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...
Round Rock, Sports Capital of Texas Hits a Home Run!

Round Rock, Sports Capital of Texas Hits a Home Run!

Round Rock has made a name for itself as the Sports Capital of Texas, playing host to the biggest youth and recreational sports tournaments for athletes from all over the world. Toasted popcorn wafting through the bleachers of Dell Diamond stadium, the brisk ping of a...
Service Animals in Lodging Properties

Service Animals in Lodging Properties

Hospitality businesses are seeing an increase in guests requesting accommodation for services animals, and members continue to contact us with questions regarding allowing dogs in lodging properties.  To help avoid potential exposure to liability, it is important to...
Music Licensing: ASCAP, BMI, GMR, and SESAC

Music Licensing: ASCAP, BMI, GMR, and SESAC

Hoteliers across the U.S. often receive notice from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI), Global Music Rights (GMR), and the Society of European Stage Authors and Composers (SESAC), requesting that the hotelier...
Travel Then and Now in Texas

Travel Then and Now in Texas

Even if we weren’t there at the time, many are likely familiar with the State Fair of Texas and it’s impact to the city of Dallas annually. It’s amazing how much has changed over the years. In 2017 the fair welcomed 2,250,433 people! The 2017 event brought big crowds...
New Federal Regulation on 9-1-1 Access Signed Into Law

New Federal Regulation on 9-1-1 Access Signed Into Law

In February, with members of the Hunt family in attendance at the White House, President Trump signed H.R. 582 (known as “Kari’s Law”) on the 50th anniversary of the first 911 call being made in the United States.   Sponsored by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), H.R. 582...

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