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Talking Policy

Talking Policy

Nearly 300 hoteliers from across the country convened in Washington, D.C., Tuesday and Wednesday for the American Hotel and Lodging Association’s Legislative Action Summit (LAS). In nearly 200 appointments with key members of the House and Senate, delegates shared personal ...

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AAHOA Conference Puts Focus on Advocacy

AAHOA Conference Puts Focus on Advocacy

At its annual convention and trade show in Houston this week, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association reported record membership, revenue, and profit in 2012. AAHOA has reached 11,165 members—a long way from its humble beginnings in 1989. In addition ...

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Travel Industry Supports JOLT Act

Travel Industry Supports JOLT Act

The Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act, a bill reintroduced today in the House of Representatives by Congressmen Joe Heck (R-Nev.) and Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), may help facilitate international travel to the United States while boosting the economy and ...

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Sequestration Will Impact Travel

Sequestration Will Impact Travel

On Friday, Congress failed to come to a resolution regarding the sequestration, and large, automatic spending cuts are set for federal programs. By the end of the fiscal year, $85 billion in cuts are expected to take place. Although the ...

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Word to the Wise

Word to the Wise

Decades before employees began using Facebook and other social media to vent, complain, or otherwise discuss their wages and other working conditions, Congress passed the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in the 1930s to give workers across the country the ...

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