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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!


LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Cut-off kills increases in state’s minimum wage.
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Prom season challenges properties to review policies to protect against damage and possible claims of discrimination.
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Seattle's new wage theft requires employers to post written notices in languages commonly spoken at their workplace.
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City of Seattle releases final administrative rules, an FAQ and workplace poster as first wage increases go into effect on April 1 under Minimum Wage Ordinance.
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Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 23, 2015
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Learn about initiatives to strengthen Seattle and Washington State as an international tourist destination with presentations by Tom Norwalk, President & CEO of Visit Seattle, Jeff Blosser, President & CEO of the Washington State Convention Center and others. You’ll also get an update on the 2015 legislative session and hear about plans to create a unified hospitality association. Read more
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Washington Lodging Association is proud to partner with the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency and Sheraton Seattle Hotel to present a free workshop for hoteliers on sustainable lodging practices. Learn how you can improve the sustainability of your property, lower your operating costs and welcome more sustainability-conscious guests. Read more
Tuesday, June 23
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
This complimentary member luncheon features a panel discussion on data breaches and what hoteliers can do to reduce risk and what steps they need to respond quickly and effectively in the event of a breach. Read 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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