Wyoming Lodging & Restaurant Association Exclusive Member News                                        October 17, 2018


L-R Wyoming Tourism Board President Darren Rudolf, Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition President Brook Kaufman, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and Wyoming Lodging Restaurant President Alex Klein.

2018 Fall Hospitality and Tourism Conference Visits Laramie

The 2018 Fall Hospitality and Tourism Conference wrapped up last week in beautiful Laramie, Wyoming.  95 industry leaders traveled from across the state to learn and network over two full days of current, relevant content.


ServSafe Offers New Workplace Training Support

  Did you know that ServSafe, the leader in Restaurant Industry training, just launched ServSafe Workplace? Starting with Sexual Harassment training, ServSafe Workplace will offer a suite of training products for creating and sustaining a positive workplace for both managers and employees.

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2018 Wyoming Digital Guide Advertising Program  

Be there for the millions of travel planners looking at Wyoming on TravelWyoming.com and the Official Travel Guide.

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Tip Sharing and Tip Pooling – The Latest at the Federal Level

In Wyoming any tip pool or tip sharing arrangement must be voluntary as Wyoming is one of only 3 states that does not allow a mandated tip pooling arrangement.  Earlier this year there was some changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act that apply to tip pooling and a handful of WLRA members have inquired about these changes. 

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 First Impressions Make a Difference

In August, I visited 53 hotels in five days for the purpose of introducing the InnTender property management system to owners of hotels and motels across greater Wyoming. Before I joined InnTender, I taught communication and team/leadership courses at several universities in Colorado, and for the past thirty years I have consulted with government and private corporations worldwide. With my communication background in mind, I would like to share with you some of my more interesting communication observations and lessons from my travels across the rambling roads of Wyoming.




Chris Brown, Executive Director l 307.634.8816, chris@wlra.org
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January 27-29, 2019
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