America’s hotel owners.
We are the recognized voice of America’s hotel owners. Founded in 1989, AAHOA is one of the fastest-growing organizations in the industry. We are dedicated to advancing and protecting the business interests of hotel owners through advocacy, industry leadership, professional development, member benefits, and community engagement.
Today’s Hotelier is the official publication of AAHOA, the largest hotel owners association in the world. The nearly 20,000 AAHOA Members own 60 percent of hotel properties in the U.S. With billions of dollars in property assets and hundreds of thousands of employees, AAHOA members are core economic contributors in virtually every community. AAHOA is a proud defender of free enterprise and the foremost current-day example of realizing the American Dream.
Our readers are owners of independent, budget, economy, mid-scale, and upper mid-scale hotels across the nation. 32% of our membership represents independent hotels and 82% are affiliated with franchise brands, including:
- Best Western
- Red Roof
- Sonesta + RLH
AAHOA is the Largest Hotel Owners Association Across the World
In 2021, AAHOA announced the results of a new study conducted in partnership with Oxford Economics, a global leader in forecasting and quantitative analysis, on the economic impact and industry influence of the association’s nearly 20,000 members.
For more information about this latest study, check out the Oxford Economics Study infographic.
AAHOA's Share of U.S. Hotel Properties By Hotel Class
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