Wednesday, 02 September 2015

AAHOA condemns NLRB’s franchising decision

AAHOA condemns NLRB’s franchising decision

By Adina Solomon adina.solomon@amgusa.biz   Monday, August 31, 2015 – The battle has just begun over a ruling Thursday on franchising relations by the National Labor Relations Board. The ruling on the Browning-Ferris Industries of California Inc. case paves the way for an expanded definition of the joint-employer standard and a redefinition of the franchiser-franchisee relationship, AAHOA said. “Best case, you will have increased fees coming from the brands to the franchisees because it will now take an army of attorneys to monitor all of the hiring and labor practices of all the franchisees,” AAHOA President and CEO Chip
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Industry News

Best Western signs five new Vīb boutique hotels

Friday, August 28, 2015 – Best Western International has five additional Vīb deals signed, with Asian Amer
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Bangalore hotel receives Sheraton Grand recognition

Friday, August 28, 2015 – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide named 10 international properties, including
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Third Circuit rules against Wyndham in data security case

Friday, August 28, 2015 – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held Tuesday that the Federal Trade C
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India News

GBTA updates forecast to 9.8 percent growth

image Friday, May 29, 2015 - Business travel spend in India will grow 9.8 percent this year, predicts the Global Business T
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Hilton and Room to Read partner to educate girls

image Friday, May 29, 2015 – More girls in India and other Asian nations will have the opportunity to learn to read a
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Brands

IHG launches mobile pilots for guests

Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced Thursday that it is trialing and selectively
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Best Western forges ahead in upper-midscale segment

Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- Best Western International opened six hotels in the U.S. during May – all of which w
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AmericInn Upgrade Investments Paying Dividends

AmericInn, the largest midscale hotel brand in the upper Midwest, reported increased revenues and investments, a
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Trends & Issues

More than 35 million Americans to travel for Labor Day

image Monday, August 31, 2015 – The highest number of Americans since 2008 will travel during the Labor Day holiday w
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Hotel industry sees highest occupancy ever

image Thursday, August 20, 2015 – The U.S. hotel industry’s occupancy in July reached the highest for any month
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People

AAHOA Director at Large Honored by San Diego Metropolitan Magazine

Friday, August 7, 2015 – Vipul Dayal, AAHOA Director at Large, has been named among the 2015 20 Men Who Make a
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Millennial hotelier takes the lead

Mayur Patel is AAHOA 2015 Young Professional Hotelier   Tuesday, July 21, 2015   By Adina S
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H.P. Patel Elected AAHOA Secretary

By Jonathan Springston, AAHOA Lodging Business AAHOA members elected Hitesh “H.P.” Patel of Austin, T
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Community

Homewood Suites to ease travel stress for U.S. troops

image Monday, July 20, 2015 – A RELAXING STAY does not always mean a night at a hotel for members of the U.S. militar
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Asks members to follow its example

image Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – IN THE WAKE of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, AAHOA has donated $5,000 to the Ame
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Gallery

Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, March 25-27, 2015, Atlanta, Ga.
Vantage Conference, Dec. 8-10, 2014, Las Vegas, Nev.
AAHOA Gulf Regional, Dec. 2, 2014, Little Rock, Ark.
AAHOA Upper Midwest Regional, Nov. 6, 2014, Schaumburg, Ill.