AHLA Announces 2022 Officers, Board, Executive Committee; Launches New Strategic Plan
Deadline to Apply: April 1, 2022
After the Departments of Homeland Security and Labor announced plans to make available an additional 20,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for fiscal year 2022, American Hotel & Lodging Association President and CEO Chip Rogers released the following statement.
Ben Park will serve a three-year term, replacing Mark Cuschieri, who recently joined the GBTA Global Board as Vice-Chair.
Organizations Join Forces to Elevate Voice of Asset Owners, Advance Policy Agenda
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced today it has welcomed several new members and partner organizations, continuing to grow the associations reach at a critical time for the hotel industry. New members include Arbor Lodging, Golder Hospitality, KMG Hotels, and Noble House Hotels & Resorts.
The new section metrics provide the lodging industry improved monitoring and benchmarking of energy, water and waste cost and usage.
'Hotel employees have suffered significantly for almost two years. The current unemployment rate in our industry is more than twice the national average. What is most needed now, is support for hotel employees in the form of the Save Hotel Jobs Act.'
Tom Patton, CHA (General Manager/Partner, Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara) is stepping in as the 2022 CHLA Board Chair, with Bijal Patel (CEO and Principal Partner, Coast Redwood Hospitality) becoming immediate Past Chair. Patton will be supported by Vice Chair Hee Won Lim (General Manager, Pacific Palms Hotel) and Secretary/Treasurer, Dhruv Patel (President and COO, Ridgemont Hospitality).
This important lodging industry reporting guide is in the process of a revision with a release date planned for Fall 2022. Prior to the publication, pre-selected industry stakeholders have been invited to review selected updates and submit comments.