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AAHOA @ INDUSTRY EVENTS

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1. Orlando Women
Industry professionals and successful
businesswomen joined AAHOA female
hoteliers at the Women's Town Hall in
Orlando, FL. Special guest speakers
included Wendy Lyn with the National
Association of Women Business Owners -
Orlando, Osceola County Commissioner
Peggy Choudhry, Ericka Dunlap ‑ Miss
America 2004, Coco Johnston with the
Asian American Chamber of Commerce, and
Colleen Coke with the National Association
of Real Estate Brokers - Orlando.
2. Alabama Panhandle Regional
AAHOA Alabama Panhandle Regional
Director Nitin (Nick) Patel hosted his first
regional meeting in Birmingham, AL.
3. Southern Lodging Summit
AAHOA Treasurer Jagruti Panwala sat on
the President's Panel at the 2017 Southern
Lodging Summit in Memphis, TN. Along
with Andrea Foster, senior vice president
of Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Mark Shalala,
vice president of upscale development
for Choice Hotels International, and
Douglas Dreher, president and CEO of The
Hotel Group, Jagruti discussed the most
important and contentious issues facing the
industry currently, including labor, health
care, competition and development.

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4. Gulf Regional
Leslie Rutledge, Arkansas Attorney General
recognized AAHOA Chairman Bhavesh Patel,
Secretary Biran Patel, and President & CEO
Chip Rogers as being Ambassadors of Good
Will for the state of Arkansas.
5. Houston Volunteering
Members from AAHOA and the Small
Independent Hotel‑Motel Association
(SIMA) volunteered at NRG Park in Houston,
providing resources and relief for those
affected by Hurricane Harvey.
6. Arkansas Governor
AAHOA Gulf Regional Director Girish
(Gary) Patel and Director at Large
Jayesh ( Jay) Lallu met with Arkansas
Governor Asa Hutchinson at an event for
the Minority and Women‑Owned Business
Enterprise in Little Rock, AR.

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7. Congressman LaHood
AAHOA Upper Midwest Regional Director
Kalpesh Joshi met with Representative
Darin LaHood of Illinois to discuss how joint
employment affects hotel owners.
8. Small Business Summit
AAHOA Washington District Regional
Director Vinay Kumar (Vinay) Patel shared
his insights on how the legal climate impacts
small business owners at the U.S. Chamber
of Commerce's Small Business Summit.

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9. Women Hoteliers Conference
AAHOA Female Directors Dina Patel
and Lina Patel hosted the 2017 Women
Hoteliers Conference in Anaheim, CA.
Industry professionals Carl Winston from
San Diego State University and Frances
Kiradjian from the Boutique & Lifestyle
Lodging Association were among many
who presented educational and interactive
sessions for our female hoteliers.


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Today's Hotelier - November 2017

Letter From the Chairman
Letter From the President & CEO
The Perfect Storm for Hotel Owners
Design That Brings People Together
New Brands Design for a New Kind of Hotel Experience
Time for a Group Sales Tune Up
AAHOA Interview
Marketing
Technology
Small Business
Finances
HR
AAHOA @ Industry Events
AAHOA Founding Members
AAHOA Vendor Partners
Classifieds
Advertiser Index
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - intro
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - cover1
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - cover2
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 4
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 5
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 6
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 7
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 8
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 9
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - Letter From the Chairman
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 11
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - Letter From the President & CEO
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 13
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 14
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 15
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 16
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 18
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 19
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - The Perfect Storm for Hotel Owners
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 22
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 23
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - Design That Brings People Together
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 26
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 27
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - New Brands Design for a New Kind of Hotel Experience
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 30
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 31
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - Time for a Group Sales Tune Up
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - AAHOA Interview
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - Marketing
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 43
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - Technology
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 45
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - Small Business
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - Finances
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 54
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 55
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - HR
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 57
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - AAHOA @ Industry Events
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 59
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - AAHOA Founding Members
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - 61
Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - AAHOA Vendor Partners
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - Classifieds
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Today's Hotelier - November 2017 - Advertiser Index
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