Featured Destination - Florida


How Planners Put on a Multi-Venue, Hybrid Event

How Planners Put on a Multi-Venue, Hybrid Event

How do planners put on a multi-venue, hybrid event? From April 29 to May 3, 2021, The Aesthetic Society hosted the first major medical meeting-- "The Aesthetic Meeting 2021" at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL.The ultimate goal of the meeti...
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Refreshing The Biltmore's Elegance

Refreshing The Biltmore's Elegance

Dee Malone, principal of D'Shakil Designs, recently led the design refresh of The Biltmore in Coral Gables as part of a $35 million renovation project. Meeting spaces such as the Granada and Alhambra twin ballrooms and the main lobby were all part of that redesign. ...
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Florida's Cultural Melting Pot: Miami

Florida's Cultural Melting Pot: Miami

Miami feels like a bustling cosmopolitan city - and it is - but what travelers may not realize is that Miami is in fact a blend of nearly 20 neighborhoods, each with its own personality. From the Art Deco architecture, white sands and electrifying nightlife of South Bea...
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The Biltmore - A Timeless Destination, Renewed

The Biltmore - A Timeless Destination, Renewed

At 95-years young, The Biltmore Coral Gables has been hosting the elite for decades. Hollywood stars, politicos and the like have long flocked to the grandeur of the "great hotel" to see and be seen. At one time, the pool was the largest in the world and boast...
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ALHI Turns 35 This Year and We're Celebrating Alongside Member Hotels That Also Have Big Birthdays

ALHI Turns 35 This Year and We're Celebrating Alongside Member Hotels That Also Have Big Birthdays

Editor's note: Because 2020 was an unprecedented year, we're also celebrating hotels that had significant birthdays during the pandemic since their big days were overshadowed. Leveraging decades of experience in the hotel industry, John F. Metcalfe in 1986 had...
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Charitable Causes that ALHI Hotels Love Supporting

Charitable Causes that ALHI Hotels Love Supporting

Giving and the holiday spirit is at the core of every hospitality professional; taking care of people is what we do. ALHI hotels are invested members of their communities, and each and every holiday season many find thoughtful ways to give to those in need, whether it...
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Great Ways ALHI Hotels are Adapting Amenities Amid COVID-19

Great Ways ALHI Hotels are Adapting Amenities Amid COVID-19

ALHI member hotels have been busy developing innovative amenities during the COVID-19 pandemic. They've reinvented outdoor dining, wellness and meeting spaces and created in-room fitness programs. One hotel even built a production set that's designed to stream m...
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How to Light That Inner Fire

How to Light That Inner Fire

In challenging times, leaders need to reach employees' inner hopes to push for peak performance During a major labor dispute in 1980, Gary Hernbroth was a young pup at the Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square. One night, he had a mission: dump out the ...
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