To champion current and aspiring professionals within the independent lodging community and to help them become highly successful by providing essential education, advocacy, networking, and professional development.
To ensure a robust independent lodging community by serving as a resource for essential industry education, as an influential industry advocate, and as a facilitator of strong industry alliances.
It is important to you to operate a successful business whether you are an innkeeper, independent lodging owner, a unique lodging property, a hospitality professional, an aspiring hospitality professional, or an allied partner that supports our industry with your products and services.
Operating a unique lodging property requires a variety of skills and access to resources. Marketing, management, staffing, finance, technology, legal issues, cooking, decorating, cleaning, safety, customer service, keeping up with guest trends, and advocating for your industry - the list is practically endless.
To sum it up, you're a professional.
Welcome to ALP - Association of Lodging Professionals - it's the place for you.
We are a collaborative community, solving the challenges of independent lodging property owners in a changing travel landscape.
We're a non-profit association that focuses on professional development and advocates for the industry in media relations, and influencing public policy.
In April 2018 the former for-profit PAII became a non-profit organization with the US IRS 501(c)6 designation. In January 2020,
the Professional Association of Innkeepers International (PAII) and the Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals (AIHP)
merged to form a new non-profit organization: Association of Lodging Professionals (ALP).