Rosanna Maietta

AHLA Names Rosanna Maietta President of Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced today that Rosanna Maietta has been named president of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational...
front desk workforce

Purdue University Study Sheds Light on Hotel Interns’ Experience of Sexual Harassment

Recent reports and the #MeToo movement have brought to light the prevalence of sexual harassment across the country, including in industries like hospitality. However,...
front desk workforce

Hotel Industry Celebrates Washington, D.C. Youth Graduating from Hospitality Training

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) and its foundation arm, the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), hosted an Empowering Youth...
Dave Johnson - 2018 Chair AHLEF

2018 Chair Dave Johnson Aims to Further AHLEF’s Successes

Dave Johnson, president and CEO of Plano, Texas-
based management company Aimbridge Hospitality has been involved with the American Hotel & Lodging Association for many...
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,...
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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...
angry guest

The Room Key: How To Handle an Angry Guest

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Experts will answer questions on everything from...
data breach

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....
Mountain Lake Lodge

Mountain Lake Lodge—Home of ‘Dirty Dancing’—Makes a Renovation Comeback

Located on an extensive 2,600-acre nature preserve in Pembroke, Va., Mountain Lake Lodge has an interesting history, to say the least. Opened in 1851 and purchased...