Welk Resorts’ Properties Awarded RCI Gold Crown Resort® Status And Interval International Premier Resort® Distinction

Welk Resorts Properties Recognized for Commitment to Excellence Welk Resorts, a San Diego based hospitality company and leader in the timeshare industry, announced recent accolades received across all five of its resort properties from RCI and Interval International. Welk Resorts properties received the following distinctions for 2015: Welk Resort Branson:…

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James Kluetz Named President And Chief Creative Officer Of Brand Tango

As the staff at Brand Tango, a South Florida-based, digital, branding firm celebrate the firm’s 10-year anniversary, they’re not looking to the past. What they are doing is embracing a new era of digital brand expression that will help their clients integrate technology across disciplines such as marketing, sales center environments, owner services and even concierge and on-property experiences. Leading the charge is the firm’s long-time creative director and co-founder, James Kluetz, who was named president and chief creative officer in January, 2015.

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Global Connections, Inc. Adds Ski Resort To Its Growing Portfolio

Skier’s Edge Lodge Now to be Owned and Managed by Global Connections Global Connections, Inc. (GCI), the highly respected developer, travel club fulfillment and service provider, has purchased Skier’s Edge Lodge (Breckenridge CO) to become its fifth resort in a growing portfolio of wholly owned resort properties. Skier’s Edge Lodge…

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Ed Crovo Honored As Alumnus Of The Year At Florida State University’s Dedman School Of Hospitality

Ed Crovo, chief operating officer of Hyatt Vacation Ownership, operator of Hyatt Residence Club, was recently recognized by Florida State University’s (FSU) Dedman School of Hospitality for outstanding achievements throughout an over forty-year career. During a ceremony held at the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Florida, Crovo received the award for…

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GBG & Associates Selected As PR Agency By Global Connections Inc. And True Incentive

San Diego-based GBG and Associates, Inc. with niches in industries that include vacation ownership, resorts, professional services, health care, and tourism, has been selected by Global Connections, Inc. (GCI), True Incentive, and Customer Service Network Group to represent their entities. GCI has recently launched a new web site and branding…

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Global Connections Launches New Web Site

Travel Service Company Fulfills Expectations of Thousands of Travelers Each Year Global Connections, Inc., a full service travel agency,  travel club fulfillment and service provider and resort developer has launched a re-branded member web site to better serve its travel club members and  distributor clients. As Global Connections continues to evolve…

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The Levitin Group Expands International Reach

Digital Capabilities Allow Malta and South African Resorts to Incorporate the Levitin Learning Online Training System Levitin Group, the resort industry’s premier training and consulting company, is furthering its reach into the international arena with Azure (Malta) and IFA (South Africa) both coming on board to access its successful online…

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Hilton Grand Vacations Team MemberRecgonized As Administrative Employee Of The Year By The NHLA

Executive Assistant Jerilea Caldwell is honored for her commitment to exemplary professionalism and service Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) Team Members earned four nominations for industry awards at this year’s Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association (NHLA) “Stars of the Industry Awards Gala,” held in October at the Havana Room of the…

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Wyndham Vacation Ownership Continues Commitment To Step Up For Students Scholarship Program With $750,000 Pledge

Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest developer and marketer of flexible, points-based vacation ownership products, today announced a $750,000 commitment to the Step Up For Students Scholarship Program, which will provide nearly 140 scholarships for low-income Florida students. WVO has been a donor and corporate partner with Step Up…

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Wyndham Vacation Ownership Presents A Cadillac SRX During The Wyndham Championship

NEWEST ACCELERATE INTO THE FAST LANE SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS TRAVEL TO GREENSBORO, N.C., FOR PRIZE PRESENTATION EVENT Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE:WYN), presented a 2014 Cadillac SRX to Mark and Julia Peterson as part of…

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Royal Resorts Celebrates Anniversary Of Employee Education Program

Royal Resorts, a family of luxury resort properties in Mexico, is committed to supporting its employees every way they can, and one significant example of this is the development of their skills through an Employee Education Program, which is celebrating its 20th year of providing staff the opportunity to take the courses necessary to graduate at secondary school level.

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More Than 500,000 Sea Turtles Released In Mexico Through Royal Resorts Sea Turtle Program

The Royal Resorts’ sea turtle protection team is delighted to announce that 3,773 baby sea turtles have been rescued and released into the ocean so far this year. Earlier this summer, adult sea turtles emerged from the ocean to lay eggs on the sunny beaches of Cancun, Mexico. So far this year, there have been 193 nests with turtles laying 22,204 eggs on Royal Resorts properties.

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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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More Than 150,000 Fans “Like” Interval International Facebook Page

As part of the company’s fast-growing social media presence, Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), has surpassed 150,000 Facebook fans and the number continues to climb. The company’s page has engaged followers from around the world by…

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Service On Steroids Produces Raving Fans For Travel To Go

As Travel To Go adopts a new motto and launches its “Service on Steroids” campaign, the clearest indicators of its success are the numerous testimonials of gratitude that come directly from many of their loyal members. Although Travel To Go has successfully been arranging luxurious resort vacations for savvy travelers…

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Planning A Destination Wedding Or Re-Commitment Celebration In December?

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun Lets You Plan by the Numbers – 12/13/14…15! Brides who wish to make their wedding date stand the test of time can book on or around the last sequential calendar date of this century at the all-new, all-suite Grand Residences Riviera Cancun. The auspicious 12/13/14 weekend…

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Riviera Maya’s Top-Ranked Hotel Raises The Bar With New Services And Packages

Within nine months of opening, Grand Residences earns the number one spot on TripAdvisor among 350 hotels in Riviera Maya In just nine months since opening, Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, a member of the prestigious Leading Hotels of the World, has secured its standing as the destination’s premier luxury resort,…

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Travel To Go Names Summer’s Hot Top Destinations

Orlando, Branson and Oceanside, CA Top the List Travel To Go, with the help of its nearly 100,000 loyal members has named its top summer destinations of the year. To insure that Travel To Go’s mission of “Making Dreams Come True” is achieved, thousands of affordable vacation opportunities in popular…

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Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Expands To Mexico With New Sea Adventure By Lifestyle Resort In Cancun

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club (Lifestyle), located on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic on Cofresi Beach, has announced its expansion into Mexico with the new Sea Adventure by Lifestyle Resort, located on 1,300 feet of white sandy beaches on the North side of Cancun at the tip of Puerto…

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Hong Kong Buyers Snap Up Absolute Twin Sands Resort & Spa Apartments At Exclusive Two-Day Launch Event For Final Third Phase

Following the sell-out success of Phase I and Phase II, Absolute World Group, launched the third and final phase of Absolute Twin Sands Resort & Spa, with 20% sold at an exclusive two-day event in Hong Kong. Nestled between two white sand beaches and set within a spectacular peninsula boasting…

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Travel To Go Makes Its Mark South Of The Border

Travel To Go, a leader in the vacation industry that provides travel club memberships to a loyal member base of 60,000, is expanding its timeshare and resort booking opportunities through alliances with new partners in Mexico and South America. As a result of President Jeanette Bunn’s recent participation in AMDETUR…

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St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Celebrates American Polo From Coast To Coast, With Announcement Of Inaugural St. Regis Polo Cup In Sonoma Valley

With Nacho Figueras, St. Regis will Support Robin Hood Foundation in New York and Giant Steps in California This Year. St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT), continues to celebrate its commitment to the international sport of polo with upcoming polo matches in…

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Exclusive Interview: Frits Van Paasschen, Starwood CEO

Starwood’s global president and CEO plots the next phase of the hotel chain’s ambitious Middle Eastern expansion. Frits van Paasschen is a man who stands out from the crowd. At this year’s Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, an event teeming with dark suited hotel executives, he took to the stage wearing…

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