Sixth Annual RCI® Green Awards Recognize Sustainable Businesses in the Hospitality Industry

Wyndham Branson at the Meadows was awarded highest honors April 12, 2017 – RCI, the global leader in vacation, announced the latest winners of the RCI® Green Awards program.   These awards recognize the most environmentally-conscious resorts within the company’s exchange network. The application process includes an audit of green practices in areas including energy and water…

Timbers Resorts Appoints Edward Shapard As New Managing Director Of Hospitality

April 12, 2017 – Timbers Resorts, one of the largest independent developers and operators of private boutique resorts and residence clubs, has appointed Edward Shapard as Managing Director of Hospitality, responsible for ensuring Timbers Resorts’ high standards and well-regarded service culture are upheld across the company’s growing portfolio of properties. Edward has nearly two decades…

RTX Commits to Community in Charitable Giving Plan for 2017

Orlando, Florida, April 12, 2017 (INTUITION) – Leading global timeshare exchange provider, Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX), has officially increased its efforts of involvement towards quarterly charitable goals after an incredibly impactful year with the newly announced Charitable Giving Plan. RTX is well-known in the local community for outstanding acts of corporate social responsibility and…

Intrawest Resorts Holdings to be Acquired by Affiliates of ASC and KSL

April 11, 2017 – Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SNOW), a leading North American mountain resort and adventure company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly-formed entity controlled by affiliates of the Aspen Skiing Company, L.L.C. (“Aspen”) and KSL Capital Partners, LLC (“KSL”). Under the terms of…

Westgate Resorts Completes Securitization of Timeshare Loans

April 11, 2017 – On April 6, 2017, Westgate Resorts completed a securitization through Westgate Resorts 2017-1 LLC (the “Issuer”). The Issuer sold $175 million of notes (the “Notes”) to various capital markets investors, including a number of investors that have participated in prior Westgate securitizations. The Notes were offered in a private placement within…

‘Send Me On Vacation’ Charity Launches Worldwide Survivor Tour, Gifting Women Affected by Breast Cancer Healing Vacations Around the World to Restore, Rejuvenate and Restart

April 11, 2017 –  Send Me On Vacation, the US-based Charity dedicated to creating memorable vacation experiences for breast cancer sufferers and survivors, has expanded its program globally, and will be kicking off with a 7-month Worldwide Survivor Tour starting April. The Send Me on Vacation Worldwide Survivor Tour will visit Tokyo, Indonesia, Singapore and…

Interval International Honored with ARDA Circle of Excellence Award for Best-In-Class Service

April 10, 2017 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), received one of the American Resort Development Association’s most prestigious recognitions  the ARDA Circle of Excellence (ACE) Customer Service Excellence Award for its industry-leading Member-Services Centers. The award, which was presented during the recent…

Vistana Signature Experiences Earns Multiple ARDA Awards

April 10, 2017 – Vistana™ Signature Experiences, developer of Sheraton Vacation Club and Westin Vacation Club resorts and an operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), announced that The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas received the prestigious Circle of Excellence “ACE” Community Service and Philanthropic Award at the recent American Resort Development Association (ARDA) convention in New…

Diamond Resorts International Receives 2017 Social Media Campaign Award from ARDA

April 10, 2017 – Diamond Resorts International®, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, received the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Social Media Campaign Award for its Vacations for Life® Summer Family Fun Photo Contest at the ARDA World 2017 Convention and Expo in New Orleans, LA on March 26-30, 2017. The…