AH&LA Sees Opportunity in 113th Congress
Friday November 9th, 2012 - 12:02AM W
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WASHINGTON, DC–In the aftermath of this week's national election, the Legislative Affairs Department of the American Hotel & Lodging Association is already focused on promoting the industry's agenda to the incoming 113th Congress.
Among the issues front and center at the AH&LA as it lobbies members on Capital Hill are travel promotion, visa waiver countries, comprehensive immigration reform, the Affordable Care Act scheduled to be implemented in a year, the National Labor Relations Board and Federal green travel protocols.
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When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.