OHLA Press Room


Nov 2022 Ohla 2023 Board Release Final

Ohio Hotel & Lodging Members Elect Leaders and Board Members for 2023

November 21, 2022

COLUMBUS, OH – At the Annual Business Meeting of the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association, members from across the state voted to elect the slate of officers and board members for the coming year. The statewide board will be led by Chad Bortle, President of SJB Management Inc. and SJB Hotels LLC, Granville.

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May 2022 Spaceintel Press Release Final

Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association Announces Strategic Partnership with SpaceIntel

May 10, 2022

COLUMBUS, OH – In conjunction with the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association’s recently-launched Innovation & Technology initiatives to identify, recruit and promote companies, individuals and partnerships that can bring technology-based solutions to our industry, it has formed a partnership with the New Albany-based company SpaceIntel.

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May 2022 Hb 563 Ohla Statement House

Interested Party Statement to the Ohio House State and Local Government Committee for House Bill 563

May 10, 2022

Chair Wiggam, Vice Chair John, Ranking Member Kelly and members of the House State and Local Government Committee, on behalf of the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association (OHLA), I thank you for the opportunity to submit a statement as an interested party regarding House Bill 563.

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Media Advisory May 4 2022

Autonomous Security Technology Featured at Columbus Event

May 4, 2022

The Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association is combining two key priorities – efforts to bring more innovation & technology into the industry, and an increased focus on safety for guests, employees and travelers – by hosting a Safety & Security Technology Road Show.

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Sept 2021 Gordon Endorsement Release Ohla

Hotel Association Endorses Industry Professional Galen G. Gordon for Cincinnati City Council

September 2, 2021

Cincinnati, OH – The Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association’s Ohio HotelPAC has endorsed Galen G. Gordon, Business Travel Sales Manager of the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza hotel, in his campaign to become a member of Cincinnati City Council in the November 2, 2021 General Election.

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Aug 2021 Overdose Awareness Release Ohla

Hotel Industry Launches Initiative to Promote Use of Life-Saving NARCAN® On International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31, 2021

Columbus, OH – In response to an increase in opioid overdoses, and to help save lives at hotel properties, Ohio’s hotel industry has launched an awareness and informational campaign aimed at getting as many hotels as possible to keep a supply of NARCAN® (naloxone) nasal spray on site, and to train hotel staff on its safe use in resuscitating individuals.

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June 2021 Ohla Statement Hotel Lodging Grants

Statement on the Opening of Hotel & Lodging Grant Process

June 24, 2021

“The Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association thanks Governor DeWine, Director Lydia Mihalik and the entire administration for moving the program of much-needed pandemic assistance to these businesses forward with the opening of the application process on Tuesday."

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May 2021 Ohla Statement Sb 108

Statement in Support of the Governor’s Signing of Senate Bill 108

May 17, 2021

The Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association extends its appreciation to the sponsors of S.B. 108 for the hard work that went into this important legislation, to the members of the General Assembly for their strong support, and to Governor DeWine for signing this measure today.

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Feb 2021 Ohla Statement Investing In Ohio

Statement in Support of the Governor’s “Investing in Ohio” Initiative

February 1, 2021

"The Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association applauds and is grateful for today’s announcement by Governor Mike DeWine and administration officials of the “Investing in Ohio Initiative.”

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Dec 2020 Ohla Hb 606 Statement

Statement of Support of the Governor's Signing HB 606

December 2020

The Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association (OHLA) commends Governor Mike DeWine for signing, and the Ohio General Assembly for passing, critically-needed legislation to protect Ohio’s employers and employees from the crippling economic impact of pandemic-related lawsuits.

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