Keyword: American Hotel & Lodging Association
Airbnb's decision to buy the last-minute hotel-booking app comes as the company transitions from its identity as a home-sharing platform to a broader online travel manager.
The 2019 America’s Lodging Investment Summit heralds ongoing positivity in the hotel sector as industry fundamentals remain fair.
The move follows an announcement made in December by current president and CEO Chip Rogers that he would step down in late January.
As part of the program, the AH&LEF will award $500,000 to groups in six markets with the goal of guiding young workers to the hotel industry.
Initiative 124 was determined by the court to have violated Seattle's "single subject" requirement, which restricts the passage of multiple rules in one measure.
Coupled with steady supply surges and a booming economy, U.S. hotel developers have found that labor and construction costs have continued to grow.
Reporting to AH&LA COO and EVP Kevin Carey, Pearce will focus on expanding the group's membership base and revenue.
The American Hotel & Lodging Association and hotel industry CEOs pledged to follow the "5-Star Promise," five pillars the industry can implement to protect workers.
The group's president and CEO accepted a similar position at the American Beverage Association.
Through this program, both companies are aiming to provide young people with the skills necessary for a lifelong career in the hotel space.