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Hospitality and Tourism Management


Trade, industry, sector or other associations are generally organized to address the group's interest to ensure that their concerns are heard. Associations and organizations may provide publications free or at cost, with access that may be open or limited to membership, or open with requirement to register. A selection is presented in this section and others below.

GlobalEDGE. Hospitality and Travel Resources


HVS Hospitality Valuation Services

Tourism / Travel

Ontario Min of Tourism, Culture and Sport.  Includes, Tourism Research section offers market historical reports and forecasts.

Destination Canada. Formerly the Canadian Tourism Commission.  Canada's national tourism marketing organization, this site also provides tourism market and industry analysis information.

Tourism HR Canada Formerly the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council.  This organization addresses labour market issues and promotes professionalism in the Canadian tourism sector.

Tourism Industry Association of Canada TIAC is a national private organization representing the interests of Canadian tourism businesses and stated to promote programs and activities for the sector's growth and development.

Office of Travel and Tourism Industries.  This US International Trade Administration office promotes growth in the US travel industry, administers joint marketing efforts and provides official statistics, and coordinates efforts across federal agencies.

United Nations World Tourism Organization.  UNWTO is the UN agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.

Accommodation and Foodservice

Hotel Association of Canada.  The HAC is an association representing the Canadian hotel and lodging industry.

Greater Toronto Hotel Association. Focus on industry news and events, with links to external statistical sites.

American Hotel and Lodging Association.  The AHLA is a national association serving the needs of the US hospitality industry.

International Hotel and Restaurant Association.

Restaurants Canada   Formerly Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association, represents foodservice and catering industry.

National Restaurant Association   US national association offers industry advocacy, research publications, industry news and trends.


Travel / Transportation


Canadian Gaming Association

Members represent the gaming industry's leading operators, manufacturers, suppliers and other stakeholders nation-wide.