CH&LA and it's staff participate in various community projects each year, click here for a look.
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today announced that three California nominees were awarded with AH&LA Stars of the Industry Awards for outstanding hotel properties and employees.
The Hotel Owner Conference will include a presentation from Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine for all attendees at the opening reception.
Jenn Wheaton, CMP Promoted to Program & Events Manager for the California Association of Boutique and Breakfast InnsMarch 24, 2015
Sacramento, CA – The California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns (CABBI) announced the promotion of Jenn Wheaton, CMP to Program & Events Manager. Ms. Wheaton has been a dedicated employee with CABBI for nearly five years in her most recent role as a Program Coordinator.
California Hotel & Lodging Association members, participating in its annual Legislative Day at the State Capitol, focused legislators on the important contributions that the hospitality industry makes to California’s economy.
The American Society of Association Executives has announced that Michelle Donohue, Finance & Operations Manager for the California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential.
The California Hotel & Lodging Association would like to celebrate the one year anniversary working with Petra Risk Solutions, CH&LA’s endorsed insurance provider. Petra is the nation’s only insurance provider dedicated exclusively to the hospitality industry. Petra insures over 4000 hospitality assets nationwide and offers customized hospitality-specific insurance programs.
Next February, The California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA)will proudly partner with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to define the true spirit of hospitality. This unprecedented effort will collectively raise funds to support vital research for a cure and to provide financial, educational and social services for individuals affected by blood cancer during a month-long fundraising campaign beginning February 1, 2015. The campaign goal is to raise $1,000,000.
The California Hotel & Lodging Association is the recipient of the International Society of Hotel Association Executives (ISHAE) 2014 Award of Excellence for communications. The ISHAE Awards of Excellence were presented last week during at the 28th annual ISHAE Winter Conference in Carefree, Arizona. Jennifer Flohr, Sr. Vice President accepted the award on behalf of CH&LA for its magazine, California Lodging News.
San Francisco, Calif. – The California Hotel & Lodging Association announced their 2014 Stars of the Industry award winners this past Friday at the Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco. 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. The 2014 awards were given out for five property and six individual categories, as well as one industry supplier category.
San Francisco, Calif. - The California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) elected its 2015 Board of Directors at its annual meeting this Friday, November 21 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. The 2015 chair will be Terri Haack of Terranea Resort. In addition, the elected officers for the 2015 Executive Committee were announced as Tom Klein, The Fairmont San Francisco (Vice Chair); Richard Hill, Sheraton Grand Sacramento (Secretary/Treasurer); and Bimal Patel, CHA, Concept Hotels (Immediate Past Chair). Other members of the Executive Committee include René Boskoff, Monterey Marriott (Chair of the Gov’t & Legal Relations) who is a returning member and Laurenne...
A helpful 30-minute call on the Ebola virus response was conducted for U.S. Travel members last Thursday by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Agency officials covered topics important to travel professionals, including the layered entry screening approach at select U.S. airports, clarification on transmission, and other related information. A recording of this call is available on U.S. Travel's website should you wish to listen to their comments.
Terri A. Haack has been named President of Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront Terranea Resort, a Destination Hotel. Known for its world-class hospitality, service and unparalleled guest experiences, Terranea is now celebrating its 5th anniversary and has grown into one of Southern California’s leading resorts under Haack’s leadership.
“We are delighted to appoint Terri to President of Terranea Resort,” said James Sabatier, president and chief operating officer of Destination Hotels. “Terri has been instrumental in developing and leading the team of talented and dedicated individuals at Terranea and successfully growing the resort from its financially tumultuous...
The Handlery Foundation is giving back to the hospitality community through a $5,000 donation to the California Hotel & Lodging Association Education Foundation (CH&LAEF) scholarship program. The Handlery Foundation has been an essential supporter of the CH&LA Education Foundation and its mission to foster the education of our future hospitality industry leaders. For two generations, the Handlery family has been a very active member of the California Hotel & Lodging Association for many years with Jon Handlery currently sitting on the board of directors.
The California Association of Boutique and Breakfast Inns Program Coordinator Jenn Wheaton, Receives International AwardAugust 3, 2014
Sacramento,Calif. -- Jennifer Flohr, CMP,CAE ofthe California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) has officially began her term on July 1st after being sworn in at the Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPISSN) Annual Gala to become the 2014-15 chapter president. The gala was attended by close to 200 industry professionals and was graciously hosted by the Lions Gate Hotel.