Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), a subsidiary of Associated Luxury Hotels, which serves as the global sales force for over 250 luxury hotels, has named Daniel Agüero-Duplá as director of global sales in the UK. The ALHI Global Sales team supports meetings professionals, association executives, incentive specialists and business executives worldwide in securing exceptional properties for meetings, conventions and incentive programs.
Daniel Agüero-Duplá joins ALHI with nearly a decade of experience in sales leadership roles in the hospitality industry. As director of global sales, he will serve the MICE industry within the U.K. and Europe, focusing on collaborations with meeting and incentive professionals to provide easy access to ALHI’s robust portfolio of over 250 luxury, hotels and resorts. Most recently, Agüero-Duplá served as associate director of sales at Hotel Café Royal where he led communications and partnerships with corporate planners and third party agencies to increase the hotel’s visibility among the group meetings market in the United States and the U.K. He also served as groups and events business development manager for The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel where he specialized in MICE sales, and led international group sales as the corporate sales manager for the Chancery Court Hotel, which reopened as the Rosewood London in 2013.
Agüero-Duplá attended the University of Miami to study business administration and later earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Honours degree from the Les Roches Swiss International School of Hotel Management. Agüero-Duplá will report to Chris Riccardi, executive vice president of Associated Luxury Hotels International, and will be based out of the company’s offices in London.