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Chip Rogers

Before being named AHLA CEO and President, William “Chip” Rogers served as president and CEO of AAHOA, the nation’s largest hotel owners association. During his tenure, AAHOA has established association records for membership, lifetime membership, event attendance, PAC fundraising, and revenue.
Capitol - U.S. Congress

New Faces in Congress Offer Opportunities for Hoteliers To Connect

The shocking election night of 2016 was not to be repeated in the 2018 midterm elections, for the predicted outcomes largely came to be. With Democrats taking a majority of seats in the U.S....
Tax reform

Pressuring Congress to Pass Tax Reform 2.0 After TCJA 2025 Expiration

I speak often about the importance of tax reform because the key to opening the door to the American Dream lies in free market expansion. Allowing people to keep more of the money they...
Congress - joint employer

Congress Must Act Now to Define 
the Joint Employer Standard

With the appointment of John Ring as the new chairman of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the saga over the joint-employer standard that began in 2015 may seem close to a resolution. However,...
growing hotels in today's economy

Recent Legislation Spurs Hotel Industry Growth

We find our industry and nation amidst surging economic growth and new business development opportunities, and two major advances late last year are pushing development forward. First, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) returned...
Locks on a door representing Human Trafficking

In the Fight Against Human Trafficking, Hotels Play a 
Crucial Role

The hospitality industry is built on customer service. Hoteliers strive to build businesses and brands that make guests feel welcomed, comfortable, and secure. And, as much as the industry focuses on the individual customer...