News for the Hospitality Executive
The 1,594-room Fontainebleau
Miami Beach Earns
San Diego, January 27, 2009 — During today’s awards luncheon at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), four of hospitality’s most significant executives and deals were honored with prestigious ALIS Awards. This year’s winners included:
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Miami Beach, Florida
Winners were determined by vote of the ALIS conference sponsors.
Other honorees during the 2009 ALIS conference include J.W. Marriott, Jr.,
chairman and CEO of Marriott International, Inc., who received the 2009
International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) Pioneer Award,
and Horst Schulze, president/CEO of the West Paces Hotel Group, honored
with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his remarkable accomplishments
in the founding and growth of the successful The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
and throughout his career.
Serving the hospitality industry for nearly a century, AH&LA is
the sole national association representing all sectors and stakeholders
in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel
companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers. Headquartered
in Washington, D.C., AH&LA provides members with national advocacy
on Capitol Hill, public relations and image management, education, research
and information, and other value-added services to provide bottom line
savings and ensure a positive business climate for the lodging industry.
Partner state associations provide local representation and additional
cost-saving benefits to members.