Associated Luxury Hotels International adds Sweden’s Gothia Towers
Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) recently expanded its worldwide portfolio, options in Europe and “ALHI Convention Collection” with the addition of the acclaimed Gothia Towers in Gothenburg, Sweden. Together with the adjoined Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, Gothia Towers is Europe’s largest fully integrated hotel, exhibition and congress facility, and one of Europe’s five biggest hotels. ALHI’s distinguished membership portfolio features more than 250 luxury and upper-upscale hotels and resorts around the world, which are either independent or are with an independent hotel brand, and which specialize in serving meetings and incentive programs. ALHI now represents Gothia Towers to the North American and European meetings, conventions and incentive market, according to ALHI’s Chief Sales Officer Mark Sergot.
With this new addition, ALHI’s luxury portfolio includes 38 distinctive hotels and resorts in Western Europe; 13 in Eastern Europe; more than 150 in the USA and Canada; 33 in Asia; 13 in the Middle East; 9 in Africa; 16 in the Bahamas, Bermuda, Caribbean region and Mexico; and 4 in South America. ALHI’s portfolio also features 23 luxury cruise ships appropriate for meetings and incentive programs, and Destination Management Companies (DMCs) in 100-plus locations worldwide.
Ideally situated in the heart of Gothenburg in the center of Scandinavia, Gothia Towers provides the perfect location for experiencing the sights, restaurants, shopping and nightlife of the vibrant city and picturesque region. Offering 1,200 guest rooms, most of which provide magnificent city views, the hotel also features 60 meeting rooms with a total of 441,320 square feet of meeting and exhibition space. Meeting options include the 21,527-square-foot Congress Hall, which can seat 1,500 guests, and a 40,902-square-foot Exhibit Hall. In addition, the hotel offers five restaurants, including Heaven 23, which provides panoramic views from the top floor of Tower 1, as well as the critically acclaimed gourmet restaurant Upper House Dining & Lounge. The hotel is just a short walk to the city’s celebrated The Avenue boulevard, the Liseberg amusement park, Universeum science center, and the Museum of World Culture. Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport is only 20 minutes away.
“Gothia Towers is a truly impressive hotel, with incredible meeting and exhibit space, first-class accommodations and a great location,” said Sergot. “It is an outstanding choice for large conventions but also fantastic for smaller meetings. Plus, Gothenburg’s strategic location between Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm make it very accessible for groups too. We are very proud to showcase this remarkable hotel to the meeting and incentive marketplace in North America and Europe.”
Gothia Towers becomes ALHI’s second member hotel in Sweden, joining Stockholm’s luxurious 130-room Hotel Diplomat on the waterfront of the Stockholm Harbour in the city’s cultural, financial and shopping district. ALHI’s portfolio also features another outstanding option in Scandinavia, with scenic Copenhagen, Denmark’s Tivoli Hotel & Congress Center, offering 679 guest rooms and suites and 43,055 square feet of meeting space. The hotel’s impressive Tivoli Congress Hall offers capacity for up to 2,400 participants, and an additional 52 meeting facilities and two auditoriums can accommodate events of up to 5,500 people.
Gothia Towers also becomes ALHI’s 30th option in the “ALHI Convention Collection,” which consists of ALHI hotels and resorts which offer 500 or more guest rooms and/or suites, at least 50,000 square feet of meeting space and one or more ballrooms of 20,000 square feet or more. Other exceptional options in this luxury brand collection include the Bahamas’ 3,400-room Atlantis, Paradise Island; Atlantic City, New Jersey’s 2,800-room Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa; Connecticut’s 2,230-room Foxwoods Resort Casino and 1,563-room Mohegan Sun; Georgia’s 1,059-room Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center; and the 1,001-room Omni Dallas Hotel in Texas. Florida options include the 1,504-room Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 1,000-room Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, 1,000-room Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando and 1,501-room Rosen Shingle Creek. Outstanding Las Vegas choices include the 4,004-room ARIA Resort & Casino, 3,933-room Bellagio, 3,220-room Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 5,000-room MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, and 3,044-room Mirage Las Vegas.
For more information about ALHI and/or its member hotels and resorts, contact your nearest of the 24 ALHI Global Sales offices in the United States, Canada, London and now Frankfurt, Germany. For specifics, go to alhi.com to identify the nearest “ALHI Team” Global Sales professionals in your area. Or, call the “ALHI Group Desk” toll-free in the U.S. at 866-303-ALHI (2544), and visit alhi.com
About ALHI, with 250 Hotels & Resorts + 23 Cruise Ships and DMCs
ALHI, established in 1986, is the leading independent Global Sales Organization serving the meetings and incentive marketplace, providing one-call access for its distinguished membership. Hired and authorized by member properties, ALHI features a distinctive portfolio of exquisite resorts, luxurious city center business hotels, historic grand landmark hotels, lifestyle hotels, boutique hotels, luxury cruise ships and Destination Management Companies (DMCs). ALHI’s 24 Global Sales offices in North America and Europe provide extensive Global Sales services, valuable expertise, local connectivity, market intelligence, and account advocacy for meetings and incentive programs of any size and scope worldwide. alhi.com