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Published on : Thursday, August 11, 2016
In celebration of the July 14, 2016 grand opening of the brand new Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando®, the Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) Global Sales Organization commemorated the occasion with the presentation of the resort’s ALHI Member Plaque to the resort’s executive leadership team. ALHI President Jim Schultenover (right) is seen here presenting the plaque to (from left): Barb Bowden, Complex Managing Director for Loews Sapphire Falls Resort and Loews Royal Pacific Resort; Vince LaRuffa, Vice President, Resort Sales & Marketing at Universal Orlando® Resort; Larry Beiderman, Complex General Manager for Loews Sapphire Falls Resort and Loews Royal Pacific Resort; and Kathy Cattoor, Vice President, Resort Sales at Universal Orlando® Resort.
Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), the leading independent Global Sales Organization serving the North American Meetings & Incentive marketplace, provides one-call local access for its distinguished Membership of over 250 luxury-level hotels and resorts worldwide, which includes Loews Sapphire Falls Resort and Loews Royal Pacific Resort.
Reminiscent of a leisurely estate in the heart of the tropics, the Caribbean-inspired Loews Sapphire Falls Resort offers 1,000 guest rooms and 115,000 square feet of versatile meeting space. This includes a 41,000-square-foot ballroom divisible into 12 sections, a 31,000-square-foot hall, 16 breakout rooms, 27,000 square feet of pre-function space, and 11,000 square feet of beautifully landscaped outdoor function space. Plus, event space also is available at Universal Orlando’s two spectacular theme parks, Universal Studios® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, as well as Universal CityWalk®. Additional offerings at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort include four restaurants and lounges, a resort-style pool with two sand beaches and cascading waterfalls, a complimentary fitness center, and free wireless high-speed Internet access. The resort beautifully complements its adjacent and recently renovated sister resort, Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando®. When combined, the two properties offer 2,000 guest rooms and 247,000 square feet of meeting space.
In addition to the 250 luxury-level Member hotels and resorts, ALHI’s distinguished portfolio includes 23 luxury cruise ships appropriate for Meetings & Incentive programs, and Destination Management Companies (DMCs) in over 100 locations worldwide. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016, ALHI serves its clientele with an impressive variety of meeting, convention and incentive program solutions around the globe.