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How Zika Is Affecting Tourism

How Zika Is Affecting Tourism

Despite concerted efforts to raise awareness about the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne disease continues to have a negative impact on tourism in affected countries and territories, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, Barbados, Mexico, Brazil, and Panama. Many travelers began rethinking ...

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Airbnb Makes $76 Million from Multi-Unit Miami Operators

Airbnb Makes $76 Million from Multi-Unit Miami Operators

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has released a new study that provides a detailed analysis of the rise in commercial activity taking place in Miami on Airbnb, one of the most trafficked short-term rental websites. The study was ...

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Energy and Commerce Committee Takes on Booking Scams

Energy and Commerce Committee Takes on Booking Scams

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade today held a hearing in which it discussed the impact of hotel booking scams on consumers. The hearing focused on H.R. 4526, the Stop Online ...

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Legislative Action Summit Spotlights Industry Concerns

Legislative Action Summit Spotlights Industry Concerns

More than 500 hospitality professionals gathered in the nation’s capitol May 17–18 to discuss the industry’s most pressing matters with Washington, D.C., policymakers. Hosted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) and the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), ...

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AH&LA Names Stars of the Industry

AH&LA Names Stars of the Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today announced the winners of its most prestigious prize: The Stars of the Industry Awards, honoring the nation’s top employees and properties for their outstanding accomplishments, service, and leadership in the hospitality ...

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Commercial Rental Activity Rising in Chicago

Commercial Rental Activity Rising in Chicago

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today released a new study that provides a detailed analysis of the rise in commercial activity taking place in Chicago on Airbnb, one of the most trafficked short-term rental websites. The study ...

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