El Cid Marina Beach Hotel Awarded Mexico Ministry of Tourism’s Highest Distinction for Sustainability

May 17th, 2017 – El Cid Resorts proudly announces that their flagship resort in Mazatlán, El Cid Marina Beach Hotel, has been recognized by the México Ministry of Tourism with the highest certification of sustainability implemented by PROFEPA, México’s Federal Environmental Agency. The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) has certified El Cid Marina Beach…

Ocean House Appoints New Executive Chef Nicolas Bour

Chef Bour brings two and a half decades of professional experience to the Rhode Island luxury resort’s kitchens and restaurants May 17, 2017 – Ocean House announced the appointment of Executive Chef Nicolas Bour, who will oversee all culinary operations for the resort, including the Forbes Five Star fine-dining restaurant Seasons, the more casual Bistro, four outdoor dining venues,…

Cachet Hospitality Group Accelerates Growth Of Portfolio In Thailand With Cachet Resort Phuket

Management of property to begin May 2017 with renovations to be completed Fall 2017 May 17, 2017 – Cachet Hospitality Group today announced the signing of a management agreement for Cachet Resort Dewa Phuket, a conversion property owned by R&B Partners Co., Ltd. Located on Thailand’s largest island, the hotel marks the company’s second resort property and…

74-acre Equestrian Estate & Hotel Resort Development in Ecuador will be Auctioned on June 10th

Ecuador to Shine in 2018’s Tourism and Travel Spotlight According to Research and Markets May 17, 2017 – Hacienda San Joaquín, a 74-acre estate with a 40-stall community equestrian center and a partially complete boutique hotel, will be sold at auction without reserve by Elite Auctions on June 10, 2017. Located within a 663-acre master-planned ranch, Hacienda…

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes The Waters In Hot Springs, Arkansas

May 17, 2017 – The Waters, nestled within Arkansas Hot Springs National Park, is among the latest hotel properties to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies. Known for celebrating and inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft brand featuring best in class…

Grupo Vidanta Debuts New Convention Center in Nuevo Vallarta

May 17, 2017 –– Vidanta, Grupo Vidanta’s vacation destination brand, has unveiled its first convention center in Nuevo Vallarta, marking the next phase in the Vidanta hospitality experience by bringing award-winning service to the meetings and groups market. A first-of-its-kind in the region, the Convention Center transforms the evolving destination into a top venue for…

Unique Sponsorship Opportunities Announced for Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA)

VANCOUVER, CANADA – May 16, 2017 – Unique sponsorship opportunities for VO-Con 2017 have been announced by The Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA). The event is scheduled September 12-14, 2017 in Whistler, Canada at the Four Seasons Resort &Residences. “VO-Con 2017 has exceptional Sponsorship packages,” said Jon Zwickel, CEO of CVOA.  “Our approach is to offer a flat fee…

Cambria Hotels Celebrates Brand’s First LEED Certified Property in Plano, Texas

May 16, 2017 – Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in partnership with O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC, announced today that the Cambria Hotel Plano-Frisco has been awarded LEED Silver certification. This marks the Cambria Hotels brand’s first property to receive LEED certification. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by…

Unlimited Earning and Redeeming Possibilities Now Available — Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest Unlock New Bonus Programs

May 16, 2017 – Starting today, Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®), the trio of loyalty programs from Marriott International, Inc., (NASDAQ: MAR), are offering new opportunities for members to earn unlimited bonus points to fuel their travel passions, in three unique ways: Marriott Rewards MegaBonus Infinite Points: Up to 4,000 Marriott…

StayNTouch and MGM Resorts International Redefining Hotel Check-in on the Las Vegas Strip and Beyond

May 16, 2017 – StayNTouch Inc. is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with MGM Resorts International, among the world’s leading entertainment companies, to provide an intuitive check-in and check-out process across all of their properties. To date, the StayNTouch platform has been installed at 15 MGM Resorts destinations delivering increased guest satisfaction and a…