Programs & Initiatives 

AH&LA’s programs and initiatives are designed to recognize and promote new standards of excellence.  They’re also your opportunity to take a greater involvement with the association and help shape the industry as a whole— program participation is open to all members, and each initiative has its own committee, which all members are invited to join as well. 


Resources are available to help you attract new talent to the lodging industry and demonstrate its vast impact on the economy. 

Volunteer opportunities are available exclusively for AH&LA members.  Positions span a wide range of interests and committment levels, and are a great way to do something good for yourself and the industry. 

Women In Lodging is a community open to all members that offers resources, networking, and education designed to ensure women have the same professional opportunities as their male counterparts.  With two thirds of all hospitality management positions held by men, this segment is in need of everyone’s attention. 


Diversity means a better guest experience and better morale for your employees.  This comprehensive section will help guide you in facilitating an inclusive environment that meets the diverse needs of your guests and staff.  

Green may be a buzz word, but it’s also a reality in need of careful consideration.  AH&LA's comprehensive Green Resource Center offers guidelines, best practices, industry suppliers, and other tips for becoming a more eco-friendly organization.   

Technology is constantly changing and evolving, so take advantage of this portal, presented by AH&LA's Technology and eBusiness Committee, to stay on top of best practices as they relate to the hospitlaity industry.

Social Media encompasses the entire interactive virtual realm, and this is your cheat sheet.  You'll also find AH&LA blogs and other useful resources for streamlining your efforts.