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AHLA Announces 2020 Officers, Board, and Executive Committee Amid Record Membership

Jon Bortz
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Building on record levels of membership and engagement, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today welcomed Choice Hotels International, Inc., into membership and unveiled its 2020 officers, board of directors, and executive committee, which includes top leaders representing all segments of the hospitality industry. AHLA ended 2019 representing a record 3.2 million U.S. hotel rooms. With...

Advancing Women Across All Levels of Hospitality: Highlights From AHLA’s Second Annual ForWard Conference

ForWard Conference
More than 270 hospitality professionals gathered in Chicago last week to discuss how women can advance their personal careers and those of women across the hotel industry at the second annual ForWard Conference presented by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). Held from May 29-30 at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, the conference featured a range of speakers and...

Industry Leaders On What Will Impact Hoteliers the Most in 2018

Industry Leaders discuss 2018
Industry leaders discuss what they think will have the biggest impact on hoteliers in 2018. Justin Knight, President & CEO, Apple Hospitality REIT: “I expect performance across the broader U.S. economy will continue to have a significant impact on the hotel industry in 2018. Although individual market dynamics will vary, macroeconomic trends, particularly those related to GDP growth, consumer spending, corporate...