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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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.
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 […]
Today, we’re sharing some news from our partners at the Seattle Restaurant Alliance. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jillian Henze, Local Communications Manager, firstname.lastname@example.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 […]