The “Green Book of South Carolina” Launches as First-Ever Mobile Travel Guide to S.C. African American Cultural Sites

May 26, 2017 – The first-ever mobile travel guide to S.C. African American cultural sites, the Green Book of South Carolina, has been launched by the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission, offering residents and visitors from around the world a user-friendly guide to discovering and celebrating enriching cultural experiences across the state at http://www.GreenBookofSC.com. Research indicates that…

Ka‘anapali Beach Club Raises Funds for 38th Hawai‘i Visitor Industry Charity Walk

May 26, 2017 — Diamond Resorts International® applauds the hard work of its Ka‘anapali Beach Club team members in raising $10,378 for the annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk on Maui at the War Memorial Soccer Field. Proceeds from the statewide Charity Walk benefited several local charities, including Maui Food Bank, Maui Youth and Family Services…

The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun Unveiled During Inaugural Ceremony with Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto

Following the successful completion of a multimillion-dollar project, Cancun’s newest awe-inclusive resort welcomes Mexican President, dignitaries, government officials and industry leaders to celebrate in style.    May 26, 2017 – Palace Resorts – the company that sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations – is proud to celebrate the opening of The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun.…

InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco and InterContinental Culinary Center Student Win InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts Cooking Competition

First place student Anna Ruiz wins $5,000 scholarship from the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand May 25, 2017 – InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce the InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco and Anna Ruiz, culinary student at the International Culinary Center, as the winners of the fourth annual Ultimate Culinary Clash, which took place on Thursday,…

C.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to Joe Nahman, Founder of RMC

May 25, 2017 – RMC Resort Management, the leading Hilton Head Island resort management, vacation rental and resale company, proudly announced its president and CEO, Joe Nahman, RRP*, was awarded the C.A.R.E. Pinnacle Award for lifetime achievement during the organization’s recent conference. Nahman has been managing resort properties for 30 years and also operates a successful…

Cambria Hotels Opens its Second Chicago Property in the Loop – Theatre District

May 25, 2017 –  Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in partnership with developer Murphy Asset Management and management company Crescent Hotels & Resorts, announced today the opening of the Cambria Chicago Loop – Theatre District. This is the brand’s second property in Chicago. The Magnificent Mile hotel opened in November 2016.…

RCI Recognizes Grupo Vidanta With Gold Crown Distinction

May 25, 2017 – World-class developer, owner, and operator of entertainment and destination resorts in Mexico, Grupo Vidanta received recognition for its Mayan Palace and The Grand Mayan hotels from RCI (Resort Condominium International) with the Gold Crown distinction, a top honor awarded to resort developers who continuously offer exceptional vacation experiences. The RCI Gold Crown…

Lifestyle Holidays Eases the Effects of Fighting Breast Cancer with Healing Vacations

May 25, 2017 – Send Me On Vacation, Inc. (SMOV), a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, has partnered with Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic to host a group of 15 breast cancer survivors with an all-inclusive vacation to rejuvenate the body, mind, and spirit following treatment. Each recipient will participate in a workshop by the…

Beyond The Beach: Marriott International Reveals Top Trends In Inaugural Summer Travel Trend Report 2017

Orlando and New York are the No. 1 and No. 2 most-searched destinations, respectively, for Memorial Day weekend getaways May 25, 2017 – Marriott International (NASDAQ:  MAR) today announced findings of its inaugural U.S. Summer Travel Trends Report 2017 based an analysis of nearly 2 million Marriott.com searches and bookings in April and May for travel…