Hilton Grand Vacations and Blackstone Form Joint Venture to Purchase Elara, One of the World’s Largest Timeshare Resorts

Acquisition expected to be accretive in 2017 to Total Adjusted EBITDA and EPS July 20, 2017 – Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE: HGV) (“HGV” or “the company”) announces the formation of a joint venture with affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII L.P., which purchased Elara, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club. With 1,201 units, Elara is one of…

VO-CON: “Not your typical vacation ownership conference”

Keynote Speakers and Networking Venues Will Promote Networking at a Whole New Level July 20, 2017 –The Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA)   . Vacation Ownership Conference, VO-Con, promises to take networking to a new level with innovative venues and activities for networking and Key Note speakers outside the realm of traditional vacation ownership conferences. VO-Con 2017, is scheduled for…

Princess Cruises Celebrates Newly Redesigned Camp Discovery Youth and Teen Centers with Hakeem Oluseyi of Science Channel and Tory Belleci of Discovery Channel’s MythBusters

July 19, 2017 – Hakeem Oluseyi of Science Channel and Tory Belleci of Discovery Channel’s MythBusters were onboard the Grand Princess in San Francisco to celebrate Princess Cruises‘ new Camp Discovery youth and teen centers, conducting an official ribbon cutting. At the start of the day, invited kids and their parents enjoyed special opportunities to participate in activities that highlighted Discovery at Sea…

G6 Hospitality, Hilton And Marriott Announce Hotel Developments In Honduras

New presence of several international hotel brands confirms the growing popularity of Honduras as a tourist and business destination July 19, 2017 – Honduras‘ growing popularity as a tourism and investment destination have led to recent expansions from multi-nationals such as Hilton, which is the latest hotel group to announce a future development in this Central American…

Hoteles City Express Announces the Opening of hotel City Express Junior Puebla Angelopolis, City Express Altamira and Expansion of City Express Merida, Reaching 127 Hotels in Operation

July 19, 2017 – Hoteles City Express, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Hoteles City” or “the Company”) (BMV: HCITY), announced the opening of City Express Junior Puebla Angelopolis, City Express Altamira and an expansion of the existing City Express Merida hotel, reaching 127 hotels in operation and more than 14,200 available rooms. City Express Junior Puebla Angelopolis has…

staySky® Vacation Clubs Offers Prospective Members the Chance to Escape with staySky® Explorer

Orlando, Florida, July 19, 2017 – (INTUITION) – staySky® Vacation Clubs, a premier membership-based program located in Orlando, Fla., is offering an 18-month sampler of their staySky® Escapes benefit with the staySky® Explorer product. The staySky® Escapes platform allow guests to immerse themselves in the exclusive benefits that a staySky® membership affords.  Members who decide that…

For the Second Year in a Row: Nihiwatu Voted #1 Hotel in the World by Travel + Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Awards

Philanthropic-Driven Resort Changes the Way Travelers Experience Cultural Discovery; Guests Feel Deeply Connected, Cause-Inspired, and Satisfy a Journey for Curiosity at “The Edge of Wildness” July 18, 2017 –  Nihi Sumba Island, formerly Nihiwatu, in Indonesia is the number one hotel in the world for the second year in a row, voted by Travel + Leisure readers globally for its annual…

IHG Announces the Opening of the Largest Holiday Inn Express® Hotel in the Americas

Holiday Inn Express Waikiki is the third IHG hotel in Hawaii.  July 18, 2017 – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the opening of the 44-story, 596-room Holiday Inn Express®  Waikiki hotel—the largest Holiday Inn Express property in the Americas region.  Located just three blocks from Waikiki Beach, two…

Marriott International Expands in Italy with the Opening of Four Points by Sheraton Venice Mestre

July 18, 2017 – POINT 1: Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) today announces the opening of the Four Points by Sheraton Venice Mestre as part of a franchise agreement with the Italian management company DHotels. Located in the urban area of Mestre, the hotel represents a strategic conversion following a complete renovation and is the fifth addition…