Appointed Regional Vice President – South U.S.
At Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) in Washington – DC, USA
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 andOrlando, 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 and [email protected] .
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 shipsappropriate 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.