Published on : Friday, November 15, 2013
Staci Currie has joined Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) as Director of Sales for the U.S. South region. In her new position Currie is responsible for assisting meeting professionals, association executives, convention specialists, and business executives in the ALHI South region with ALHI Global Sales Organization (GSO) services and support for its distinctive portfolio of more than 160 Four- and Five-Diamond quality hotels and resorts worldwide, with more than 115,000 rooms and suites and nearly 10 million square feet of meeting space. Currie is based in ALHI’s new Global Sales office in Houston, Texas. The announcement of her appointment was made jointly by ALHI CEO David Gabri, and ALHI Division Vice President Ashly Balding.
Currie comes to ALHI with extensive national sales experience, which includes serving for six years as Director of National Accounts in Global Sales for Omni Hotels & Resorts. Prior to that, she was a Sales Manager at the Grand Hyatt in Atlanta, and a Sales Manager at the Baton Rouge Hilton. Currie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from McNeese State University, and is fluent in French. Currie is a member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and Site Texas, and she may be reached.
“We are so pleased to have Staci leading the sales efforts in our new GSO sales office in Houston,” said Gabri. “She brings tremendous sales expertise and passion to serve, and will be a valuable resource and trusted advocate for the Accounts she serves in the region. We are thrilled that she is now part of our ALHI team.”
Meeting professionals have chosen ALHI for nearly 30 years, for reliable one-call GSO professional sales assistance and access to their distinctive hotels and resorts for meetings and incentive/recognition programs. There is no cost to planners’ organizations to utilize the ALHI GSO services, expertise, and account advocacy, as its members’ dues fund the Global Sales Organization to best serve planners with local professionals.
ALHI’s 160+ Member hotels and resorts include extraordinary Four- and Five-Diamond quality meeting, convention, and incentive resorts on land and sea, incomparable city hotels, exclusive smaller hotels, golf resorts, historic and landmark properties, island destinations, resorts with spas, properties in international destinations, and hotels with world-class gaming and entertainment.
For a list of ALHI’s entire portfolio, visit ALHI’s website www.alhi.com, and preview details of ALHI’s membership, including easily useful information on 12 defined specialty segments within the ALHI portfolio. On the website, planners can quickly see details of the properties’ meeting, accommodation, recreational and dining offerings, as well as destination information and “Luxury on Sale” value opportunities. A photo gallery, meeting floor plans and specs, and a location map for each property are also easily available.
ALHI has 20 professionally-staffed Global Sales Offices to serve, with locations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Northern California, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Richmond, Savannah, Southern California (2), Toronto, Washington, D.C., and Washington (state). Go to www.alhi.com to identify the “ALHI Team” sales professionals in your state/area.
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