Start Hiring for Summer NOW | Book an Appointment with Workforce Strategist, Alison Langford
If you're looking to hire for the upcoming summer season, now is the time to start your recruitment efforts. Don't know where to start? Need extra support? Contact Workforce Strategist, Alison Langford - all BCHA members receive a complimentary consultation!

BCHA Buy & Sell | Pemberton Valley Lodge Selling Bank Machine
Pemberton Valley Lodge is selling a VI bank machine (size: approximately 52” high x 22” deep x 16” wide). The asking price is $500. Shipping may be arranged at request otherwise pickup at the Lodge. VI banking will set it up for the purchaser. Contact David MacKenzie to inquire.
Earlybird Pricing Ends Jan.18 for the 2023 BC THC
Register for the 2023 BC Tourism and Hospitality Conference—taking place in Prince George from March 1-3— before Jan.18 and save $100 on your registration.

City of Penticton Seeking Feedback on Short Term Rentals
The City of Penticton is conducting a study on the impacts of short-term rentals in the city. With growing concerns surrounding the housing crisis and impact to accommodators, the City is seeking insights from residents and operators.

Tourism HR Canada Seeking Board Directors
Toursim HR Canada is currently seeking nominations for three open seats on their Board of Directors. Learn more about this unique opportunity to shape the recovery and growth of Canada's tourism workforce
TED@DestinationCanada Speakers Announced
Destination Canada and TED Conferences are producing 14 TED Talks from the brightest speakers and biggest changemakers connected to Canada's tourism sector. Speakers have just now been announced! The talks will be available for viewing on TED.com starting in the spring. 

Register National Tourism Town Hall
Register for the BC Tourism Town Hall taking place Jan.27 and delivered by Tourism Industry Association of Canada. The event will provide an opportunity to better understand advocacy efforts undertaken nationally and discuss local tourism issues; and offers a forum for open dialogue, discussion, and constructive debate.

Order Now: 2023 Drivers License ID Checking Guides
The NEW 2023 North American ID Checking Guide and 15th Edition International ID Checking Guide are now available to order through ABLE BC. Each edition includes additions of new licenses and ID cards and the elimination of no longer current formats. 

AED Solutions for BCHA Members
Iridia Medical is offering BCHA members discounted access to an automated external defibrillator (AED) solution. A defibrillator is an important investment and could be the eventual reason for saving someone’s life, providing peace of mind at your hotel facility.

LAST CHANCE | Canada Summer Jobs Program Deadline Jan.12
Are you looking to hire a youth next summer? The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program provides wage subsidies for employers from non-profit, private, and public sector organizations.

Regenerative Tourism is a Buzzword - But Only if You Make it So
Keynote speaker for the upcoming BC Toursim & Hospitality Conference, Anna Pollock shares her take on 'regenerative tourism' and what exactly it means for our industry.

BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference
March 1-3, 2023
Submit award nomination by Dec. 15!
January 22-25, 2023
2023 International Indigenous Tourism Conference
March 8-10
BCHA Summit Returns!
May 1-2, 2022
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
Here's to 50+ Years!
The BCHA would not exist without the support of our members and we are incredibly grateful for their continued loyalty. Can you believe these members have been with us for over 50 years?! THANK YOU:
  • Best Western Plus Columbia River Hotel
  • Sidney Waterfront Inn & Suites
  • Sylvia Hotel
  • Century Plaza Hotel & Spa

Thank you for your decades of loyalty and support!
Two BC Spas Land on Coveted Spas of America Top 100 List
The spa and wellness travel website, Spas of America, has announced its Top 100 Spas of 2022, providing insight into consumers' favorite spa and wellness experiences of the year. Congratulations to
Vida Spa, Fairmont Chateau Whistler, and Boathouse Spa and Baths, Oak Bay Beach Hotel, who landed on the coveted list!