Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) expands team
Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has expanded its Global Sales team with the addition of Doug Rollins as Regional Vice President – South U.S. Based in ALHI’s Global Sales office in Atlanta, he now leads and oversees ALHI’s Global Sales teams in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Orlando, which assist meeting professionals, association executives, incentive specialists and business executives in the region who are interested in conducting meetings, conventions and/or incentive programs at any of ALHI’s member hotels and resorts. ALHI Global Luxury Sales’ distinguished portfolio features more than 250 luxury and upper-upscale hotels and resorts around the world, which are either independent or are with an independent hotel brand, and which specialize in serving meetings and incentive programs. The announcement was made by Mark Sergot, Chief Sales Officer for ALHI, which is the world’s leading independent Global Sales Organization serving the Meetings & Incentive marketplace.
Prior to joining ALHI, Rollins served for the past 17 years as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the AAA Four-Diamond Chateau Élan Winery & Resort in Georgia, a member of ALHI’s exclusive portfolio. Prior to that, he served as Director of Sales & Marketing for Grand Hyatt Atlanta, and in that same capacity for Hyatt Regency Knoxville in Tennessee. His extensive experience also includes sales positions with Regal Hotels International and Marriott Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University, and may be reached at (407) 295-4781 firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Doug is a very dedicated, skilled and highly motivated sales professional and leader with terrific sales experience within the luxury hospitality sector,” said Sergot. “We’ve had the pleasure of working closely with Doug for many years, as he comes to us from ALHI’s valued long-time member Chateau Élan. So we know what a fantastic asset he is to our growing ALHI Global Sales team, meeting and incentive professionals in the South region, and all of our distinguished member hotels and resorts.”
ALHI’s luxury portfolio includes more than 150 distinctive hotels and resorts in the USA and Canada; 38 in Western Europe; 13 in Eastern Europe; 33 in Asia; 13 in the Middle East; 9 in Africa; 16 in the Bahamas, Bermuda, Caribbean region and Mexico; and 4 in South America. In addition, ALHI’s portfolio features 23 luxury cruise ships appropriate for meetings and incentive programs, and Destination Management Companies (DMCs) in 100-plus locations worldwide.
In addition to its member hotels and resorts, ALHI’s portfolio features 10 Luxury Brand Collections to make it easy for planners to identify properties that will suit their programs’ specific needs. This includes the “Convention Collection” with 31 member hotels and resorts; “Level 5 Collection” with 65 upper-upscale hotel and resort options; “City Solutions,” offering 100 city-center hotels; “Golf Collection,” featuring 72 resorts with championship golf; “Beach & Island Collection,” with 55 member options; “Elite Retreats,” consisting of 57 exclusive hotels and resorts with fewer than 200 rooms; “Mountain Collection,” with 26 choices providing inspiring mountain views; “Bahamas, Bermuda & Caribbean Collection,” offering 17 luxury-level tropical options; “Ocean Line Collection,” with the 23 ultra-luxurious “floating resorts”; and “DMC Solutions,” providing local expertise in more than 100 destinations worldwide. ALHI is also pleased to exclusively represent Kempinski Hotels & Resorts in North America. The Kempinski portfolio feature more than 70 “individual” and unique properties around the world.
For more information about ALHI and/or its member hotels and resorts, please contact the nearest of the 24 ALHI Global Sales offices in the United States, Canada, London, and now Frankfurt, Germany. For specifics, go to alhi.com to identify the nearest “ALHI Team” Global Sales professionals in your area. Or, call the “ALHI Group Desk” toll-free in the U.S. at 866-303-ALHI (2544), and visit alhi.com.
About ALHI, with 250 Hotels & Resorts + 23 Cruise Ships and DMCs
ALHI, established in 1986, is the leading independent Global Sales Organization serving the meetings and incentive marketplace, providing one-call access for its distinguished membership of more than 250 luxury hotels and resorts, which are either independent or are with an independent hotel brand. Hired and authorized by member properties, ALHI features a distinctive portfolio of exquisite resorts, luxurious city center business hotels, historic grand landmark hotels, lifestyle hotels, and boutique hotels. ALHI’s portfolio also features 23 luxury cruise ships appropriate for meetings and incentive programs, and Destination Management Companies (DMCs) in 100-plus locations worldwide. ALHI offers 24 Global Sales offices in the U.S., Canada, London, and now Frankfurt, Germany, providing extensive Global Sales services, valuable expertise, local connectivity, market intelligence, and account advocacy for meetings and incentive programs of any size and scope worldwide.alhi.com