Wyoming Lodging & Restaurant Association Exclusive Member News                                      May 16, 2019



WLRA Legislative Update- May 2019

The Wyoming Legislature’s interim is well underway where all of the standing committees meet 3 times between now and the start of the 2020 Legislative Budget Session.  There are a number of initiatives being considered that could have significant impact on Wyoming’s hospitality and tourism industry.  Your association is engaged with the legislature on all of these topics.

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Save the Dates!

WLRA 10th Annual Golf Classic
Friday, September 13, 2019
Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club, Jackson, Wyoming

Swing into Education!
Mark your calendar to participate in this premier event helping benefit the WLRA Education Foundation and its ProStart Programs in Wyoming schools.

Registration information is coming soon!


Hospitality and Tourism Fall Summit

November 13th & 14th, 2019
Buffalo Bill Village Resort, Cody, Wyoming

Registration information is coming soon!




Glenrock and Jackson Compete in National ProStart Competition

The National Restaurant Association hosted their annual National ProStart Competition in Washington D.C. earlier this month.  Representing Wyoming were Glenrock High School for Culinary and Jackson High School for Management.

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Proud To Be A WLRA Member- Hampton Inn, Buffalo!

Buffalo, Wyoming – March 28th, 2019 – Hampton Inn & Suites was recently recognized from the brand by receiving the 2018 Lighthouse Award. The award solidifies the hotel as one of Hampton Inn & Suites best in class properties for the past year. The Hampton Inn & Suites in Buffalo is ranked 35th in the world of 3000 plus Hampton Inn and Suites hotels.  This puts the hotel in the top 5% of the Hampton brand. In recognition of this achievement, the hotel will receive a trophy to display in its lobby.  

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2018 Impact - Visitor Economy Continues to Grow in Wyoming

The travel and hospitality industry is the second largest industry in the State of Wyoming. Visitors stimulate the local economy and benefit hotels, meeting facilities, attractions, restaurants, cultural institutions, tour companies, transportation providers, local farmers, and countless other businesses.

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Renew Brand USA

Brand USA is a public-private partnership responsible for promoting the U.S. as a travel destination and communicating official visa and entry policies to international leisure and business travelers. Created by Congress in 2010, Brand USA is funded entirely by private sector donations and fees assessed on foreign visitors—not by U.S. taxpayers. 

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Chris Brown, Executive Director l 307.634.8816, chris@wlra.org
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