.


Hotel Association of Canada Announces Winners of the 2017 Awards of Excellence

The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is pleased to honour the 2017 recipients of the Awards of Excellence. Each year, HAC recognizes members who demonstrate significant accomplishments and represent some of the finest examples of professionalism, quality and excellence in the industry.

“All recipients of the Awards of Excellence share a commitment to enhancing the guest experience and each have left a significant impact on the hotel industry. Together, as an industry, we proudly celebrate this year’s remarkable winners and their achievements” said Susie Grynol, HAC President.

To view all recipients of the Awards of Excellence, download the full press release here.


A Major Win for Hotels Against Airbnb in the City of Toronto

On December 7, the Toronto City Council passed legislation to regulate the short-term accommodation rental industry, allowing rentals only in one’s principal residence. Secondary suites will not be allowed. This means that the commercial side of Airbnb’s hosts – those running multiple suites and homes – will no longer be allowed to operate under the platform of Airbnb. This will also apply to any other rental platform similar to Airbnb. « more »


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