Associated Luxury Hotels International expanded its worldwide portfolio and ALHI Convention Collection with the recent addition of four new member hotels. They are the new InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf, slated to open in October 2017 on the Potomac River in Washington, D.C.; the refurbished Omni Shoreham Hotel, offering 834 rooms in Washington, D.C.; the 1,059-room Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center in downtown Atlanta; and the new 612-room Omni Louisville Hotel, opening in spring 2018 in downtown Louisville, Ky. The announcement was made by Mark Sergot, ALHI’s chief sales officer.
With the new additions, ALHI now offers 30 member hotels in its ALHI Convention Collection. ALHI’s worldwide portfolio consists of more than 250 luxury-level and upper-upscale hotels and resorts, which are either independent or are with an independent hotel brand, and which specialize in serving the meetings, incentives, conventions/conferences and exhibitions/events marketplace.
“The Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. and the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center are both outstanding convention hotels in cities of tremendous appeal for meetings and conventions,” Sergot said in a statement. “We are very pleased to add those two fine hotels to our portfolio, and very excited about the two exceptional new hotels that will soon open, the InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf and Omni Louisville Hotel. All four hotels are terrific choices for groups.”
Expected to open in October 2017, InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf is the newest addition to the Wharf neighborhood. Located on the Potomac River, the hotel will offer 278 guestrooms and suites with touch panel technology, more than 17,000 square feet of meeting and event space and waterfront views of Washington, D.C. The hotel will offer two on-site dining options, and will be located near all of D.C.’s attractions. The hotel is also near major thoroughfares, a few blocks to major transit stops and four miles from Reagan National Airport.
Known for its indoor and outdoor spaces, the grand Omni Shoreham Hotel has been hosting groups and guests in Washington, D.C., since its opening in 1930. Now completely refurbished and restored to its original grandeur, the hotel has 834 guestrooms and several dining options, 24 meeting rooms totaling over 100,000 square feet of meeting space (including seven ballrooms and gardens for outdoor functions). The hotel is eight miles from Ronald Reagan National Airport, 34 miles from Baltimore/Washington International Airport, and 28 miles from Dulles International Airport.
Located in downtown Atlanta, the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center is connected to the Georgia World Congress Center and is also the nearest hotel to the newly built Mercedes Benz Stadium. The hotel offers 1,059 guestrooms and suites, which offer views of Atlanta’s downtown skyline, the CNN Center Atrium or Centennial Olympic Park. In addition, the hotel has 45 meeting rooms with more than 120,000 square feet of function space, which includes a 19,864-square-foot Grand Ballroom. Also providing three dining options, the hotel is 12 miles from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Opening in spring 2018, the Omni Louisville Hotel will be located in downtown Louisville, Ky., and will have a design of intersecting towers that represent the crossroads of the past, present and future of Louisville. Inspired by the city’s history and authentic character, the hotel will offer 612 guestrooms and suites, and 65,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The latter will include the 20,000-square-foot Commonwealth Ballroom, the 10,000-square-foot Olmsted Ballroom and 18 additional breakout rooms. Additionally, the hotel will have a full-service spa, fitness center, a rooftop café and a speakeasy with bowling lanes. The hotel will be eight minutes from Louisville International Airport.
InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf and the Omni Shoreham Hotel become ALHI’s fifth and sixth member hotels in Washington, D.C., joining the Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C., offering 397 newly-renovated guestrooms; the recently renovated, boutique-style Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill; the Watergate Hotel on the banks of the Potomac; and the Willard InterContinental, two blocks from the White House.