Public-Private Venture Lodging
Public-Private Venture lodging, also referred to as Privatized Lodging, is located on or near military installations, and was once operated by the government but is now operated by a commercial lodging company.
The Army's Privatized Army Lodging (PAL) [ihg.com] are the first and only Privatized Lodging facilities to be integrated into the travel system as part of the Integrated Lodging Program (ILP). PAL is a partnership between the Army and private industry designed to improve the condition of on-post lodging facilities and provide for their long-term sustainment. PAL properties are corporately branded as IHG Army Hotels, Holiday Inn Express, Candlewood Suites, and Staybridge Suites. Only PAL properties that the Army has certified as adequate are in the program. Other Privatized Lodging may be added to the program in the future.
The Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) [PDF] require travelers, who are Temporary Duty (TDY) to an Integrated Lodging Program site, to use designated Privatized Lodging when available. If Privatized Lodging is available and not used, reimbursement will be limited to the amount the government would have paid.