Galveston Hotel & Lodging Association




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Welcome to the Galveston Hotel & Lodging Association! 

Welcome to the Galveston Hotel & Lodging Association (GHLA)!  Our members include more than 100 hotels and allied business located across Galveston Island.  Members range from small family owned properties to major convention hotels.  GHLA advocates on behalf of its member’s interests through active involvement in local, state, and national issues. 

GHLA offers members the ability to network with the leading members of the local hospitality industry and attend educational events discussing top trends and issues facing the industry.

Upcoming Events

    • 09/19/2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center

    After a record breaking summer, what does the rest of 2019 and 2020 hold for Galveston as well as the lodging and tourism industry?  Please join GHLA on Thursday, September 19th for a presentation by the Islands' tourism experts:  Kelly de Schaun with the Park Board of Trustees and Melody Smith with the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau. You will also meet Michael Woody, the new Chief Tourism Officer for the Galveston Island Convention & Visitor Bureau and hear his plan on implementing the mission and core values of Galveston Island. 

    Galveston is known for its rich vibrant history as well as its perseverance and strong commitment to building a better future.  The Island hosts over seven million visitors a year who are attracted to the same features that brought visitors over a 100 years ago – the Island’s natural beauty, first-class hotels & restaurants, the arts, cultural activities and recreational attractions.  Tourism sustained over 11,000 jobs in Galveston last year, representing one in every three jobs on the island.

    • 12/10/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CST)
    • Moody Gardens Hotel, 7 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554

    Mark Your Calendars for the Annual Tourism Industry Holiday Celebration on December 10th at Moody Gardens Hotel!

    What better way to get into the spirit of the season than joining your friends and colleagues at the Annual Holiday Celebration?   

    Details To Follow!

The Galveston Hotel & Lodging Association is a non-profit organization that represents over 100 members comprised of hotels as well as suppliers servicing the hospitality industry.

Galveston Hotel & Lodging Association

Chair:  Willis Gandhi, Balaji Hospitality

Director:  Stephanie Haynes


P: 713-853-8958

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