Our History
1907: BHA is born, originally called the Incorporated Hotel Keepers Association
1910: Incorporated
1920: Merges with the Incorporated Association of Hotels and Restaurants, and takes on the new name
1926: Changes name to the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Great Britain
1948: Becomes the British Hotel and Restaurants Association
1971: Merges with the Caterers Association and becomes British Hotels, Restaurant and Caterers’ Association of Great Britain
1992: Re-named the British Hospitality Association
2003: The Restaurant Association of Great Britain merges with the BHA. It retains its own identity as a trading division of the BHA