The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the not-for-profit affiliate of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), has announced that nearly $1 million was awarded to 372 scholarships this year Ð of which 131 were given to minority hospitality management students.
Airbnb is hitting back after the hotel industry touted its lobbying efforts against the online room-sharing service. The company's head of policy, Christopher Lehane, accused hoteliers of price-gouging customers and called their fight against Airbnb a Òcampaign to punish the middle-classÓ in a letter Wednesday.
AAHOA this year at its annual conference isnÕt being shy about its record-breaking achievements over the past year.ÊWith more than 6,500 attendees and vendors on hand at AAHOAÕs annual convention, the hotel owners associationÑcelebrating its 28th yearÑis larger than itÕs ever beenÑreaching more than 16,650 members in 2016. The groupÕs lifetime memberships increased more than 27 per cent during the same time period.
Hilton appoints Greg Hartmann Senior Vice President Ð Luxury, Lifestyle, Resort and Corporate Development
Hilton has named Greg Hartmann as Senior Vice President Ð Luxury, Lifestyle, Resort and Corporate Development. He previously led the Strategic AdvisoryÊand Asset Management Services Practice as Managing Director for the Hotels and Hospitality Group in North America for Jones Lang LaSalle for the past six years.
The American HotelÊandÊLodging Association has released a new report that examines the rise of commercial activity taking place on Airbnb nationwide, and the study reveals that AirbnbÕs business is moving even further away from true home sharing.