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.

Richard Main.

Dual General Manager, Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott Calgary Airport

Richard Main has been in his current General Manager position, for the Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott Calgary Airport in Calgary for the past 6 years. His career has taken him to numerous locations around the world in the Hospitality Industry, including Banff, Bermuda, The Netherlands, Bahrain, Egypt, Aruba and Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles. In 1999 Richard returned to Canada and joined Marriott International and has worked for Marriott since then in multiple cities of Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Richard has a history of being actively involved in Tourism outside of his day to day role as a Hotel General Manager.  Richard is currently the Past Board Chairman for the Calgary Hotel Association, Vice Chair of Tourism Calgary and a member of SAIT’s Hospitality Management Advisory Board. He has also held positions with Hotel and Tourism Associations in Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver.