As having hotelier's members, the Hotel Association of Canada responsibility is two-fold. First of all, it strives to successfully manage the real estate assets and to fulfill the needs of hotel guests. With this aim recognizing the main one, the Hotel Association of Canada is committed to helping its members by providing services and programs that encourage and strengthen the accommodation industry across Canada. This is the most successful hospitality association in canada.
Founded in 1913, the Hotel Association of Canada moved to Ottawa and since 1991 locates its permanent office there. Since the very opening, the hotel association of Canada started its leading role in the creation of Experience Canada, which brings together hotels, airlines, car, rail, charge card companies and government into one collective force to promote Canada. In fact, the growing interest to the Canada was the result of the Hotel association of Canada efforts to create appropriate conditions for people of all ages and budget to enjoy the country.
The Hotel Association of Canada focuses its energies in the maintaining a highly effective government profile with developing and marketing innovative programs, operating data and policies. No less attention is paid in the hotel association of Canada to such important items like providing up-to-date information regarding trends as well as offering networking opportunities to all its members. Although the hotel association of Canada is not involved into reservation, booking and other accommodation services, it finds it important to promote cost-effective services to encourage and stimulate a free market accommodation industry.
All these aspects of work are annually discussed, and the association is a host of Annual Conference & Trade Show since 1993.
The Hotel association of Canada membership encompasses the provincial and territorial hotel associations, the corporate hotel chains, independent hotels, motels and resorts and the many suppliers to the hotel industry. The Hotel Association of Canada represents its allied and corporate members both nationally and internationally by many means, like providing cost-effective services to stimulate and encourage a free market accommodation industry.
To achieve this aim, the Hotel Association of Canada protects the accommodation industry's interests on Parliament Hill actively. Provincial associations are supported by addressing legislation affecting their regions.
Other benefits of the Hotel association of Canada include: a listing in Hotel Directory, a listing on the Web site, a complimentary copy of the Directory. Besides, the hotel association of Canada quarterly newsletter RooMers, promotional and sponsorship opportunities, and much more are also available.
In addition, the Hotel Association Canada provides educational programs, promotional opportunities, a national conference and trade show, maintains and disseminates industry data and produces informative publications. The Hotel association of Canada realizes a major industry achievement by producing the Human Resources Study of the Canadian Accommodation Industry in cooperation with Human Resources Development Canada.