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Seattle Hotel Association Announces “Sustainable Shower” Initiative.

  Seattle Hotel Association Announces  “Sustainable Shower” Initiative. Hotel association representing more than 16,000 rooms outlines goal to eliminate single-use plastic containers in guest room showers. Initiative supported by Seattle Public Utilities and Earth Day Northwest 2020   Seattle, WA—In an effort to start a new decade with a clear statement and action toward sustainable […]

ERIC to Challenge Seattle Hotel Worker’s Ordinance Concerning HealthCare Payments

This fall, the Seattle City Council passed a series of hotel worker ordinances, including one requiring healthcare expenditures by large hotels and ancillary businesses.  The ordinances were passed in lieu of I-124, which faced legal challenges. Meanwhile, in August of 2018, a lawsuit was filed in federal district court by the Employee Retirement Income Security […]

Seattle Hotel Association Issues Statement After Seattle City Council Vote on Hotel Worker Legislation

                          Contact:  Jacque Coe, APR 425-351-0082 jacquec@wahospitality.org   Seattle Hotel Association Issues Statement  of Disappointment and Frustration After  City Council Passage of Hotel Worker Legislation   ‘For the past twelve weeks, Seattle’s hotel industry has been offering solutions, data, tours of hotel operations as well as input and feedback to councilmembers to address the […]

Washington State Court of Appeals rules in Seattle Hotel Association’s favor

The Washing State Court of Appeals ruled in our favor and threw out I-124 in its entirety. The court determined that I-124 was unconstitutional because it contains multiple subjects. Read more here. This ruling is on the case that AHLA, Washington Hospitality Association and the Seattle Hotel Association originally filed in 2016, shortly after I-124 became law. The city has […]

Businesses are open during Seattle Squeeze. Are you ready?

The Washington State Department of Transportation is permanently closing the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle on Jan. 11, 2019. For the next three years, the city expects heavy congestion throughout the area. Our businesses remain open, and we’ll keep you updated on the information you will need in the coming months. We’re also looking for […]

Press Release: Seattle Hotel Association’s Evening of Hope Gala raises over $940,000 benefiting Mary’s Place

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Allan Aquila Phone (206) 948-1997 allanaquila@gmail.com   SEATTLE HOTEL ASSOCIATION’S EVENING OF HOPE GALA RAISES OVER $940,000 BENEFITING MARY’S PLACE   Seattle, Washington (Feb. 6, 2018) — The Seattle Hotel Association’s 21st “Evening of Hope” gala held on Feb. 3 was a show-stopping affair with feverish bidding and an amazing raise the […]

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Golf tournament raises $2,000 for local students

The Seattle Hotel Association, in partnership with Visit Seattle, held its annual golf tournament on June 6 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. Winners included the students of Chief Sealth International High School. The event raised $2,063 to benefit the school’s Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, which inspires and trains future hospitality professionals. You can […]