My Place joins AH&LA

My Place Hotels of America EVP Matt Campbell shakes hands with AH&LA President/CEO Chip Rogers at the Legislative Action Summit hosted by the Asian American Hotel Owners Association and the American Hotel & Lodging Association last fall. Photo credit: My Place Hotels of America

My Place Hotels of America has joined the American Hotel & Lodging Association. My Place currently has 47 hotels open, with plans to open a 50th this summer.

“We are very eager to get to work with our partners at AH&LA to advance its initiatives and help inform critical policy affecting our industry today,” My Place EVP Matt Campbell said in a statement. “By joining AH&LA, each My Place Hotel will become a part of the pinnacle association uniting the entire industry while gaining access to its best resources. As a brand, we look forward to contributing our voice and resources in complete support.”

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At least two My Place leaders will serve on the association’s committees this year: Campbell on both AH&LA’s Industry Advocacy Committee and General Counsel Committee and Ngoc Thach, My Place’s director of public relations, on its Communications Committee.

“The hotel industry is vibrant and dynamic, and My Place Hotels [is] a shining example of that,” Chip Rogers, AH&LA’s president/CEO, said in a statement. “Their energy is a wonderful addition to our membership and we look forward to welcoming the next 50 My Place hotels as we have the first. We are honored to support My Place and other hotels like them in Washington and in communities throughout the country. With one powerful voice, we are working together to advance the industry’s agenda with policymakers and ensure they can continue to grow and thrive.”