WithumSmith+Brown CPAs Comment On Doing Business With Those Who Know Your Business

Tom Durkee and Lena Combs, partners at WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum), recently shared their thoughts about the timeshare industry and what it takes to provide the best accounting services. (The two CPAs announced that their firm, Averett Warmus Durkee CPAs, [AWD] joined with Withum the first of this year.) During the interview with Resort Trades Publisher…

Hilton and Uber Expand Partnership, Unveil App Integration for Simplified Travel

Users can seamlessly access their hotel and ground transportation reservations through the Hilton HHonors and Uber apps. Travel logistics just got a whole lot simpler, thanks to an expanded partnership between Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and Uber to further bring together their respective mobile apps. In a first for the hospitality industry, Hilton HHonors members can now order an…

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Announces Multimillion-Dollar Renovation Slated For Completion By Summer 2016

A complete, multimillion-dollar transformation is currently underway at Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST) and located just minutes from San Francisco International Airport. The hotel’s top-to-bottom renovation will unveil a stylish new design with refreshed guestrooms, public spaces and events spaces, along with a reimagined food and…

Marriott Vacation Club – Now in Historic, Happening San Diego

Marriott Vacation Club, a global leader in vacation ownership and brand segment of Marriott Vacations Worldwide(NYSE:VAC), announced today that Owners and guests can make reservations at its newest property, Marriott Vacation Club, San Diego, through the Marriott Vacation Club DestinationsTM Exchange Program for arrivals beginning July 1. Marriott Vacation Club, San Diego will soon be newly renovated and a totally reimagined vacation escape…

Anantara to Launch the Middle East’s Highest Five-Star Resort

Perched 2,000 metres above sea level on the curving rim of a great canyon, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort will welcome the world’s most discerning luxury travellers from July 2016. Guests will hover over an extreme landscape of rugged beauty while they discover a cultured treasury of authentic indulgences and immersions in the destination’s…

Sterling Holiday Resorts Limited acquires Nature Trails

Sterling Holidays, a unit of Thomas Cook India, has completed its acquisition of Nature Trails Resorts, an adventure holiday company that operates resorts at five destinations within Maharashtra. Nature Trails Resorts Private Limited is now a 100% subsidiary of Sterling Holidays Resorts Limited, headquartered out of Chennai and offers vacationers a unique adventure proposition attracting…

Dancers Swing Into Shoal Bay For Unique Event This Weekend

West Coast Swing enthusiasts from across the country will shimmy into Ramada Resort Shoal Bay for a weekend of dance from April 1-3. More than 100 participants are expected at the annual Swing Escape event, hosted by Newcastle-based partner dancing school, danceVibe. Swing Escape is a weekend of workshops, competitions and social dances based around…

LaTour Hotels & Resorts Takes Over Management of Banff Gate Mountain Resort

Orlando, Florida – March 30, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – LaTour Hotels & Resorts, a leader in the hospitality property management industry, is pleased to announce that it recently entered into an agreement to manage Banff Gate Mountain Resort, a Canada based resort, on January 1, 2016. LaTour Hotels & Resorts is working very closely…

DAE Launches Resorts of Excellence Programme

DAE (Dial An Exchange) has launched an independent programme set to recognise the highest quality resorts in its network. The Resorts of Excellence programme will highlight the holiday resorts that DAE members consistently rate as very good or excellent. After returning from an exchange or bonus week holiday, DAE members are encouraged to review their…

Big Things Coming to Vacation.com’s Engagement Program in 2016

Vacation.com is will offer a record number of promotions to its members this year as part of its award-winning Engagement program, the company announced. Vacation.com agencies can participate in in 267 unique promotions: 92 direct mailers and 175 e-Engagements. Also new this year, Vacation.com’s technology enhancements will allow for agent personalization which means promotions can be…