Author: Monica Whitlock

Welcome Garrett Coppedge to THLA

September, 28 2022

Texas Hotel & Lodging Association is very excited to welcome to its staff Garrett Coppedge as Associate General Counsel! Garrett joined THLA in February of this year, and has now… Read more »


Hurricane Resouces for Hotels

September, 10 2022

Register your property to participate in FEMA’s Emergency Lodging Assistance Program (ELA). Hotels can seek direct payment for the rooms from FEMA’s agent, Corporate Lodging Consultants (CLC).  

Hotel Summer Campers

2022 Hotel Summer Camps Recap

July, 13 2022

The Texas Hotel and Lodging Association (THLA) is proud to present a recap of its High School Three-Day Hotel Summer camps hosted in Houston at the Hilton University of Houston and in Dallas at the Westin Galleria Dallas, during the month of June.

Hurricane Resouces for Hotel Guests

May, 19 2022

Are you a storm evacuee in need of financial assistance for lodging?  We suggest contacting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA )

THLA and BEST partnership furthers the goal of training all hotel employees to recognize human trafficking

June, 14 2021

Austin, Texas The Texas Hotel and Lodging Association (THLA) and Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) are pleased to announce that Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed House Bill 390… Read more »

Short Course Alumni – Meet Josie Randolph

March, 27 2019

Love What You Do Josie Randolph has lived in Houston all her life. She loves to travel but she loves to come home. “Houston is such a beautiful city, and… Read more »

Short Course Alumni – Meet Sheila Woodard

September, 27 2018

Lots of Hospitality Hats Meet Sheila Woodard, our Short Course Alumni this quarter. With 30 years in the hospitality industry, she says “there’s not a lot of titles that I haven’t… Read more »

Meet Lenka Horakova, Short Course Alumni 

April, 29 2018

From the Czech Republic to Hilton Americas Catering Lenka made an interesting journey into the hospitality industry. From growing up in a small village in the Czech Republic where she… Read more »

Experience the Vibrant Energy of Irving

November, 28 2017

With Irving’s burgeoning visitor’s district; it’s a connection, a destination, and a state of mind. Stay & play in the convention-centric visitor’s district Irving, Texas is a whole lot of… Read more »

THLA’s 7th Annual Educational Foundation Online Auction

November, 10 2017

View and bid on the gift of travel this season!     View and bid on the gift of travel this season! THLA’s 7th Annual Online Auction begins on Thursday,… Read more »