ALHI Expands Global Portfolio

Associated Luxury - Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna-Sept11

Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has expanded its worldwide portfolio with the addition of 76 four- and five-Diamond quality-level hotels and resorts located outside of North America.

The hotels and resorts, all owned and/or operated by Kempinski Hotels, are situated in 31 countries outside of the US, with 17 hotels in Western Europe, 13 in Eastern Europe, 26 in Asia, 10 in Africa, and 10 in the Middle East.

The ALHI Global Sales Organization says the strategic addition helps address the growing demand for international meeting and incentive programs, as these hotels and resorts are now represented by ALHI ( to North American meeting professionals, incentive specialists and business executives interested in conducting meetings and/or incentive programs. The addition of these properties brings ALHI’s portfolio to over 250 luxury-level (Four- and Five-Diamond quality) hotels and resorts around the world, which all specifically serve the meetings and incentive marketplace.

The new additions include the Hotel Adlon Kempinski opposite the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, the Ciragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul (the palace of the last Ottoman ruler), and the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok (the former summer palace of King Mongkuk, who was the protagonist in the story and film “The King and I”).

The 17 Kempinski hotel additions in Western Europe are located in Austria, Germany, Malta, Spain, and Switzerland. The 13 Eastern Europe hotel additions are situated in Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Turkey. The 10 hotels in the Middle East are located in Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates (UAE). The 26 hotels in Asia are situated in China, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, and Thailand.