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Brian Crawford

Brian Crawford is the executive vice president of government affairs at AHLA.
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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,...
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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...
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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...

H-2B Program Helps Fill Hiring Gaps

The story of the lodging industry is a story of people—hospitality professionals and the guests who they serve. Supporting some 6 million jobs, creating economic opportunities, and strengthening community development, the lodging industry continues...

Proposed Overtime Rules and the Impact on Hotels

Employing nearly 2 million people in communities across America and contributing billions of dollars in business travel revenue, the hotel and lodging industry remains a force to be reckoned with as our economy continues...