AAHOA (Asian American Hotal Owners Association)

AAHOA (Asian American Hotal Owners Association)Representing more than 8,300 members, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is one of the leading forces in the hospitality industry and one of the most powerful Asian American advocacy groups. Together the members own more than 20,000 hotels, which have 1 million rooms representing over 50 percent of the economy lodging properties and nearly 37 percent of all hotel properties in the United States.

WorldClaim recognizes the importance of the Asian American community and has formed a partnership with Arjun "Alex" Patel, a lifetime member of AAHOA, to represent WorldClaim within the association. This alliance will allow for WorldClaim to provide better services to their growing AAHOA customer base and expand its focus within the hospitality industry.

AAHOA (Asian American Hotal Owners Association)Arjun received a B.S. in Chemistry in India before he came to the United States and graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University. He purchased his first motel in 1982 in Albany, NY and remains a strong force within the hospitality industry. He expanded his business to become a restaurateur in 1999 when he converted one of his Super 8 Motels to include a Golden Corral and has since purchased multiple franchises.

He currently resides in Albany, N.Y. where he enjoys playing cricket and spending time with his wife and three children.

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