SACRAMENTO, Calif. – May 14, 2021 – On behalf of California’s more than 6,000 hotels and 235,000 hotel employees, the California Hotel and Lodging Association released this statement in response to Gov. Newsom’s proposed $95 million for marketing to revive California’s travel and tourism industry:

“California’s hotels and our employees are so ready to be fully reopened and re-welcome guests from near and far,” said Lynn S. Mohrfeld, President and CEO of CHLA. “We are grateful for Gov. Newsom’s extraordinary support that will provide much-needed funds to let the world know that California hotels are safe, healthy and open.”