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Brian Crawford

Brian Crawford is the executive vice president of government affairs at AHLA.
AHLA Legislative Action Summit

Top Five Reasons to Attend the Legislative Action Summit

Hotels are a cornerstone of vibrant communities, serving as homes away from home for travelers, generating tax revenue that funds schools and infrastructure, and providing lifelong careers for the industry’s associates. While you are busy providing...
H-2B Visa

Worker Resource: H-2B Program Helps Seasonal Properties Thrive

The following article on the H-2B visa program by Brian Crawford, executive vice president of government affairs at AHLA, originally appeared in the June 2019 issue of LODGING. The workforce that powers the U.S. hospitality...
Hospitality workforce

Paving the Way: Workforce Issues Are a Top Priority for AHLA

Hospitality is a business centered around people taking care of people, including its own. From investing in innovative, proactive workforce development programs to its commitment to continuous improvement in hotel safety and security, the...
AHLA LAS - congress

A Critical Meeting with Congress

For more than 100 years, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has been an advocate for the hotel industry. We are in the people business, committed to being good employers, good hosts, and...
Hotel Lobby

Supporting Guest Workers and Securing Relief for Seasonal Businesses

After eight straight years of growth and job creation, hotels are a driving economic force in communities across America. The hotel industry supports 8 million jobs and is extremely dynamic, and its success depends...