Dealing with Lost and Found Property

Dealing with Lost and Found Property

THLA members often contact us with questions about how to handle items that are found on the hotel property.  This article addresses the legal status of found property, and offers some guidance on what lodging properties should do with found property. Found...
Room Pricing During an Emergency

Room Pricing During an Emergency

Room Pricing During an Emergency Since the Governor has declared an emergency, certain limitations are in effect for the private sector. For lodging operators, we advise that a hotel not raise its rates to levels that are higher than the rates the hotel would normally...
State of the Industry Webinar

State of the Industry Webinar

On September 29, local hotel associations representing Texas’ major metro areas hosted a “State of the Industry” webinar.  The event featured three prominent presenters: Mike Toomey (Chief Operating Officer of Governor Abbott’s Strike Force to Open Texas), Scott...
Baycations are Better!

Baycations are Better!

Bay Area Houston is a charming bayside region nestled midway between the big-city allure of Houston and the wide-open beaches of Galveston. It also serves as the third largest marina base in the United States. Encompassing four distinct cities, the region touches more...
Durwood Gould Educational Scholarship

Durwood Gould Educational Scholarship

Texas Hotel & Lodging Association is pleased to announce the creation of a new scholarship in honor of Durwood Gould, an outstanding hotelier we lost too soon. Durwood worked in the hospitality industry since the early 1980s for entities including IHG/HMG and...
Stephenville–The Cowboy Capital of the World

Stephenville–The Cowboy Capital of the World

Come see why Stephenville has been listed among “The 100 Best Small Towns in America!”   Stephenville is the Erath County seat and is located about 70 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Texas. Agriculture is Stephenville’s leading industry and Erath County is...
Hurricane Laura Sheltering Information

Hurricane Laura Sheltering Information

Updated: August 26, 2020 Evacuees making their own travel reservations: Click here for telephone and website contact information for hotel brands with hotels located in Texas. Evacuees needing sheltering assistance: State of Texas “Hub” Reception Center...

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