Tax deadline day: Hotels call on federal government to ensure Airbnb pays fair share

On tax deadline day, the Hotel Association of Canada is calling on the federal government to take real action to address tax avoidance in the digital space. Despite the rapid growth of out of country digital platforms like Airbnb, the government has … Continue reading

Hosts with multiple entire-home units key driver of home sharing growth: study

The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) has released a new study which demonstrates that commercial operators are growing exponentially, far outpacing actual home sharing activity. Alarmingly, only 17 per cent of Airbnb’s total revenue in Canada is generated by true home sharing where the … Continue reading

Business travel and leisure travel are picking up, says Hotel Association of Canada

The latest results from the 2013 HAC Canadian Travel Intentions Survey show that business and leisure travel is projected to be up two per cent in 2013. Eighty-two per cent of business travellers said they would be doing more or … Continue reading

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Saint-Hyacinthe wins Environment & Energy Award at HAC Conference

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) announces The Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Saint-Hyacinthe was recently awarded the Environmental & Energy Award at this year’s Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) Conference, highlighting their commitment to environmental sustainability. Continue reading

Business travel is picking up, says Hotel Association of Canada Survey

Latest results from the 2012 HAC Canadian Travel Intentions Survey show that business travel is projected to be up four per cent in 2012, while leisure travel is expected to be static. Eighty per cent of business travellers said they would be doing more or the same amount of business travel in Canada in 2012 as they did in 2011 with the highest percentage coming from Ontario and Quebec. Eighty-two per cent of leisure travellers said they will be travelling more or the same for vacation this year. Continue reading