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As 97% of US hotels report staffing shortages, AHLA foundation expands recruitment

Nearly all hotels are experiencing staffing shortages, and half report being severely understaffed, according to a new member survey conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). Ninety-seven percent (97%) of survey respondents indicated they are experiencing a staffing shortage, 49% severely so. The most critical staffing need is housekeeping, with 58% ranking it as their bigg...

American hotel and lodging associations partner to grow workforce

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), the AHLA Foundation, and the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) announced, 16 June, a new strategic partnership, with the shared goal of growing the future workforce of the US hotel and hospitality industry. The announcement comes at a critical time for the hotel industry. According to the U.S. Burea...

American hotel association launches ‘hospitality is working’ campaign

The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) has relaunched its Hospitality is Working campaign, seeking to reignite travel and showcase the economic and community benefits hotels provide in neighbourhoods across the US. Hospitality is Working aims to showcase the broad range of benefits hotels provide the communities they serve while highlighting the industry’s strong commitment to investing...