Weekly Industry Update
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NMHA Member Pricing

All Access Pass - $279
2-Day Conference-Only Pass - $229
1-Day Conference-Only Pass - $154
Social Pass - $75
General Admission Pricing

All Access Pass - $379
2-Day Conference-Only Pass - $329
1-Day Conference-Only Pass - $204
Social Pass - $100
Featured Keynote
Steve Goldberg
Senior VP - Operations & Hospitality
Steve oversees the strategic planning and operational execution of Southwest’s Ground Operations and Provisioning Departments and champions hospitality efforts for all Southwest Employees. Southwest defines hospitality as being achieved when Employees and Customers feel welcomed, cared for, and appreciated. Steve is doing ground breaking work in ensuring hospitality and operational excellence is a part of every Employee and Customer experience at Southwest Airlines. 
The 2019 Governor's Conference on Hospitality and Tourism presented by the New Mexico Hospitality Association is the annual statewide "how-to" for the New Mexico hospitality and tourism industry. It features incredible keynote speakers and breakout sessions designed to help you run your travel and tourism businesses more efficiently and effectively.  
Over the course of the 2-day conference, you have the opportunity to attend presentations, panel discussions and demonstrations from our three educational tracks: hotel & tourism sales, tourism development, and hotel & tourism marketing. Each track will feature four breakout sessions to provide you with a wealth of knowledge from industry experts to help you better excel in your career and help drive visitors to your hotel or destination.
NMHA is hiring for the role of Membership Sales Consultant
The ideal candidate to fill the role of Membership Sales Consultant will represent NMHA in its evolving sales and program offerings as needed or assigned. Must be able to build value for members and other partners, anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision. Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.

The applicant should have a love for sales, be an enthusiastic, self-motivated professional, and be able to build relationships. The position is a three-month contract position (with the potential for a contract extension) with a flat monthly rate and is eligible for commission based on performance goals.
Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs
Rooms Division Manager
Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa seeks an experienced Rooms Division Manager to lead and manage the Guest Services, Housekeeping and Laundry Departments. Ojo has 49 suites and rooms, 8 cottages, 2 houses, 8 vintage trailers, an R/V campground, employee housing, and Spa facilities.  

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs
Kitchen Manager - Lead
Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa seeks an experienced Kitchen Manager to assist the Restaurant Manager in managing the back of the house in a high-volume kitchen. 

Input on HRTM Online Graduate Program
The NMSU School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management is looking for industry input about online hospitality graduate programs.

Researchers are looking for industry professionals to complete an online survey to explore and analyze perceptions of online masters degree programs.

Your answers will contribute to the development of online programs that could assist your advancement in the hospitality industry.

Questions about the study can be sent to the principal investigators, Rebekah Dudley, radudley@nmsu.edu or Dr. Keith Mandabach, kmandaba@nmsu.edu .
NMTD CoOperative Marketing Program Webinar
Secretary Schroer and the NMTD team will be hosting a webinar on April 9 to share the results of the recent 3rd party assessment and launch the FY20 application cycle with key improvements to both the Media Menu Program (MMP) and Flex grant offerings, based on industry partner feedback.

The April 9 webinar is MANDATORY for all prospective CoOp grant applicants and related parties.

Date: Tuesday, April 9
Time: 10:00 am (MT)
New resources in the MIC
We have some new resources in the Member Information Center!
  • 2019 NMHA Annual Meeting - State of the Association
  • The Competition for Talent and How Destinations can Lead the Way
  • What's New from NMTD (2019 TRENDS Presentation)
  • STR: 2019 Hotel Industry Overview
  • Measuring the Economic Impact of Special Events
  • Discovering the Hidden Treasures within your Data through Integration, Personalization and Guest Engagement

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