AHLA Appoints Omer Acar


The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced that Raffles & Orient Express Chief Executive Officer Omer Acar has been appointed to AHLA’s executive committee. 

AHLA’s executive committee includes top leaders representing all segments of the hospitality industry, and their insight guides its policy agenda.

“Omer is an accomplished leader and one of the world’s foremost experts in luxury hospitality,” said AHLA President & CEO Chip Rogers. “AHLA’s executive committee already features some of hospitality’s top minds, and the addition of Omer will help this esteemed group propel our association, our members, and our industry to new heights.” 



“AHLA executive committee membership is an amazing opportunity to help shape the many programs and policy efforts that are going to keep our industry moving forward,” said Raffles & Orient Express Chief Executive Officer Omer Acar.

“I’m grateful to AHLA’s leadership team for their confidence in me and excited to get to work on behalf of the association’s members and the hotel & lodging industry.”



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