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Hospitality Job Opportunities

By Greg Jewell | February 5, 2022

Louisville is starting the year off by launching a job portal to connect open positions with community members looking for employment opportunities. This landing page, located on Louisville Tourism’s website, is one of the ways the destination management organization is addressing the challenging labor needs plaguing the hospitality industry. The job portal, found at…

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Spirit of Hospitality Award

By Greg Jewell | February 1, 2022

In October 2021, at the ROSE Awards, LHA President David Greene presented the Spirit of Hospitality Award to the family of the Late Kurtis Thomas. The award winner is selected from the winners of each category of Rose Awards and brings with it a $1000 cash prize. Kurtis was the executive sous chef at River…

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LHA Forum with Community Leaders

By Greg Jewell | October 28, 2020

The Louisville Hotel Association held a forum to discuss issues relevant to opening up downtown, perceptions of the city in light of recent social unrest and how to bring tourism and meetings back to the city. The event was hosted by the Marriott Louisville Downtown on October 27. Panelists included:Mayor Greg FischerUS Representative John YarmuthMetro…

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Healthy Hospitality Best Practices

By Greg Jewell | May 1, 2020

These are recommended best practices gathered from multiple sources and are placed here simply as recommendation, references and guidelines for our association members and partners. Click here for the entire list. 

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TARC Corporate Connections Program: Recruitment, Retention, and Taking Care of Employees

By Greg Jewell | March 9, 2020

In a competitive business environment, employers and employees are always searching for added incentives—those special perks that make employment more attractive and give companies the reputation of being a great place to work. We understand that transportation is the number one barrier to work and school. Please contact Jessica Holman at for more details.

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