Hotel News Resource - Association News Association Hotel Industry News EN Hotel News Resource - Association News Hotel Association Restaurants Canada Steep increases to labour costs are placing insurmountable pressure on many of the province’s foodservice operators. Restaurants Canada is once again urging the Alberta government to reintroduce the liquor server wage, and to introduce a youth wage at $13.60. Mon, 1 Oct 2018 10:25:49 EST California Hotel & Lodging Association Statement On SB 970 Hotel Association California Hotel & Lodging Association Gov. Brown Signs Human Trafficking Awareness Training Bill Fri, 28 Sep 2018 10:53:07 EST HSMAI Washington DC Chapter Event Will Take Deep Dive into Group Market Hotel Association HSMAI The program, to be held at Cvent headquarters at 1765 Greensboro Place Station Place in Tysons Corner beginning at 5 p.m., will feature Brian Berry, Cvent senior vice president of sales and data analytics, and Suzanne Shogren, Cvent regional director, Ownership Group Services for the Hospitality Cloud. Thu, 27 Sep 2018 15:41:58 EST International Society of Hotel Association Executives Expands Membership Opportunities with New Name Hotel Association Hotel News Resource Expanding the scope of its membership to include all staff of state hotel and lodging association members, the International Society of Hotel Association Executives has officially changed its name to the International Society of Hotel Associations (ISHA). Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:00:22 EST Hotel Industry Announces Added Safety Measures for Employees Hotel Association AHLA Major Brands to Deploy Safety Devices; Competitors Across Lodging Industry Unite to Advance Employee, Guest Protection Partner at Buckley Sandler and Co-founder of Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund Applauds Progress on Employee Security Fri, 7 Sep 2018 09:23:28 EST CH&LA Statement On Long Beach City Council Proposal To Enact Hotel Worker Safety Ordinance Hotel Association California Hotel & Lodging Association The California Hotel & Lodging Association issued the following statement about the Long Beach City Council's decision to draft an ordinance detailing safety precautions for hotel employees. Wed, 5 Sep 2018 15:05:52 EST Indiana Hotels Generate $15B in Economic Activity Hotel Association AHLA Rep. Brooks Tours Indiana Embassy Suites, Discusses Economic Impact of Hotel Industry With Local Leaders Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:56:36 EST GBTA Hotel Committees Embrace Name Change to Reflect Changing Marketplace Hotel Association Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) GBTA and Committees Launch RFP Taskforce at Convention to Update RFP Resource Tue, 7 Aug 2018 13:22:44 EST HSMAI Washington DC Chapter Announces State of the Industry Program Hotel Association HSMAI The Washington, D.C., chapter of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International today invited hospitality professionals from throughout the metropolitan area to attend its annual State of the Industry program Aug. 9 at the MGM National Harbor hotel in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Wed, 25 Jul 2018 13:38:33 EST HFTP Announces Three New Global Chapters and Expands Student Chapter Networks Hotel Association HFTP Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) announced that three new, local chapters have recently been chartered: HFTP Greater Louisville Chapter, HFTP New York University Student Chapter and HFTP Kansas State University Student Chapter. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:16:29 EST Adrienne Weil Named Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for AHLA Hotel Association AHLA The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced the appointment of Adrienne Weil as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development, focusing on growing and strengthening partner relationships. Weil has more than a decade of experience with various member-based organizations and nonprofit organizations. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:26:53 EST African Tourism Ministers Stress the Importance of Correct Tourism Measurement for Improved Policy Hotel Association World Tourism Organization UNWTO 'Tourism Statistics: A Catalyst for Development', was the theme of this year’s seminar in the context of the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa (Abuja, Nigeria, 4-6 June). The meeting included a ministerial dialogue on the importance of tourism statistics under the topic “Better measure, better manage. Thu, 7 Jun 2018 12:50:24 EST AHLA Secures Additional H-2B Visas Hotel Association AHLA The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it is releasing an additional 15,000 H-2B visas for fiscal year 2018. Mon, 4 Jun 2018 10:03:01 EST Kane Kessler Appointed General Counsel by Hotel Association of New York City Hotel Association Hotel News Resource The Hotel Association of New York City announced its appointment of New York City based law firm Kane Kessler as general counsel, replacing McDermott Will & Emery. Tue, 22 May 2018 12:11:34 EST Bill McQuillen Named Vice President of Communication for AHLA Hotel Association AHLA McQuillen is a veteran public affairs and communications official, having worked with Fortune 500 companies on crisis and public affairs issues and previously as a financial journalist, most recently focusing on labor, trade and legal affairs. Wed, 16 May 2018 13:05:05 EST Event Will Explore Building Loyalty Through Customer Experience Hotel Association HSMAI The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s Washington, D.C., chapter, in partnership with Excella and the American Hotel & Lodging Association, will host a panel discussion next month entitled Building Loyalty Through Customer Experience that will explore the art and science of the customer experience. Tue, 8 May 2018 13:09:19 EST Tax Day: Hoteliers Call for More Transparency and Oversight in Taxing Airbnb Hotel Association Airbnb AHLA: 'Time to end Airbnb’s secret and voluntary tax deals with state and local governments' Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:12:00 EST Three New Members Join HTNG's Board of Governors Hotel Association Hospitality Technology Next Generation HTNG introduces three new members to grow the direction-setting body of the organization: Marwan Al Ali of Jumeirah Group, Brian Kirkland of Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Yvette Vincent of Delaware North. Wed, 4 Apr 2018 17:41:29 EST IAHGM Welcomes David Chan As President of Greater China Chapter Hotel Association International Association of Hotel General Managers (IAHGM) The International Association of Hotel General Managers (IAHGM), has appointed David Chan as the President of its Greater China Chapter. He is currently the Professor and Director of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:48:23 EST Hotel Brokers International Elects Board of Directors for 2018-19 Hotel Association Hotel Brokers International Hotel Brokers International, the real estate industry’s oldest, most experienced network of hotel broker specialist, announces the election of their 2018-19 Board of Directors. The HBI Board, comprised of eleven officers/directors, was elected from the general membership during the 59th Annual Meeting of the organization held last month in Las Vega Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:43:50 EST