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Welcome to the Washington Lodging Association

The Washington Lodging Association (WLA), incorporated in 1920, is the non-profit trade and professional association dedicated to the interests of the lodging industry in Washington State.

Our website is your resource for news and events, member benefits and programs, directories, publications, and much more!


WLA and WRA publish minimum wage guide to help Seattle members comply with complex local law.
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WLA and WRA combine membership and communications teams in advance of combined operations.
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When a dog is not a pet: Five things you should know about service animals.
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AH&LA educates lawmakers and consumers about deceptive online booking practices.
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  • Membership Benefits
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  • Recommended Vendors

Upcoming Events

Join WLA’s claims experts at one of four free workshops and gain invaluable tools for managing workers’ comp claims. You’ll review best practices for maintaining an effective management system and learn key steps for reducing the impact of a claim on your bottom line. Open to participants in the WLA Workers’ Comp Safety & Savings Program and those considering joining. Businesses enrolled in WLA's Workers' Comp Safety & Savings Program are required to have at least one representative attend a workshop per calendar year. Recommended for general managers, human resources managers and safety managers. Workshops are from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and include lunch. Learn more
Washington’s premier lodging event offers a packed educational program focused on fresh strategies for succeeding in today's fast-paced hospitality industry. Experience an outstanding showcase of lodging-related products and services and enjoy opportunities to network and build stronger connections with your peers. Register now and save with early bird rates. Learn more

American Hotel and Lodging Association

Uniting 11,000 hospitality executives, AH&LA is the only national organization dedicated to serving the interests of hoteliers on the front line, behind the scenes, and on Capitol Hill. Members are empowered with exclusive bottom line savings, educational resources, and networking opportunities with our expansive network of top-level industry professionals. Explore our website to see why we've been the leading voice of the lodging industry for 100 years. Learn More

Stay In Washington

StayInWashington.com is the online companion to the Washington State Visitors’ Guide. Quick links provide easy access to more than 1,000 accommodations, services and attractions as well as travel information for every region of the state, national and state parks, and recreation areas. For more detailed information, consumers can easily view the entire Guide online, download it in PDF format, or request personal copies from the State Tourism Office.

For lodging members, StayInWashington.com has kiosk photo displays to showcase your property and provide links to your website and online reservations desk. Members get deep discounts on listings, enhancements and display ads, plus free listings on StayInWashington.com. Click here to explore StayInWashington.com.

Recommended Vendors

The Washington Lodging Association (WLA) believes in offering its members access to the best vendors in the lodging industry. Our Allied Members are committed to providing high quality products and services at an incredible value.

Allied Members are key to the success of the lodging industry! Our Allied Members provide the products and services you need to run your lodging establishment effectively. Use the menu below to find vendors committed to your success and the success of the lodging industry.  Learn More

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Formerly the Washington State Hotel & Lodging Association
13540 Linden Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98133
Phone: 206-306-1001 Toll Free: 877-906-1001 Fax: 206-306-1006
Email: info@WAlodging.org

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