DALLAS, TX (February 13, 2023) – Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), a luxury global sales organization spanning the spectrum of hospitality and Hosts Global, a strategic partner for meeting and event planners worldwide, today announced a strategic partnership bringing expanded destination service support to sought after locations across the globe.

ALHI’s exclusive international luxury portfolio of hotels, resorts, and cruise lines are reinforced with Hosts Global’s full suite of tailored event experiences within the DMC space. Both experts in service, the two organizations will be utilizing their existing resources and unparalleled teams to elevate the overall client experience.

“There was just such a natural symmetry within our two organizations in approach, culture and focus on the client journey,” Michael Dominguez, President and CEO of ALHI said. “We are excited to leverage the reach and strength of Hosts Global with current and new ALHI clients.”

“We are delighted to become a member of the ALHI organization and offer ferociously creative destination management services to ALHI’s luxury clients,” Kurt Paben, CEO of Hosts Global said. “Like ALHI, we believe in the power of face-to-face events and our Hosts Global Members are experts in creating exceptional experiences in the world’s most intriguing destinations.”

The strategic partnership will provide:

  • Integrated Expertise: Backed by decades of experience, the partnership bridges a unique gap for both companies by offering best-in-class locations combined with boots on the ground comprehensive DMC services.

  • Luxury Location & Service: ALHI’s 250 luxury properties worldwide coupled with Hosts Global’s tailored services across 300 destinations will elevate the client experience with unrivaled local knowledge showcasing the best of each unique destination.

  • Seamless Experience On-Site: Built on exceptional client service, the partnership creates a communication and planning pipeline for meeting and event planners with expert teams across the globe.





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 located among 26 offices across North America and Europe, ALHI delivers personalized service and connectivity to a select membership of over 250 luxury properties located worldwide. For more information, visit: ALHI.com.

About Hosts Global
Hosts Global is a strategic partner for meeting and event planners worldwide. We help visionary planners deliver meaningful, memorable, and motivating group experiences in over 300 destinations around the globe. Across our destinations, Hosts’ DMCs are known as the local expert, weaving ferocious creativity and intention into every moment, from event design and production to team building programs and everything in-between. Agenda meets imagination: whatever and wherever you’re planning next, we’ll help you dream it, design it, and do it. For more information about Hosts Global solutions, visit Hosts-Global.com.