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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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CH&LA Education Foundation Announces Lodging Service Award Winners

The California Hotel & Lodging Association Education Foundation (CH&LAEF) is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the CH&LA Lodging Service Award

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

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. 

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Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine to Give a Cooking Demonstration at the CH&LA Hotel Owner Conference

The Hotel Owner Conference will include a presentation from Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine for all attendees at the opening reception.

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Jenn Wheaton, CMP Promoted to Program & Events Manager for the California Association of Boutique and Breakfast Inns

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. 

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Hospitality’s Importance for California Economy Focus of CHLA’S Annual State Legislative Day

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.

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