BCHA Buy & Sell
The Anchor Inn & Suites is on the hunt for a few items and you just may be their answer! The property is seeking 10-15 in-room guest phones, along with 120 dining room chairs and 20 high-back chairs. Have what they need? Contact Bev at manager@anchorinn.ca

Reminder | Discounts To Be Had
The BCHA has updated our B2B Benefits page, outlining the extensive opportunities through our 160+ trusted Allied Members. Operators, explore this carefully vetted collection of partners and vendors. Are you an Allied Member with an update? Reach out to membership@bcha.com.

Premier-designate David Eby to be Sworn In 
Premier-designate David Eby will be sworn-in on November 18. It has been announced that his cabinet will be sworn-in on December 7. We look forward to sharing and working with our cabinet leaders to strengthen our sector.

Province Launches Destination Development Fund
The Province is launching a $30 million fund to build a strong and globally competitive tourism sector that fosters communities across BC. The Destination Development Fund is providing one-time grants to support the development and rejuvenation of tourism infrastructure, assets and experiences to build long term resiliency of the tourism industry post-pandemic.

Tourism Grants Fund Almost
100 BC Events
Great news! The Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture & Sport announced the province has provided funding to approximately 100 organizations through its Tourism Events Program (TEP) to build BC's reputation as an events destination and increase visitation.

Mental Health CARE Course with CMHABC
Focus on the mental health and wellbeing of your workers and your workers will thank you for building a psychologically safe and healthy workplace. Take the Canadian Mental Health Association BC's Workplace CARE courses

Are You Signed up for the BCHA EcoFund?
Being green has never been easier. Through BCHA's Ecofund program, in partnership with GreenStep, hotels can invest in large energy efficiency, water conservation, and waste reduction projects that save money AND reduce their carbon footprint. Contact Dylan Tomlin at Dylan@bcha.com for more.

Tourism HR Canada Profiles
Tourism HR Canada has released a series of resources to provide snapshots of tourism employment recovery. These four profiles share national and regional employment demand projections, as well labour market information for: immigrants, Indigenous peoples, and youth.

Addressing HR Barriers for Tourism Businesses
Finding practical, timely solutions to labour challenges was a key topic at the recent Travel Nunavut Conference & AGM. Dena Maxwell, Tourism HR Canada’s Director of Workforce Development, discussed HR Barriers for Tourism Businesses: How do we normalize hiring reflective of current realities.

Early-Bird Registration Open | IMPACT 2023
The IMPACT Sustainability, Travel & Tourism Conference returns January 22-25, 2023. Early bird registration is available until Nov.30, 2022.
2022 TIAC Congress
November 22-23 | The Westin, Ottawa
Register Here
BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference
March 1-3, 2023
BCHA Summit Returns!
April 24-25, 2022
Paradox Hotel Vancouver Wins Big!
The Paradox Hotel Vancouver was awarded four prestigious Global Excellence Awards at the Haute Grandeur International Hotel Awards 2022, including Best Urban Hotel - Global Level; Best Design Hotel - North America; Best Lifestyle Hotel - North America; and Best Luxury Boutique Hotel - North America!

Finalists Announced for Canadian Tourism Awards
The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) has announced the finalists of its annual Canadian Tourism Awards—the standard of excellence for businesses and organizations in tourism that recognizes success, leadership, and innovation in the industry.  Congratulations to all finalists and BC businesses recognized for these prestigious awards.

Member Spotlight | Blue Horizon Hotel
The Blue Horizon is a boutique-style hotel located in the heart of Robson Street, the hub of shopping and dining. Live like a local and experience the culture and the friendly community of the West End neighbourhood. Enjoy the close proximity to all of Vancouver's must-see activities, under a gorgeous backdrop.