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Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) Expands GSO Service With MGM Resorts International, Welcomes Its First Member In New Jersey With The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (October 2016) – Atlantic City, New Jersey’s premier resort Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has been accepted as the newest member of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI). The AAA Four-Diamond resort is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International, which acquired the resort in August. The addition to ALHI’s portfolio further expands the longstanding relationship ALHI has with providing its Global Sales Organization (GSO) sales services across America and Canada to the MGM Resorts International family of resorts over the past 15 years. The 2,800-room Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa resort is ALHI’s first and only Member hotel in New Jersey. Located in the city’s Marina District, the resort also includes the adjacent and luxurious The Water Club Hotel at Borgata. The resort is now served by the ALHI Global Sales Organization to the North American Meetings & Incentives marketplace, according to ALHI President Jim Schultenover. 

Adds To The Incredible Resorts PortfolioIn addition to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, ALHI’s distinguished portfolio also features such other exceptional MGM Resorts International hotels and resorts as Las Vegas’ spectacular 4,004-room ARIA Resort & Casino, which is adding new meeting space to provide 500,000 total square feet for next year; along with the adjacent all-suite, non-gaming Vdara Hotel & Spa. The ALHI portfolio also features MGM Resorts International’s renowned AAA Five-Diamond Bellagio; the acclaimed 5,000-room MGM Grand Las Vegas; the exquisite Skylofts at MGM Grand, located on the top two floors of MGM Grand; the adjacent and luxurious all-suite, non-gaming The Signature at MGM Grand; the famed Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, featuring 3,220 newly remodeled rooms and 2 million square feet of meeting space; the stylish, and incorporated 1,117-suite Delano Las Vegas; the AAA Four-Diamond, 3,044-room The Mirage; and Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, featuring 2,992 well-appointed rooms and 30,446 square feet of meeting space. ALHI’s distinctive membership also includes MGM Resorts International’s extraordinary 1,740-room Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, the largest meeting resort or hotel in Mississippi; and the AAA Four-Diamond MGM Grand Detroit, offering 30,000 square feet of meeting and event space. 

Two Resort Options in OneBorgata Hotel Casino & Spa and the cosmopolitan The Water Club at Borgata together feature 2,800 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, and 88,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. Among the very appealing meeting options are The Event Center, a column-free space with full banquet and meeting functionality; and The Music Box, featuring a stage and stadium seating for up to 1,000 guests.

In addition, the resort offers a 54,000-square-foot spa; a 36,000-square-foot spa; five acclaimed fine-dining restaurants by such renowned chefs as Bobby Flay and Wolfgang Puck; 10 casual dining options; 161,000 square feet of gaming; a 20,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor pool and garden; a 32,000-square-foot outdoor pool; four additional heated indoor and outdoor pools; 10 retail boutiques; and four signature nightlife experiences. Situated just 120 miles south of New York City, 60 miles east of Philadelphia and 20 minutes from Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is easily accessible by airplane, train and car.  

In addition to becoming a new Member in ALHI’s worldwide portfolio, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa becomes the latest new option in the “ALHI Big Box Solutions Collection,” for large and smaller programs; and “ALHI Entertainment & Gaming Collection” luxury brand segment, for programs seeking big time entertainment and/or gaming. 

ALHI, the leading independent Global Sales Organization serving the North American Meetings & Incentive (M&I) marketplace, provides one-call local access for its distinguished Membership of over 250 luxury-level hotels and resorts, plus an Alliance including 23 luxury cruise ships appropriate for M&I programs, and Destination Management Companies (DMCs) in over 100 locations worldwide. The member dues-funded ALHI GSO has been serving its clientele with an impressive variety of Meeting & Incentive solutions around the globe for over 30 years.

ALHI (alhi.com) is a membership-based, dues-funded Global Sales Organization, providing extensive GSO sales services throughout the United States and Canada at no cost to the Accounts, while providing valuable services, expertise, local connectivity, market intelligence, and account advocacy. Collectively ALHI is prepared to assist Accounts in the U.S. and Canada with their programs in the U.S.A. and over 90 other countries worldwide. 

ALHI provides a team of experienced, proven and knowledgeable sales professionals for Account advocacy with full market one-call professional GSO sales assistance and access to their distinctive hotels, resorts, and venue resources for M&I programs of any size and scope worldwide. ALHI helps Accounts best achieve their objectives and budgets, with distinctive venues, vital insights, and responsible service to enhance the ease and success of their programs. 

For more information about ALHI, to inquire about any of the ALHI portfolio properties and Alliance partners, and/or to acquire a free copy of ALHI’s “2017 Meeting Facilities Guide” or the ALHI app, contact your nearest of the 20 ALHI Global Sales offices situated coast-to-coast in the United States and in Canada, or call the “ALHI Group Desk” toll-free at 866-303-ALHI (2544), and visit alhi.com . 

ALHI Global Sales offices are located in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Richmond, Southern California (3), Toronto, Washington, D.C., and Washington (state). For specifics, go to alhi.com to identify the nearest “ALHI GSO Team” sales professionals in your state/area.

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