Dedicated to Enhancing the Economic, Legislative,
& Social Interests of its Members

Greater Knoxville Hospitality Association is a non-profit membership organization for hotel/motels, restaurants, venues, attractions, and services and suppliers to the hospitality and tourism industries in the greater Knoxville area. Our purpose is to enhance the economic, legislative, and social interests of our membership. GKHA provides its members with up-to-date resources, networking opportunities, and community involvement opportunities to help them serve the greater Knoxville region and continue to grow their organizations.


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GKHA speaks as one voice for the hospitality and tourism industries. Together we can combine our experience and knowledge to better serve our businesses and our community.

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Did you know?

• For every dollar the state of Tennessee spends on advertising tourism, it realizes an $18 return on investment.
• Tourism generates nearly 18 billion dollars a year in tourist expenditures in Tennessee.
• Revenue associated with tourism in Tennessee sustains more than 240,000 jobs and creates nearly 6 billion dollars in worker income.
• Tennessee households save more than $550 annually in taxes thanks to tourism in Tennessee.