Category: Blog

Why Hotels Should Consider Partnering with Restaurants

January, 31 2023

Unique partnerships can offer guests meals while keeping costs down and increasing brand awareness.

THLA Summer Camps Recognized

January, 23 2023

ISHA’s national award given to a program or project that best demonstrates an effective training mechanism and enhances knowledge of our travel & tourism industry.

Hotel Industry Trends for 2023

December, 29 2022

Digital Transformation and Automation, Personalization and Sustainability will continue to trend in 2023.

2023 Texas Legislative Session – Our Issues

December, 22 2022

Read about hotel occupancy tax, full funding for state tourism promotion, STR preemption and other issues THLA will adddress in 2023

Legislative Update

December, 21 2022

Bill pre-filing is underway, and THLA is preparing for the 2023 Texas legislative session.
As of December 21st, 1,457 bills have been filed, which is already a sharp increase from two years ago.

2023 Texas Legislative Session: Bills we are tracking

December, 21 2022

Updated Dec. 21, 2022   Alcoholic Beverages   HB 115   Ortega, Lina(D) Relating to the offense of public consumption of alcoholic beverages during certain hours. Remarks: Expands areas where… Read more »

Video Marketing for Hotels – the Rise of TikTok and Instagram Reels

November, 30 2022

Expedia predicts 82% of all internet consumer traffic in the hospitality industry will have been video focused.
Here are some general best practices to make video a solid cornerstone of your marketing strategy.

12 Tips for Hotel Holiday Marketing 2022

October, 28 2022

As the travel industry continues its rebound, pent-up wanderlust may see more travelers considering ‘Hotel for the Holidays’, presenting more opportunities for hotels.See our 12 Tips for Holiday Marketing.

Hotel Summer Campers

2022 Hotel Summer Camps Recap

October, 26 2022

The Texas Hotel and Lodging Association (THLA) is proud to present a recap of its High School Three-Day Hotel Summer camps hosted in Houston at the Hilton University of Houston and in Dallas at the Westin Galleria Dallas, during the month of June.

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.