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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    Today, the Hotel Association of Canada was invited to testify before the Senate Committee on National Finance.  Susie Grynol, HAC President & CEO, asked the Government to devote priority and attention to the recovery of hard hit sectors, like hotels.   The broad-based sector agnostic approach......

  • Budget 2021: HAC’s Analysis

    On April 19, 2021, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland tabled the Federal Budget, entitled A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience.   #Budget2021 outlined commitments to address the inequities in Canada’s digital tax system and delivers marketing support......

  • Coalition of Hardest Hit Businesses Calls for Support until the end of 2021 in Federal Budget

    A March 2021 survey released today on Parliament Hill reveals that nearly 60% of Canada’s hardest hit businesses will not survive if the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) as well as the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) are not extended beyond the June 5th deadline......