Monthly Archives: November 2017

A Win for Hotels in Airbnb Regulations

By |2017-11-27T16:03:08+00:00November 27, 2017|Uncategorized|

The City of Vancouver has passed legislation to regulate short-term rentals, allowing rentals only in one’s principal residence. This is great news for the hotel industry as this will eliminate the commercial side of Airbnb’s business (and other similar platforms) in Vancouver, which competes directly with hotels. This legislation is critical because it sets a precedent [...]

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Accessibility Self-Assessment Guide

By |2018-05-14T16:20:45+00:00November 8, 2017|Uncategorized|

The AHLA has partnered with the Voice of Albertans with Disabilities (VAD) to create a self-assessment guide, developed for hotels to ensure their properties are accessible. Developed through the Creating Accessible Hotels in Alberta Project, the guide is a way to support the accommodation industry in response to those with disabilities who travel within Alberta. The [...]

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Ferment-on-Premises & Alterations of Liquor Products

By |2017-11-06T12:31:10+00:00November 6, 2017|Uncategorized|

An ongoing review of liquor-related policies is being conducted by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) to ensure the needs of a constantly evolving liquor industry are being met, while also ensuring public safety and benefit to Albertans. The AGLC is exploring the industry’s preferences regarding whether or not to allow the alteration of [...]

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