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River Inn at Seaside wins Nationwide Independent Lodging Award

April 27, 2018
Category: Seaside Lodging, Awards, River Inn at Seaside

SEASIDE, OR. – April 18th, 2017 – River Inn at Seaside has been awarded “Independent Hotel of the Year” at the annual 2017 AAHOA (Asian American Hotel Owners Association) conference.

During the awards ceremony held on April 13th, 2017 at Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, River Inn at Seaside received the award as a national winner in the category of “Independent Hotel of the Year”. The award honors an independent hotel that sets a high standard of excellence in quality, service and guest satisfaction.

Masudur Khan, Managing Director and property manager, Cinthia Inzunza received the award in front of over 6,500 attendees making the annual AAHOA conference the largest gathering of lodging professionals anywhere.

“We are pleased to win “Independent hotel of the Year,” which is affirmation of our efforts and commitment. This is a huge achievement for our hotels, employees, business partners and community.” said Masudur Khan. “We are very grateful to our valued guests because without them this award would not be possible.”

Just recently River Inn at Seaside also ranked #57 out of 100 Best fan-favorite destinations by Oregon Business Magazine.

The AAHOA award ranks among the most prestigious national awards for excellent service and guest satisfaction in the hotel industry. Each year the AAHAOA board of directors and executive committee carefully review the candidate amongst hundreds of nominations to present the award at the world’s largest hotel conference and trade show.

About River Inn at Seaside:

Built in 2014 the River Inn at Seaside is Seaside’s newest hotel perched along the soothing Necanicum River and centrally located, just one block from downtown or two blocks to the beach. With 48 rooms and suites, the River Inn at Seaside is the ideal hotel for all who enjoy the atmosphere and ambience of the Northern Oregon coast, offering the comforts of home, in a convenient location.

About AAHOA:

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade organization that represents Asian American hotel owners in the hospitality industry. It is the largest hotel owners association in the world. Founded in 1989, AAHOA as of 2016 has more than 16,000 members who operate more than 23,000 hotels, amounting to nearly 50% of all hotels in the United States. For more information visit