Category: Blog

How to Bring the Business Traveler Back to Your Hotel

September, 29 2022

While leisure travel has almost fully recovered to pre-pandemic levels, the lucrative business traveler has been slower to rebound.
Recent predictions, however, promise a robust return of the business traveler in 2023. 

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 »

Texas Travel Industry Recovery Program Details

September, 27 2022

July 28th Update: The Office of the Governor has delayed the application dates for the TTIRP

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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).  

Google’s New Search Algorithm and How it Affects Hotels

September, 8 2022

Google’s New Search Algorithm and How it Affects Hotels
Google launched a new search engine algorithm update this August, further fine-tuning relevant high-quality content search results.

THLA Partners with Adesso Capital

August, 24 2022

THLA is proud to announce a partnership with Adesso Capital to help Texas hoteliers access much-needed federal pandemic recovery funds.

GSA releases FY 2023 per diem rates

August, 24 2022

The federal General Services Agency (GSA) just announced new federal lodging per diem rates for Fiscal Year 2023

Hotel Management Books to Read, Summer 2022

August, 24 2022

Hopefully, you have some time to lounge by a lake or a pool during this sweltering summer and read a good book. Even if you’re only camping out by your breezy AC, it’s still a good time to catch up on your hospitality knowledge.

Solo Travel

April, 28 2022

Solo Travel While overall travel continues its rebound, traveling solo is one of the biggest post-pandemic travel trends. Whether it’s the pent-up yen for adventure, the hunger to expand their… Read more »

Supreme Court ruling upholds cities’ ability to regulate advertising signage

April, 26 2022

City regulations governing business signage have a big impact on hotel construction, remodeling, and general operations.