The Value of AAHOA Membership in 2021

With AAHOA, You Never Have to Go It Alone

Nearly 20,000-members strong, AAHOA is hard at work each and every day to advance and protect your business interests as the foremost resource and advocate for America’s hotel owners. It’s during times like these that the true value of an association – being a part of something bigger than yourself – really shines through. With AAHOA on your side, you know you never have to go it alone.

With AAHOA Membership, you receive: 
  • Advocacy across the board

    • AAHOA’s Franchise Relations team continues to advocate for your top-of-mind concerns, providing timely updates to franchisees

    • Even during a worldwide pandemic, AAHOA’s powerhouse Government Affairs team has made great strides working every day to benefit you, the hotel owner, at the state, local, and federal levels

  • Hundreds of professional development opportunities - whether digital or in person

    • Hundreds of webcasts available on demand

    • Virtual events with inspiring keynote speakers and guests

    • Discounts to earn your CHO or CHIA designation

    • And much more

  • Exclusive Vendor Partner deals and discounts from hundreds of vendors

    • Weekly updates from AAHOA Industry Partners regarding their latest offers

    • Access to nearly two dozen opportunities to connect with vendors and make deals on trade show floors

    • Exclusive discounts created just for AAHOA Members

  • AAHOA resources and programs

    • Toolkits and resources that help you advance the business interests of hoteliers in your local community

    • Daily news updates that save you time and keep you informed

    • Networking opportunities with like-minded hoteliers from across the country

    • Partnerships with other organizations to bring you no-cost resources at your fingertips, such as the MAPP Report with myDigitalOffice

    • Legal updates and alerts regarding matters that affect your bottom line

And much more!

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One of the many perks of being an AAHOA Member is access to exclusive deals and discounts throughout the year. Don't see what you're looking for? Email the AAHOA membership team at info@aahoa.com or call 404-816-5759. 




Special savings for AAHOA Members:
  • Up to 25% off ADP payroll and tax compliance services!
  • First month free for companies with under 50 employees
  • No set-up fees for companies with under 50 employees
Visit www.adp.com/aahoa or call Thomas Bell at 770-238-4405.


  • Discounted set-up fee and monthly costs through AAHOA program
  • Industry-leading cloud-based PMS
  • If you sign up with AutoClerk and are a first-time Chase processing customer, AAHOA will pay your PMS set-up fee and first month's PMS subscription cost.

Visit www.aahoapms.com, or contact Mohammed Hansia.


  • North America’s leading hospitality procurement services provider
  • Competitive pricing from Avendra’s 800+ supplier contracts 
  • Savings on engineering, rooms operations, administrative, replacement FF&E and more

Visit www.avendra.com or call 866-AVENDRA



  • Global industry leader in hotel cleaning and sanitization
  • Savings on laundry, housekeeping, kitchen, and pool and spa chemical programs

Preferred pricing for AAHOA Members. For more information, please contact Michael Pfister or call 952 852 0926.  



  • Beginning August 1 through Dec. 31, 2021, AAHOA Member properties can receive more than ever before, earning $14 per HBO room on 5 year+ contracts, and $12 per HBO room on 3 year+ contracts that include HBO. 

  • All submissions for new and renewal hotel activations during this period will qualify.

  • To learn more about HBO’s Enhanced Property Rebate, please visit www.HBOBulk.com.

  • 2021 HBO Enhanced Property Rebate Form




Contact Anthony Ruiz today for more info. 



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  • 38-year history of responding to 70+ natural disasters across the world working with you to make sure your insurance policy responds to ensure a fair and equitable claim settlement
  • Advocates who have recovered over $4 billion on behalf of our clients
  • Expert analysis of your insurance policy BEFORE disaster strikes at no obligation
  • Best rates for AAHOA Members

Get to know the WorldClaim difference!!! Visit us at on Facebook, on our website, or contact us at adjusters@worldclaim.net or (800) 470-4700. 



  • FREE Mobile App
  • Earn 5% of revenue back 
  • Reduce OTA fees 
  • Improve guest-review scores 
  • Get your FREE Hotel App
Contact Ken Singh today for more info.




  • The members of AHIA specialize in hospitality industry legal issues and have a minimum of 5 years' experience for in-house counsel and 10 years' experience for outside counsel.
  • Access their nationwide directory to find a hospitality industry lawyer near you.
  • For more information, click here.

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  • Better Buildings is a free voluntary program that helps hospitality organizations achieve greater energy and water efficiency in their buildings. By joining the program, partners receive access to technical experts at the national labs, learn from a cohort of hospitality peers, and earn recognition from the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • View the Hospitality Sector Page
  • Fact Sheet: Better Buildings Challenge Overview – Hospitality
To learn more, contact the Better Buildings inbox at betterbuildings@ee.doe.gov.

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  • Group whole life insurance issued by MassMutual offer for AAHOA members with special underwriting!
  • Elect up to $250,000 with only a few health questions to determine insurability; no medical exam required! (Must be enrolled through BeneChoice.)
  • Also available to AAHOA Members through BeneChoice – additional benefits for your employees that are made available at no direct cost to you/the owner! 
  • To learn more, visit AAHOA.com/lifeinsurance.
  • To schedule an appointment to review your life insurance options, please visit www.calendly.com/aahoa.




    • AAHOA has partnered with CBRE to supply state and region specific benchmarking, trend, and forecasting data during the Business Meeting for all our Regional Conferences this year.  Please click here to see a listing of all our Regional Conferences so you won’t miss this must have information.
    • AAHOA members receive a 10% discount on CBRE’s Hotel Horizons econometric forecast reports of 60 major markets in the United States. Click here to view additional benefits.
    • Contact CBRE Client Services to claim your discount: websales@cbre.com, 855.223.1200




  • HotStats is a unique profit-and-loss benchmarking service for hoteliers, enabling monthly comparison of hotels’ performance against their competitors.
  • The platform provides in excess of 500 key performance indicators across multiple areas of hotel revenue, cost, and profit.
  • The HotStats database currently totals close to 2 million hotel rooms worldwide.
  • AAHOA Members receive a 15% discount on HotStats reports
Contact: David Eisen, director of Hotel Intelligence and Customer Solutions. Website: www.hotstats.com

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  • Monthly reports that track and compare the valuation levels, trading levels, and credit profile of each of the U.S. publicly traded Hotel C-Corps and Hotel Real Estate Investment Trusts.
  • It includes pro forma adjustments for any announced acquisitions, dispositions, financings, and other corporate actions.
  • All data is based on publicly available information, including equity research analyst estimates.
  • Contact Jonathan Falik

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AAHOA is proud to collaborate with Kennesaw State University to establish the Michael Leven and Lee Dushoff AAHOA Scholarship for Compassionate Leadership to honor the legacy of two of its founders and influential leaders. This scholarship will annually support students seeking an undergraduate degree in hospitality management and will be one of the signature scholarships given each year in the Michael A. Leven School of Management, Entrepreneurship and Hospitality. For more on the qualifications and how to apply, please contact Seth Walker or call 470-578-2206. To make a tax-deductible contribution to the scholarship endowment, please click here.

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Special savings for AAHOA Members:

  • Free MAPP report: Daily, forward-looking business on the books report to aid recovery
  • 20% off subscriptions to myDocs and myPerspective
  • Q1 2021 totally FREE for those who sign up by end of year

Visit www.mydigitaloffice.com/contact and reference this deal for more information.

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No Vacancy with Glenn Haussman is the travel industry’s most exciting podcast. It's a fun, fast-paced, genre-bending program that peels back the veneer of the travel business. 

Click here to subscribe to the No Vacancy Podcast.

Follow Glenn on Twitter @TravelingGlenn or visit www.rouse.media.





  • Weekly RevPAR Recap
This report provides a summary synopsis of key takeaways from the most recent lodging industry RevPAR results, highlighting segmentation, top markets, calendar/holiday shifts, and chain scale comparative analysis.

  • Monthly Monitor

This signature monthly report provides a deep dive into current industry trends and provides investors and industry leaders with forecasts of lodging industry performance. This report includes detailed trends for the major-customer segments and top markets.

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AAHOA has joined with the University of Houston Conrad Hilton College of Hotel & Restaurant Management (UH) to create a new AAHOA Scholarship. AAHOA will contribute a total of $125,000 to UH over five years, beginning in 2016. The contributions will be matched by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, creating a $250,000 fund to be named the AAHOA Student Assistantship & Scholarship Endowment. To find out more about the qualifications or how to apply, please click here.



  • Receive semi-annual hospitality survey reports directly to your email.
  • Reports include information for positions, including general manager, front desk manager, sales representatives, housekeeping, and more for all 20 AAHOA regions, aggregated by state.
  • Click here to view the 2019 U.S. Lodging Wage Forecast.


  • AAHOA has partnered with IWBI to support hoteliers in successfully getting back to business, strengthen pandemic recovery efforts, and reassure guests and staff alike with health and safety guidance and education.
  • IWBI recently introduced the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management to help organizations get back to business with confidence. The rating is evidence-based, focused on operational policies, maintenance protocols, emergency plans and stakeholder education, and works in conjunction with Safe Stay, providing additional confidence of third-party verification and a competitive advantage. As of December 2020, more than 8,000 projects in 22 countries have enrolled, accounting for more than 530 million square feet of space. 
  • AAHOA members save 25% on WELL Health-Safety Rating enrollment fees. 
  • Login to MyAAHOA and click on "International WELL Building Institute" in the vendor directory to obtain your discount code and enroll today! (Click the "See More" dropdown to access the code.)
*Disclosure: AAHOA receives compensation from Chase. Opinions expressed here are AAHOA's alone, not those of Chase, and have not been reviewed, approved, or otherwise endorsed by Chase.