ILHA Association News


Luxury Hotel Conference & Spa–Wellness Expo -- early-bird pricing

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 27, 2015

Join us for the International Luxury Hotel Association's Luxury Hotel Conference & Spa–Wellness Expo, 28 and 29 September 2015, at the Orlando Convention Center. Leading experts and creative innovators in the hospitality industry will explore key trends in the luxury hotel, spa and wellness industries, and attendees will have access to the ILHA Spa/Wellness Expo, co-hosted by the Medical Tourism Association Wellness Travel Expo. Register now for early bird discount here.


Companies we like

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 27, 2015

Simmons Hospitality Bedding is a favorite in the luxury hotel industry, partnering with premium hotel brands across the world to bring the latest technology, comfort and style into the sleep experience. Their sustainability initiatives include a zero-waste policy in the factory, repurposed and recycled sources in production, and a mattress recycling service across North America. Read more.


Not to miss -- Georgetown University's Spring 2015 Collaborative Hub

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 26, 2015

An exciting networking and learning opportunity with innovative leaders in the hospitality industry will be hosted by Georgetown University's Master's in Hospitality Program at their Washington D.C. campus. Sessions will look at effective ways to advance your career, and Entrepreneurialism and Cultural Motivation for Disruptors in the Hospitality and Events Industry. Find out more here.


International Luxury Hotel Association partners with PR Newswire to expand reach into hospitality industry

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 25, 2015

PR Newswire will be delivering real-time travel news content to the ILHA Association's website as part of a global network strategy to grow their reach to specialized sectors and communities. Barak Hirschowitz, president of the International Luxury Hotel Association said, "We are very excited about sharing PR Newswire's real-time content with our audience. The International Luxury Hotel Association is the hospitality industry's biggest social network influencer and this partnership will help PR Newswire connect with the greater hospitality audience while extending the ILHA's reach through PR Newswire's global network. We look forward to having them as partners." Read more.


Luxury Hoteliers available in print

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 25, 2015

Did you know that you can order printed copies of the International Luxury Hotel Association's magazine, Luxury Hoteliers? Read insightful interviews with leaders in the hospitality industry and learn about new trends and best practices that will help you stay informed. Read the magazine here.


Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) Conference April 28 to 30, 2015

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 24, 2015

Hotel investment conference, HOLA, is a must attend event for industry professionals interested in doing business in Latin America. It runs back-to-back with CHRIS, the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit, extending networking and business reach. Find out more about the conference here.


Save the date Sept. 28 and 29, 2015

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 20, 2015

Register now for the ILHA Fast Forward 2020 Conference in Orlando, Florida, and save 50%. This year we will be introducing even more benefits, including additional tracks and a networking platform to allow attendees to schedule meetings prior to the event. This is a must attend event for hospitality professionals and executives, hotel developers and investors, luxury travel agents, government tourism agencies, and luxury hotel venders. Learn more here and register.


Spotlight on luxury hotel GM series

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 20, 2015

Have you seen Luxury Hoteliers Magazine's Spotlight On GM series in the current issue? We talked to luxury hotel general managers around the world about creating everlasting memories for their guests, how social media has influenced the way hoteliers communicate with guests, how keyless check in systems have benefited guest experience and more. Read the full magazine here.


Register now for the ILHA Fast Forward 2020 Conference and save!

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 18, 2015

Early bird pricing will be closing soon, so register today and receive 50% off your ticket price to the luxury hotel industry's premier hotel conference 28 and 29 September 2015 at the Orlando Convention Center in Florida. Explore trends and innovations with thought leaders and experts in the luxury hotel industry, who will answer the greatest challenges facing the industry today and in the future. Read more.


Spotlight on: Laurence Dubey, GM, Viceroy Miami

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 18, 2015

Miami is a tropical paradise destination with an irresistible sense of style. Laurence Dubey, General Manager of the Viceroy Miami, talks to Luxury Hoteliers magazine about how luxury has evolved, her "aha moment" when she knew the hospitality industry was for her, and how social media sites like Instagram and Vine can inspire truly unique experiences for today's knowledgeable guests. Read the magazine.


Register now for ILHA Fast Forward 2020

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 13, 2015

The International Luxury Hotel Association has just released the details of its Fast Forward 2020 conference, taking place in Orlando, Sept. 27 to 30. Don't miss this must-attend event, where thought leaders and innovators in the luxury hotel industry take on the greatest challenges facing hoteliers now and in the future. Register here.


Get involved in the Luxury Travel Diary charity auction

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 12, 2015

Donate a stay in your hotel, mid to low season, and Luxury Travel Diary will feature your hotel on their website and various social media platforms, putting you in front of their 150,000 strong audience. Proceeds from the auction will be donated to a number of charities, find out how you can participate here.


Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS)

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 11, 2015

The Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit, taking place at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Miami, promises a dynamic agenda and high-level networking sessions. CHRIS runs back-to-back with the HOLA conference, which focuses on the Latin American market, offering attendees a broader arena to do business. Register for the conference here.


Customize your marketing plan for maximum audience engagement

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 10, 2015

Advertise with the ILHA and reach over 300,000 luxury hotel and travel professionals across the globe. We can create a customized marketing plan using our social media groups, various websites and educational resources, including webcasts and whitepapers, so that you can connect with our audience across all levels. Download our media kit.


Cvent acquires Elite Meetings International and grows group business

ILHA SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015

Cvent has acquired Elite Meetings International, and will be integrating EMI's online venue-sourcing tools for meeting planners into their portfolio, as well as broadening their reach with their International network of meeting planners. Read more.




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