Vail Resorts To Acquire Kirkwood Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe, California

Vail Resorts is purchasing the ski resort as well as the undeveloped sites at the center of the base area which are zoned for residential and commercial development for a purchase price of approximately $18.0 million.

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Luxury Resort Operators’ Auberge Resorts Invite Guests off the Beaten Path with “Auberge Adventures”

Auberge Resorts, owners and operators of award-winning small luxury resorts and private residence clubs in some of the most desirable destinations in North America, added another dimension to the guest experience with the launch today of “Auberge Adventures”.

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Grand Luxxe Resorts Raises the Bar on Luxury Travel Through Expansions at Nuevo Vallarta and Riviera Maya

Fractional ownership developer Grand Luxxe Resorts has announced the grand openings of new towers and buildings for its high-end luxury brand in both Mexican resorts of Nuevo Vallarta and Riviera Maya, further solidifying Grand Luxxe as the premier choice for discriminating travelers.

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LaTour Hotels and Resorts Opens Celeste Beach Residences, Resort and Spa

LaTour Hotels and Resorts, which offers personalized luxury hospitality management services for four- and five-star properties worldwide, has announced the opening of Celeste Beach Residences, Resort and Spa, located in Huatulco, Oaxaca, the hidden jewel of Mexico.

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Costa Rica Mixed Use Real Estate Project Announces Strategic Alliance

Resort real estate and fractional ownership developer Hacienda Matapalo today announced it has finalized a strategic alliance with Island Resorts Trust LLC, a Florida-based company that has more than 45 years and over $500 million of development and construction experience across the U.S. and the Caribbean.

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Absolute Private Residence Club At The Village Coconut Island Joins Interval International Global Vacation Exchange Network

Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, welcomes The Village Coconut Island, the latest Absolute World Group resort to join its global vacation exchange network.

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New Hilton Head Area ‘Residence Club’ Epitomizes Trending Pattern of Vacation Home Ownership

Fractional vacation ownership at some level has been a major economic driver in the Hilton Head area for more than two decades. Recent Visitor & Convention Bureau statistics show 25% of all vacationers in the area are staying in some sort of fractional ownership property.

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PKI Awarded Services Contract For The Palms Residence Club

Leading Private Residence Club consultancy, Peter Kempf International (PKI), announced it has been awarded the exclusive sales and marketing contract for The Palms Private Residence Club, located on renowned Flamingo Beach on Costa Rica’s coveted Gold Coast.

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Vacation Ownership Investment Conference – Day One

It was back to basics for much of the first day of the 12th annual Vacation Ownership Investment Conference at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Florida, as Monday’s sessions revolved around the fundamentals of the timeshare and fractional industries.

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Securities Based Fractional Funding, LLC. Announces The Availability Of Financing For Domestic And Foreign Buyers Of Luxury Fractional Real Estate

David M. Disick, private residence club pioneer and fractional finance expert, announced today that his company, Securities Based Fractional Funding, LLC.(SBFF) and Equities First Holdings, LLC. (EFH), have formed an alliance to provide securities based financing to domestic and foreign buyers, owners and developers of luxury fractional properties.

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SPI Software Vice President McClendon Joins Top ARDA Committee

SPI Software, creators of timeshare software used for marketing, sales, mortgage and maintenance fee servicing, central reservations, property management and operations, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon McClendon, vice president of client services, to serve on the Federal Issues Committee of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA).

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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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SPI Orange Software Chosen By Costa Rica-Based Timeshare Resort

Costa Rica-based OSA Resort Club, is the latest company to join with SPI Software as a valued customer. OSA Resort Club has licensed the SPI Orange Enterprise Vacation Ownership Suite including integrated modules for marketing, sales, mortgage and maintenance fee servicing, central reservations, property management and operations.

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SPI Software Implemented At Sheraton Buganvilias Resort, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Director José Luis Toca of Sheraton Buganvilias, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Sheraton Buganvilias recently commented on their implementation of SPI Orange software for managing their successful timeshare resort.

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Holiday Club Resorts, Finland Selects SPI Orange Software

SPI Software is pleased to announce that Holiday Club Resorts, one of the largest and fastest growing timeshare companies in Europe has selected SPI Orange Systems enterprise software as its future software technology platform.

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Fractional Property Development, The Porches Outperforms Steamboat’s Luxury Home Market

Steamboat’s Most Desirable Year Round Neighborhood Boasts Six Sales in Only Six Months

The Porches of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, announced today that it is foremost in the luxury home market in Steamboat Springs, accounting for nearly half of whole and fractional sales of residences with square footages over 4,000 square feet and attracting interest from a multitude of second home buyers across the country. Over the last six months, the Porches has made six sales; three fractional interests in the Private Residence Club and three whole ownership units, one of those being a preconstruction purchase. This level of activity is unparalleled in the current marketplace and reflects the Porches exceptional product offering.

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FractionalExchange.com Selected By The Deer Valley Club For Their Owner-To-Owner Vacation Exchange Needs

FractionalExchange.com has announced that The Deer Valley Club will begin referring its members to FractionalExchange.com for their owner-to-owner vacation exchange needs. Recognized as the first private residence club of its kind throughout the world, The Deer Valley Club is located at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. Completed in…

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SPI Orange Software Selected By SPM Resorts

SPI Software has signed an agreement with SPM Resorts, Inc., one of the largest property management and timeshare owner servicing companies in the U.S. Under the agreement, SPI will provide SPI Orange property management, reservations, rentals, owners servicing and web applications. The SPI Orange software will be deployed in an…

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