Eco-Friendly Travel

Eco-Friendly Travel

Hotels and resorts have been going green for years, but what used to be a trend is now an expectation for eco-friendly travelers.  Sustainable hospitality does less harm to the environment, lowers costs, and garners goodwill from guests. Hotels need to continue...
Dripping Springs – Gateway to the Hill Country

Dripping Springs – Gateway to the Hill Country

History, Arts and Culture, Shopping, Restaurants, Sports and Events, Hotels and Lodging Dripping Springs is well-known as the “Gateway to the Hill Country” and is also, recognized as the official, “Wedding Capital of Texas®. It is a premier wedding...
THLA proposes bylaws amendment

THLA proposes bylaws amendment

THLA proposes bylaws amendment Texas Hotel & Lodging Association’s board of directors and THLA members in attendance will consider and vote on a minor amendment to the THLA bylaws at the October 26, 2021 annual business meeting the Hilton Palacios del Rio Hotel in...
The Benefits of Contactless Check-in

The Benefits of Contactless Check-in

Even before the Covid pandemic, contactless check-in was a valued feature for travelers.  Contactless check-in and communication allow hotels to adhere to socially distanced travel requirements, minimize touchpoints, increase staff efficiencies, enhance guest...
Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Evacuees making their own travel reservations: Click here for telephone and website contact information for hotel brands with hotels located in Texas. Updated: August 29, 2021 Hurricane Ida update: Hurricane Ida came ashore in Southeast Texas overnight...
Federal Per Diem Rates Maintained at FY2021 Levels

Federal Per Diem Rates Maintained at FY2021 Levels

Each year, the General Services Administration (GSA) sets a per diem rate to reimburse employees’ lodging expenses for official travel within the continental United States.  Normally, GSA calculates per diems based on the average daily rate (ADR) from the previous...

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