Xenia Hotels & Resorts Completes $163 Million, 5-Hotel Portfolio Sale to Summit Hotel Properties

June 22, 2017 – Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:  XHR) (“Xenia”) today announced the completion of the 5-hotel, 812-guestroom portfolio sale to an affiliate of Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:  INN) for a total purchase price of $163 million, or approximately $201,000 per key.  The portfolio includes the 203-guestroom Courtyard Fort Worth Downtown/Blackstone, the 123-guestroom Courtyard Kansas City Country Club Plaza,…

The Ritz-Carlton Takes To The Sea – First Luxury Hotel Brand To Offer Bespoke Yacht Experiences

Setting Sail in 2019, Custom-Built Luxury Yachts to Bring the Iconic Ritz-Carlton Service and Style to Unique and Distinguished Destinations Around the World June 22, 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced its entry into luxury yachting and cruises – bringing the award-winning luxury hotel brand’s service and timeless style…

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Raises $250,000 at Annual RCI Christel House Open Golf Tournament

June 22, 2017 – Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, recently hosted its 15th RCI® Christel House Open® at Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort in Kissimmee, Florida. For the second consecutive year, $250,000 was raised for Christel House International, a charitable organization focused on transforming the lives…

Marriott International Wins Two Creative Data Cannes Lions

June 21, 2017 – Live, Marriott International’s global marketing real-time command center, was awarded Gold and Silver Creative Data Lions at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity in the categories of Social Data and Use of Real-time Data, respectively. M Live launched in 2015 at Marriott’s Worldwide Headquarters and has since expanded to four locations…

IHG Announces Exciting Enhancements For Guest Experience Across Mainstream and Extended Stay Brands

New food and beverage and design rolling out appeal to both guests and owners June 21, 2017 – This week, at its 2017 Americas Conference in Las Vegas, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, shared exciting brand updates with the owners of its mainstream and extended stay brands. As…

Timeshare Industry Shows Solid Worldwide Increase in Sales Volume

Global Shared Ownership an Economic Force with a Diverse Selection of Resorts June 21, 2017 – The newly released 2016 Worldwide Shared Vacation Ownership Report, conducted by Oxford Economics and Leger for the ARDA International Foundation (AIF), once again reveals the international timeshare industry to be formidable in size, diverse in makeup and ready for…

Magic Village Combines Luxury, Leisure and Location for the Ultimate Vacation Experience

Three and four-bedroom vacation homes within a luxury-style resort setting offer unparalleled access to area’s hottest attractions and more  June 21, 2017 – As guests congregate on the patio by the pool of the Magic Village Resort, it is clear to see and feel the magic. With the nightly fireworks show from Magic Kingdom theme park…

La Quinta Announces Completion Of Multi-Million Dollar Renovation To Its Chicago Downtown Location

June 21, 2017 – La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:  LQ) announced the completion of an extensive renovation to the La Quinta Inn & Suites – Chicago Downtown located at One South Franklin in the heart of Chicago’s financial and theatre district, nearby many of the city’s top attractions.  The 239-room hotel now has a completely new interior that…

SONIFI’s DOCSIS-based Internet Service Delivers Fast and Reliable Connectivity For Less Than Half the Cost of Room Rewiring/Construction

June 21, 2017 – SONIFI® Solutions, Inc. today announced that it is bringing DOCSIS Internet solutions to major leading hotel brands, saving them the cost of re-wiring and construction on guest rooms. By leveraging SONIFI’s 30+ years of RF, coax and TV development experience, hotels also see improved guest satisfaction with high performance Internet –…