You can earn the CLO designation if you are the owner of at least one hotel/lodging property. You must provide non-proprietary documentation that shows you are the owner of at least one property.
How to Apply
Have the following documents available to upload:
- Proof of hotel ownership (non-proprietary)
CLO candidates receive a keycode to access a 14-chapter study guide on PDF. The five sections of the study guide are:
- Industry Overview
- Overview of Hotel Operations
- Hotel Investment
- The Process of Asset Management
- Contracts and Legal Aspects of Asset Management
Topics include an introduction to accounting and financial statements; the hotel investment decision: buy, hold, and sell analyses; evaluating franchise and chain affiliation programs; benchmarking and financial analysis; hotel management agreement structures; and key legal issues.
The study guide also includes 20 sample exam questions for practice.
You can access the program online or review it on the go by downloading the content to a mobile device, tablet, or computer for offline reading.
The online CLO exam is a 100 multiple-choice online, unproctored exam which you must complete within two hours and achieve a score of at least 70 percent.
For additional information, please contact the Professional Certification Department:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone 407-999-8100 or 888-575-8726 | Fax: 407-236-7848 or 407-999-8610