JUNE 2014 STR REPORT IS AVAILABLE ON THE MH&LA WEBSITE To view the report go to mdlodging.org, click on Members - Statistics and Research and look for Maryland Monthly Statistics May 2014. NOTE: This report is provided as an MH&LA member service and requires member log in to access. For assistance with your member log in, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. BAN THE BOX UPDATE A bill has been introduced in the Montgomery County Council prohibiting employers from using a check box on job applications for applicants to disclose a criminal record and prohibiting questions about a criminal history until a conditional job offer has been made. Baltimore City recently approved a similar law. REGISTER ONLINE FOR THE GOLF OUTING AND FISHING TOURNAMENT Both events are on Monday October 6 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge. For more details on registration options, special pricing on overnight accommodations and special discounts on pre event rounds of golf click here. THANK YOU BALTIMORE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE Thank you to Kent Smedley, Dean of Workforce Development, and Evelyn Weaver, CHA, Interim Director, Hospitality, Culinary & Tourism Program at the Baltimore County Community College, for hosting MH&LA's recent Baltimore County Regional Meeting. THANK YOU RENEWING MEMBERS LODGING — Embassy Suites Baltimore - Downtown; Haven Hotel & Suites, Ocean City; Holiday Inn, BWI, Hanover; and Holiday Inn Express -- Northside, Ocean City ALLIED — Hufcor Potomac, United Products Distributor BALTIMORE GETS INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION Fodor's Travel, one of the world's premier travel guides has included Baltimore's Inner Harbor on their list of top waterfront cities in the world. Baltimore is one of only three U.S. cities that made the list. The other U.S. cities were New Orleans and San Francisco. The top destination on the list was Venice.