The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is THE voice of
owners in the hospitality industry. Founded in 1989, AAHOA is now one of
the fastest-growing organizations in the industry, with more
than 11,000 members owning more than 20,000 hotels that total $128
billion in property value. AAHOA members employ 578,600 full- and
part-time workers with a $9.4 billion payroll. AAHOA Officers include
Chairman Mehul Patel, CHA, CHO; Vice Chairman Pratik Patel, CHA, CHO,
MBA, MSIS; Treasurer Jay "Jimmy" Patel, CHO; Secretary Bharat "Bruce"
Patel, CHO; and President Fred Schwartz, each of whom works closely with
a 33-member Board of Directors to provide direction for the association.
AAHOA is dedicated to promoting and protecting the interests of its
members by inspiring excellence through programs and initiatives in
advocacy, industry leadership, professional development, and community
AAHOA promotes and protects the interests of its members by inspiring
excellence through programs and initiatives in advocacy, industry
leadership, professional development, membership benefits, and community
For more information about AAHOA, please view the following video
AAHOA - Who We Are - A brief video about AAHOA.
AAHOA - 20th Anniversary - First shown at the 2009
AAHOA Annual Convention and Trade Show in National Harbor, Md.
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