Category: HATC Members

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New US regulations allow millions right to overtime pay

Overtime for White Collar Workers Overview and Summary of Final Rule One of the most basic tenets of our economy is that a hard day’s work should lead to a fair...

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Reporting Suspicious Activity At Your Hotel

If your staff sees any suspicious activity at your hotel, below are a couple of checklist that will help when giving more information to your local police. Print out and...


How Hotels can partner with Texas DARS

DARS can be a great partner to businesses in updating their affirmative action plans and providing them with qualified applicants for the positions they are trying to...


Adopt a Zero Tolerance Workplace Violence Policy

In past issues of the Industry Update, we reported OSHA is increasing the number of inspections on businesses across the U.S., including lodging properties.  As part...

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HATC Proudly Supports the Catholic Charities of Fort Worth

HATC is a proud supporter of Catholic Charities of Fort Worth and encourages HATC members to use this partnership as a resource for hiring, translation services and take...


Ambassadors Program

Are you interested in volunteering with the Hotel Association of Tarrant County? Our Ambassador Program is a great way to meet and network with other Hotels and Allied...


HATC Job Posting Form

A benefit our HATC Members receives are complimentary job postings on our website. If your Hotel or Company is a member in good standing and interested in having HATC...

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Be Prepared for Flu, Zika Virus, and Other Diseases

In recent weeks, a great deal of news coverage has been devoted to the Zika virus, a disease that is primarily spread to people through mosquito bites.  Several cases...


Texas Lodging Industry Economic Trends for January 2016


Dept of Labor

Higher Salary Required for Overtime Pay Exemptions: Expect Expedited Agency Action

The Federal Department of Labor (DOL) is taking steps earlier than anticipated to implement new proposed overtime rules.  These proposed rules significantly increase...

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Gaylord Texan announces $120 million expansion

The Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine will get a $120 million expansion, the owners of the property announced today. Nashville-based Ryman...

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Congratulations 2015 HATC Award Winners!

Holiday Open House 2015

Holiday Open House

  Come join us for some holiday treats at HATC’s new home on Friday, December 18, 2015. Come anytime from 1:00 PM  – 4:00 PM. HATC 6612 N. Riverside...


HATC-Hawaiian Falls Hospitality Week August 1-9, 2015

                                HATC is excited to partner with Hawaiian Falls in...

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NEW Aloft Hotel planned for Arlington

Aloft Arlington Entertainment District will open within a new mixed-use development known as The Village at Ballpark Way, which will also include retail space and...