Category Archives: News and Updates

Spring 2017 Scholarship Awarded

Emily Clark, a Corvette Store Associate at the National Corvette Museum, has been awarded a $500 scholarship by the Bowling Green Area Lodging Association. Emily is a sophomore at Western Kentucky University, majoring in Management. She maintains a 3.8 GPA and is a member of the Honors College at WKU. Jenna Smith and Joy Jolly […]

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BGALA Sponsors Customer Service Training

The Bowling Green Area Lodging Association has partnered with the National Corvette Museum to bring in international speaker, Barbara Wold, for two sessions of customer service training. The training is free for anyone whose workplace is a member of the Association. The sessions are: Tuesday, March 21 from 2-4pm Central Time Wednesday, March 22 from […]

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Beware of Phone Scammers

Scammers are calling hotels again asking to be connected to room numbers. If they get an answer they say they are from hotel corporate and that there was a problem with the guest credit card. They ask for the credit card information, take it, then tell the guest that they are discounting the room 40% […]

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Meeting on European Travel

Coming in late January is an opportunity by The Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism for the hotels and attractions in our area to learn about European travel to Kentucky. It will provide us with some insight in how we may be able to tap into this market.  The program is 90 minutes and should be very beneficial […]

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2008 Scholarship Recipient Announced

The Bowling Green Area Lodging Association awarded its fall semester $500 Scholarship to Wendy Barber on May 13. Barber attends Western Kentucky University and will graduate from its Hospitality & Tourism Management program in May. She currently serves as Sales Manager at Hilton Garden Inn and has a minor in Business Administration.

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