Cristallo Resort & Spa in Cortina, Italy Joins the Luxury Collection

June 16, 2017 – Cristallo, a historic hotel located in the renowned Italian town of Cortina d’Ampezzo, will join The Luxury Collection, the world’s premier portfolio of upscale destinations, this June. Owned and managed by the Gualandi family, Cristallo, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, marks the brand’s first hotel in Cortina, and first ski resort…

Level Up(grade): W Hotels Debuts Hotel Industry’s First-Ever Video Game To Celebrate The Opening Of W Bellevue

Retro-Fueled Digital Video Game, ‘Belle the Bear’ Launches on June 15th With VIP Prizes for Top Scorers June 16, 2017 – To power up the forthcoming opening of W Bellevue, W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), is taking the hotel guest experience to the next level – literally. With the brand’s newest hotel…

INTUITION Unveils New SMS Features Designed to Boost Resort Revenue

Orlando, Florida, June 16, 2017 – (INTUITION) – INTUITION, a powerful Customer Engagement Solution that is changing the way hotels and resorts communicate with guests and manage online reputation has unveiled additional SMS integrations enabling properties to entice guests to spend more during their vacation. “SMS Marketing in general is more effective than email marketing,…

staySky® Vacation Clubs Launches Game-Changing Biennial Program

Orlando, Florida, June 16, 2017 (INTUITION) – Premier worldwide vacation membership club, staySky® Vacation Clubs, has launched yet another product that further fulfills staySky’s® goal of providing options for every lifestyle with the company’s newly launched biennial program, staySky® Vacation Clubs Flex. staySky® Vacation Clubs has won numerous awards for its premier membership services, including Best…

Resort Travel & Xchange Spring Networking Recap

Orlando, Florida, June 16, 2017 – (INTUITION) – Internationally acclaimed timeshare exchange company, Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX) continues to develop new partnerships by maintaining a prominent presence at major industry events this past Spring. Since its establishment in 2012, RTX has been recognized by both the industry and its members for the high-value services…

Vacation Ideas: World’s First Ski-in/Ski-out Treehouses Open This June

Slopeside at Whitefish Mountain Resort June 15, 2017 – Snow Bear Chalets, the world’s first slopeside, ski-in/ski-out treehouse chalets, opens to guests this June. Located in Northwestern Montana at Whitefish Mountain Resort, Snow Bear Chalets offers the ultimate accommodations to enjoy hiking, mountain biking and outdoor adventure for this summer season, as well as world class alpine skiing…

Sound Diplomacy to host U.S. Music Tourism Convention in Franklin, Tennessee

Inaugural convention will focus on the value music has on heritage tourism, destination marketing, and audience development June 15, 2017 – Sound Diplomacy, the leading global advisor in increasing the value of music and night culture, will host its inaugural U.S. Music Tourism Convention, September 21-22, in Franklin, Tennessee. In partnership with Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, Visit…

W Bellevue Welcomes Guests and Locals to a New Hotel Experience on the Eastside

Celebrating Bellevue’s History and Burgeoning Cocktail Culture, W Bellevue Is Officially Open For Business June 15, 2017 – W Bellevue has officially opened its doors for guests and locals to experience what’s new and next on the Eastside.  Part of the new Lincoln Square expansion, W Bellevue is where green meets global glamour. Playing off the agrarian culture that defined Bellevue, the hotel’s…

MGM Growth Properties LLC Announces Increased Quarterly Dividend

June 15, 2017 – MGM Growth Properties LLC (“MGP”) (NYSE:  MGP) today announced that MGM Growth Properties Operating Partnership LP declared a cash distribution to all unit holders of record, including MGP, on June 30, 2017 of $0.3950 per unit for the second quarter.  Simultaneously, MGP’s board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.3950 per Class A common share for…