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AHLA Reacts To U.S. Court Of Appeals For The Ninth Circuit Upholding Santa Monica Short-Term Rental Law

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) issued the following statement today from President and CEO Chip Rogers in response to the ruling by a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit defeating Airbnb's appeal to Santa Monica's law regulating short-term rentals:
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Continued Evolution of Interstate Hotels & Resorts Demonstrated by Significant Momentum Across the Globe

Interstate Hotels & Resorts ignited an aggressive three-pronged strategy in 2018 focusing on unrivaled talent, global expansions and innovative product and program launches. The fresh perspective led by president and CEO Michael J. Deitemeyer and his highly innovative leadership team set the company up for a strong 2019. The company has grown the portfolio, transitioning 150 properties with 20,522 rooms under Deitemeyer's helm in 2018. Monumental strides were made in Continental Europe wh...
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The American Hotel & Lodging Association Recognizes Annual Stars of the Industry Award Winners

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF) honored the winners of the 2019 Stars of the Industry Awards, which included top hotel employees in the hospitality and lodging industry for their outstanding accomplishments, service, and leadership. The winners were chosen from 320 nominations from all sectors of the industry and across the country.
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AHLEF Awards Nearly $1 Million in Scholarships to Hospitality Students

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the not-for-profit affiliate of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), announced that nearly $1 million was awarded to 372 scholarships this year – of which 131 were given to minority hospitality management students. AHLEF administers several scholarships for students who are enrolled in a hospitality-related degree-granting program at an American college or university. Applicants are evaluated based on academics, rela...
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AHLA Thanks Red Roof’s Marina MacDonald for “Paving the Way” for Women Leaders

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced Marina MacDonald, Chief Marketing Officer of Red Roof®, has been awarded the industry's Paving the Way award for her efforts to encourage women to grow their careers and pursue leadership roles.
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Northstar Travel Group Acquires the Leading Group of Hotel Investment Events from Burba Hotel Network

Northstar Travel Group announced it has acquired the hotel investment event portfolio from Burba Hotel Network ("BHN"), the American Hotel & Lodging Association (the "AHLA"), and their other partners. BHN produces 10 hospitality investment events and conferences around the world, including in Los Angeles, Miami, Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Mumbai. Included in the acquisition is the prestigious Americas Lodging Investment Summit, or ALIS, the largest and most important hotel investmen...
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Online Hotel Booking Scams Cost Americans $1.3 Billion Annually; Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection Pushes for More Action to Protect Consumers

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) applauds the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security today for taking another step in raising awareness about the prevalence and significant impact of online hotel booking scams on American consumers.
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AH&LA: Online Hotel Booking Scams Cost Americans $1.3 Billion Annually

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) applauds the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security today for taking another step in raising awareness about the prevalence and significant impact of online hotel booking scams on American consumers.
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World Wildlife Fund, American Hotel & Lodging Association and The Rockefeller Foundation Bring Hotel Brands Together to Prevent Hotel Food Waste

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today launched a series of pilot projects aimed at further reducing food waste in the hotel industry. WWF and AHLA developed the projects in conjunction with a working group from AHLA's Food & Beverage Committee and Sustainability Committee. Hotel brands participating in the projects include Hilton, Hyatt, IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) and Marriott Internatio...
Tags: Travel, Wwf, Marriott International, Rockefeller Foundation, American Hotel Lodging Association AHLA, Lodging Association, Hilton Hyatt IHG InterContinental Hotels Group, Hershey Entertainment Resorts Sage Hospitality


New Study Shatters Airbnb Homesharing Myth

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) released a new report today that examines the rise of commercial activity taking place on Airbnb nationwide. This study, Hosts with Multiple Units – A Key Driver of Airbnb Growth, reveals that Airbnb's business is moving even further away from true home sharing: 81% of Airbnb's U.S. revenue – $4.6 billion – comes from whole-unit rentals (those rentals where the owner is not present during the time of the rental). Airbnb has allowed the g...
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AHLA announces 2017-2018 Executive Committee roster

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced its Executive Committee for 2017-2018, joining the full Board of Directors in guiding the hotel industry agenda. Led by AHLA's Officers of the Board: Chair Mark Carrier, President of the B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group, Vice Chair Geoff Ballotti, President and CEO of Wyndham Hotel Group, Secretary/Treasurer Jon Bortz, Chairman & CEO of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and Immediate Past Chair Jim Abrahamson, Chairman & CEO for Int...
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AHLA statement on President Trump’s address to joint session of congress

President and CEO Katherine Lugar of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) issued the following statement following President Donald Trump's address this evening to a Joint Session of Congress.
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AHLA Launches New Campaign On Job Growth, Economic Impact Of Hotel Industry

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today launched Dreams Happen Here, a national campaign focused on the economic benefits the hotel industry brings to every community across the country. With new, comprehensive data that reveals the hotel industry supports 8 million jobs across the country and contributes nearly $600 billion annually to the U.S. GDP, the hotel industry is powering the nation's economy and advancing its employees.
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AHLA, National Alliance To End Sexual Violence Partner To Launch Training For Hospitality Industry

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) today announced a new partnership to continue the hotel industry's long-standing efforts to raise awareness of sexual violence and provide hotel operators with new training tools and resources to educate employees on identifying and reporting sexual harassment and assault. In the coming weeks, NAESV will work with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute to produce a 30-m...
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National Restaurant Association, American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute Combine Forces to Focus on the Future of Hospitality

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced a partnership for the largest foodservice trade association in the world to acquire the training business assets and products of the American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Institute (AHLEI). Currently owned by AHLA, AHLEI is recognized as the training and certifying body for the hospitality industry.
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Hotel Industry Responds to Human Trafficking Crisis with New Online Training Program

Human trafficking of children and adults continues to be a serious issue for the global hospitality industry, as traffickers sometimes use hotels to carry out their illegal operations. The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), in partnership with Marriott International, ECPAT-USA, and the Polaris Project, this month will begin offering an online training program to help hotel employees identify and respond to human trafficking at hotel properties.
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America Has Spoken, and These Are Its 4 Favorite Hotel Chains

Image source: Pixabay.The lodging industry is a giant, but many Americans may not realize it.According to a report released last year by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) that reviewed statistics from 2014, there were more than 53,400 properties located throughout the U.S. with at least 15 rooms, totaling nearly 5 million guest rooms. In 2014, approximately 4.8 million people stayed in a hotel or motel each night, lending to an average occupancy rate throughout the industry of 64.4...
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