per year. The terminal is slated to be
the largest LEED-certified building in
the Midwest. It includes a 25,000 square-foot space — the Civic Plaza — with
100-foot glass windows overlooking the
runways and offering views of the city’s
skyline, available for meeting planners as
a space for special events and receptions. More than 50 retailers and restaurants are located in the terminal and a
250-room hotel located at the airport
complex is expected to be developed
within five years. The new terminal is
expected to save the airlines more than
$12 million a year in fuel costs by reducing taxi time — the commute from the
airport to downtown and the Indiana
Convention Center is only 16 minutes,
and a new green line shuttle service is
available for only $7.
Actress Mena Suvari
presents Joe Davis,
general manager of the
Hawai’i Convention Center, with the 2009 Best
in Business Travel award.
The Hawai’i Convention Center was
awarded the 2009
Best in Business
Travel award in the
category of Best
Conference or Convention Center: City
by Business Traveler.
It is the first time in
20 years that a convention center/city
has received this
Associated Luxury Hotels International
named InterContinental Chicago as the
recipient of its Chairman’s Award as the
ALHI Hotel of the Year. The award is
annually given to the ALHI member hotel
David Gabri (right), president & CEO of ALHI and G.A.
Taylor Fernley (left), president and CEO of Fernley &
Fernley, Inc. and 2008 ALHI Industry Advisory Council
Chairperson, presented the award to (from left): Daniel
Preston, associate director of sales for the InterContinental Chicago, and Edward Andrews, general manager
of the InterContinental Chicago.
or resort that best displays extraordinary
leadership with their property, exemplifies
commitment to performance in the marketplace and epitomizes the partner relationship with ALHI.