CH&LA Honored for Excellence in Communications and Member Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, CA– The California Hotel & Lodging Association is the recipient of two International Society of Hotel Association Executives (ISHAE) Awards of Excellence for communications and member programs.  The awards were presented on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the 30th annual ISHAE Winter Conference at The Fairmont in San Francisco, California. Lynn Mohrfeld, CAE, President & CEO and Jennifer Flohr, CAE, CMP, Senior Vice President accepted the award on behalf of CH&LA.  

The Award of Excellence in communications honored CH&LA for the Advocacy Summary, an annual publication that provides CH&LA members with a summary of new laws enacted during the year as well as the legislative, regulatory and political developments that CH&LA has been involved with during the previous year.

The Award of Excellence in member programs honored CH&LA for distributing emergency pocket guidebooks to provide hotel employees with a go-to manual to help deal with a variety of emergency situations that might occur within a hotel. This winning program was accomplished in partnership with Petra Risk Solutions, CH&LA’s endorsed insurance provider.

“Congratulations to CH&LA’s team, on being honored, once again, for receiving not one, but two ISHAE Awards of Excellence,” said Terri A. Haack, President of Terranea Resort and CH&LA Chair. “Thank you to ISHAE, it’s wonderful to see that CH&LA is being recognized for providing great services and benefits to its membership.”

ISHAE Awards of Excellence are given annually to the best lodging association programs and services and is widely recognized within the hotel and lodging industry.

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About CH&LA

The California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) was established in 1893 and is a Partner State Association of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. It represents all segments of the lodging industry including the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns - California’s largest association of professional innkeepers and certified bed and breakfasts and boutique inns. CH&LA is the leading resource for communicating and protecting the rights and interests of the California lodging industry. CH&LA is on the web at