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In the wake of the impact of COVID-19 on the hospitality industry, AAHOA is bringing you a series of webcasts that will keep you informed and help determine next steps for your business, whether you own franchised properties, independent properties – or both. AAHOA is also making these available to every hotelier, not just AAHOA Members.

These topics have been specially curated based on member feedback, the latest developments, and what matters to you in your business. They have been created with you, the hotel owner, in mind.

Help AAHOA help hotel owners by sharing this update with owners in your network, whether they're AAHOA Members or not. Turn to AAHOA's Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts for the latest.


Hotel Owners & COVID-19: Creative Marketing & Messaging Strategies
12:30-1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, March 19
Presenter: Loren Gray, Founder & CEO, Hospitality Digital Marketing, and Robert Cole, CEO, Rock Cheetah

Learn from digital marketing and data experts about unique marketing strategies to help combat occupancy challenges and harmful media messaging. Understand how you can still draw in groups and interstate travelers.


Hotel Owners & COVID-19: STR Update - a Listening Session
3:30-4 p.m. EDT, Friday, March 20
Presenter: Jan Freitag, SVP, STR

The industry continues to see unpredictable changes each day amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. In this listening session, you will hear from an STR data expert on the current landscape and other statistics to help you strategize your revenue management decisions.


Hotel Owners & COVID-19: The Legal ABCs of the Coronavirus
1-1:30 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, March 25
Presenter: Vanessa Patel, Associate, Ogletree Deakins

ADA, FMLA, OSHA, FLSA, WARN, CDC, WHO... the list goes on. We will discuss the key federal and other regulations and organizations that employers should be aware of in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hotel Owners & COVID-19: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
3:30-4 p.m. EDT, Thursday, March 19
Presenter: Alejandro Contreras, Director, Preparedness, Communication and Coordination, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration

Join us to hear an overview of the Small Business Administration's Economic Injury Disaster Loan program and response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).


Hotel Owners & COVID-19: Implications for Employers
1-1:30 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, March 24
Presenter: Vanessa Patel, Associate, Ogletree Deakins

Join us as we discuss the considerations and implications of COVID-19, now a pandemic, for employers. Topics include employer’s obligations related to providing safe working conditions, how to respond to individuals with symptoms, how to handle requests for leaves of absence/remote or flexible work arrangements, related pay issues, applicable federal, state and other regulations, and much more.