American Hotel Register Company Celebrates 150th Anniversary

VERNON HILLS, IL —American Hotel Register Company this year celebrates its 150th anniversary. Founded in 1865 as a publisher of hotel directories and guest books (or registers), the growth of the family-owned company has mirrored the evolution of the hospitality industry.

“We’ve endured because we love our customers,” said Jim Leahy, chairman of American Hotel. “We look for new products. We work to improve our inventory. We offer sophisticated technology to give our customers control of the ordering process. Over the years, we keep changing the way we do business to better meet the needs of the hospitality industry. And we will continue to improve to earn the loyalty of those who rely on us.” 

Angela Korompilas, president & CEO of the company, added: “Our focus has always been to serve our customers better than anyone else. We are incredibly grateful to be celebrating this special milestone in our company’s history with them and with all of our fantastic associates. Their collective commitment to American Hotel has made this 150th anniversary possible.”