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Third-Party Bookers Settle FTC Charges of Misleading Practices

Third-Party Bookers Settle FTC Charges of Misleading Practices

Utah-based third-party hotel room resellers have settled Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that they misled consumers through ads, webpages, and call centers that led consumers to mistakenly believe they were reserving the rooms directly from hotels. The resellers failed to ...

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AHLA Promotes Brian Crawford to Top Advocacy Role

AHLA Promotes Brian Crawford to Top Advocacy Role

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced today that Brian Crawford has been promoted to senior vice president and department head of governmental affairs. Crawford, who has served as vice president of governmental and political affairs at AHLA ...

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AHLA Applauds Final Passage of Tax Reform Legislation

AHLA Applauds Final Passage of Tax Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today issued the following statement after tax reform legislation passed both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. “Our industry is proud to support legislation that will reform U.S. tax policies ...

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AHLA Releases Statement on House Tax Reform Vote

AHLA Releases Statement on House Tax Reform Vote

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of passing tax reform legislation. “We applaud Congressional leadership and all members of the U.S. House who voted for ...

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COMMENTARY: Hoteliers Need To Defend Like-Kind Exchanges

COMMENTARY: Hoteliers Need To Defend Like-Kind Exchanges

This article originally appeared in the November 2017 issue of LODGING. Lawmakers are making progress on tax reform, albeit at Congress’ glacially slow pace. House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have made an overhaul of the ...

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Allen Hermansen Donates $5,000 to AHLEF 2017 Giving Campaign

Washington, D.C.—Allen Hermansen contributed $5,000 to the American Hotel & Lodging Education Foundation’s (AHLEF) 2017 Annual Giving Campaign. This is Hermansen’s fourth personal gift at the six-diamond level. A former Hilton Hotels & Resorts vice president, Hermansen was promoted to ...

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