News for the Hospitality Executive
The Americas Lodging Investment Summit Awards
Including Most Noteworthy Hospitality Investment Deals and Executives
Washington, January 6, 2011 —Executives and companies responsible for the most influential hospitality industry developments in 2010 will be honored during the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), January 24-26 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Nominees are considered for the awards based on outstanding business performance in various industry sectors. Nominees for the 2010 awards include:
Development of the Year 2010
Co-hosted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) and Burba Hotel Network (BHN), the two-and-a-half-day ALIS event features an extensive array of seminars and panels hosted by leading experts and investors discussing important trends and identifying new opportunities. The conference attracts the lodging industry’s leading hotel executives, investors, lenders, developers, and professional advisory community. Proceeds from ALIS benefit the educational, research, and training missions of the Educational Institute (EI) of the American Hotel & Lodging Education Foundation (AH&LEF), AH&LA’s nonprofit affiliate.
Online registration is available via the ALIS Website. For general event information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Stephany Chen, BHN associate, at (714) 540-9300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Serving the hospitality industry for 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.
AH&LEF is the charitable fund-raising and endowed fund-management subsidiary of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Founded in 1953, AH&LEF is the premier organization for scholarships, professional certification, and instructional material as well as funding for hospitality industry research.
BHN is the worldwide leader in developing and organizing conferences for the hotel and tourism investment community. With more than two decades of experience, over 70 events completed to date, and more than 56,000 international delegates, BHN conferences have become “must attend” events for industry leaders who come together to network, conduct business and to learn about the latest trends. BHN events include: the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) in San Diego; the ALIS Summer Update in Los Angeles; the Central America Tourism & Hotel Investment Exchange (CATHIE); the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) in Miami; the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) in Hong Kong; HICAP UPDATE Singapore; HICAP UPDATE Japan in Tokyo; and the Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI) in Mumbai. The BHN website at www.Burba.com is the gateway for information about the conferences BHN produces, as well as a direct link to important players in the hospitality investment world.
Americas Lodging Investment Summit Recognizes Two of Hospitality’s Most
Significant Deals During 2009 / January 2010
|Partnership Led by The Berger Company, Investor Dr. Eric George and Crow Holdings Obtain Debt Financing from IBERIABANK for Windsor Court Acquisition; Aimbridge Hospitality to Coordinate Management / October 2009|
|GEM Realty Capital Along with Other Equity Partners Begin Construction on the 1,000-room Hilton and the 498-room Waldorf=Astoria at the Bonnet Creek Mixed Use Resort Development Adjacent to the Walt Disney World Resort / April 2007|