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I-124 Legal Challenge Decision Delayed

The judge did not issue any decision March 31 at the summary judgment hearing in King County Superior Court for the legal challenge of Seattle’s Initiative 124. Judge John Erlick did promise to deliver a written memorandum and possible presentation of his decision by May 26. Seattle voters passed Initiative 124 on Nov. 8, 2016. […]

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Save the Date: Annual Golf Tournament

Seattle Hotel Association Annual Golf Tournament Save the date! 12 p.m., June 6 The Golf Club at Newcastle 15500 6 Penny Lane, Newcastle, WA 98059 Proceeds to benefit the Chief Sealth International High School Academy of Hospitality & Tourism. Register here. Interested in sponsoring this event? Click here. Questions? Contact the event chair. In association […]

Jakayla, Patricia, Neveah, Marty and Solomon celebrate after the Raise the Paddle portion of the Evening of Hope Gala on Feb. 4, 2017.

Seattle Hotel Association Raises $700K for Homeless Services

  SEATTLE — The Seattle Hotel Association’s 20th Annual Evening of Hope Gala was a resounding success, raising almost $700,000 to benefit Mary’s Place on Feb. 4. Mary’s Place is a nonprofit that empowers homeless women, children and families to reclaim their lives by providing shelter, nourishment, resources, healing and hope in a safe community. […]

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Bartell Family is 2017 Evening of Hope Honoree

Seattle Hotel Association Selects Bartell Family as 2017 Evening of Hope Gala Honoree The 20th Annual Evening of Hope Gala will be held on Feb. 4, 2017, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Benefiting Mary’s Place Seattle (Sept. 27, 2016) — The Seattle Hotel Association has selected the Bartell Family as the honoree for its 2017 […]

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I-124 passes – Is your hotel affected?

Seattle voters passed Initiative 124 on Nov. 8, 2016. Initiative 124 concerns health, safety and labor standards for Seattle hotel employees. This initiative requires certain-sized hotel-employers to further protect employees against assault, sexual harassment and injury by retaining lists of accused guests among other measures; improve access to health care; limit workloads; and provide limited […]

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Seattle Times Editorial Board Urges NO on I-124

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Jillian Henze, local communications manager | 360-956-7279 ext. 124 jillianh@wahospitality.org In Case You Missed It: Seattle Times Editorial Board Urges NO on I-124 The Seattle Times Editorial Board is urging voters to oppose I-124, a flawed initiative drafted in isolation and riddled with legal liabilities. “Seattle ballot Initiative 124 is […]

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A glimpse of the Evening of Hope Gala

Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect guests to be wearing at the 2017 Evening of Hope Gala! Our models Katie Teplicky, Stef Fowler, Kathy Harnish, Marty Hartman and June Bartell showed off their glitz Sept. 29 at the Hyatt Olive 8 in Seattle. Learn more about the event here.

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20th Annual Golf Tournament

Join us for The Hotel Association 20th Annual Golf Tournament at The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge 8 a.m., Thursday, September 8, 2016 The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge ENTRY FEE: $150 Per Player INCLUDES: Golf, Power Cart, Warm Up at the Practice Facility, Breakfast, Lunch, Two Beverage Tickets, Keg and Prizes. Click here to register. […]