Coronavirus Business Impacts Survey

To ensure our industry has a voice in the recovery conversations at the state level, it’s important to quantify the impacts on travel businesses and their employees. Please spend 10 minutes filling out this survey.

Coronavirus Information

Ask An Expert:

Hotel Owners and Operators, we know these are challenging times. We are here to help you navigate through this landscape. Please e-mail our COVID-19 Industry Experts to help answer some of your questions.

Pravin Pranav: Payroll & HR (
John Manderfeld: Hotel Operations & Investment (
Pat Mitchell: COVID-19 Preparedness, General HR, Sales & Marketing Advice  (
David Bowman: Lending & Brokerage (

The Governor’s Office and GO-Biz have compiled guidance from California Agencies and Departments for use by California employers and employees as it relates to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Many of your concerns can be found here:

Governor’s Office and GO-Biz

Visit California has been an invaluable source of information for the travel and tourism industry. To stay up to date, visit:

Visit California

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) for latest information on the Coronavirus, visit:

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Comprehensive FAQs For Employers On The COVID-19 Coronavirus by Fisher Phillips can be found here:

Fisher Phillips

CLIA Scholarship Fundraiser Online Auction

Another Successful Scholarship Fundraiser Has Concluded

Our thanks to the generous donors and sponsors of our fourth CLIA Dollars for Scholars online auction scholarship fundraiser.  We are pleased to say that this campaign has resulted in donations totalling over $52,000 so far. Our efforts will continue as the need to aid deserving hospitality students does not diminish.

This campaign is just one of the many programs CLIA offers in support of the lodging industry.  If you would like more information about CLIA’s scholarship program, contact Chris Middleton at or 925.478.0929.

California is Global Ready

Global Ready is a series of cultural, sales and service trainings that highlights best practices for welcoming international visitors from California’s top international markets. Participants receive tools to attract, engage and keep these valuable travelers.

Registration and Information