The mission of the Calgary Hotel Association (CHA) is to support our membership by stewarding communication and awareness-building programs, engaging in advocacy, and cultivating meaningful partnerships.

Dan DeSantis.

past-Chair & director
Dual General Manager, Delta Hotels Calgary Airport In-Terminal & Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel

Dan DeSantis has happily been in the Tourism and Hotel Industry for 37 years. He was born and raised in Calgary, AB, but his expertise and experience comes from past positions all over BC and AB. Dans background involves 3 years experience as a General Manager at Delta Whistler, 6 years as a General Manager at Delta Sunpeaks, and 8 years as a General Manager of the Delta Lodge at Kananaskis. 
Dan has enjoyed sitting on many committees in the past, directly involving him in the Tourism Industry. He has been a committee members for Tourism Sunpeaks, Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, and Improvement District Canmore/Kananaskis Committee. Dan’s past positions include Chair on Tourism Canmore/Kananaskis, and a member of AB Strategic Tourism Council. Dan also currently sits on the Board for Tourism Calgary. 
Outside of Tourism, Dan has participated in the Chicago marathon, Death Race, and has completed a triathlon and a duathlon.