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

    • 12/08/2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Conference Center, 7 Hope Blvd. Galveston, TX 77550

    Mark Your Calendars!

    Annual Tourism Industry Holiday Celebration

    Wednesday, December 8, 2021

    Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Conference Center

    5:30pm to 7:30pm

    What better way to get into the spirit of the season than joining your friends and colleagues Annual Tourism Holiday Celebration? We invite you to come out and celebrate with delicious food and libations while benefiting Artist Boat!  

    The Galveston Hotel and Lodging Association is honored to support Artist Boat  this year as the recipient of the 2021 Christmas Party donations.  We chose this valuable organization as their mission is to promote awareness and preservation of coastal margins and the marine environment through the disciplines of the sciences and the arts.  They are truly an  organization that gives back to the community in ways that make Galveston Island a wonderful place to live and visit.   

    Thank You to Our Event Partner, Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center, for Hosting the Celebration!

    • 12/09/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom! Advance Registration Required.

    Tax Seminar for Short Term / Vacation Rental Operators

    Thursday, December 9th at 10am

    Do you know that “Hotel Occupancy Tax” applies not only to hotels but also to vacation rentals? What are the record-keeping and retention requirements?  What are the reporting and payment requirements?  Do you charge sales tax or hotel occupancy tax on services or supplies? What should you expect when being audited? Do you have the up-to-date information?

    Join us at our complimentary online educational seminar for vacation rentals owners and operators to hear Justin Bragiel with the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association as he discusses the information you should know when it comes to taxes.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting along with Justin’s email address that you may submit questions to.

    We look forward to you joining us!

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:  Marty Miles, Hotel Galvez & Spa / The Tremont House / Harbor House Hotel & Marina

Director:  Stephanie Haynes


P: 713-853-8958

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