Member Resources

Members of the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association have exclusive access to all of our online resources. To request your login information, call us at 512-474-2996.

Texas’s Firearm Policy- Open Carry

Use this guide to understand the firearm policy in Texas and what notifications you need to post for your guests and employees.

What to do with Found Property

THLA members often contact us with questions about how to handle items that are found on the hotel property. This article addresses the legal status of found property, and offers some guidance on what lodging properties should do with found property.

Alcohol Sales Policies

It is always an excellent idea to review your lodging property’s alcoholic beverage service policies to ensure compliance with Texas law. 

A guide to Renting Rooms to Minors and Underage Drinking

Lodging operators often call us with questions about handling underage guests. This Q&A explains the law on renting to individuals who are under 18 or 21, and provides some best practices to avoid liability.

What to do When Guests Overstay Their Welcome

Lodging operators frequently contact us with questions about what to do when transient guests refuse to check out as scheduled. We designed this guide to help you handle these situations.

A Guide to Gift Certificates

Learn about setting expiration dates on paper and electronic gift certificates.

Sample Hotel Policy on Openly Carried Firearms

You can post this document at your lodging property to alert guests to your policy on openly carried firearms.