Since 1865, American Hotel has supported the growth of hospitality by building strong relationships. As a family-owned company that today is led by a third generation of the Leahy family, people and partnerships continue to drive everything we do. As the premier global hospitality supplier, we help our customers create memorable guest experiences and achieve brand consistency across geographic markets. We offer more than 50,000 items, including 1,600 national brands and more than 2,500 best-value products from our exclusive Registry® brand. For more than six decades, our comprehensive Buying Guide has served as the industry's preeminent source for hospitality products.
With roots that date back to the Civil War, American Hotel Register Company has been in a unique position to participate in the dramatic evolution of the hospitality industry. The history of the industry and our company's heritage provide a revealing look at how life in this country has changed. In our more than 140 years in business, our company has continually adapted to the changing times and offered our customers the products and services they have needed to provide superior service to their guests.
Founded in 1865 as a publisher of hotel travel directories and railroad maps, our company incorporated in 1896 under its current name as a manufacturer of patented hotel registers.