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The Bahamas' Minister Of Tourism Welcomes The Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) Industry Advisory Council Conference At Atlantis

In November 2011 Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) conducted its annual I ndustry Advisory Council (IAC) conference at the renowned Atlantis on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace (center), the Minister of Tourism for the Bahamas, welcomed the IAC attendees -- which consisted of meeting professionals, incentive specialists, association executives, and hoteliers – at the conference’s opening general session. He is seen here with David Gabri (left), president and CEO of ALHI, and George Markantonis, president and managing director of Atlantis, Paradise Island.

ALHI ( is a prestigious dues-based National Sales Organization, which for 25 years has provided dedicated and professional NSO services to North American meeting professionals, association executives, incentive specialists and business executives interested in conducting successful face-to-face programs, exclusively for its more than 130 Four- and Five-Diamond quality hotel and resort members worldwide. There is no cost to planners’ or executives’ organizations to utilize the NSO services, expertise, and account advocacy of ALHI, as its members’ dues fund the National Sales Organization to best serve planners with local professionals.

Set amidst the lush tropical splendor of Paradise Island, Atlantis recently completed an impressive $1 billion expansion. Offerings at the extraordinary resort include 3,400 guest rooms and suites, 200,000 sq. ft. of indoor function space, an additional 300,000 sq. ft. of breathtaking event space, the exquisite 30,000-sq. ft. Mandara Spa, the 20-million gallon waterscape Aquaventure, 21 world-class restaurants, and 19 bars and lounges.

For more information about ALHI, to inquire about a future meeting at any of the ALHI member properties, and/or to acquire a free copy of ALHI’s new “2011-2012 ALHI National Sales Guide To Meeting Facilities,” contact your nearest ALHI National Sales Office, call the “ALHI Group Desk” toll-free at (866) 303-ALHI (2544), and visit