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...
U.S. Capitol, Congress

Four Hospitality Leaders Give Tips on Connecting with Congress

During the 2018 Legislative Action Summit, hospitality industry leaders from AHLA and the AAHOA shared their advice for hoteliers when meeting with elected officials...
Human Trafficking

Awareness and Training Are Key in Combating Human Trafficking

When I first started working at the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), I received a call from a Senate office asking what our...
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...
Legislative Action Summit 2018 Capital Hilton

Hoteliers Meet with Their Representatives to Discuss Top Industry Issues During LAS

This week, hundreds of hoteliers from across the country convened in the nation’s capital to meet with their representatives on Capitol Hill during the...
capitol hill

Hoteliers To Meet With Lawmakers at 2018 Legislative Action Summit in Washington, D.C.

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) kicked off their two-day 2018 Legislative Action Summit (LAS)...
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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...