Serving the Hotel Industry since 1878, the Hotel Association of New York City, Inc. is one of the oldest professional trade associations in the nation. Its founders’ mission was to establish an association that would serve as the voice of the hotel industry, supporting its members with the highest standard of services and best available resources. Today the Hotel Association of New York City:

  • Represents more than 280 of the finest hotels in New York City with more than 80,000 rooms and approximately 50,000 employees
  • Is an internationally recognized leader in New York City’s $5 billion tourism industry

In a city that serves as a global center for entertainment, media finance and culture, the hospitality industry plays a pivotal role. HANYC continues to anticipate the growing needs of its member hotels within New York City’s ever changing economic and political climate. The Association represents New York City’s hotels on all fronts, including:

  • Labor/ Legal Counsel
  • Legal Counsel
  • State/ City Legislative Representation
  • Fire Protection and Public Safety
  • Public Relations
  • Association/ National Involvement
  • Industry Affiliations

The Association is governed by a 31 member Board of Directors, which consists elected officers and members from many of New York’s hotels. Standing committees are established to address all important topics such as Fire, Safety, Security, Legislation, Human Resources, and Sustainability. These committees, represented by a cross-section of the industry, recommend action and take positions on issues of concern when necessary.