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Asian American Hotel Owners

Abbott Thanks AAHOA Members for Keeping State Open

Gov. Greg Abbott recently delivered remarks at the Asian American Hotel Owners Association’s (AAHOA) National Convention and Trade Show in Dallas. In his remarks, the governor highlighted achievements of the 87th Legislative Session including COVID-19 liability protections for businesses, anti-human trafficking efforts and legislation that exempts forgiven paycheck protection program loans from the franchise tax in Texas. Abbott also thanked the members of AAHOA for their engagement throughout the 87th Legislative Session.

“The Texas economy is booming thanks in part to the men and women of the hospitality and leisure industry, and we are continuing to soar to extraordinary heights by keeping our state open for business, and ensuring entrepreneurs and business owners have the tools and support they need to succeed,” said Abbott. “Thank you to the members of the AAHOA for being so engaged on a variety of important issues this legislative session, and for being an outstanding voice for hotel owners across our state and our nation.”


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About Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM. In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.

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