Press Room

Our most recent press releases are available in the column to the right. 

Media Inquiries

Contact Stephanie Otterson, director of communications, at sotterson@prla.org or direct-dial (717) 963-8369. Please be sure to include your name, outlet, story topic, and deadline. 

Pennsylvania Hospitality Industry Quick Facts

25,434: Eating & drinking place locations in Pennsylvania in 2015
$21 Billion: Projected sales in Pennsylvania restaurants in 2015
561,300: Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Pennsylvania in 2016 (equals 10 percent of employment in the state)

135,630: Hotel rooms at 1,419 properties in Pennsylvania in 2015
$7 Billion: Visitor spending in 2014
57,175: Lodging establishment jobs in Pennsylvania in 2014 (equals 4.5 percent of employment in the state)