Creating Opportunities, Supporting Communities
Dreams Happens Here is a national awareness campaign to showcase the career advancement opportunities, community commitment, and economic importance of hotel and lodging businesses to every city and state across America.
The hotel industry is in the business of people, serving our guests and providing lifelong careers for our employees. Not only do hotels create memorable experiences to make their guests' dreams come true, but hotels have the unique ability to provide employees with opportunities to achieve the American Dream.
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Positive Impact: Key Stats
Dreams Happening Across the Country
AHLA and AHLEF are joining with community-based organizations in major cities across the country to offer grants to help attract young people for careers in the hospitality industry.Learn More
America's lodging industry is working hard in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
Get a snapshot of each state and congressional district's lodging industry and the broad economic contribution it makes to that state and its citizens.