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WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 21 The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today issued the following statement after tax reform legislation passed both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.

“Our industry is proud to support legislation that will reform U.S. tax policies and create a pro-growth tax environment,” said AHLA president and CEO Katherine Lugar. “Tax reform will enable hoteliers to expand their businesses, create more jobs and help keep our economy strong. Tax cuts will contribute to the overall economic growth of our nation and strengthen our economy. We applaud the White House, Congressional leadership and members of the House and Senate who voted for final passage of this historic bill, and we look forward to final legislation being signed into law.”

About the American Hotel & Lodging Association

Serving the hospitality industry for more than a century, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) is the sole national association representing all segments of the 8 million jobs the U.S. lodging industry supports, including hotel owners, REITs, chains, franchisees, management companies, independent properties, bed and breakfasts, state hotel associations, and industry suppliers. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AHLA focuses on strategic advocacy, communications support, and educational resources for an industry that advances long-term career opportunities for employees, invests in local communities across the country and hosts more than one billion guests’ stays in American hotels every year. AHLA proudly represents a dynamic hotel industry of more than 54,000 properties that supports $1.1 trillion in U.S. sales and generates nearly $170 billion in taxes to local, state and federal governments. Learn more at www.AHLA.com.

Contact: Jennifer Myers

jmyers@ahla.com / (202) 289-3148

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