British Columbia’s Voice of the Hotel Industry At The Federal, Provincial & Community Level

welcome to the bc hotel association

The British Columbia Hotel Association is the advocate and spokesperson for the interests of the Hotel Industry throughout British Columbia.

The BCHA has over 600 hotel members and 200 associate members, representing an industry with revenue in excess of $3.2 billion, 80,000 rooms and more than 60,000 employees. We are a significant component of BC’s $13.8 billion tourism trade and have members in almost every community throughout BC.

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Membership in the BCHA ensures representation on a national level as well as through a provincial board of directors. Acknowledged as the champion of hotel related issues, the BCHA pursues matters of taxation, tourism marketing, corporate relations, labour and consumer services.

our mission statement

Shaping the future of hospitality. We advocate, communicate, and educate.

bcha values

Leadership | Respect | Collaboration

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premier programs

  • Hospitality Insurance Program
  • Foodbuy Canada
  • TotalGUARD Employee Benefits Program
  • Staples Business Advantage


BC Hospitality Summit

April 22-24th, 2018

Whistler, BC

Thank you for joining us at our 2018 BC Hospitality Summit! Keep an eye out for details for the 2019 event, coming soon!

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We are pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural BC Hotel Association Housekeeping Awards. These properties have demonstrated excellence in cleanliness with housekeeping staff that consistently exceed guest...


November 21, 2017

BCHA Celebrates 100 Years

The BC Hotel Association (BCHA) was established on April 9th, 1917. While the details of our very early years are not as concrete, the impact that our organization and...