Tamil Nadu Hotels Association (TNHA) was founded in the year 1938 prior to the liberation of the country from colonial rule.

Prior to linguistic bifurcation of states. Area of service extended throughout the erstwhile MADRAS RESIDENCY covering the present Tamil Nadu an Andhra States, Dhakshin Kannada area of Karnataka state and Palakad – Malabar belt of Kerala state.

Registered under the Societies Act (No. 46 /1945-46).

After the linguistic bifurcation of States, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala have formed separate Associations. The Tamil Nadu Hotels Association is the apex body of al the District hotels Associations including Chennai city.

TNHA is a registered society under the Societies Act (No. 46 /1945-46).Registered office of TNHA situated in Egmore,Chennai city.All District hotels Associations are affiliated to TNHA.