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

  • 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......

  • HAC Announces Recipients of the Awards of Excellence

    The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) was pleased today to honour four distinguished recipients with an Award of Excellence at its 2022 HAC Conference. Each year, HAC recognizes members who have achieved significant accomplishments and demonstrated the finest in professionalism, quality, and excellence in the......

  • 2022 Board of Directors Announced

    The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is pleased to announce that Sara Glenn, Chief Operating Officer, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America, Accor North America has been appointed as Chairwoman of the Board. Ms. Glenn makes history as the first ever female chair of HAC.......