Hotelier Weekly
May 17, 2018
AAHOA News
Today, AAHOA members from across the country are meeting at the G6 Hospitality corporate office in Carrollton, TX. Motel 6 and Studio 6 executives will share exciting information about their brands, the future, exciting new concepts, and more. Click here to view and register for upcoming brand development days.
  
 AAHOA has partnered with CH&LA to host two of the hospitality industry’s largest events in California with busy trade shows, extensive industry updates, and education for today’s hoteliers. Join us in San Jose on May 22 and Anaheim on May 24. Click here to view dates for all upcoming AAHOA regional meetings.
  
This past week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) considered rulemaking to address the standard for determining joint-employer status. AAHOA President & CEO Chip Rogers stated, "AAHOA members are encouraged by this first step towards rectifying one of the most egregious and disastrous actions ever taken by the NLRB."  Read the full statement here.
 
SVN Hotels
BDK America
Events and Happenings
  

Join us for the regional meeting closest to you for access to top vendors, incredible networking opportunities, and region-specific industry updates you won't see anywhere else. These events are open to all hotel owners, even if you're not already a member. Plus, Lifetime Members receive a free Nike polo shirt for attending.

 
 
May 22 - North Pacific Regional Meeting - San Jose, CA
May 24 - South Pacific Regional Meeting - Anaheim, CA
June 14 - Gulf-Jackson Regional Meeting - Jackson, MS
  
Due to a scheduling conflict, the AAHOA Development Day at La Quinta has been rescheduled to Friday, October 5. Attendees will have the chance to hear from La Quinta executives on the history of the brand, development, architecture, design and construction, brand management, the future of the company, and more. There is still plenty of time to register, but don't wait until it's sold out!
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AAHOA Education
  
Competition is tougher than ever before, but not all hotels operate with a property level sales person. This 1-day workshop is designed to help hoteliers understand how to foster a sales-focused culture which creates an "everybody sells" mindset and hear best practices to capitalize on incoming inquiries. Space is limited to the first 60 registrants. Click here to learn more.
  
Earlier this month, AAHOA partnered with Polaris to offer FREE Human Trafficking Awareness Training exclusively for AAHOA members and their staffs. Those who complete the training will earn a certificate, which may satisfy state and/or local training requirements. Click here to learn more and enroll.
  
May 23 – Green Roofs: A Beautiful, Sustainable and Profitable Addition to Your Hotel
May 24 – Effective Sales Questions: The Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How
May 30 – Lessons Learned in Valuing, Marketing, and Selling Your Hotel
May 31 – Ditch the Drops: Pool Testing Made Easy
 
 
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In the Market
  
As SunTrust Robinson Humphrey reports, "Last week was a decent clean comp (ex-hurricane impact). Most of the gains were ADR driven (+3.5%). The strongest days of the week were midweek (Monday to Wednesday RevPAR at +5-6% suggesting decent corporate travel)." For more, read the full report. The April Lodging Margin Monitor is also available for review.
 

AAHOA partners with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH) to provide access to comprehensive analysis of current economic and market metrics for the hospitality industry. STRH is a leading, full-service corporate and investment bank dedicated to helping its customers successfully manage and grow their companies through a comprehensive range of strategic advisory, capital raising, risk management, financing and investment solutions. 
Ferguson Enterprises
Clean Brands LLC
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United Insurance Agencies
P&G Professional
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Industry News
  
Hilton's midscale hotel brand, Tru by Hilton, rolled out an enhanced prototype unveiling new design elements to guest rooms and public spaces. The updated prototype is changing the game in the midscale hotel category, and hopes to enhance the guest experience by doing so. (Source: Tru Hilton Global Media Center)
  
Tourism numbers dropped after Mexico City was hit eight months ago. Boutique hotel owners are now uniting together to help boost the tourism industry. "We have a beautiful hotel, but there are a lot of hotels like us that are fighting for the market. I thought that if we came together as a group, we could promote ourselves and be more powerful." (Source: AFAR)
  
Tech experts studying the hospitality industry predicted the eventual wide-spread use of the cloud-based solutions. Hoteliers are paying close attention to their own property management systems and incorporating cloud solutions to boost performance. (Source: hospitalitynet)
IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Trump International Hotels Management LLC
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