About Us

Since 1917, the British Columbia Hotel Association has been the advocate and spokesperson for the interests of the Hotel Industry throughout British Columbia. The BCHA has over 600 hotel members and nearly 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 giving us a strong voice at all levels of government. Our members have invested heavily into their communities and as a result, are integral to steering the future development of the province and territory.

With headquarters in Vancouver, the BCHA is a strong industry organization of approximately 600 hotel members and 200 associate members dedicated to improving and increasing the tourism and hospitality industry within British Columbia.

Through membership in the BCHA you are represented in many industry associations.


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