The award-winning Allison Inn & Spa has appointed Lori Louis to the position of director of sales. Ms. Louis has been with The Allison since its pre-opening phase in early 2009, most recently as Sales Manager. In her new capacity, Ms. Louis will lead the sales and catering team group efforts and oversee corporate meetings, social events and weddings for the Willamette Valley’s first and only luxury destination resort.
“We are fortunate to have such a professional, loyal and local talent as part of our team and look forward to many more years of Lori’s deep knowledge and contribution to the success of The Allison,” said Pierre Zreik, Managing Director at The Allison Inn & Spa.
Lori Louis is a 22-year Newberg, OR resident and Oregon State University graduate in Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management. She began her career in hospitality with Westin Hotels & Resorts at the historic Benson Hotel in downtown Portland and was previously a Conference Manager with Conference Solutions.
“I feel so fortunate to be a part of the Allison family and look forward to our continued growth and success while welcoming guests to Oregon Wine Country,” shared Louis of her experience at The Allison.
About The Allison Inn & Spa
The Allison Inn & Spa, in Oregon Wine Country’s Willamette Valley, situated on 35 hillside acres, features 77 luxury guest rooms (all with fireplaces, terrace or balcony, window seat and spa-like bathrooms), and 8 spacious suites. Awarded the prestigious LEED Gold Certification less than a year after opening in the fall of 2009, The Allison Inn blends naturally into the lush beauty of the area with minimal impact.
The luxurious Allison Spa, named the #1 Hotel Spa in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure magazine in 2012, features 12 treatment rooms, a fitness studio, indoor swimming pool, hair and nail salon and retail boutique with signature items. The spa uses organic and local products and is uniquely known for its “pinotherapy” treatment, a pinot-inspired botanical and biological therapy produced by wine and grape seed extracts derived from the resort’s vineyard.
The signature restaurant, JORY, features Oregon Wine Country Cuisine coupled with an extensive Wine Spectator “Best of Award of Excellence” 800-label wine list and over 40 wines available by the glass. The creative, locavore menu reflects The Allison’s garden-to-table philosophy, accentuating native flavors of the Willamette Valley and its bountiful local agriculture. Meeting, social and wedding settings are unmatched and thoughtfully designed with terraces and panoramic country views.
Located 60 minutes from Portland International Airport, approximately 45 minutes from downtown and 1 l/2 hours drive to the Oregon Coast, The Allison Inn is a proud member of Preferred Boutique and has received the AAA Four Diamond Award as well as Forbes Four Star Rating and was Travel + Leisure’s #1 Wine Country Hotel in the U.S. in 2012. The Allison is located at 2525 Allison Lane, Newberg, Oregon 97132, (503) 554-2525 or toll free 877 294-2525. www.theallison.com.