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AAHOA Sponsored Indian Exhibit Kicks Off Tonight at Smithsonian Museum

Photo from National Museum of History

WASHINGTON – Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation kicks off with an opening "by invitation only" reception at the museum in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, February 26 at 7 p.m. The 5,000 sq. ft. exhibition in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is partly sponsored by the Asian American Hotel Owners Association.

Fair Franchising Requires Fair Representation

There should clearly be greater involvement within the upper level positions of hotel brands by our franchisee members.

AAHOA Unveils New Brand Identity

AAHOA logoThe Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) has introduced a new logo. The organization says it will be phased-in during coming months on all publications and electronic materials. It is the first change in AAHOA's logo since the group's founding in 1989.

Q&A with Best Western’s New Chairman

Danny Patel, chairman of Best WesternHAWKINSVILLE, Ga.— What is the secret to building the world's largest hotel chain under a single brand name? If you ask its new chairman, the answer is putting its hotel owner-operators in charge instead of Wall Street investors as its competitors do.

Making Informed Decisions Will Take Us to the Next Level

One of the core principles of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is the professional development of our members.

Raising Minimum Wage: Helpful or Harmful?

At the Asian American Hotel Owners Association, we are closely watching the minimum wage issue and how it could potentially affect our members and our industry.

Maintaining Checks and Balances

When America began the people entered into a sacred contract establishing rules for self-governance – the U.S. Constitution.

1031 Exchanges: Vital to Small Businesses and Investment

One of the most important tools hoteliers have come to depend on is found in Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).

Expedia's New Traveler Program Could Cost Hotel Owners Billions

The hotel industry, much like many other industries, experiences changing trends that seem straightforward on the surface but upon closer investigation, things aren’t always as they seem.

When Politics is Left up to the Politicians

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.