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May 10, 2019, 08:46 ET Short-Term Rental Legislation Signed Into Law, Increases Consumer Safety

On Thursday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top priority for the...


Jan 22, 2019, 08:40 ET Washington Hospitality Association Supports Protecting Workers, Providing Panic Buttons

The safety and security of employees is a top priority for the hospitality industry, which is why the Washington Hospitality Association testified in ...


Nov 12, 2018, 08:45 ET Hospitality Convention Honors Professionals in Restaurants, Hotels

Hospitality professionals from across the state were honored at the Washington Hospitality Convention Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Lake Washington....


Jun 11, 2018, 08:35 ET Washington Hospitality Association Recognizes 2018 Legislative Heroes

The Washington Hospitality Association is proud to recognize the following 2018 Legislative Heroes: Sen. Christine Rolfes, D- Kitsap County, Sen....


Mar 15, 2018, 08:40 ET Local Bellevue High School Crushes Both Culinary and Management Competitions at Statewide Restaurant Contest

Aspiring chefs and restaurateurs from Newport High School found vindication this year as they swept both the culinary and management competitions at...


Jan 09, 2018, 08:40 ET Scholarships Immediately Available to Grow Workers' Skill Sets and Create Career Pathways

The Washington Hospitality Association is currently offering scholarships aimed at connecting workers with skills improvement classes for hospitality ...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:40 ET Hospitality Association Announces 2017 Legislative Heroes

Annually, the Washington Hospitality Association recognizes lawmakers as Heroes of the hospitality industry. The association is known for its...


May 01, 2017, 15:21 ET ESD, DSHS, Washington Hospitality Association and Gov. Inslee Join Forces for Hospitality Month and Job Creation

Gov. Jay Inslee has declared May 2017 as Hospitality Month. This is the first such honor for the Washington hospitality industry, recognizing the...


Feb 15, 2017, 07:45 ET Local Teens Face Off in Premier Youth Culinary, Restaurant Management Competition

Future master chefs and entrepreneurs are going head-to-head in the kitchen and the board room at the 2017 Washington ProStart Invitational. The...


Jan 26, 2017, 07:09 ET Washington Hospitality Celebrates 5 Years of DineNW Radio and Podcast

The Washington Hospitality Association is celebrating more than five years of sharing industry news, the latest trends and interviews with...


Nov 16, 2016, 08:35 ET Lodging Awards Recognize Employees Who Make a Difference for Guests and Communities

Eight talented employees received the Washington Hospitality Association's Stars of the Washington Lodging Awards at the Washington Lodging...


Oct 11, 2016, 07:52 ET Washington Hospitality Event Creates More than 65 New Jobs

On Oct. 6, the Washington Hospitality Association hosted a hiring event at MOTIF in Seattle. In partnership with the Department of Health and Social...