The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) Women in Lodging (WIL) Connect, an industry-wide forum exclusively for female hospitality professionals, recently welcomed its 1,000th member, Leigh Ann Waters, director of sales at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North.
Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) addressed a room of hotel executives and shared his perspective on the current legislative climate.
AAHOA membership elected Pratik R. ‘Prat’ Patel Secretary. Prior to his election to serve as Secretary, Prat Patel served as South Central Texas Regional Director for AAHOA.
A Fox News bulletin last week reported that federal intelligence authorities are meeting with hotel industry leaders in New York City; Washington, DC; and other U.S. cities, warning them to be increasingly vigilant in the wake of reports that Al Qaeda was planning a ‘Mumbai-style’ terror attack on the Ritz Carlton in London, England.
At the AAHOA 2011 Annual Convention this week in Las Vegas, AAHOA and InnLink announced their launch of an initiative to create a customized portal solution — similar to an online travel agency (OTA) to facilitate online booking of rooms in almost 100,000 properties across the United States.
Partnership Aims to Increase International Visits to the U.S.
New Logo Illustrates the Associations Commitment to Sustainable Hotel Revenue Growth
The view of Corporate as seen from the field is not very pleasant – another missive, initiative, policy from the folks who are too removed, out of touch, wasting my time and efforts here on the property.