Associated Luxury Hotels International Adds New Member Hotels in New York City, Texas & Utah
Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), which serves the Meetings & Incentive marketplace in North America and Europe with its distinguished portfolio of more than 250 luxury and upper-upscale hotels and resorts, has expanded its worldwide portfolio and U.S. options with the recent addition of five new member hotels. This includes: New York City’s renowned InterContinental New York Barclay; the picturesque The Woodlands Resort, situated just 30 minutes from downtown Houston, Texas; the AAA Four-Diamond, all-suite Hotel Contessa in downtown San Antonio, Texas; the Forbes Five-Star Stein Eriksen Lodge in breathtaking Park City, Utah; and the 140-room The Chateaux Deer Valley, also in Park City, Utah, within steps of the world-renowned Deer Valley Resort. The ALHI Global Sales Organization now represents the hotels to meeting professionals, association executives, incentive specialists and business executives who are interested in conducting meetings or programs at any of the member hotels, according to ALHI’s Chief Sales Officer Mark Sergot.
“We are very pleased to expand the U.S. options in our portfolio with the addition of these five outstanding hotels,” said Sergot. “InterContinental New York Barclay is widely recognized as one of North America’s premier business hotels, with a truly prime location in Manhattan. The Woodlands Resort features a beautiful and inspiring setting within a scenic natural forest, and is just 30 minutes from Houston. While Hotel Contessa is the only AAA Four-Diamond all-suite hotel located directly on San Antonio’s famous River Walk. We are also very proud to add the exquisite Stein Eriksen Lodge and the luxurious Chateaux Deer Valley to meet the high demand we are experiencing from planners for the emerging destination of Utah. We are excited to showcase these hotels to planners throughout North America and Europe.”
Already one of New York City’s most celebrated hotels, the InterContinental New York Barclay completed a dramatic $180 million, 20-month renovation and restoration in 2016. Opened in 1926 as part of the Grand Central Terminal expansion, the elegant hotel is ideally located in Midtown Manhattan on East 48th Street. Among its many honors was being named “North America’s Leading Business Hotel in 2017” by the World Travel Awards. The hotel features 702 redesigned guest rooms and suites; 20,000 square feet of meeting space, which includes two large ballrooms and five additional breakout rooms; a 24-hour fitness center; a 24-hour business center; and the sophisticated Barclay restaurant. The hotel is 30 minutes from LaGuardia Airport and 60 minutes from JFK International Airport.
Conveniently located a short drive from downtown Houston, The Woodlands Resort is situated within the natural forest of The Woodlands 28,000-acre master-planned community. In addition to its soothing and beautiful forest setting, the resort also offers 402 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, 60,000 square feet of indoor meeting space (which includes a 13,430-square-foot ballroom) and 12,500 square feet of outdoor meeting space. The resort also features two championship golf courses, a world-class tennis center, a five-pool waterpark complete with a lazy river, a spa, a fitness facility, The Woodlands Golf Performance Center, an array of dining options (including the upscale Robard’s Steakhouse) and over 200 miles of nature and bike trails. The resort is just 25 minutes from George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
The all-suite Hotel Contessa features an ideal location in downtown San Antonio, directly on the world-famous River Walk on the banks of the San Antonio River. Offering 265 spacious suites with floor-to-ceiling windows, the AAA Four-Diamond hotel features 11 conference rooms with a total of 10,000 square feet of event space, plus three scenic terraces. Groups also have access to an additional 20,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor event space at the adjacent Briscoe Museum. The hotel also offers a restaurant with seating along the River Walk, a heated rooftop pool with sweeping views of downtown San Antonio, The Woodhouse Day Spa, and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel is just steps from the many shops, restaurants, attractions and nightclubs of River Walk, and is only 8 miles from the San Antonio International Airport.
Surrounded by stunning views of Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah, the Forbes Five-Star Stein Eriksen Lodge is an authentic European lodge that was awarded “World’s Best Ski Hotel” by the World Ski Awards. Nestled mid-mountain, the hotel is known for its first-class accommodations and facilities, world-renowned skiing, array of outdoor recreation options and impeccable service. Featuring 180 European-inspired guest rooms and suites, the hotel also offers over 24,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and event space, Utah’s only Five-Star spa, ski-in/ski-out access, dining at the Forbes Four-Star Glitretind Restaurant, and a 10,000-bottle Wine Cellar. The hotel is just 5 minutes from Historic Main Street and the hub of Park City, and is only 45 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport.
Also located mid-mountain in the majestic alpine setting of Park City, Utah, the Forbes Four-Star The Chateaux Deer Valley is just steps from Deer Valley Resort. Offering 140 guest rooms and suites that feature contemporary mountain décor, the hotel was designed with productive mountain inspiration in mind. Property highlights include 34,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, which includes a 6,600-square-foot ballroom (the largest in Park City), and a 12,000-square-foot outdoor courtyard with views. The hotel also offers Le Spa Chateaux, a 24-hour fitness center, a heated pool, Cena Restaurant & Lounge serving Italian cuisine, and a shuttle within Park City. The hotel is just minutes from bustling Old Town Park City, and is only 45 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport.
InterContinental New York Barclay becomes ALHI’s second option in New York City, joining the landmark Lotte New York Palace, which completed an impressive $140 million renovation. The Woodlands Resort becomes ALHI’s fourth option in the Houston area, joining: the 266-room Hotel Sorella in the heart of West Houston’s CITYCENTRE; the Forbes Four-Star The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa, nestled amidst towering pines and majestic oaks; and the AAA Four-Diamond Royal Sonesta Houston in the heart of Uptown Houston. Hotel Contessa becomes ALHI’s third offering in San Antonio, joining the elegant and sophisticated 213-room Hotel Valencia Riverwalk, and the 496-room La Cantera Resort & Spa, situated on 550 acres in the Texas Hill Country. Stein Eriksen Lodge and The Chateaux Deer Valley are ALHI’s third and fourth options in Utah, joining Salt Lake City’s extraordinary The Grand America Hotel and the AAA Four-Diamond The Little America Hotel.
For more information about ALHI, any of its member hotels and resorts or Global Luxury Alliance members worldwide, contact your nearest ALHI Global Sales Office. For specific contacts, go to www.alhi.com to identify the nearest “ALHI Team” sales professionals in your area. Or, call the “ALHI Group Desk” toll-free in the U.S. at 866-303-ALHI (2544), and visit www.alhi.com.