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Economic Impacts of the Hotel Industry Across the Country


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About AHLA

Our association proudly serves every segment of the industry. We are vibrant, dynamic and diverse – from global brands to the small and independent inns and beds and breakfasts that line main streets across the country. From owners and CEOs to every team member working in hotels across America, we are honored to support the millions of individuals who make our industry go.

Our people

25,000+

Members Representing 3 Million Rooms

Our impact

$660 billion

Hotels Contribute Nearly $660 Billion to U.S. GDP

Our opportunities

1 in 25 jobs

Hotel Operations and Guest Spending Support 8.3 Million Jobs

Our Powerful Voice

The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) is the sole national association representing all segments of the lodging industry, including leading hotel brands; hotel owners, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and management companies; branded and independent properties and bed & breakfasts; state hotel associations; and industry partners and suppliers. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AHLA has provided strategic advocacy, communications support, and educational resources for more than a century.

AHLA is the singular voice that brings together and represent the lodging industry’s multitude of constituents:

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Leading global hotel brands

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Hotel owners, management companies, and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

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Independent properties and bed and breakfasts

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State hotel associations

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Industry partners and suppliers

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