Nomination Guidelines and FAQs
Who is eligible?
AHLA members in good standing
How many individuals (or company) may I nominate?
Only (1) nominee per category
Is a form required for each nomination?
Yes. (1) form is required per nominee
May I nominate my company?
Yes! Please feel free to nominate your hotel/business
When is the deadline?
December 4th this is a firm deadline
Where do I send a written form?
Any form not filled out on line may be scanned and sent to [email protected]
When will I be notified if my nominee makes the top 3?
You will be contacted by December 11th
Who qualifies for which category?
See categories below
FRONT OF HOUSE: Hourly employees in the Front Office, PBX, Concierge, Valet/Bellman, Recreation, Fitness, Golf, Spa, Servers, Bar Staff, Banquet Servers, Hosts/Bussers, Baristas, Room Service, and Reservations
HEART OF HOUSE: Hourly employees in Housekeeping, Laundry, Maintenance/Engineering, Loss Prevention, Landscaping, Administration, Accounting/Purchasing, Human Resources, Chefs/Cooks, Stewards, and Event Set up Staff
SALE & MARKETING: Managerial or hourly employees in Sales, Marketing, Events, and Revenue Management
OUTSTANDING LEADER: Managers and supervisors from any department.
COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD: This award is given to a hotel, allied business or individual in recognition for their acts of a charitable nature that have left a profound and recognizable mark on the community
STUDENT AWARD: Any High School or College student that is pursuing a hospitality degree while working part time or more and demonstrates aptitude and professionalism as a future star of our industry
ALLIED MEMBER of the Year: This award recognizes the Allied Member whose continued partnership has further the goals of the AHLA, provided the means or resources to improve our community, and / or creates a service culture that permeates their team and the member hotels they serve.