David Gabri, president and CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), recently announced the addition of two South American hotels, including the first member property to represent Brazil—the Caesar Park Rio de Janeiro Ipanema, on Ipanema Beach.
The beachfront resort has won local press accolades with its 222 rooms and suites with views of the beach and sea. Also, it has a new convention center, also with ocean views, that can accommodate up to 200 people.
The best room to book is the 1,200-square-foot Imperial
Suite, the largest suite in
Commission is 10 percent. Agents can call Dolores Piniero, sales manager, at (55 21) 2525-2525 or e-mail [email protected].
ALHI also added its first
The 18-story hotel has 172 rooms and suites, five meeting rooms, an indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, sauna, gardens, solarium and the Agraz Resturant.
These two new properties join such other notable ALHI international members as Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Resort in Cancun; Fiesta Americana Grand Aqua Cancun; Pan Pacific Vancouver; Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside in British Columbia, Canada; La Samanna on St. Maarten/St. Martin in the French West Indies; the Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa in St. Andrews, Scotland; the InterContinental Paris Le Grand Hotel in Paris; the newly renovated InterContinental London Park Lane in London; and the Grand Hotel Parco Dei Principi in Rome.
Associated Luxury Hotels has been serving the
For groups of 10 rooms or more, agents can call ALHI's Luxury Group Desk at 866-303-2544. The contact at ALHI is Ed Simon, regional vice president of sales, who can also be reached at [email protected].
For individual leisure bookings, agents should contact the resort directly at (55 21) 2525-2525 or by e-mailing [email protected].
Commissions come directly from each property (rather than from ALHI), so whatever commission agents typically receive for leisure bookings at a certain resort, they will receive the same percentage for group bookings through ALHI.