OH&LA will host two very informative training sessions on November 10. The sessions will focus on selecting the best candidates for your property, as well as the performance evaluation process. Both sessions will be presented by Judy King, Quality Management Services, LLC and will be held at the Renaissance Waterford Hotel, 6300 Waterford Boulevard, in Oklahoma City.
It’s time to make your Stars of the Industry nominations! This annual award competition epitomizes the service and spirit of our industry by honoring outstanding individuals and properties in Oklahoma’s lodging industry. Open to all OH&LA member properties, the Stars of the Industry Awards will be presented at a luncheon during the OH&LA Lodging Summit and Vendor Expo in January.
The Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) is the only hotel-related certification for industry professionals focused on analytics. This recognition provides evidence of a thorough knowledge of the foundational metrics, definitions, formulas, and methodologies that are used by the hotel industry.
The Department of Labor published a final overtime rule May 18 that guarantees time-and-half pay to any salaried employee earning under $47,476 a year ($913 a week) and who works more than 40 hours in a week. That’s double the current salary threshold of $23,660 ($455 a week). The rule is set to take effect December 1, 2016.