Associated Luxury Hotels International Adds New Loews Chicago Hotel
Wednesday May 7th, 2014 - 10:12AM BP
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WASHINGTON, DC—Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has expanded its worldwide portfolio with the addition of the new Loews Chicago Hotel, slated to open in early 2015.
ALHI now provides Global Sales Organization (GSO) support, expertise and sales services for the hotel to meeting professionals, association executives, incentive/recognition specialists and business executives in North America interested in conducting meetings and/or programs at the hotel.
Located in the heart of Chicago, in a 52-story tower located just one block north of the Chicago River and two blocks east of North Michigan Avenue, Loews Chicago Hotel will offer 400 guest rooms and suites.
In addition, the hotel will offer 25,717 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art meeting space and outdoor function venues, including 10 meeting rooms, a boardroom with video conferencing capabilities, an 8,591-sq.-ft. ballroom, and a 4,740-sq.-ft. junior ballroom.
On-site leisure options will include a 75-ft. indoor lap pool, a 24-hour fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and spa treatment rooms, a new signature restaurant, retail shop and a rooftop lounge.
The hotel will be owned and operated by Loews Hotels & Resorts.
Loews Chicago Hotel will be ALHI’s sixth Member in Chicago, joining The Peninsula Chicago; the new The Langham, Chicago; Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park; InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile; and Sofitel Chicago Water Tower.
Tags: Associated Luxury Hotels International • ALHI • Loews Hotels & Resorts • Loews Chicago • Hospitality • Brands • Openings •
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