Member Services

Members of the California Hotel & Lodging Association receive special savings for a variety of hospitality industry products and services as a benefit of membership with CH&LA. Click on any of the buttons below for more information.

CH&LA Publications
2011 CH&LA Compensation Survey Service Animal Guidelines
Job Industry Descriptions CH&LA Member's Only Section Tutorial Employer Posters


CH&LA Insurance and Education Partner Petra Risk Solutions 

Petra Risk Solutions - CH&LA Special Member Discount

Petra Risk Solutions specializes in insurance, risk management and employee benefit solutions for the hospitality industry. As the insurer of over 3,500 hospitality assets nationwide, Petra is America’s largest Hospitality Insurance Agency. Petra is offering all members of the CH&LA exclusive discounts and access to their industry-leading Hospitality Risk Management Program, P3

For a quote or more information on Petra’s insurance programs and discounts, please visit

LawRoom Training

LawRoom Training - CH&LA Members save 15% on online employee training

LawRoom provides interactive online training and has trained over 3,000 companies. You may choose from 45 courses covering workplace compliance topics. LawRoom is an Approved Training Provider for HRCI (SHRM) and California State Bar credits. To buy training online visit the LawRoom Express website. If you wish to train more than 15 employees, visit the LawRoom Direct Sales website.

Jim Abrams, Member Legal Advisor

CH&LA Legal Hotline

Member Legal Advisor -  Free for CH&LA Members!

Have legal questions about lodging operations or one of the new laws regarding ADA? CH&LA provides its members with a free legal advisor, Mr. Jim Abrams, to answer all of your questions. Mr. Abrams served as President & CEO of CH&LA from January 1991 through December 2008. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, and has been practicing law for over 40 years.  

Call: 800-678-2462 | Email:



Timely Leads from Writers, Publication and Media Outlets - Free for CH&LA Members

As a member benefit, CH&LA provides Media eALERTS to all interested members. Signing up is as simple as verifying your email address, your name and property/organization and - that's it! Media eALERTS are timely leads from various writers, publications, and media outlets seeking expert comment or information for their stories. Members can sign up for this benefit HERE.

Staples Business Advantage

Office Supplies - CH&LA Members Save 40-60%

CH&LA Members save 40% to 60% with Staples Business Advantage, which offers discounts via phone, fax, in-store and online orders – FREE Shipping. Click here for an overview. Contact: Bryan Davis |  (888) 224-3784 ext. 3714 or  Visit Staples website

Heartland Payroll Company

Payroll Processing Services - CH&LA Members Save 10%

Heartland Payroll Services

Heartland Payroll Company offers a complete solution including electronic tax filing, multiple pay rates, and new hire reporting. Contact: (888) 963-3600, Option 6 Visit Heartland Payroll Company website

Official California State Website & Visitor’s Guide

Official California State Web Site & Visitor’s Guide - CH&LA Members Save 60% California Visitor's Guide

Packed with everything travelers need to plan a California getaway including maps and an easy to use travel planner. The guide is distributed free to readers all around the world. Contact: (800) 678-2462 or go to VisitCalifornia website



Premium Television Service – CH&LA Members Save $5 Per Room

HBO offers many different types of packages for corporate clients, and one of them is sure to fit your business and customer needs – Receive $5 per room for launching HBO this year. Email: or Visit HBO Lodging website | (800) HBO-1HBO.

Smith Travel Research

Smith Travel Reserach - CH&LA Members Save 20% Smith travel Research

STR offers monthly, weekly, and daily STAR benchmarking reports to thousands of hotel clients worldwide. CH&LA Members save 20% to 40% on various STR products and reports. Contact: Lindsay Culbreath  |  (615) 824-8664 or visit STR website.

Additional Advertising - CH&LA Members Save 20%

CH&LA Members can take an additional 20% off on advertising on's hotel review site.   For more details or if you have any questions, please contact the team by clicking here. CH&LA Members Save 20%

Save on all listings and advertising features on, the leading online search directory created by meeting professionals for meeting professionals. Planners love the commission-free and registration-free business model. Contact: 866-922-8988 or visit