Book Your Accommodation for the BC THC in Prince George
Heading to Prince George for the BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference, March 1-3? Take advantage of the room blocks secured at The Coast Prince George Hotel and The Courtyard by Marriott Prince George before Jan.29, 2023. 

Meet the Team | Dylan Tomlin
Meet BCHA's Steward of Sustainability! Dylan offers BCHA members a wealth of expertise and works hand in hand with operators to do a comprehensive energy audit. Dylan provides solutions for accommodators to save energy, water, and money! Reach out to him and gain support on how to be more green at dylan@bcha.com.

Reminder | Submit Award Nominations for BCHA Awards
Nominate an exceptional member of BC’s accommodation community by Feb. 3 for the BCHA Awards of Excellence!

Awards include: Housekeeping Excellence; Recruitment Award; Hotelier of the Year; People’s Choice | Hotel or Accommodation of the Year; Leader of the Future; Supplier of the Year; Heart of Hospitality | Culinary Excellence.

BC Hospitality Foundation | Scholarship Applications Open
The BC Hospitality Foundation has a strong scholarship program. Since 2009 it has awarded 322 scholarships to future leaders in the hospitality industry amounting to over $394,000.

Changes to Work Permits for Temporary Foreign Workers
The pace of Canada’s economic recovery has made it hard for employers, including those in the tourism industry, to find the workers they need. The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism, announced that Canada is extending work permits to family members of temporary foreign workers, expanding the eligibility for work permits to family members accompanying the principal applicant to Canada.

Kootenay Rockies Tourism Association is Hiring
Kootenay Rockies Tourism is hiring for a Director, Destination Development and Sustainability. As part of the Destination Management division, the Destination Development team drives partner engagement and development through leading and supporting the creation and implementation of long-term, integrated development strategies for areas within the Kootenay Rockies region.

Get Green This New Year & Discover Money-Saving Solutions
BCHA has a number of sustainability programs aimed to help your property become more sustainable and save tens of thousands of dollars at the same time. Reach out to BCHA Energy Specialist, Dylan Tomlin at Dylan@bcha.com to get a FREE energy analysis or sign up for EcoFund today!

Enhance Your Offerings with David Roberts Food Corp.
For more than 30 years, David Roberts Food has been the leading supplier of nuts, dried fruits, snacks and baking ingredients to meet the needs of the Food Service Industry, Retailers and hungry consumers across Canada. David Roberts offers a complete line of products to meet the needs of the Food Service, Industrial, and Retail Consumer Markets.

Enroll in STR's Forward Star Program
Our partner, STR, has launched Forward STAR in North America. And participation is FREE! This forward-looking benchmarking tool allows hoteliers to get ahead of recovery, strategize more effectively, and complete the overall performance picture.

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.

BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference
March 1-3, 2023
2023 International Indigenous Tourism Conference
March 8-10
BCHA Summit Returns!
May 1-2, 2022
Happy Member-versary!
The BCHA would not exist without the support of our members and we are incredibly grateful for their continued loyalty.

Thank you to our Member - Civic Autograph Collection Hotel - who is celebrating one year with the BCHA!

Choice Hotels joins world-leading hotel companies, becoming one of the largest members of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the largest lodging franchisors in the world, has joined the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, a global network for responsible hospitality which unites world-leading hotel companies to build a more sustainable future.