In this new role, Riederer will focus on state and local advocacy and partner state association engagement for the western U.S.
Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG), in collaboration with the American. Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA), launches a tool to collect potential technologies that can be applied in implementing enhanced cleaning protocols.
The hotel industry is ramping up its Washington profile as it looks to counter the online home-sharing service, Airbnb. The industry’s political action committee, HotelPAC, spent money in 225 congressional races during the 2016 election, a record for the group. During the election cycle, they raised $1.5 million and gave out $1.3 million to congressional candidates, breaking their own fundraising and spending records.