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 […]
(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 […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Allan Aquila Phone (206) 948-1997 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]
SEATTLE (Dec. 11, 2017) – The Seattle Hotel Association (SHA) supports the short-term rental legislation passed today by the Seattle City Council, completing the package of ordinances that will govern rentals on platforms like Airbnb. SHA has supported short-term rental regulations since the inception of this form of overnight accommodations. The new legislation establishes safety, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Jillian Henze, Local Communications Manager, 360-956-7279 ext. 124, email@example.com Seattle restaurants and hotels endorse Jenny Durkan, Sara Nelson and Scott Lindsay SEATTLE (JUNE 19, 2017) – The Seattle restaurant and hotel community has endorsed Jenny Durkan for mayor, Sara Nelson for city council position 8 and Scott Lindsay for city […]
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 […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Jillian Henze, local communications manager | 360-956-7279 ext. 124 firstname.lastname@example.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 […]
The Puget Sound Business Journal published an editorial Sept. 9 highlighting the legal issues with Initiative 124, which seeks to protect female hotel workers from sexual assault and harassment. Click here to read the editorial.