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.
Hotel Industry Welcomes Clarity on Legal Blood-Alcohol Limit
Last spring Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould announced the government was considering lowering the federal legal blood-alcohol limit from 0.08% to 0.05%. The hospitality industry is pleased that the Ministerís office has now indicated they will not be moving forward with this proposal. ę more Ľ
2018 Federal Budget: How It Impacts You
On February 27, 2018, Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Federal Budget, entitled Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle Class. HAC was among a group of a select few stakeholders invited to the Finance Ministerís Lock-Up where attendees were given an advance copy of the Budget documents. This 2.5-hour closed-door meeting allowed HAC to review the Budget before it was released publicly and provided an opportunity to meet with senior officials from Finance concerning its contents.
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 Associationís Annual General Meeting held in Toronto on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.
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 industryís sustainability program, Green Key Global. This new position has been created to drive the Associationís 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 associationís accommodation programs, including Check In Canada.
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.
ďAll 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 yearís remarkable winners and their achievementsĒ said Susie Grynol, HAC President.
To view all recipients of the Awards of Excellence, download the full press release here.
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