WASHINGTON—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) declared it welcomed ClubCorp, now acknowledged as Invited, as a new member.
ClubCorp is the major operator and operator of private golf equipment, with extra than 200 golf and place golf equipment, city golf equipment, and stadium golf equipment in 30 states, the District of Columbia, and two international nations around the world. Established in 1957, ClubCorp delivers amenities, gains, lodging, and company to associates and friends.
Ron Vlasic, ClubCorp govt vice president—operations town and stadium golf equipment, is a latest member of AHLA’s Board of Administrators and previous chair of the board. He will remain on AHLA’s Board of Directors as an unique agent in his ability for ClubCorp commencing in June 2022.
ClubCorp joins an AHLA membership roster that includes much more than 30,000 customers, 80 p.c of all franchised hotels, and the 10 major hotel firms in the United States. In addition to hoteliers, AHLA membership contains condition and regional lodging associations, hospitality associations, sector service suppliers and suppliers, universities, and hospitality college students.
Today’s announcement builds on AHLA’s membership progress trajectory around the earlier two decades, in the course of which AHLA obtained document membership and over-all pleasure ranges and has expanded by means of strategic partnerships and mergers with hospitality corporations, together with Hospitality Technological know-how Upcoming Technology (HTNG) and the Hospitality Asset Supervisors Affiliation (HAMA).
“I’ve viewed the large array of positive aspects AHLA customers notice firsthand, and I know that an AHLA membership is an significant investment in the long term of hospitality,” mentioned Vlasic. “As an operator of lodging and accommodations offerings inside ClubCorp’s portfolio, we are enthusiastic to have access to AHLA’s advocacy, communications, conferences and gatherings, and organizational methods by means of our membership.”
“We are thrilled to welcome ClubCorp to the increasing AHLA loved ones and excited to benefit from Ron’s continued counsel and services on the AHLA Board of Administrators,” said Chip Rogers, president and CEO of AHLA. “As the greatest owner and operator of private golf equipment, ClubCorp will convey a distinctive point of view to AHLA’s membership ranks. And we glance ahead to expanding AHLA’s membership base with other golf equipment that operate lodging lodging.”