HP Patel, AAHOA Chair

HP Patel Talks Education and a United Approach to Advocacy

Hitesh (HP) Patel is a believer in the power of education. He joined AAHOA a decade ago as a young professional with ambitions to...
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,...
College education

Hotel Industry Program Offers Employees Low-Cost Education

A new hotel industry pilot program is offering college associate and bachelor's degrees to adult hospitality workers for little to no cost. In partnership...
Student online learning laptop

Hilton and Cengage Help Employees Earn a High School Diploma

Many hospitality workers are fortunate to receive higher education–however, a percentage of workers who never completed high school are often left without access to...
cooperative education model helps students reduce debt

University Partners with Local Resorts to Adopt Cooperative Education Model

Lakeland University in Wisconsin has partnered with three award-winning Sheboygan County resorts to address two significant challenges–student debt and a small regional hiring pool....
A diverse team holds hands, representing diversity and workplace culture

14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
cockroach pests

How to Spot and Get Rid of Common Household Pests in Hotels

Running a business in the hospitality industry is a tough task, and when pests are added to the equation, it can get even more...
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...
Women in LODGING 2018

15 Women Moving Up Hospitality’s Career Ladder

Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...