Position Statements Adopted by the SAHLA Board of Directors

2019 State Legislative Priorities

The San Antonio Hotel & Lodging Association priorities for the 86th Legislature center around maintaining, growing and protecting the tourism and hospitality industry. This includes remaining vigilant on collection and use of the Hotel Occupancy, in addition to preventing any action that would be considered discriminatory and detrimental to tourism to San Antonio and Texas.

2019 Federal Legislative Priorities

The San Antonio Hotel & Lodging Association Federal Legislative Priorities align with other Hospitality Industry partners and focus on the development of more non-stop flights into San Antonio International Airport and the creation of a fair and equitable working environment for employees and employers among other issues.

The Alamo

The San Antonio Hotel & Lodging Association strongly supports the City of San Antonio and the State of Texas to restore and redevelop The Alamo into a transformative and world-class destination.

2017 State Legislative Priorities

2017 Federal Legislative Priorities

CVB Management Agreement

The San Antonio Hotel & Lodging Association supports maximizing the City’s Hotel Occupancy Tax for the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) budget in order to sustain and grow the impact tourism and hospitality has on our local economy. The protection and growth of the CVB budget was one of the key motivators for our industry’s request and support of the structural transition of the CVB and is imperative for the future success of San Antonio’s travel industry.