Altercation Takes Place at AAHOA Gala Event
Monday March 31st, 2014 - 3:32PM 0
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PHILADELPHIA—Hotel Business® has learned that there was an altercation between two high-ranking members of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) at the conclusion of last week’s annual conference.
The altercation took place on Saturday night, March 22, during the Gala dinner at the Pennsylvania Convention Center located here. Local police were eventually summoned to the site and police reports were filed. The confrontation reportedly occurred between former chairman Alkesh Patel and current chairman Pratik Patel.
As of press time, AAHOA had declined to comment officially on the incident.
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