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Brian Crawford

Brian Crawford
Brian Crawford is the executive vice president of government affairs at AHLA.
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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...
front desk workforce

Pushing for Clarity: Joint Employer Issue Heats Up in Washington

In communities across America, the hotel industry is a driving economic force, providing opportunities for exciting lifelong careers with upward mobility, fast-tracked promotions, workplace flexibility, and a chance to achieve the American Dream. For many,...
Online Booking Scams

Taking Aim at Online Booking Scams

Providing our guests with world-class service and experiences is a point of pride for our industry. From the moment their rooms are booked until after checkout, hotels work tirelessly to provide guests with excellent...
front desk check in

Balancing Workforce Needs with National Security

As one of the nation’s largest employers of legal guest workers, the hotel and lodging industry intuitively understands that a global workforce is essential to our business. Countless lodging businesses and resorts rely on highly...