Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), which serves as the global sales force for more than 250 luxury independent hotels, has increased its domestic and international footprint with the addition of new hotels and brands in destinations with emerging meeting and incentive markets. New properties in the company’s portfolio include One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico; Kempinski Emerald Palace, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; MGM Springfield, Springfield, MA; Hotel Annapolis, Annapolis, MD; Live! By Loews, St. Louis, MO; and Hotel Alessandra, Houston, TX.
“In response to client’s needs, we are excited to offer new hotel & resort options in markets around the world. ALHI’s growth strategy will continue to be strategic in nature and aligned with our client’s requests,” said Mark Sergot, Chief Sales Officer for ALHI. “We welcome our new member hotels to the ALHI family and look forward to educating clients on the unique and authentic qualities these hotels offer”
One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico
Situated on the edge of the Baja Peninsula, alongside the Sea of Cortez, One&Only Palmilla is a luxury hideaway whose earliest guests include Hollywood celebrities like John Wayne, Lucille Ball and former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Originally built in 1956 with just 15 rooms, One&Only Palmilla underwent a $90 million-dollar renovation in 2004.
Emerald Palace Kempinski, Dubai
The Emerald Palace Kempinski is Dubai’s palace by the sea. Located on the Palm Jumeirah and slated to open November 29, this five-star luxury hotel features panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf and exceptional leisure facilities.
MGM Springfield, Springfield, Massachusetts
As new England’s first integrated resort casino and a premier entertainment destination, MGM Springfield boasts eight fine-dining and casual eating establishments, and four luxury hospitality and entertainment venues.
Hotel Annapolis, Annapolis, Maryland
Located in the heart of downtown Annapolis and a short walk from Maryland State House, the United States Naval Academy and St. John’s College, Hotel Annapolis provides guests with the ultimate Chesapeake Bay experience.
Live! by Loews, St. Louis, Missouri
In 2020, Live! By Loews will open its doors in downtown St. Louis and truly embody the spirit of the city with its celebration of rich history and professional sports. A $65 million-dollar hotel project and part of the Ballpark Village’s $260 million-dollar expansion, the eight-story hotel will complete Clark Street’s transformation into one of the most unique city streets in professional sports history.
Hotel Alessandra, Houston, Texas
European luxury and sophistication coupled with Texan flair come to mind when you walk through the doors of Hotel Alessandra. The hotel is conveniently located near popular downtown destinations, including Discovery Green park, Alley Theatre, the Toyota Center, the Houston Zoo and the Downtown Aquarium, among others.