Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa Recognized as 2017 Interval International Premier Resort

Orlando, Florida, February 13, 2017 (INTUITION) – Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa, a premier staySky® Vacation Clubs property, has been recognized as a 2017 Interval International Premier Resort for the third year in a row. The annual distinction signifies that the property has once again risen above Interval’s top affiliation standards and provides…

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Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA) President and CEO Named Best Industry Leader

February 9, 2017 –Jon Zwickel, President and CEO of the Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA) has been named Best Industry Leader in the 2017 Perspective Magazine Awards.   Considered to be one of the highest accolades in the timeshare industry, the Perspective Magazine Awards program was launched in 2011 as the only global recognition program…

Global Connections(GCI) Honored with Four Finalist Awards

American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Announces ARDY Finalists February 9, 2017 – Global Connections, Inc. (GCI) a well-known travel club fulfillment and service provider has been selected as a Finalist in four categories in the ARDA Awards program sponsored by the American Resort Development Association.   GCI won finalist honors for Logo Design (GCI 20th Anniversary), Employee Newsletter/Electronic Format…

Leeu Collection Expands Footprint in Europe Acquires Historic Property in Italy

February 8, 2017 – Expanding its international hospitality portfolio further, Leeu Collection has acquired its second European property, the former Collegio Alla Querce in Florence, Italy. Located in Via della Piazzuola, just 2km north-east of the city’s historic heart and 9km from Florence’s international airport, the complex covers a total area of 13 400m2 plus…

McKibbon Hospitality Adds Aloft Orlando Downtown to its Management Portfolio

Leading hotel group expands Orlando presence and adds fourth Aloft Hotel to portfolio   February 7, 2017 – McKibbon Hospitality, an award—–winning leader in the hotel development and management industry, announced today that it has added the Aloft Orlando Downtown hotel to its management portfolio. Located in Orlando’s central business district adjacent to City Hall…

Homewood Suites by Hilton Opens Newest Hotel in Orlando

Home-like Amenities and Spacious Suites Give Orlando Travelers Added Value   February 7, 2017 – Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando Theme Parks. Designed for guests who want to travel on their own terms, the new hotel offers 133 suites and all the comforts of…

AMRewards Breaks Records with 2016 Milestones and Announces Upcoming Initiatives

February 6, 2017 – AMResorts®, a subsidiary of Apple Leisure Group, celebrated prolific results and new milestones in 2016 forAMRewards, the hotel company’s travel agent loyalty program. The U.S. and Canada markets experienced an 82% increase in the number of group bookings and a 78% increase in total bookings 2015. Additionally, AMRewards’ registered agent portfolio grew…