President & CEO | Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association
Dave Kaiser is the President & CEO of the Alberta Hotel & Hotel Lodging Association, a position he has worked in since 2005. Dave also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Hotel Association of Canada and the Alberta Hospitality Safety Association.
Prior to joining the AHLA in his current role, Dave served 7 years on the AHLA’s Board of Directors, including 2 years as Board Chair. Dave has 26 years of “hands on experience” in the hotel & lodging industry, including 17 years as the General Manager of the Best Western Denham Inn and Suites in Leduc, Alberta.
Dave graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1988. In 1996, Dave earned his Certified Hotel Administrator designation from the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association.
Dave currently leads the development of Check In Canada, an initiative supported by the Hotel Association of Canada and a consortium of provincial hotel associations from BC to Ontario that leverages the marketing power of Canada's tourism marketing organizations to increase direct bookings to hotels.