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CH&LA Honored for Excellence in Communications and Member Programs

CH&LA is the recipient of two ISHAE Awards of Excellence for communications and member programs.

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California Hotel & Lodging Association Announces 2017 Board of Directors

CH&LA elected its 2017 Board of Directors at its annual meeting this past Friday, November 18 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes. The 2017 chair will be Elvin Lai of the Ocean Park Inn.

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CH&LA Announces 2016 Stars of the Industry Award Winners

CH&LA announced their 2016 Stars of the Industry award winners on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes.

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Handlery Foundation Donates $10,000 to the CH&LA Education Foundation

The Handlery Foundation is giving back to the hospitality community through a $10,000 donation to the CH&LA Education Foundation.

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CH&LA Education Foundation Awards over $20,000 in Scholarships & Industry Support

The California Hotel & Lodging Association Education Foundation (CH&LAEF) announced 14 scholarship award recipients.

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CH&LA Members Honored at National AH&LA Stars of the Industry Awards

AH&LA today announced the winners of the AH&LA Stars of the Industry Awards for outstanding hotel properties and employees. Three California nominees were awarded with AH&LA Stars of the Industry Awards. CH&LA member winners were chosen in the categories of outstanding General Manager of the Year, Emerging Hospitality Leader and Property of the Year.

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Lawsuit Alert - Hotels Renting to Minors

CH&LA alerted its members last year that legal claims were being asserted against numerous lodging properties for refusing to rent to unaccompanied minors. Jonathan Asselin-Normand

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CH&LA Announces Partnership with the Blue Campaign to Combat Human Trafficking

The California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) has partnered with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign. The Blue Campaign is the unified voice for DHS efforts to combat human trafficking. 

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CH&LA Honored for Excellence in Events and Fundraising

CH&LA is the recipient of the International Society of Hotel Association Executives 2015 Award of Excellence for Events and Fundraising. The award honored CH&LA for hosting the Hotel Owner Conference this past June.

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CH&LA Announces 2015 Stars of the Industry Award Winners

CH&LA announced their 2015 Stars of the Industry award winners on Thursday at the US Grant hotel in San Diego. The annual Stars of the Industry awards, presented by USA TODAY, are given out to honor lodging employees and properties that best symbolize the quality service of the industry.

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California Hotel & Lodging Association Announces 2016 Board of Directors

CH&LA elected its 2016 Board of Directors at its annual meeting this past Thursday, November 19 at the US Grant Hotel in San Diego. The 2016 chair will be Tom Klein of the Fairmont San Francisco.

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CH&LA’s Jennifer Flohr Honored with Meeting Planner of the Year Award

The Sacramento/Sierra Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPISSN) has announced that Jennifer Flohr, CAE, CMP, Senior Vice President for the California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) has received the 2015 Meeting Planner of the Year award.

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CH&LA selects Green Key Global as its Preferred Green Certification Partner

CH&LA has selected Green Key Global’s Green Key Eco-Rating Program as its official sustainable certification program for the state’s lodging industry.

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Handlery Foundation Donates $5,000 To The CH&LA Education Foundation

The Handlery Foundation is giving back to the hospitality community through a $5,000 donation to the CH&LA Education Foundation scholarship program.

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CH&LA Education Foundation Awards Over $17,000 in Scholarships & Industry Support

The CH&LA Education Foundation announced 10 scholarship award recipients totaling over $17,000 in scholarships and industry support.

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