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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. […]

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Initiative 124 Update

Seattle hotels care deeply about ensuring a safe, healthy and supportive work environment for all our employees and work collaboratively as a team to address these issues. Seattle hotels are 100 percent committed to a protecting our employees every day. We are concerned about some overreaching elements of Initiative 124. For example, this measure would mean […]

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A note from our partner – Seattle Restaurant Alliance

Today, we’re sharing some news from our partners at the Seattle Restaurant Alliance. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jillian Henze, Local Communications Manager, jillianh@warestaurant.org, 360-956-7279 ext. 124 July 18, 2016 Seattle restaurant workers are highly satisfied at work; new scheduling policies are not their priority SEATTLE – The majority of the Seattle restaurant workforce is […]

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Annual Evening of Hope Gala and Auction

February 2, 2019 The 22nd Annual Evening of Hope Gala will benefit StolenYouth. Seattle Hotel Association’s 22nd Annual “Evening of Hope” gala will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Get your tickets now! The Association would like to also announce their new beneficiary starting in 2019—StolenYouth. For more information […]