AH&LA Global Hospitality Resources Form Strategic Alliance

Washington, May 16, 2002 - The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has formed a strategic alliance with Global Hospitality Resources®, Inc., publisher of the globalhotelnetwork.com e-Newsletter and the Global Hotel Network® Report for the purpose of providing vital market intelligence on the hospitality industry to AH&LA members.

Under terms of the agreement, Global Hospitality Resources®, Inc., will offer AH&LA members a 15 percent discount on the subscription price for the North America issues of the industry-acclaimed globalhotelnetwork.com e-Newsletter. In addition, AH&LA’s Web site will begin posting the monthly Global Hotel Network® Report, which provides various international “State of the Industry” insights for the travel and tourism industry.

“Our goal is to provide our members with valuable and trustworthy resources to assist them in their objectives for their organizations. The globalhotelnetwork.com e-Newsletter is such a resource for decision-makers in the hospitality industry that helps them get a solid grasp of the market’s performance, current trends, future potential, and brand presence,” said William H. Hanley, AH&LA executive vice president of corporate and member relations.

“We are delighted to form this partnership with AH&LA. Market intelligence on segments and companies is a valuable commodity, and we are pleased to be able to deliver this information to AH&LA and its members in a cost-effective and timely manner,” says Robert Harp, president of Global Hospitality Resources®, Inc.

For more information about this alliance or to request a partial-year subscription form, contact Global Hospitality Resources®, Inc., at [email protected]


Established in 1986, San Diego-based Global Hospitality Resources®, Inc., is a leading research and publishing company specializing in the hospitality and travel industry worldwide. The firm’s mission is to provide research-based market intelligence, insights, and analysis of information to leaders in the global hospitality industry. The firm publishes the globalhotelnetwork.com e-Newsletter, which is e-mailed to industry leaders globally, and the Global Hotel Network® Report, which appears on selected industry portals worldwide. It also manages the www.globalhotelnetwork.com Web site, one of the industry’s best research-based web sites, and serves as an adviser to companies associations in producing e-newsletters and Web sites.

AH&LA is a 92-year-old federation of state lodging associations throughout the United States with some 13,000 property members worldwide, representing more than 1.7 million guest rooms. AH&LA provides its members with assistance in operations, education, and communications, and lobbies on Capitol Hill to provide a business climate in which the industry can continue to prosper. Individual state associations provide representation at the state level and offer many additional cost-saving benefits.