CHIA Program

Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) – The CHIA is offered globally to students, professors, and industry professionals through a joint effort between AH&LEI, ICHRIE, and STR.  The CHIA is the leading certification focused on analytics. 
The CHIA training covers the following content:
  • Hotel Industry Analytical Foundations
  • Hotel Math Fundamentals, the metrics used by the Hotel Industry
  • Property Level Benchmarking
  • Hotel Industry Performance Reports
This recognition provides evidence of a thorough knowledge of the foundational metrics, definitions, formulas, and methodologies that are used by the hotel industry.  Recipients have proven that they can “do the math” and interpret the results.  Participants receive a certificate and are able to use the CHIA designation on their business cards and resumes.  
Click here to read more about this certification.
How to Earn a CHIA
AAHOA will offer a CHIA review & exam at the 2017 AAHOA Annual Convention & Trade Show.  There will only be 50 spots available, and a refundable deposit is needed to secure your spot.  This course is only available to current AAHOA members in good standing.
How to Register

This program is now full.  To be added on the wait list, please complete this form: Wait List – CHIA at 2017 AAHOA Convention.

*Members who have registered and do not show up for the course or do not take the exam on Wednesday, April 12, will forfeit their refund.
How the Exam Works
Members are required to bring their own laptop to take the CHIA exam online.  The exam will be administered on the morning of Wednesday, April 12th at 7:00am – 8:45am.  You must complete the exam to receive a full refund of the deposit.
CHIA Applicant Responsibility Acknowledgement
By registering and paying the deposit for this event, you acknowledge and agree to the following:
  • The registration information I have provided is accurate.
  • I understand that acceptance into the CHIA program is based on this information.
  • I understand that all program materials are presented in English and I feel confident that my knowledge of the English language will allow me to thoroughly understand the material presented, including the comprehensive exam.
  • If accepted as a CHIA candidate, I will have to complete the exam on April 12, 2017. If I do not complete the exam requirement on this date, I will have to reapply and resubmit the program fee and forfeit my deposit.
  • I wish to be accepted as a CHIA candidate and I understand this agreement becomes binding when accepted by AHLEI and AAHOA.
  • Once approved and processed, Professional Certification records will be stored electronically.

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