Seattle

Washington State Appeals Court Strikes Down Seattle Initiative 124

SPOKANE, Wash.—The Washington State Court of Appeals on Monday, Dec. 24, invalidated Seattle Initiative 124, a ballot measure passed in 2016 affecting hotel employees...
Short-term rental

Battling Illegal Hotels

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has been heavily engaged in the debate over short-term rental properties currently playing out in cities and...
Chip Rogers AHLA

AHLA Appoints Chip Rogers as President and CEO

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced that Chip Rogers will succeed Katherine Lugar as president and CEO, effective in the new...
ForWard: Women Advancing Hospitality

AHLA Hosts Inaugural ForWard Conference on Women Advancing Hospitality

Last week, about 200 women and a handful of men gathered at The Kimpton Gray in Chicago for the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s...
U.S. Capitol

AHLA Applauds 2018 Election Winners, Urges Bipartisan Solutions in 2019

Washington, D.C.—President and CEO of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) Katherine Lugar issued the following statement in response to this week's midterm...
Election Day

Get Counted

As the air grows cooler and the leaves change color, another pivotal fall moment is quickly approaching: the midterm elections. On November 6, voters...
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Four Seasons Hotels and Resort - Fortune Best Companies to Work For

Five Hotel Companies Among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

Five hotel companies made the recently released 21st annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, which is based on surveyed employee ratings...
Linens

What Are Your True Variable Costs Per Occupied Room?

Knowing the average, actual costs incurred per occupied guestroom enables a manager to make more prudent pricing and marketing decisions and to monitor expenses....
Hotel security

12 Ways To Increase Hotel Security

Even when hotels have strong security policies and procedures in place, they are still vulnerable to cyber attacks, break-ins, theft, fraud, and other crimes....
New York City

Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
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