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Riviera Maya’s Top-Ranked Hotel Recognized By Travel Industry

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun adds 2014 Magellan Award to growing list of accolades Carlo Bicaci, general manager of the all-new Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, a member of Leading Hotels of the World, is pleased to announce that the resort has added yet another award to its trophy case: a 2014…

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Interval Leisure Group Appoints David C. Gilbert As President Of Interval International

Interval Leisure Group (ILG) (NASDAQ: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry, today announced the appointment of David C. Gilbert as president of Interval International, effective September 1. He will report to Craig M. Nash, ILG’s chairman, president, and CEO. Gilbert previously served…

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Swiss-Based Holiday Marketplace, weholi, Enjoys TATOC Affiliation Success

TATOC, the Timeshare Association, which represents thousands of timeshare owners across Europe, has announced the successful affiliation of holiday marketplace, weholi. TATOC, the Timeshare Association, has announced the successful affiliation of on-line holiday marketplace, weholi. Developed by Zurich based owners Thorsten and Nicole Wieting, weholi is an easy-to-use on-line marketplace…

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Ready For The Hotel Industry’s First Robotic Butler?

Aloft Hotels today announced an unusual hire: A robotic butler, or a Botlr, for short. A.L.O., as the cyber associate is known, is reporting for training at the Aloft Cupertino in California today. Its first day of work is Aug. 20. Created by robotics company Savioke, A.L.O. will help Aloft’s…

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Luxury Frontiers, LLC Introduces Investment Model For Bespoke Tented Camps And Tree-Top Experiences To Capitalize On Fastest Growing Luxury Adventure Travel Market

Luxury Frontiers, a leader in the fast growing experiential travel industry, is pleased to announce the formation of its innovative direct investment platform, through which the company will invest alongside resort owners and operators to expand their hotel room inventory, increase revenues and attract new clientele with the addition of…

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Sydney Set For Biggest Hotel Boom Since Olympics In 2000

Fourteen years after the last major hotel opened in Sydney’s center, 42 developers are competing to turn two 100-year-old government office buildings into accommodations as demand soars. Elsewhere in the city, developers including China’s Greenland Holding Group Co. and Singapore-based M&L Hospitality Trust plan to add more than 5,300 rooms…

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Jeff Sites Joins Gildersleeve Partners

Gildersleeve Partners announces Trendwest Resorts co-founder Jeff Sites has joined the company. Gildersleeve Partners provides domestic and international business development, consulting and real estate brokerage services to the timeshare industry. Together with his partner Bill Peare, Sites led Trendwest from a thinly capitalized 1989 Seattle startup through an IPO to…

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C.A.R.E. Bids Farewell To Retiring Board Members

With a combined total of over 27 years of service to the C.A.R.E. Board, Treasurer Vicki DiFabio, Vice Presidents Jeanette Bunn and Tina Hill, will retire from their positions at the expiration of their terms at the upcoming Spring C.A.R.E. conference in Destin, FL. Vicki DiFabioAs C.A.R.E. Treasurer for the…

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Katana Announces Strong Presence At ARDA World 2014

Katana Software, Inc., a custom development and systems integration firm providing hospitality industry software systems, Data Intelligence and Analytics Software Services will be very visible at ARDA World 2014. The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) annual convention will be held April 6-10 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Katana…

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FARROW Commercial Construction Nominated As Perspective Magazine Best Business Provider

Also Sponsors Cruise at GNEX FARROW Commercial Construction has been nominated in the Perspective Magazine Awards as the Best Service Provider for 2014. To make sure the company receives the top place in this category please vote at http://perspectiveawards.com/farrow-commercial-construction. The awards are based on a combination of judges’ votes and…

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Timeshare Resale Company BuyaTimeshare.com To Attend GNEX In Full Force

Senior executives for the online timeshare resale advertiser will attend GNEX 2014 to reveal the specifics of its new industry outreach initiative. Timeshare resale advertising company BuyaTimeshare.com will be sending a delegation of senior management executives to Sarasota, FL next week for the 4th Annual Global Networking Expo, GNEX 2014.…

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Mobius Vendor Partners (MVP) Adds Lisa Kobek

Becomes Executive Vice President, Client Services and Operations Mobius Vendor Partners (MVP) an Indianapolis-based company that provides business process management and on line customer experience survey systems to companies, associations and non-profit organizations has named Lisa Kobek Executive Vice President, Client Services and Operations. Lisa’s career experience has spanned the…

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Travel To Go’s Tommy Middaugh To Participate On GNEX 2014 Panel

Travel To Go’s Executive Vice President of Business Development, Tommy Middaugh, will be a participant on the Product Diversification Panel at GNEX 2014 Global Meeting of the Minds to be held at the Ritz Carlton Sarasota, Sarasota, FL from February 9-12, 2014. Panelists will discuss how some of the most…

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Vacatia.com Announces “Vacatia On Us!” $10,000 Sweepstakes

Grand Prize Winner to Receive a Trip of a Lifetime or a Lifetime of Trips Vacatia.com (www.vacatia.com), the trusted, easy-to-use marketplace to buy and sell timeshares online, today announced the “Vacatia on Us!” Sweepstakes where one lucky person will win $10,000 for a trip of a lifetime or a lifetime…

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Suppliers: Make Plans To Attend GNEX, Today!

CEO of SharonINK PR & Marketing Sharon Scott says, “Vendors and suppliers hoping to reach prospective clients in the timeshare, or shared ownership, industry should plan on attending GNEX.” GNEX will be held at the Ritz Carlton Sarasota, in Sarasota, Florida, from 9 – 12 February. Historically, the event has…

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International Cruise & Excursions Appoints Cruise Industry Veteran Lisa Bauer As COO And EVP – Operations

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE), a global travel and leisure company with a worldwide network of innovative travel alliances, announced today the appointment of seasoned travel industry executive Lisa Bauer as the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Bauer will lead the company’s global operations focusing on and…

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Interval International Recognized With Three HSMAI Bronze Adrian Awards

Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), was recently honored by the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) with three Bronze awards. Two of Interval’s engaging digital marketing tools and its colorful product brochure promoting Club Interval…

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Four Hilton Head Island Resorts, Referred To As The Coral Resorts Family Of Properties, Receive “Gold Crown” Award For Superior Facilities And Services

Four premium resort properties on Hilton Head Island: Island Links Resort, Coral Sands Resort, Coral Reef Resort and Port O’Call — collectively referred to as the Coral Resorts family of properties — have received the “Gold Crown” award from RCI® (www.rci.com), the largest vacation timeshare exchange network in the world.…

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Colebrook And Festiva Expand Lending Relationship

Colebrook Financial Company announces they have increased one of their loans to Festiva Development Group, LLC. Colebrook Financial Company, which provides receivables financing for timeshare resort developers, announced that they just closed a new transaction with Festiva Development Group, LLC, located in Asheville, NC. “We’ve had a great relationship with…

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International Vacation Club Unveils New Logo

Coast to Coast Grand Getaways’ Rebranding Focuses on Full-Service Approach Grand Incentives’ international vacation club Coast to Coast Grand Getaways revealed a new logo Monday that honors its legacy as it distinguishes itself as a leading travel service. After a 9-year relationship with the recreational vehicle and outdoor pursuits provider…

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Jackie Ferreiro Joins Interval International As Director Of Social Media

Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced the hiring of Jackie Ferreiro as director of social media in the consumer marketing department. She reports to Madeline Berges, vice president of e-commerce and digital marketing. In this role,…

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SellMyTimeshareNOW.com Celebrates Decade Of Growth

Ten years ago, it was nearly impossible for a timeshare owner to sell or rent their unwanted vacation product. But the Internet was just starting to surface as a mainstream communications source and Jason Tremblay, then 31, envisioned an uncharted opportunity, founding the web-based timeshare resales site SellMyTimeshareNOW.com. Since its…

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Interval International Promotes Industry Opportunities With Shared Ownership Investment Conference

Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), will host the 15th Annual Shared Ownership Investment Conference on October 28 – 29 at the Eden Roc Miami Beach. On the conference agenda are sessions that will be led by…

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