The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has named its 2014 board of directors, an effort toward diversifying the leadership of the national organization. Equal spots were given to representatives from hotel chains and brands, leading management companies, small owners, REITs, and independent hotels and state associations. AH&LA, based in Washington, D.C., is the only […]
Hello, government shutdown. Goodbye, conference business. A four-day gathering at the Tampa Convention Center was postponed this week because of the federal government shutdown, reportedly taking with it more than 7,000 hotel-room nights and about $5 million in revenue. The GEOINT 2013 Symposium expected more than 4,000 intelligence, defense and homeland security professionals and 265 […]
American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) members can now receive an exclusive 5 percent discount per room by recycling soap and shampoo. The discount comes from a new partnership between AH&LA and Clean the World, a nonprofit that collects and recycles used soap and bottled amenities from more than 1,700 hotels in North America. Since […]
Eco-friendly practices, better technology and in-hotel health amenities are major drivers in today’s hospitality industry, according to the most recent 2012 Lodging Survey from the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA). The survey, taken every other year, polled more than 52,000 U.S. hotel properties on such items as in-room amenities, security and technology, food & […]
In 2006, hotel industry revenue increased to $133.4 billion, up from $122.7 billion in 2005, according to the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s (AHLA) 2007 Lodging Industry Profile.