Hotel Industry Set to Rebound: Surpassing Pre-Pandemic Demand, Revenue, and Tax Revenue in 2023

2023 AHLA State of the Industry forecasts opportunities, challenges WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The hotel industry in 2023 is projected to surpass pre-pandemic levels of demand, nominal room revenue and state and local tax revenue, while inching closer to other key 2019 performance metrics, according to the American Hotel & Lodging… Read the full press release

THE SHOW: Discover the Future of Hospitality Operations and Technology at The Venetian Las Vegas – June 27-29

Inaugural technology & operations event will draw AHLA Board, top leaders, owners, brands NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, 2023-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and Questex announced today (Jan. 19, 2023) that registration is now open for The Hospitality Show (THE SHOW), a bold new hospitality operations and technology event to be held June 27-29… Read the full press release

AHLA and The AHLA Foundation Recognize National Human Trafficking Prevention Month with #WearBlueDay and Launch of Survivor Fund

No Room for Trafficking Expands Impact with Latest $500,000 Contribution to The Survivor Fund from Wyndham Hotels & Resorts WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — AHLA and The AHLA Foundation are once again recognizing National Human Trafficking Prevention month by participating in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s largest Blue Campaign initiative –… Read the full press release

Hotel Industry leader AHLA announces new leadership for Foundation and Marketing & Communications

WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), the singular voice representing every segment of the hotel industry, today (January 9, 2023) announced two leadership additions to the association and its charitable giving affiliate. Anna Blue has been named President of the AHLA Foundation and Jacqueline Policastro has… Read the full press release

AHLA announces new leadership additions to drive growth and sustainability for the hotel industry

WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), the singular voice representing every segment of the hotel industry, today (January 9, 2023) announced two leadership additions to the association and its charitable giving affiliate. Anna Blue has been named President of the AHLA Foundation and Jacqueline Policastro has… Read the full press release

AHLA and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to drive advanced ESG efforts within hotel and hospitality industry

AHLA, the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and their member brands continue to lead efforts in the hospitality sector that benefit both people and the planet WASHINGTON DC, 2022-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (the Alliance) have announced a new strategic partnership between the two organizations to drive advanced… Read the full press release

American Hotel & Lodging Association establishes annual event to celebrate and thank hotel employees

WASHINGTON, USA, 2022-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (September 1, 2022) announced it has established Sept. 1 as National Hotel Employee Day in the National Day Calendar. National Hotel Employee Day will be celebrated annually to thank hotel employees for their hard work and dedication and recognize… Read the full press release

Kentucky Travel Industry Association joins The American Hotel & Lodging Association

54 Lodging Associations Now AHLA Members WASHINGTON DC, USA, 2022-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (July 18, 2022) announced it has welcomed the Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA) as a new member. KTIA is dedicated to serving the interests of Kentucky’s travel industry through four service cornerstones:… Read the full press release

AHLA relaunches its Hospitality is Working campaign to reignite travel nationwide

National Effort to Highlight Hotels’ Commitment to Workforce, Guests, Communities WASHINGTON DC, USA, 2022-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (May 3, 2022) relaunched its Hospitality is Working campaign, seeking to reignite travel nationwide and showcase the economic and community benefits hotels provide in neighborhoods across the country…. Read the full press release

The American Hotel & Lodging Association welcomes the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association as a new member

50 Lodging Associations Now AHLA Members WASHINGTON DC, USA, 2022-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (March 8, 2022) announced it has welcomed the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association (PRHTA) as a new member, continuing to grow the association’s reach at a critical time for the hotel… Read the full press release

AHLA announces new members and partner organizations

WASHINGTON DC, USA, 2021-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced today (December 6, 2021) it has welcomed several new members and partner organizations, continuing to grow the association’s reach at a critical time for the hotel industry. New members include Arbor Lodging, Golder Hospitality, KMG Hotels, and Noble… Read the full press release

AHLA announces 2021 Stars of the Industry Awardees

‘Stars of the Industry’ Awards Recognize Hospitality Heroes, Supports Foundation   WASHINGTON, USA, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the American Hotel & Lodging Foundation (AHLA Foundation) today (March 23, 2021) honored the women and men across the country who selflessly led their teams and supported their… Read the full press release

AHLA congratulates Hilton for being named the #1 Great Place to Work by Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work

Five Hotel Companies Among the 2020 Best 100 List WASHINGTON, USA, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Chip Rogers, president and CEO of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today (February 18, 2020) congratulated Hilton for being named the #1 Great Place to Work by Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work. It is… Read the full press release

AHLA announces the 2020 Stars of the Industry Awardees

Stars of the Industry Awards Named During Gala Supporting AHLA Foundation LOS ANGELES, CA, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the newly rebranded American Hotel & Lodging Foundation (AHLA Foundation) announced the top hotel employees across the country, culled from more than 300 nominations across every company… Read the full press release

AHLA unveils its 2020 Officers, Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Choice Hotels Joins AHLA; 10 Largest Hotel Companies Now Represented Pebblebrook’s Bortz Appointed Chair WASHINGTON, USA, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on record levels of membership and engagement, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (January 13, 2020) welcomed Choice Hotels International, Inc., into membership and unveiled its 2020 Officers, Board of… Read the full press release

AHLA announces a 230 percent increase in members participating in the 5-Star Promise

One Year After Announcing 5-Star Promise, 230% Increase In Participating Hotel Companies WASHINGTON, USA, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — One year after a historic announcement pledging to increase safety and security at America’s hotels, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (October 7, 2019) announced a 230 percent increase in members participating in the 5-Star Promise,… Read the full press release

New Research Underscores Significant Economic Impact of Hotel Industry

WASHINGTON, USA, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Underscoring the significant economic impact and strong growth of the hotel industry, a new study released today (September 9, 2019) finds that hotels support more than 1 in 25 American jobs—8.3 million in total—and contribute nearly $660 billion annually to U.S. GDP. Conducted by Oxford Economics, the study was… Read the full press release

AHLA, IHLA APPLAUD PASSAGE OF BILL REQUIRING EMPLOYEE SAFETY DEVICES FOR HOTEL EMPLOYEES

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (August 13, 2019)  commended Governor Pritzker for signing the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act included in SB0075 the Workforce Transparency Act, which includes anti-sexual harassment policies and provides employee safety devices to hotel associates. “In a business of people taking care of… Read the full press release

Governor Reynolds, Senator Ernst and AHLA partner to raise awareness on unified approach to combatting human trafficking

DES MOINES, Iowa, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 13, 2019), Governor Kim Reynolds and Senator Joni Ernst are partnering the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) to raise awareness across the state for a unified approach to combatting human trafficking. As part of this effort,… Read the full press release

AHLA PRAISES GOVERNOR IGE FOR VETOING VACATION RENTAL BILL

HONOLULU, HAWAII, 2019-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (July 9, 2019) released the following statement praising Hawaii Governor David Ige for vetoing Senate Bill 1292 regarding vacation rentals. The quote is attributable to Chip Rogers, president and CEO of AHLA. “AHLA applauds Governor Ige for vetoing this flawed… Read the full press release

AHLA launches a month-long campaign to raise public awareness on sexual assault

Month-Long Campaign Kicks Off With a Demonstration of Solidarity from AHLA’s 2019 Board of Directors SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) is launching a month-long campaign along with member companies and national partners to raise public awareness… Read the full press release