Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) Expands its Strategy to Include a Focus on Sports and Latin America-Specific Markets
DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2022 – Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), a leader in luxury hotel sales for meeting incentives, conventions, and exhibitions (MICE), recently launched additions to the Global Sales Team focusing on vertical markets with the hiring of two new Global Sales Directors. Dan Meisler will be focused on sports, and Barbara Rodriguez will focus on Latin America.
Dan Meisler comes to ALHI with more than 15 years of sales experience, eight of which have been in the hospitality industry. His new role includes increasing ALHI's presence in the Dallas-Ft Worth – area and managing the company's sports, Texas universities, and medical systems verticals.
As an experienced sales manager with MGM Resorts, Dan was awarded multiple President and Chairman's Awards (2015-2022). Additionally, he was named the Top 100 salesperson of the year in the U.S. (No. 1 of four in Nevada) while Dan was at HotelPlanner.com. Dan's passion for sports, travel and the hospitality industry will serve him well in his new sales role at ALHI. When not working, Dan enjoys spending time with his wife and son and playing golf.
We are excited to welcome Dan to the ALHI family. His experience with the amateur, recreational, and professional sports markets will be a valuable tool in growing these areas for our member hotels. With Dan living in Dallas, ALHI will also focus on other new accounts for its members in the Texas and Louisiana geographic markets," said Mike Dominguez, President & CEO of ALHI.
With over 20 years of hospitality experience in Latin America, Barbara Rodriguez joins ALHI as Director of Global Sales, focusing on expanding the company's relationships in South Florida, the Caribbean, and Latin, Central, and South America.
Most recently, Barbara spent a significant amount of time in her native Puerto Rico, representing the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve and, for over eight years, the five-star, five-diamond Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa. Throughout her career, Barbara has successfully nurtured the Florida Corporate and Association Markets and Northeast and West Coast, Incentives, among other group markets. Residing in Delray Beach, FL, Barbara enjoys exploring the world with her daughter and favorite traveling partner, Gabriella.
"As we start to see global demand return to 2019 levels, we are excited to grow our focus and presence in the Latin America arena. Barbara brings not only a wealth of experience in the Latin American and Central American regions but has a drive that will help us deliver for our members," said Mike Dominguez, President & CEO of ALHI.
ALHI partners with many of the world's top hotel brands, including world-class resorts, cruise ships, and DMCs, to provide mutually beneficial sales and marketing experiences to their clients and customers.
About Associated Luxury Hotels International
Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) serves as a global sales organization (GSO) for its exclusive membership of the world's most distinguished independently operated or owned hotels and resorts, cruise ships, and DMCs within the meeting, incentive, convention, and exhibition (MICE) marketplace. With a dedicated GSO team of nearly 80 professionals across North America and Europe, ALHI delivers personalized service and connectivity to a select membership of over 250 luxury properties worldwide.