About HAC...

The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is a professional industry association representing the lodging industry in Canada. Its 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. HAC’s objective is to assist both its national and international members as they endeavor to enhance their competitiveness and achieve their bottom line. The HAC accomplishes this through the collection and dissemination of information, research, advocacy, education, and operational support services designed to assist its members.

For more information: please visit: www.hotelassociation.ca


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HAC: Future of Brands
CLN February 23, 2017

HAC 2017 celebrates 25 years
CLN February 23, 2017

Who will be there
Eblast February 6, 2017

7 Reasons to Attend
Eblast January 24, 2017

From the Desk of the President - January 2017 
HAC Announces January 17, 2017

MMGY to Speak at HAC, Last Chance for GM Special
Eblast January 10, 2017


Sale Prices Expire Dec 25th - Register Today
Eblast December 12, 2016

50 Shades of Stay - Understanding Ethnic Travellers
Eblast November 24, 2016

Another Panel Announced | Register Today
Eblast November 22, 2016

Another Panel Announced | Register Today
Eblast November 7, 2016

Call for Speakers
Eblast October 25, 2016

Keynote Announced | Register Today
Eblast October 18, 2016

Susie Grynol Assumes Role as President of the Hotel Association of Canada
HAC Announces October 11, 2016

Attendance Surges at 2016 Hotel Association of Canada Conference
HAC Announces March 1, 2016

Tony Pollard, HAC President, To Retire
HAC Announces February 10, 2016



4 Reasons to be at the Hotel Association of Canada's National Conference
CNW January 23, 2014


HAC Celebrates Centennial -
Hotelier Magazine March/April 2013

Generations face off at HAC Conference 2013
Canadian Lodging News March 2013 - What happens when different generations work together? What are some of the myths that should be debunked, and changes that have to be made to accommodate all generations of workers? Jackie Ross, of JRoss Hospitality Recruiters asked these and other questions of a panel at the Hotel Association of Canada conference on Feb. 5.

HAC Celebrates
Travel Press  March 6 2013 - The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is celebrating its Centennial Anniversary and has embarked on a year-long anniversary campaign that includes a historical video and timeline. The Roaring Twenties meant unprecedented expansion and the construction of hundreds of new hotels; nevertheless it will perhaps be better remembered for the injurious effects of Prohibition on hotels and the illicit means by which hotels tried to negate those effects...

Canadians Continue To Go South For Cheap Air Tickets
Travel Press Feb. 14, 2013 - It's a trend that's gaining increasing momentum as Canadians continue to head south of the border in search of cheap air tickets. In its newly released 2013 Canadian Travel Intentions survey, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) found that 18% of those surveyed had travelled to the US to buy cheaper airline tickets in 2012-- an increase of 3% over the previous year -- and 32% of those questioned indicated they would do it in 2013...

Advocacy Ensures 100 More For HAC
Travel Press Feb. 8, 2013 - It was a festive time for the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) as it held its annual conference in Toronto this week...

HAC 100th Celebration Sparkles
Canadian Lodging News February 2013 - The serving staff of the Hilton Toronto paraded across the front of the ballroom, each bearing a lemon and chocolate dessert in one hand and a sparkler in the other. The words, "100 years" were stencilled in chocolate on each dessert plate.

Happy 100 HAC
Travel Press Feb. 5, 2013 - Light the candles! Cut the cake! Let's celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Hotel Association of Canada!...

Business, Leisure Travel Picking Up: HAC
Travel Press Feb. 2, 2013 - The latest results from the 2013 HAC Canadian Travel Intentions Survey show that business and leisure travel is projected to be up 2% in 2013. Eighty-two per cent of business travellers said they would be doing more or the same amount of business travel in Canada in 2013 as they did in 2012 with the highest percentage coming from Ontario. Eighty-four per cent of leisure travellers said they will be travelling more or the same for vacation this year...

HAC And CTMS Meets Set For February
Canadian Lodging News January 2013 - This must attend conference will feature a celebration dinner marking the Centennial celebration for HAC. There will be two days of conference activities which include an impressive line-up of speakers and subjects all designed to support and complement HAC’s strategic plan.

HAC Celebrates Its Centennial
Canadian Lodging News January 2013 - It’s hard to believe that it’s been 100 years since the Hotel Keepers Association of the Dominion of Canada was created. Their first Annual Convention was held in Winnipeg in September of the same year. A photo showing that meeting hangs on the wall of the Hotel Association of Canada in Ottawa.

Tony Pollard | A Love of Lobbying -
Hotelier Magazine December 2012


Hank Stackhouse Assumes Role as New Chair for Hotel Association of Canada
HAC Announces March 12, 2012

HAC Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon Celebrates Industry Commitment
HAC Announces March 9, 2012

HAC Announces 2011 Hall of Fame Awards of Excellence Recipients

HAC Announces Jan. 11, 2012


2012 Hotel Association of Canada partners with CRFA Show
HAC Announces Dec. 5, 2011

November 2011 Online Edition of Roomers