Advocacy at the State Capital MLHA works for your best interest when the Montana Legislature is in session. MLHA is your voice in speaking against efforts to divert tourism promotion dollars for other purposes, unnecessary government intrusion, cumbersome labor issues and punitive taxes.
Click here for more detailed information about our legislative efforts.
AHLEI provides working hospitality professionals with education and training. AHLEI's hospitality solutions include online learning, professional certification, and resources for high schools, colleges, and workforce agencies.
Their Guest Service Gold®: Tourism Training and Certification applies seven guest service "golden opportunities" to the broad spectrum of tourism. Click here for more information.
MLHA has partnered with National Purchasing Partners (NPP) to provide members discounts on many products and services including Verizon Wireless service, office supplies, maintenance and repair, tech devices and more.
Heartland Payment Systems MLHA endorses Heartland Payment Systems to provide credit card and payroll services, gift card and check verification programs -- all at discounted prices for members.
You have access to a Hearland manager in your community. An HPS representative will review your current credit card and payroll situation and offer you solutions that will make your business more profitable. For more information about Heartland, click here.
STR (Smith Travel Research, Inc.) - click here for last month's STR report provided by MLHA. Special pricing for MLHA members on STR products as a member benefit. Discount is taken off full priced reports. 2020 pricing is as follows: For Lodging Members:
25% discount on the dSTAR report and associated STAR add-ons for first time hotel participants (during first year of enrollment).
For All Members:
U.S. Hotel Review: $1295 ($400 savings)
15% discount on Pipeline reports
15% discount on Hotel News Now advertising
10% discount on School Break Report
To learn more about STR on their website, click here - or check out their flyer. To visit with a representative, call 615-824-8664, ext. 3504 or email.
PayneWest Insurance, a Montana-based company, has been endorsed by MLHA. Their hospitality specialists have created insurance products specifically for MLHA members. Products include workers’ compensation, property and liability, and MEC (Minimal Essential Coverage) plans to cover your employees under the ACA (Affordable Care Act).
To discover more about the savings available to you contact Doug Jensen at 800-877-0115 or by email. Or visit PayneWest Insurance's website by clicking here.
The Employee Discount Program is a voluntary program and is a great way to honor and retain your valuable employees.
Click here to search participating properties. Contact Jenny at the MLHA office if you would like to provide a discount at your property: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MLHA partners withHcareers to assist members with employee recruiting via the Internet. Hcareers helps employers increase the number of applicants while reducing costs and shortening the hiring process. If you would like to start posting jobs, please contact Hcareers.com.
Travelers for Open LandPartner with others in the Montana hospitality industry to preserve Montana's natural beauty and irreplaceable landscape for present and future generations. Learn more about this program, including how to receive free collateral pieces for use at your property by visiting the Travelers for Open Land website.
In an era of increased attention to energy issues and related costs, more and more businesses are looking for ways to manage energy consumption. That is why NorthWestern Energy created the Efficiency Plus (E+) brand to signal ways that the consumer can reduce their use and seize the savings. Click here for more information on E+ programs for your business.
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