Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has expanded the U.S. city hotel options in its portfolio with the addition of Langham Place, Fifth Avenue in New York City; the brand new The Langham, Chicago in Chicago; and Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans.
The ALHI Global Sales Organization (GSO) sales force, which has an impressive portfolio of over 150 Four- and Five-Diamond quality hotels and resorts worldwide, and are located throughout the U.S. and in Canada, now provides authorized and dedicated GSO services and sales support to those conducting meetings and/or incentive programs at these hotels. In addition to their membership in ALHI’s worldwide portfolio, the hotels also become the newest members in the “ALHI City Solutions Collection” specialty segment, which now features 60 city location options in distinctive metropolitan areas around the world.
“Planners are always looking for exciting options in dynamic metropolitan cities. Langham Place, Fifth Avenue; Hotel Monteleone; and the brand new The Langham, Chicago are all exceptional choices for programs,” said David Gabri, president and CEO, ALHI. “We are very proud to add these truly outstanding hotels to our portfolio, and look forward to sharing information about the hotels and their unique attributes with our valued industry relationships.”
Befitting the hotel’s prestigious address, Langham Place, Fifth Avenue embodies luxurious style and understated sophistication. Located in the heart of Manhattan’s most coveted district, the hotel is surrounded by New York City’s most celebrated landmarks. Offering modern apartment-style accommodations, the 214 guest rooms and suites provide sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline. Complimentary guest room amenities include Internet, soft drinks and pressing of five items of clothing upon arrival. Providing 2,800 square feet of contemporary meeting space, the hotel also features a 24-hour business center, two restaurants including the acclaimed Ai Fiori, an 11,000 square-foot spa with 11 treatment rooms, a complimentary 24-hour fitness center, a salon and a lounge overlooking Fifth Avenue. Located two blocks from the iconic Empire State Building and Bryant Park, it is within walking distance of Times Square, Rockefeller Center and the Fifth Avenue Shops along with Penn Station and Grand Central. The hotel is just 25 minutes from JFK International Airport or 15 minutes from LaGuardia Airport.
With its grand opening in July 2013, The Langham, Chicago gracefully blends urban sophistication with refined luxury, combined with impressive views overlooking the Chicago River. Ideally located in downtown Chicago in a 52-story landmark tower designed by renowned architect Miles van der Rowe, the stylish hotel features 316 spacious residential-style guest rooms and suites, each featuring inspiring views as well as a 55-inch LCD television, and wired and wireless Internet access. The hotel offers 15,000 square feet of meeting space and 12 meeting rooms with versatile function space, including the 4,840 square-foot Devonshire Ballroom. Amenities at the hotel include the 22,000 square-foot Chuan Spa, the unique Electric Cinema featuring the latest audiovisual facilities fit for professional movie screenings, the contemporary Mediterranean-style Travelle restaurant and bar, a fully equipped gym, afternoon tea with live music and a private 4,500 square-foot Langham Club Lounge. Steps away from renowned shopping on the Magnificent Mile, it is convenient to other main Chicago attractions, such as Shedd Aquarium, the John Hancock Observatory and the city’s numerous museums. The Langham, Chicago is located approximately 25 minutes from Chicago O’Hare International Airport or 20 minutes from Chicago Midway International Airport.
Situated in New Orleans’ famous French Quarter, the luxurious Hotel Monteleone is a historic landmark that sits along the famous Royal Street. The fifth generation family-owned and operated hotel has provided gracious service for over 127 years. The hotel offers 570 beautifully decorated guest rooms that each include a Keurig coffee brewer, refrigerator, high-speed Internet access, a large high-definition LCD television, and a bathroom lined in marble and granite. A total of 24 meeting rooms provide 24,000 square feet of recently renovated meeting space, which can host groups up to 400 people. In addition, the hotel features the famous and recently expanded Carousel Bar & Lounge, the new Criollo Restaurant, Spa Aria, a heated rooftop pool, 24-hour fitness center, a business center and valet parking. Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is only 20 minutes from the hotel. In addition to its membership in the “ALHI City Solutions Collection” specialty segment, Hotel Monteleone is also the newest addition to the “ALHI Historic Collection,” which consists of ALHI’s legendary meeting hotels and resorts with more than 50 years of heritage.
Langham Place, Fifth Avenue is ALHI’s third member in New York City, joining the all new and soon to be reopening AAA Four-Diamond Loews Regency Hotel, and the spectacular New York Palace Hotel, which recently completed a major makeover and meeting space expansion.
The Langham, Chicago is ALHI’s fifth member in downtown Chicago, joining: Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, which recently completed a $50 million transformation; the elegant landmark InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile; the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, providing stunning views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline; and The Peninsula Chicago, voted No. 1 Large City Hotel in the U.S. and Canada by Travel + Leisure.
Hotel Monteleone joins ALHI as the second member in New Orleans in the portfolio, along with the AAA Four-Diamond, 295-room Loews New Orleans Hotel in the heart of the city.
With a worldwide portfolio of over 115,000 rooms and suites and nearly 10 million square feet of meeting space, ALHI provides planners and their organizations experienced Global Sales services with diverse options among its outstanding worldwide member hotels and resorts, which specialize in meetings and incentive programs. ALHI provides one-call professional sales assistance and access to their distinctive hotels, resorts and venues for programs ranging from 10 to more than 6,500.
ALHI’s over 150 members include Four- and Five-Diamond quality meeting, convention and incentive resorts on land and sea, city hotels, exclusive smaller hotels, golf resorts, historic and landmark properties, island destinations, resorts with spas, properties in international destinations, and hotels with world-class gaming and entertainment.
ALHI has 19 professionally-staffed Global Sales offices with locations in Atlanta; Boston; Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Kansas City, Mo.; Louisville, Ky.; New York City; Northern California; Orlando, Fla.; Philadelphia; Phoenix; Richmond, Va.; Savannah, Ga.; Southern California; Toronto; Washington, D.C.; and Washington state.
For a list of ALHI’s entire portfolio, visit ALHI’s website at www.alhi.com.