Protea Hotels by Marriott® Named Coolest Hotel Brand in South Africa for the 7th Consecutive Year

May 15, 2017 – In an announcement that re-enforces the brand’s growing traction in the South African market, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that Protea Hotels by Marriott® has been named the Coolest Hotel Brand in the Sunday Times Generation Next Survey 2017. Designed for the progressive yet pragmatic traveller seeking a high-­quality travel…

Hard Rock International Amplifies The Sound Of Your Stay® with Launch of WAX Music Amenity Program

Hospitality Brand Teams Up with Iconic Brands and Emerging Artists for Complimentary In-Room Vinyl Experience May 15, 2017 – Further establishing its role as the premier music-lifestyle brand in the hotel industry, Hard Rock International announces the debut of WAX: the latest component to the brand’s complimentary and signature The Sound of Your Stay®music amenity program.…

RCI Celebrates Addition of More than 150 Affiliated Properties in the Caribbean over the Past Decade

Vacation exchange leader further establishes commanding presence in region May 15, 2017 – RCI, the worldwide leader in the vacation exchange industry, is celebrating the addition of more than 150 new affiliated properties in the Caribbean over the last 10 years. “The Caribbean is a highly desirable vacation location, and a region where we have seen tremendous growth,” said Gordon Gurnik,…

Oahu’s First Autograph Collection Hotel Heralds a New Era in Honolulu

May 15, 2017 – Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced the grand opening of The Laylow following an extensive $60 million renovation. The complete renovation and development was led by owner and leading investment company Rockbridge along with its affiliate hotel development company, RBHD, who managed the project. Bringing the brand’s…

Marriott’s Waikoloa Ocean Club is Now Open on Hawaii’s Big Island

May 15, 2017 — Marriott’s Waikoloa Ocean Club, overlooking beautiful ‘Anaeho’omalu Bay, is now open on the western shore of Hawaii’s Big Island. Inspired by the island’s lush green flora, pristine waterfalls, fiery red volcanos and black lava beds, the resort’s beautifully decorated one- and two-bedroom suites celebrate the rich culture and diverse landscape of…

RTX Chooses Brother Wolf Animal Rescue as Quarter 1 Charity of Choice

Orlando, Florida, May 15, 2017 (INTUITION) – Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX), a premier vacation exchange company, selected Brother Wolf Animal Rescue as its first nonprofit organization to work with for the newly announced Charitable Giving Plan’s quarter one charity of choice for its Asheville office. As part of RTX’s prioritized Charitable Giving Plan, employees…

Anantara Vacation Club Selects Ingenico ePayments to Optimize Global Payment Acceptance

May 15, 2017 – Ingenico ePayments, the online and mobile commerce division of Ingenico Group, announced that it has signed an agreement with Anantara Vacation Club , Asia’s premiere shared vacation ownership programme, to provide online payment acceptance and processing. Launched in 2010, Anantara Vacation Club offers a points based, flexible shared vacation ownership concept for consumers wishing to holiday…