Home
Hotel News
BITAC® Events!
Luxury Mar. 01, 2020 More Info 1 Supplier Spots Left
HEALTHTAC® East Mar. 29, 2020 More Info 4 Supplier Spots Left
Operations Apr. 19, 2020 More Info 9 Supplier Spots Left
Building Your Hospitality Business
  Are you a member? Log In  or  Sign Up
Hotel Interactive®, Inc.
 
Share
Send a summary and link to this article
To Email
Your Name
Your Email
Bot Test
To pass the Bot Test, please type the white text that you see in the gray box. This helps us prevent spammers from abusing the system.
Print Printable Version

AHLA Names Matt Carrier Vice President Of Innovation Policy & Research

Friday, February 14, 2020
bookmark this
Bookmark to: Digg Bookmark to: Del.icio.us Bookmark to: Facebook
Bookmark to: Yahoo Bookmark to: Google Bookmark to: Twitter
We are on Twitter
ahla
ahla

WASHINGTON–The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced several additions to its staff as part of the association’s efforts to deepen its in-house expertise and meet our members’ needs today and in the future.

Matt Carrier has been named Vice President of Innovation Policy and Research. In this new role, Carrier is charged with leading the hotel industry’s technology and distribution policy agenda to meet our members’ needs today and in the future.

“As we look ahead to the next decade, AHLA remains focused on ensuring we are a best-in-class organization that can meet the challenges of tomorrow,” said Brian Crawford, Executive Vice President of Government Affairs at AHLA. “As the digital landscape changes, hotel companies are on the forefront of adapting new ways to reach their customers and provide real tangible value during the booking process, curating a more seamless travel experience. Matt brings a wealth of distribution and e-commerce experience that will build on our important work in the technology policy arena.”

Carrier comes to AHLA after nearly a decade across the hotel distribution and revenue strategy space. Prior to joining AHLA, he oversaw price guarantee and rate parity programs at Marriott International. With family roots in the hotel and lodging industry, Carrier is committed to advancing the hotel industry through technology and data. He is a graduate of Cornell University, where he studied Hotel Administration.
Additional hires include the following:

• Katie Bernard Wright has been named senior director of state and local government relations, where she will work closely with the government relations team to execute AHLA’s state and local advocacy agenda. Wright joins AHLA from the National Association of Home Builders, and previously worked for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

• Jess Potashnik joined AHLA as manager for strategic partnerships and business development, where she will be responsible for partner and member acquisition and retention strategies. With a strong background in account management and customer service, Potashhnik most recently worked at Custom Ink.

Feedback Messaging & Feedback
We welcome your opinion! Log In to send feedback.
Already a member?
Login
Log In
Not yet registered?
Login
Sign Up
Need More Information?
Information
Benefits
 
  RSS Feed
RSS Feed
Policies
Contact Us
Mobile Version