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

  • Hotel Industry Releases Enhanced Safety Guide to Protect Employees and Consumers

    The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), in partnership with the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), released enhanced health and safety protocols through the Safe Stay initiative to help hotels adapt to new COVID-19 standards. These protocols were developed in accordance with guidelines set out......

  • Media: COVID-19’s Effects on the Hotel Industry

    The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) and its provincial and city hotel association partners have been driving headlines about the impact of COVID-19 on hotels, explaining to the public and governments that relief for our industry means relief for owners, small business and employees. As......

  • COVID-19: FAQ Download

    We are pleased to share the Hotel Association of Canada’s FAQ: Taking Care of Employees & Guests.   Key Areas Covered: Guests What if a guest has COVID-19 Can staff question a guest if they have COVID-19 How should we address guests who want to......