Hospitality Industry Associations in the Best of the Web Directory

Hospitality Industry Associations

Academy of Food and Wine Service

Professional organization for front of house personnel. Includes newsletter, training information, employer's guide and details of events.

American Culinary Federation

A professional, organization for chefs and cooks offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and accreditation.

American Resort Development Assoc.

A trade association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries.


A networking organization for senior individuals from across the world of the hospitality industry; includes details of events and activities, with information about membership, news, and contacts.

Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association

Public policy advocate for Arizona’s lodging and tourism industry.

Arkansas Hospitality Association

The official voice of the restaurant, lodging, travel and tourism industries in the state.

Asian American Hotel Owners Association

Aims to advance and protect the business interests of hotel owners through advocacy and industry leadership.

Association of Catering Excellence

An organization for managers, chefs, consultants, students, and suppliers from the hospitality and food service sector; with information about membership, benefits, events, and news.

Association of Corporate Travel Executives

Providing up to date news, knowledge, beneficial research findings and networking opportunities.

Australian Hotels Association

Representing the business interests of Australia's hotel industry.

Automatic Vending Association

A trade association for the vending and water industry. Includes details of events, membership benefits, training services, resources, and a directory of members.

Beaufort Area Hospitality Association

A local network of businesses and organizations engaged in the hospitality industry in the Beaufort area, South Carolina.

Boutique and Lifestyle Lodging Association

Offering a directory for travelers who seek out unusual and individual lodging options.

British Institute of Inn Keeping

Professional body representing individuals working across the licensed hospitality industry.

California Hotel & Lodging Association

Protects the rights and interests of the California lodging industry with legal guidance and lobbying, educational conferences and regional seminars.

California Lodging Industry Association

Representing the hotels, motels, lodges, resorts, country inns, bed and breakfast of the state of California.

Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association

A trade group supporting the hospitality and tourism industries in Central Florida.

China Hotel Association

Represents nationwide hotel, lodging, restaurants and catering services in China.

Club Managers Association of America

A professional association for managers of membership clubs.

Commercial Food Equipment Service Association

The trade association of professional service and parts distributors provides resources, training and education to support excellence in service.

Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers

Develops hospitality training professionals to advance industry training practices and improve operational results by providing access to education, tools and resources.

Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India

Provides an interface between the hospitality industry, political leadership, academics, international associations and other stake holders.

Foodservice Consultants Society International

Promoting professionalism in foodservice and hospitality consulting.

Global Business Travel Association

Provides business and government travel and meetings managers, as well as travel service providers, with networking events, news, education, research, and advocacy.

Greater Chattanooga Hospitality Association

Promoting the interests of the lodging, restaurant and allied industries.

Hospitality 1st

Offering sales, marketing and public relations resources for the hospitality industry.

Hospitality Business Association of Chicago

A non-profit chamber of commerce for Chicago’s locally owned hospitality businesses.

Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals

Providing networking opportunities, industry events, certification programs, educational opportunities, and essential resources.

Hospitality Net

Featuring hospitality and hotel news, market reports, columns, staff movements, industry events, jobs, suppliers and industry links.

Hotel Association of New York City

Aims to serve as the voice of the hotel industry in New York city.

Hotel Technology Next Generation

A global trade association enhancing the deployment of technology in hotels.


Representing the voice of hotels, restaurants, cafés and similar establishments in Europe.

Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association

Representing and advocating for the lodging industry in Illinois.

International Association of Conference Centres

Aims to promote meeting venues and exceptional meeting experiences.

International Congress and Convention Association

Global community and knowledge hub for the international association meetings industry.

International Executive Housekeepers Association

A member organization for persons employed in facility housekeeping at the management level.

International Flight Services Association

A global professional association created to serve the needs and interests of airline and railway personnel, inflight and rail caterers and suppliers responsible for providing passenger foodservice on regularly scheduled travel routes.

International Foodservice Manufacturers Association

Resource for news, community and education within the foodservice manufacturing industry.

International Hospitality Information Technology Association

Aims to advance the use of information technology in the hospitality industry through education and scholarship.

International Luxury Hotel Association

Aims to promote and advance the luxury hotel industry around the world.

International Society of Hospitality Consultants

A professional society provides a range of services from basic consulting, market studies, appraisals to complex developments, highly specialized technical hotel services and strategy design and formulation for tourist authorities.

International Society of Hotel Association Executives

A professional association consisting of the chief staff executives and other staff of local, state, national and international lodging trade associations.

International SPA Association

Voice of the spa industry, representing health and wellness facilities and providers in more than 70 countries.

Japan Hotel Association

Representing the interests of the hotel industry across Japan.

The Jersey Hospitality Association

Promotes the interests of its members who are involved in the hospitality, tourism, leisure and travel industry.

Latino Hotel and Restaurant Association

Representing the business interests of Latino hotel owners, operators and developers.

Les Clefs d’Or

International association of professional hotel concierges.

Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Alliance

Promote diversity and its economic benefits in the foodservice, hospitality and lodging industries.

National Association of Catering Executives

Offers members, partners, and the public a variety of rich resources that support, promote and enhance the catering and special events industries.

National Restaurant Association

A business association for the restaurant industry.

Network of the Hospitality Industry (NEWH)

Serves as the premier networking resource for the hospitality industry. Provides scholarship, leadership development, excellence recognition, and business development opportunities.

New Mexico Restaurant Association

Represents and promotes the foodservice industry in New Mexico.

North Dakota Hospitality Association

Represents and promotes the restaurant, lodging and beverage industry by influencing and enhancing the business and legislative climate for its members.

OpenTravel Alliance

Engineering specifications to ensure traveler and supplier information flow smoothly throughout travel, tourism and hospitality.

Palm Springs Hospitality Association

Provides a voice for restauranteurs, hoteliers, lodging providers, attractions and suppliers in Palm Springs.

Professional Association of Innkeepers International

Serving the industry nationally by providing programs and services that would enhance the professional skills of both active and aspiring innkeepers.

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)

Alliance of corporate and independent meeting professionals, industry suppliers, faculty, and students. Aims to provide superior and innovative education and to promote the value of professional convention management.

Rhode Island Hospitality Association

The official trade group of the foodservice, lodging, restaurant, and tourism industries.

Society for Foodservice Management

National association serving the needs and interests of executives in the onsite foodservice industry.

Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association

The advocacy voice and the source for information and education for the lodging and dining establishments in Tennessee.

Texas Hospitality Association

A non profit association made up Texas businesses that sell or serve adult beverages.

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