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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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First Resorts 67 Minutes With Project Enza

On Friday 18th of July, First Resorts Management, participated in the inaugural Project Enza initiative for Mandela Day. Ten learners out of five schools were selected to spend 67 minutes at hospitality establishments throughout the eThekwini area, including Durban resort, 10 South. The school pupils were placed in various departments…

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Durban Resort, Gets Fresh

Durban Sands, a well-established resort set amidst the bustle of Durban’s Golden Mile, has enjoyed a transformation to its reception and entertainment areas over the past couple months. The stylish renovations to the beach-side holiday apartments implemented by First Resorts, the Management Company, are a great motivation to other property…

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Tsogo Sun Announces The Refurbishment Of Cabana Beach Resort In Umhlanga

A staggering 37 000 bricks, 8 000 building blocks, and 2 100 bags of cement was were the perfect ingredients for the R86-million refurbishment of the Cabana Beach Resort in the prestigious destination of uMhlangaRocks. The recipe — to create the country’s most extensive and highest value timeshare refurbishment —…

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New E-Plus Exchange Feature Gives Interval Members More Flexibility In Vacation Planning

Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced the worldwide launch of E-Plus, an exciting new vacation exchange feature. With E-Plus, weeks or points members may change destinations, resorts, unit sizes, or travel dates as many as three…

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Blackstone Books $1.25 Billion IPO For Hilton Hotels

Hilton Worldwide Inc filed for an initial public offering of up to $1.25 billion as owner Blackstone Group LP seeks to take advantage of a reviving hotel industry. Blackstone took Hilton private in 2007 in a $26.7 billion deal, one of the largest leveraged buyouts that preceded the 2008 global…

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Vacatia.com Attracts $5 Million In Funding To Launch Online Marketplace For Vacation Timeshares

Vacation Listing Service, Inc., Launches Vacatia.com with Seed Funding from Top Luminaries in Travel, Timeshare and Online Real Estate. Vacation Listing Services, Inc. (VLS),www.vacationlistingservice.com, announced today it has closed more than $5 million in funding for the launch of Vacatia.com, www.vacatia.com, the new online marketplace for shared vacation ownership. Vacatia…

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Concord Servicing Corporation Joins RCI® Affiliate Access Program, Offering Affiliates Discounted Pricing On Financial Services

RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced a new agreement with Concord Servicing Corporation to offer discounted financial services to RCI’s affiliated resorts through the recently branded RCI Affiliate Access program. Concord Servicing Corporation is a well-respected financial…

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Kololi Beach Club In The Gambia Becomes TATOC’s First African Resort Member

The Timeshare Association (Timeshare Owners and Committees), TATOC, is delighted to announce that Kololi Beach Club in The Gambia has become the association’s first African-based resort member. Kololi Beach Club is situated on a 24-acre beachfront site, overlooking endless beaches and the Atlantic Ocean. The 44 one- and two-bedroom villas…

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Interval Platinum Hits Milestone 100,000 Members

Upscale product meeting the needs of consumers and resort clients Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced that more than 100,000 families are now enrolled in Interval PlatinumSM, its most prestigious membership level. Launched two years ago,…

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Diamond Resorts International® Expands Global Footprint through Alliance with Dorsett Hospitality International

DIAMOND RESORTS INTERNATIONAL® (Diamond), a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, engages in a strategic alliance with Dorsett Hospitality International (Dorsett) and now offers its members, owners and guests new destination choices in Asia. Dorsett owns and manages 20 hotels in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.…

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11th Annual RCI Christel House Open Hosts 14 Sites Worldwide

The 11th annual RCI Christel House Open charity golf tournament kicked off on May 18 and runs through June 17. This year, golfers will gather at 14 sites worldwide to raise funds and awareness for Christel House. Tournament sites include: • Boonville, NY: hosted by Lodging Kit Company • Branson,…

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Hilton Grand Vacations Honored with Prestigious Employer Award

The Timeshare Division of Hilton Worldwide Earns American Resort Development Association Circle of Excellence Employer of the Year Award Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) has been honored by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) with the prestigious 2013 Circle of Excellence Employer of the Year Award. Hilton Grand Vacations received the…

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SPI Orange Software The Choice For Global Exchange Development Corp.

SPI, the shared ownership industry’s premier software provider, is pleased to announce that Global Exchange Development Corporation has selected SPI Orange software for use in managing their sales and marketing operations. “After reviewing the options available in the marketplace we felt SPI offered the best solution to our escalating needs,”…

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