FROM TRIUMPHS TO NEW HORIZONS: HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM AAHOA
2023 was a year of remarkable and historic achievements at AAHOA. As we step into 2024, let’s carry the spirit of innovation and unity with us, continuing to build a stronger, brighter, and more vibrant industry. Here’s wishing you a Happy New Year filled with joy, success, and endless possibilities from the AAHOA family to yours! Check out the Q&A on page 26 to learn more from the AAHOA Board of Directors on what they expect to see in the industry in this year and beyond.
JOIN AAHOA IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING THIS MONTH
January is designated National Human Trafficking Prevention Month by presidential proclamation, a time for individuals and businesses to raise awareness, educate, and prevent human trafficking. As an organization representing nearly 20,000 hotel owners who own 60% of the hotels in the U.S., AAHOA has long been at the forefront of the hospitality industry’s battle against human trafficking. You can help prevent this horrible crime from taking place on your hotel properties when you complete the Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) Inhospitable to Human Trafficking Training Sponsored by AAHOA. The training takes 30 minutes to complete, and it’s FREE for AAHOA Members and their employees. AAHOA.com/HTAT
CHART A NEW HOSPITALITY COURSE AT AAHOACON24
The nation’s largest event exclusively for hotel owners and operators is three months away. Get ready for the most electrifying event in hospitality – the 2024 AAHOA Convention & Trade Show! We’re turning up the excitement and taking hospitality to new heights. Join AAHOA April 2-5, 2024, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. AAHOACON24 is not just a get-together; it’s a reunion of old pals and the chance to make a wave of new ones. It will be bigger, bolder, and brighter than ever before. Register today: AAHOACON.com.
ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT SHAPING THE FUTURE OF HOTEL OWNERSHIP?
Attention AAHOA Members. Here’s your golden opportunity to help drive the strategic direction of a national association dedicated to advancing and protecting the interests of hotel owners. When you join AAHOA’s 2024-2025 Board of Directors, your voice becomes the driving force for America’s hotel owners. The 2024-25 AAHOA Board of Directors candidate nomination period will end on Sunday, February 4, 2024. Submit nominations today: bit.ly/3Rl1RjU
DID YOU KNOW? AAHOA LAUNCHED HYPE OWNERSHIP IN DECEMBER
AAHOA launched HYPE Ownership: Helping Young Professionals Evolve, an initiative dedicated to fostering the growth and success of emerging hoteliers within AAHOA and across the broader industry. As part of the inaugural launch, AAHOA is hosting the first-ever Young Professionals HYPE Ownership Conference on February 6-7, 2024, in New Orleans, LA. To learn more about AAHOA’s HYPE Ownership event, visit MyAAHOA.com.