FARROW Commercial Construction Completes Refurbishment of Model Condo Unit at Princeville’s Alii Kai Resort

FARROW Commercial Construction, a nationwide commercial construction company based in Santa Rosa, CA has completed refurbishment of a model condo unit at the Alii Kai Resort, located on the island of Kauai in Princeville.

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Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spa in Saint Lucia has retained ASPIRE Solutions Ltd

Bay Gardens Resorts was founded in 1995 and consists of the award-winning Bay Gardens Hotel, Bay Gardens Inn and the collection’s newest addition, the spectacular four-star Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spa.

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Hyatt Expands Presence in Mountain West with Hyatt Escala Lodge at Park City

The condominium residences at Hyatt Escala Lodge will be marketed to individual buyers, who will be able to place their units in a voluntary hotel rental program. Condo owners who enter the rental program will also have the option to participate in the Hyatt Vacation Club.

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Leading Hospitality Development/Management Firms Launch Meritage Hospitality Group

Two highly respected powerhouse companies in hospitality development and management with a string of successful and prestigious high-end properties have formed a joint venture to take advantage of unusually attractive buying opportunities in today’s hospitality industry.

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RCI To Lead The Debate At Upcoming 2010 Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC)

RCI to co-host Shared Ownership Summit at the Middle East’s leading hotel investment event

RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and one of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), will partner with Middle East Economic Digest (MEED) and Bench Events, organizers of AHIC, to host industry leaders at the 2010 Middle East Shared Ownership Summit.

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Tom LaTour Announces Rebranded LaTour Hotels & Resorts

Luxury Hospitality Management Company Serves Four-, Five-Star Properties Worldwide

Veteran hotelier Tom LaTour has announced the newly rebranded LaTour Hotels & Resorts, previously known as ResortCom Elite, which offers personalized, luxury hospitality management services for four- and five-star properties. A joint venture between LaTour and ResortCom International, LaTour Hotels & Resorts specializes in managing new and existing luxury fractional, private residence club, hotel, mixed-use and condo resort developments, including golf, ski, urban and oceanfront locations worldwide. LaTour will also continue overseeing LaTour Signature Group, providing exclusive ser vices to select five-star properties, as an elite brand of LaTour Hotels & Resorts.

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Perspective Magazine North America Attracts 11 New Advertisers In One Week

Since the announcement that the shared ownership industry’s leading independent trade publication was launching a version dedicated to the North American (http://www.perspectivemagazine.com/na) marketplace, no less than 11 new companies have chosen the publication for anything from 3 month to 12 month marketing campaigns.

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Industry Experience Wins The Day As IFA Hotels and Resorts Choose Merlin Software To Manage Its Fractional Residence Clubs And Inter-resort Exchange Facility

IFA Hotels and Resorts, an international leader in the development of premier mixed-use hotel and tourism projects, announces the appointment of Merlin as software provider for its fractional residence clubs. IFA Hotels and Resorts, with its main operating office in Dubai, is listed on the Kuwait and Johannesburg stock exchanges and provides world-class facilities through a network of hotels, vacation and private residence club destinations.

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The Hotel Industry in Greece 2009 – Research and Markets New Report

Research and Markets has announced the addition of ICAP Group’s new report “The Hotel Industry in Greece 2009″ to their offering.

Key Points:

• Urban hotels and vacation resorts the two categories of hotels
• Total amount of room nights exceeded 64 million in 2008.

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Resort Fiduciary Services Limited, Chooses Merlin Software To Run Its Entire Operation

“Merlin Software simply has exactly what we need to run our entire business and provide the best service for our clients” said Andrew Horton, managing director of Resort Fiduciary Services. “No other software provider comes close”.

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Global Exchange Leader Interval International Selected By Geovillage Sport And Wellness Resort

Sports Village And Spa Resort Close To Costa Smeralda Joins Quality Exchange Network Interval International, a leading global provider of vacation services and an operating segment of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), today announced the affiliation to its vacation exchange network of Geovillage Sport and Wellness Resort. Designed around the…

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2009 Wyndham Championship Names Victory Junction Camp As Official Charity

The Wyndham Championship has for the third year in a row, named Victory Junction Camp the official charity of the tournament. “Just as Wyndham Worldwide is focused on accommodating the needs of our guests, we are also committed to supporting the communities we serve,” said Stephen P. Holmes, chairman and…

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New “Meetings Within Reach” Package Offering Special Value Through The End Of 2009 Introduced By The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is reaching out to corporate executives, meeting planners, and conference attendees in an effort to encourage the scheduling of meetings from educational seminars, incentive trips, customer appreciation events to annual retreats. With a message that “It’s Not Extravagant, If It Produces Results”, the award-winning hotel…

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Hilton Hotels Corporation Opens New Global Headquarters In Fairfax County, Va.

Hilton Hotels Corporation (“Hilton”) today announced the opening of its new global headquarters at Park Place II in the Tysons Corner area of McLean in Fairfax County, Va. As previously announced, the relocation from Beverly Hills, Calif. follows a thorough review of locations that were evaluated against multiple criteria, including…

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Starwood Hotels Completes Sale Of The W San Francisco To Keck Seng For $90 million

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announced today that it has completed the sale of the W San Francisco to Keck Seng Investments (Hong Kong) Limited for $90 million. The sales price represents a multiple of over 14X anticipated 2009 EBITDA. Starwood also entered a long-term management agreement to…

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Wyndham Worldwide Corporation Declares Cash Dividend

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) today announced its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.04 per share on its common stock, payable September 11, 2009 to shareholders of record as of August 27, 2009. About Wyndham Worldwide Corporation As one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide offers…

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Develhotel.com, The First Online Marketplace To Help Hoteliers And Real Estate Developers Work More Efficiently, Goes Live

Backed by a team of hospitality and real estate development specialists, Develhotel.com, the first online market place for hotel development goes live. Under the current economic climate, it is becoming more necessary to achieve further efficiencies in the way hotel chains, investors and real estate developers plan, design and deliver…

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Starwood Debuts Two New Hotel Brands In Maryland

Aloft and Element Arundel Mills Are The Newest Hotspots for Savvy Travelers Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and LTD Management Company introduce two new hotel brands to Maryland today with the opening of Aloft Arundel Mills and Element Arundel Mills. Aloft is the stylish new select service lifestyle brand…

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