AHLA Research

July 27th, 2022

2022 Midyear State of the Industry Report

Midway through 2022, the industry continues to make strides toward recovery.

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Perspectives on Inbound International Travel to the U.S. (October 2019)

This quarterly report created by Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics Company, provides AHLA members with the information they need in order to assess the international travel market in a timely manner.

October 1st, 2019

Oxford Economics Hotel Impact Study

This comprehensive analysis of the industry conducted by Oxford Economics reveals that the industry is a driver of economic growth, supports millions of jobs, spurs community development, and provides guests with unrivaled experiences.

August 1st, 2019

Perspectives on Inbound International Travel to the U.S. (June 2019)

This quarterly report created by Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics Company, provides AHLA members with the information they need in order to assess the international travel market in a timely manner.

June 1st, 2019

Gen Z Careers in Hotels and Lodging

Funded by AHLEF and conducted by BW Research in collaboration with Hcareers, the study examines the perceptions, attitudes and career preferences of Gen Z.

June 1st, 2019

Unpacking Human Trafficking

ECPAT-USA summarizes the laws of the 50 states relating to the display of human trafficking awareness posters in lodging facilities and employee training requirements.

May 1st, 2019

2018 Hotel Trends Survey

This survey, conducted by STR and funded by AHLEF, underscores how hotels advance, accommodate and innovate the guest experience based on direct feedback from those in the business.

January 15th, 2019

Economic Significance of Meetings to the U.S. Economy

The study conducted by Oxford Economics quantifies the economic contributions made by meetings, trade shows, conventions, congresses, incentive events and other meetings that take place throughout the US.

February 1st, 2018

Annual Loss Cost Survey 2017

This is the 22nd annual Beecher Carlson loss cost study which benchmarks the casualty loss experience of members of the AHLA Risk Management Committee.

December 31st, 2017

Tax Policy and U.S. Hotel Industry Economic Impacts

To quantify the potential impacts of tax policy changes on the hotel industry, Oxford Economics conducted a scenario analysis that highlights a 5 year period and focuses on tax policy changes under tax cuts of $1.5 trillion over 10 years.

November 1st, 2017

2017 U.S. Hotel Property Tax Study

This study estimating the total volume of property taxes paid by U.S. hoteliers in 2016 and provides an estimate of total property taxes for each state. This research was funded by grant awarded from the AHLEF.

October 5th, 2017

Intercultural Communication in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

This research explores the relationship between cultural background and communication to increase understanding of intercultural workplaces in the hospitality and tourism industry.

September 1st, 2017

Impact of OTA Bias and Consolidation on Consumers

Harvard Business Professor Benjamin Edelman’s White Paper: Impact of OTA (Online Travel Agency) Bias and Consolidation on Consumers.

July 12th, 2017