Welcome to the Sacramento Hotel Association
The Sacramento Hotel Association (SHA) is a nonprofit, professional trade organization of lodging properties representing more than 5,000 guestrooms in the greater Sacramento area. Our members represent a range of lodging properties. The association also represents allied businesses and suppliers engaged in the local hospitality industry.
How to Reach Us During the “Stay at Home” Order
In accordance with the California Governor’s Executive Order that went into effect March 19 at 11:59 p.m., SHA staff members are working remotely until otherwise advised. During this time, we will not have access to live telephone answering. The best way to reach us is via email at email@example.com. You may leave us a voice message at 916-441-6110. Messages may take up to 24 hours to receive a response. Thank you.
Message from the California Hotel and Lodging Association:
“Hotel and lodging properties are considered essential businesses and, therefore, are exempt from the Governor’s order and may remain open. This has been confirmed via the California Office of Emergency Services as well.”
Comprehensive, Consumer-Friendly Website to Boost COVID-19 Awareness
One-stop State Website: www.covid19.ca.gov
California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced the launch of a new Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) public awareness campaign to provide useful information to Californians and inform them of actions they can take to further prevent the spread of the virus. The campaign is anchored by a new, consumer-friendly website, www.covid19.ca.gov, that highlights critical steps people can take to stay healthy and resources available to Californians impacted by the outbreak, including paid sick leave and unemployment assistance.
COVID-19 Industry Guidance: Hotels and Lodging
The California Department of Public Health and Cal-OSHA have developed specific guidance for hotels and lodging properties in regard to the public health crisis. This guide also includes a checklist that properties can use to implement their own practices.
Short-term Employment Resources for Displaced Hotel Employees
The AHLA Foundation is helping the industry rally together to help our employees during this time by providing access to thousands of temporary, seasonal, and part-time job opportunities across the United States for displaced hotel employees.
Sacramento Hotels Diligently Adding Safety Protocols
Visit Sacramento Podcast: Nikki Carlson of the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel on Providing Safe Rooms
Accommodations are on the front line of ensuring the health and safety of their employees and visitors as hotel guests begin to return for overnight stays. Whether it’s for business or a chance to relieve pandemic-related cabin fever for a night, guests have high expectations for the cleanliness of their rooms and the hotel. Nikki Carlson, General Manager for the Kimpton Sawyer, lays out what her hotel is doing so guests feel safe and comfortable. (Please note: This podcast was recorded prior to the closure of bars and nightclubs, and closure of indoor dining locations. Visit the Sacramento County Department of Health Services website for the latest closure updates.)
COVID-19 Resource Page from the California Chamber of Commerce
Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to dominate the news, raising concerns among individuals and for our economy. This page provides links to CalChamber, federal, state and local resources.
Water Use Efficiency Ideas for Hotels Courtesy of the California Department of Water Resources
The list includes these areas:
- General Suggestions
- Building Maintenance
- Kitchen, Dining Room & Bar
The Project It all started with a simple decision: To allow it to be okay not to be okay.
The goal is to provide tools and skills to identify and talk about mental health issues in a safe environment that encourages people to seek help they may need.
In hospitality we are family. Let’s do what it takes to make that family stronger and healthier.