Maria Loya

Maria Loya is LAANE’s Director of Responsible Hotels Project. Under Maria’s leadership, LAANE succeeded in requiring McDonald’s at LAX to pay a living wage to its workers and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) signed an historic Community Benefits Agreement with the LAX Coalition for Environmental, Economic and Educational Justice.

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How to Supercharge Tourism in Los Angeles

Can one policy really benefit thousands of working Angelenos, the City of Los Angeles and its hotels? That’s the ambitious goal of Destination LA, a unique and innovative partnership of ...

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Sept 11

A Different Kind of 9/11

When I woke up this September 11 I turned on MSNBC. It was replaying the news coverage that took place that day 10 years before. I found myself glued to ...

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