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AHLA Members Consider Changes to Bylaws

By |2018-11-13T10:28:19+00:00October 4, 2018|Uncategorized|

The AHLA’s Board of Directors has approved significant changes that will improve the AHLA’s ability to respond to the realities facing our members and challenging all associations.  After thought provoking discussions, and with advice from governance our legal counsel, the AHLA’s Board of Directors is recommending a number of changes to the AHLA’s bylaws.  The [...]

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AHLA Evolves to Serve Members Better

By |2018-10-05T11:59:15+00:00October 4, 2018|Uncategorized|

After much contemplation and discussion, the AHLA’s Board of Directors has approved significant changes that will improve our ability to respond to the realities challenging all associations. The AHLA, with guidance from governance experts and advice from our legal and financial counsel, has created a new, for-profit subsidiary, wholly owned by the AHLA. This company, [...]

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AHLA Power Program Secures Record Pricing

By |2018-08-31T16:06:19+00:00August 31, 2018|Uncategorized|

  AHLA ENMAX Power Program Record Low Price from AHLA on Vimeo. AHLA President and CEO Dave Kaiser speaks with ENMAX Director of Sales Shaun Brennan about energy markets and the recent buy we had at a price not seen since the inception of our power program in 2001. If you have any questions, or [...]

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2018 Alberta Accommodation Outlook

By |2018-08-27T17:19:34+00:00August 27, 2018|Uncategorized|

When running an Albertan business it's important to have a clear understanding of the current and future state of Alberta’s accommodation industry. The AHLA is pleased to present the Alberta Accommodation Outlook, in collaboration with CBRE, that includes critical industry information such as: Supply and demand trends; Development trends; Opportunities, issues and risks; and Investments. See [...]

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How Competitive Are Your Wages?

By |2018-08-24T11:03:16+00:00August 23, 2018|Uncategorized|

What is the average wage for front office staff in your region? What are other hotels paying their housekeepers? The AHLA's 2018 Wage Survey gives you answers to these questions, and helps you: Budget for wages and salaries in the upcoming year; Provide staff with competitive wages and benefits; and Assess the impacts of minimum wage [...]

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2017 Employer of Choice Recipients

By |2018-03-20T11:44:38+00:00March 20, 2018|Uncategorized|

Employers who receive the Employer of Choice designation have gone over and above minimum Human Resources requirements to create a safe and fair workplace, proving that their employees come first. Those who participated but did not achieve the designation have taken the first steps toward ensuring their property is a positive place for both employees [...]

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2018 – 2019 Board of Directors Announced

By |2018-04-09T08:49:51+00:00March 6, 2018|Uncategorized|

Nominations for directors to the 2018 – 2019 Board of Directors have closed.  The following directors have been acclaimed: Leanne Shaw, Chair   Amr Awad, Director North – Holloway Lodging Michael Sieger, Director North – Nova Hotels   Robin Cumine, Director Central Mark Perry, Director Central   Brooke Christianson, Director South – Canalta Hotels Heather [...]

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Convention Registration Is Now Open! 

By |2018-03-02T09:33:24+00:00February 20, 2018|Uncategorized|

The theme of our 98th Annual Convention & Trade Show  is Leading Change. The AHLA and our members have always faced challenges together head on - and in this economy, adaptability is vital. The theme captures the resilience, creativity, and agility of our industry, and recognizes our need to identify the forces of change, and adapt quickly in [...]

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New National Leadership for Check In Canada™

By |2018-02-06T11:25:23+00:00February 6, 2018|Uncategorized|

Check In Canada™ is an industry solution to drive direct accommodation bookings in Canada – and now it’s getting bigger. The Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has licensed the rights to the Check In Canada™ program to the Canadian Hotel & Lodging Association (CHLA). In addition, the CHLA has entered into an exclusive agreement [...]

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Hotel Room Resellers Settle FTC Charges

By |2018-01-30T10:01:49+00:00January 30, 2018|Uncategorized|

Reservation Counter LLC and its parent companies have settled Federal Trade Commission charges that they misled consumers through ads, webpages, and call centers that led consumers to mistakenly believe they were reserving the rooms directly with the hotel. The proposed order settling the FTC’s charges: Prohibits Reservation Counter and its parent companies from making [...]

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