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Troy Flanagan

Troy Flanagan is AHLA’s senior vice president of government affairs and industry relations.
new jersey

The Fight for Franchising: AHLA Opposes New Jersey Legislation Threatening the Hotel Franchise Model

One of our industry’s greatest success stories is the hotel franchise model. More than half of U.S. hotels are franchised today. This year alone, these properties will support 2.5 million jobs and generate nearly...
victory in Georgia

Legislative Wins: Hoteliers Secure a Big Victory in Georgia

Legislation passed in one state or locality—positive or negative—can have a ripple effect throughout the country. That’s why the American Hotel & Lodging Association has invested heavily in expanding its state and local government affairs...
five-year strategic plan

Local Advocacy: AHLA Advances Industry Priorities in State Legislatures

As part of its new five-year strategic plan, AHLA continues to increase investment in and emphasis on state and local government affairs and advocacy and to increase our ability to support our State Lodging...

Onerous Ordinance: NYC Law Threatens Industry Recovery

On October 8, a disastrous New York City law went into effect that threatens the future of hundreds of hotels and thousands of jobs. At a time when more than 200 New York City hotels...
relief funds

Roadmap to Recovery: Helping Hotels Access Millions in Relief Funds

In March, President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan (ARP), a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill designed to speed the nation’s economic recovery in the wake of COVID-19. The legislation included $195.3...