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AH&LA Lodging Industry Profile

publication date: Oct 4, 2012
author/source: AH&LA Information Center


Welcome to the AH&LA Information Center, your source for industry questions.  We have resources for everyone:

AH&LA Members – As an exclusive benefit, members can have any hospitality-related question researched and answered within three business days. Just fill out this request form or call (888) 743-2515.

Press – Our many resources for the press can be found here. If you have specific statistical inquiries, please call us at (888) 743-2515.  To arrange an interview, contact Kathryn Potter at (202) 289-3130 or kpotter@ahla.com.


At a Glance 2012

Nonmembers – While we encourage you to learn more about AH&LA membership so that you can have a dedicated team research and personally answer your inquiry, you’ll find a wealth of resources right here:

FAQs – find answers to the most commonly asked questions
Lessons From Irene – see what hoteliers would have done differently and learn how you can be prepared
Loss Prevention – take a look at the numerous resources available on the Loss Prevention Management Bulletin Database
Human Trafficking –  learn how you and your employees can combat this issue
The Economic Significance of Meetings to the U.S. Economy – this study focuses on the value of meetings to the overall economy, as well as the many other benefits of the meeting industry. 



State Industry Fact Sheets 

Lodging Industry Trade Press 

Hospitality Associations 

Office of Travel and Tourism Industries   

U.S. Travel Association  


About the AH&LA Information Center

As a full-service research center dedicated to assisting members with their industry-related questions, the AH&LA Information Center maintains extensive working files on over 1,000 topics and subtopics related to the hospitality industry.

The Information Center is located at the Conrad N. Hilton College at the University of Houston, and contains resources from a number of hospitality news sources and reports, as well as specialized databases and the electronic resources of the University.

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