ALHI​ names new president/CEO

AHLI, which will now be led by Michael Dominguez as president/CEO, represents the Hotel Villa Real in Madrid. Photo credit: AHLI

Boston-based Associated Luxury Hotels International​ (ALHI), a global sales service firm for the travel and hospitality industries, has named industry veteran Michael Dominguez ​as its ​new president/CEO, effective July 8.​ 

Michael Dominguez. Photo credit: AHLI

As the fourth CEO in ALHI’s 33-year history, Dominguez will lead a sales organization with which he has worked ​for more than two decades as a member.

“Michael is highly respected and actively involved in leadership roles in our meetings and events industry,” said Bill Dyer, chairman of the board of Associated Luxury Hotels, the parent company of ALHI. “He is the ideal person for this position, with the right experience and industry network to lead our organization to new heights.”

For the past seven years, Dominguez has been SVP/chief sales officer for MGM Resorts International. Before that, he directed sales development for Loews Hotels’ growing portfolio as their VP/global sales. 

Dominguez is a past chairman of the international board of directors for Meeting Professionals International. ​​His other industry leadership involvement includes board positions with the U.S. Travel Association (USTA) executive committee and board of directors for ASAE. He has served as co-chair of the Meetings Mean Business Coalition as well as co-chair of the APEX Room Piracy Taskforce and the APEX Standards Committee.

Dominguez served on the GBTA Foundation Board, the HSMAI Foundation Board and the FICP-Hospitality Professional Advisory Committee. He served as a member of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees.and was recruited and served in task force positions for PCMA, ASAE and the  Convention Industry Council.