The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is THE voice of owners in the hospitality industry. Founded in 1989, AAHOA is now one of the fastest-growing organizations in the industry, with more than 11,000 members owning more than 20,000 hotels that total $128 billion in property value.


Serving the hospitality industry for nearly a century, AH&LA is the sole national association representing all sectors and stakeholders in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers.


The Under 30 Gateway addresses the personal and professional needs of young hospitality professionals. Benefits and resources are inspired and implemented by your peers, AH&LA’s Under 30 Council. Through events, resources, and lots of networking, Gateway members build strategic relationships, get top-level industry insight, and stand out from the crowd.


The Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association is the first and only association dedicated to uniting the world’s boutique and lifestyle properties. Created to be the unifying voice of this distinctive subset within the hospitality industry, its goal is to unite the world’s collection of boutique & lifestyle properties and the suppliers that sustain them, offering them the opportunity to successfully compete on a level playing field with major hotel companies, as well as market themselves to meet the ever-increasing demand from discerning boutique-seeking clients. For more information, or to become a member, visit: Book a stay at Read about unique destinations at Boutique Lifestyle International Leadership Symposium,


The Latino Hotel was organized to be the preeminent organization representing the business interests of Latino hotel owners, operators and developers. In 2010, a small group of Latino hotel owners and operators joined together to launch an industry related association that would further the participation of Latinos within the lodging industry at a global level.


The Hospitality Asset Managers Association is a networking organization of more than 115 professionals involved in asset management, acquisition and disposition who make decisions concerning capital investments, renovation, asset repositionings, operational policies and franchise selections.




The ISHC is a professional society of 200 of the leading hospitality industry consultants in the world. Members are required to abide by the ISHC Code of Professional Conduct. Membership is by invitation only and candidates must be sponsored by a member in good standing, be recommended for membership by the Board of Directors, and voted in by the membership at large. Collectively ISHC members have expertise in over 40 different specialty areas and work experience in 65 countries. A complete listing/directory of members and specialty areas of expertise represented within ISHC is available under “Consultant Search” on the ISHC web site at



Mission Statement: Increase the number of African-Americans developing, managing, operating and owning hotels; increase vendor opportunities & executive level jobs for minorities, thereby creating wealth within the African-American community.