The merger will enable ALHI to be even more far reaching and effective in serving its impressive portfolio of more than 130 Four- and Five-Diamond quality member hotels and resorts worldwide, offering over 100,000 rooms and 10 million square feet of meeting space.
After 25 years of each organization successfully serving the meetings and incentive industry with National Sales responsibilities for their member hotels and resorts, it is a logical step for ALHI and the H + G teams to join forces," said David Gabri, president and CEO of ALHI (www.
With the H + G acquisition, Kevin Hinton has been named Executive Vice President of ALHI; Bill Grusich, CMP, Senior Vice President; Kathy Kozminske, Vice President; and the majority of the H + G staff will join ALHI, augmenting the current ALHI sales and leadership team throughout North America.
ALHI is a member-service-driven organization with 25 member companies featuring 52 hotels and resorts and one transportation company.
ALHI has an advisory committee with an elected chairperson.
ALHI has its own annual meeting with all members meeting jointly with the ALHI industry advisory council, which is made up of 125 association executives and corporate meeting planning executives.
ALHI offers many member benefit programs, five of which include:
This event, formerly known as the "ALHI Independence Day Celebration" and now as the ALHI Spring Showcase, was held April 8, 1998, at the newly refurbished Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, another ALHI member hotel.
An Annual Golf Tournament of 30 foursomes with 75 percent of the players being ALHI members' good clients.
At ASAE Nashville 1998 - ASAE's 78th meeting and exhibition - ALHI will be the largest block of exhibitors in the Associations Advance America spirit with 34 booths in the area.
One half of the ALHI VOLS team is made up of more than 70 ALHI hotel sales executives in attendance this year to help association executives buy.