In a unanimous vote, the King County Council has approved $8 million in CARES funding to support a county-wide tourism recovery campaign. The goal is to drive more business, foot traffic and overnight visitors to the region. The fall campaign will launch in the early October in partnership with the Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority. […]
The Seattle Office of Labor Standards (OLS) has released adjusted rates for 2021 healthcare expenditures required by the Improving Access to Medical Care Hotel Employees Ordinance, Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) 14.28. This applies to Seattle hotels or motels with 100 or more guest rooms or an “ancillary hotel business” of 50 or more employees worldwide. […]
A new national Morning Consult survey commissioned by the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) lists face coverings, request-only guest room cleanings and use of technology as the top three priorities of frequent travelers.
The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) has released an updated version of the AHLA Safe Stay Guidelines, an industry-wide, enhanced set of health and safety protocols designed to provide a safe and clean environment for all hotel employees and guests. The health and safety of all employees and guests remains the top priority for […]
Saturday, February 1, 2020 — Benefiting StolenYouth To make your reservation for the Gala, visit here. For more information about the Gala, visit the Evening of Hope page.
MEDIA CONTACT: Allan Aquila, Allan Aquila & Associates, 206-948-1997, email@example.com SEATTLE, Washington (Feb. 5, 2019) — More than 300 community leaders came together for The Seattle Hotel Association’s 22nd Annual Evening of Hope gala, raising over $579,000 for StolenYouth, a local nonprofit committed to ending child sex trafficking in Washington state. The Seattle Hotel Association […]
The Seattle Hotel Association endorsed the Families, Education, Preschool and Promises Levy (Prop. 1), which appeared on the Nov. 6 ballot in Seattle. Thanks to Seattle voters, this levy will bridge the opportunity gap for Seattle students, from preschool through college. We believe that investing in the young people in our community today prepares the […]
The Seattle Hotel Association endorses the Families, Education, Preschool and Promises Levy (Prop. 1), which will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot for Seattle voters. This levy seeks to bridge the opportunity gap for Seattle students, from preschool through college. The new levy will: Replace the expiring Preschool Levy, which subsidizes high-quality preschool Replace the […]
(Seattle, June 14, 2018) In a surprising move, the Seattle City Council voted on Tuesday, June 12, to repeal the tax on jobs it unanimously passed less than a month ago. The controversial tax would have required high-grossing Seattle businesses to pay $275 per FTE starting in 2019, and the revenue raised would have added $45 […]
(Seattle, May 14, 2018) This afternoon, the Seattle City Council voted unanimously in favor of taxing jobs at businesses with more than $20 million in annual taxable gross receipts in Seattle. This new revenue will be added to existing city spending on affordable housing and homelessness. The legislation, passed in a 9-to-0 vote, differs in […]