Westgate Resorts Completes Securitization of Timeshare Loans

April 11, 2017 – On April 6, 2017, Westgate Resorts completed a securitization through Westgate Resorts 2017-1 LLC (the “Issuer”). The Issuer sold $175 million of notes (the “Notes”) to various capital markets investors, including a number of investors that have participated in prior Westgate securitizations. The Notes were offered in a private placement within…

‘Send Me On Vacation’ Charity Launches Worldwide Survivor Tour, Gifting Women Affected by Breast Cancer Healing Vacations Around the World to Restore, Rejuvenate and Restart

April 11, 2017 –  Send Me On Vacation, the US-based Charity dedicated to creating memorable vacation experiences for breast cancer sufferers and survivors, has expanded its program globally, and will be kicking off with a 7-month Worldwide Survivor Tour starting April. The Send Me on Vacation Worldwide Survivor Tour will visit Tokyo, Indonesia, Singapore and…

Interval International Honored with ARDA Circle of Excellence Award for Best-In-Class Service

April 10, 2017 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), received one of the American Resort Development Association’s most prestigious recognitions  the ARDA Circle of Excellence (ACE) Customer Service Excellence Award for its industry-leading Member-Services Centers. The award, which was presented during the recent…

Vistana Signature Experiences Earns Multiple ARDA Awards

April 10, 2017 – Vistana™ Signature Experiences, developer of Sheraton Vacation Club and Westin Vacation Club resorts and an operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), announced that The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas received the prestigious Circle of Excellence “ACE” Community Service and Philanthropic Award at the recent American Resort Development Association (ARDA) convention in New…

Diamond Resorts International Receives 2017 Social Media Campaign Award from ARDA

April 10, 2017 – Diamond Resorts International®, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, received the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Social Media Campaign Award for its Vacations for Life® Summer Family Fun Photo Contest at the ARDA World 2017 Convention and Expo in New Orleans, LA on March 26-30, 2017. The…

50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love Makes Everything Groovy in San Francisco

April 10, 2017 – Just like the Summer of Love did in 1967, its 50th anniversary is gaining momentum. More than 60 festivals, performances, exhibitions and activities have already been planned to celebrate the time that changed San Francisco and the world forever. At www.summerof.love, the California Historical Society provides the detailed factual and cultural context…

AMResorts Bets On Mexico for Achieving Goals by 2020

April 7, 2017 –North America’s fastest-growing leisure resort company, AMResorts®, is positioned to reach the goal of 100 luxury, all-inclusive properties signed by 2020 through an aggressive growth strategy. Most immediately, the Apple Leisure Group subsidiary will reinforce its presence in Mexico with ten openings by 2020. This represents a record number of consecutive openings…

Holiday Inn Club Vacations® Wins A Company Record 15 ARDY Awards at ARDA’s Annual Gala

Stacey Sutherland Selected as First ARDA Proud Award Winner   April 7, 2017 – Holiday Inn Club Vacations was honored with 15 ARDY Awards, a record for the team, at the annual American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Awards Gala March 29 in New Orleans. Stacey Sutherland, Vice President of Brand Services and Corporate Communications, was…

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Recognized with Governor’s Tourism Award for Service Excellence

April 6, 2017 – Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel owner and management company and division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), was presented the Service Excellence Award by Governor Scott Walker at the Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Tourism, which took place March 12-14, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wis. Sponsored by the Governor’s Council…