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 8-9, 2019

Kelowna, BC

We look forward to welcoming delegates to the 2019 BC Hospitality Summit in Kelowna, BC. Check out the event site for more details as they become available!

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Today, the British Columbia Hotel Association in partnership with the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), released best practice guidelines for regulating short-term rentals. Governments at all levels are grappling with...


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...