Wellness Tourism 2021

Wellness Tourism 2021

Wellness tourism has been a growing trend for several years, but as we emerge cautiously from our shared pandemic stress, loss, and anxiety, the focus on self-care is keen.  As global restrictions ease, the demand for wellness travel continues to swell. Whether...
Reserving Hotel Room Blocks for a Wedding

Reserving Hotel Room Blocks for a Wedding

Wedding planning can be exciting…AND stressful. With COVID-related restrictions on the decline, destination weddings involving hotels and out-of-town guests for even the smallest events mean that advance planning by hotel staff is a necessity for almost every...
Monahans-the Oasis of the West Texas Desert

Monahans-the Oasis of the West Texas Desert

In1881, John Thomas Monahan dug the first well in the sand hills of West Texas, originally know as Monahan’s Well. A few years later the town was known simply as Monahans, the Oasis of the West Texas desert. The discovery of water at the site of present-day...
THLA & TWC Roundtable on Labor Shortages

THLA & TWC Roundtable on Labor Shortages

In response to the current labor shortage, THLA hosted a virtual meeting with the Texas Work Force Commission on June 3, 2021 to discuss strategies to attract more workers to our industry. The meeting included a diverse group of representatives from the hotel industry...
Hurricane Preparedness for Hotels

Hurricane Preparedness for Hotels

Hurricane season officially began June 1st. Last month, NOAA updated the statistics used to determine when hurricane seasons are above, near, or below average relative to the latest climate record. Based on this update, an average hurricane season produces...
2021 Legislative Report

2021 Legislative Report

June 2021 Overview The 2021 Legislative Session produced very important results for the Texas lodging industry.  THLA offered and passed tourism public improvement district (TPID) legislation that provided much needed clarity on how Texas cities with a TPID can...

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