Accor Vacation Club expands portfolio with addition of Mercure Gold Coast Resort

One of Australia’s leading holiday lifestyle programs, Accor Vacation Club, today announced that it will grow its accommodation network from 23 to 24 properties, with the addition of apartments within the Mercure Gold Coast Resort this month. Accor Vacation Club’s refurbishment team is currently redesigning a block of accommodation on the Mercure site, designed with the travel…

Friday, Nov. 17 is Opening Day for North America’s Most Iconic Ski Resorts

North America’s most iconic resorts from east to west coasts will open for the 2017-2018 ski season Friday, Nov. 17. Canada’s Whistler Blackcomb, North America’s largest resort, will open for the season with three feet of base snow, while Vermont’s Stowe Mountain Resort will open summit-to-base skiing on the resort’s world-renowned Mt. Mansfield. The Lake Tahoe Region’s Heavenly Mountain Resort will also open Friday, Nov. 17.

Hyatt Hotels Executive Chairman to Receive the ALIS Lifetime Achievement Award

Tom Pritzker of Hyatt Hotels Corporation and The Pritzker Organization, will be honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) on January 22-24, 2018, in Los Angeles. This prominent award is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions to the hospitality industry through their actions, deeds, and great accomplishments.

Mori Trust, Hilton Grand Vacations and Hilton Announce New Development on Sesokojima Island, Okinawa

Mori Trust, Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE: HGV) and Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced an agreement to construct a new mixed-use development on Sesokojima Island, Okinawa, marking the first alliance between Mori Trust and Hilton Grand Vacations, as well as the latter’s first announced dedicated timeshare resort in the Japanese market.