Crowne Plaza® Barranquilla Opens Its Doors In Colombia

The property marks IHG’s second hotel brand to gain footing in the booming metropolis of Barranquilla June 12, 2017 – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the opening of the Crowne Plaza® Barranquilla hotel marking the Crowne Plaza brand’s return to Colombia. The 76-room new-build hotel is located within the Torres del…

Apple Leisure Group’s Alex Zozaya Recognized as Industry Leader by the Caribbean Tourism Organization

June 12, 2017 – Apple Leisure Group® (ALG) is pleased to announce that CEO Alex Zozaya was recognized with a “Jerry Award” during the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Week Tourism Industry Awards luncheon on June 8. The coveted award is presented annually to an industry leader who has demonstrated a passion for the development of…

Anantara Vacation Club Gives Back to the Thai Community

Inspiring company-wide social responsibility through fundraising efforts to support local charities June 12, 2017 – Anantara Vacation Club, Asia’s leading luxury shared ownership concept for discerning travellers, is pleased to announce that it has recently concluded a donation drive for The Freedom Story, a charity that helps educate Thailand’s impoverished youth and prevent human trafficking. Fundraising…

MRK Hotel Collection Announces Grand Opening Of The Ivey’s Hotel

Luxury Hotel Group Marks Opening in Reclaimed Historic Ivey’s Building Situated in the Heart of Uptown, Charlotte, N.C. June 9, 2017 – The MRK Hotel Collection announces the grand opening of The Ivey’s Hotel in Uptown, Charlotte. The newly rebranded MRK Hotel Collection is a group of luxury, boutique hotels, each featuring their own unique character and design, while keeping…

RMC: Resorts Mountains Cities Names New President

June 9, 2017 – RMC, an international Top 25 Destination Management Company, has announced the promotion of Rhonda Brewer to the position of President.  Brewer joined RMC on November 1, 2016, as the Chief Sales and Operations Officer, and quickly demonstrated her extensive experience in sales and operations by making significant contributions to the company’s strategic growth. Brewer…

Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings Announce Extension of Partnership with “One Particular Harbour” Marina and Luxury Residences at Harbour Isle

Project to Include Marina inside 220-Acre Private Island Community in Bradenton, Florida June 9, 2017 – Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings today announced the continuation of their partnership with the development of a new marina and 132 luxury residences at Harbour Isle in Bradenton, Florida. Minto’s 220-acre private island community is located on Anna Maria Sound…

Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Announce Aggressive Growth Pace in Key Markets during NYU Conference

June 9, 2017 – The Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands continue their growth trajectory in key markets with the opening of 19 new hotels as of June 7, 2017. A number of these recent openings represent significant milestones for the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands as hotels continue to open in urban, lifestyle and university locations. The…

Bluegreen Vacations™ Names Shawn Pearson as Chief Executive Officer

June 09, 2017 — Bluegreen Corporation, (“Bluegreen Vacations” or “Bluegreen”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of BBX Capital Corporation (“BBX Capital”), has announced that it has named Shawn Pearson as Chief Executive Officer of Bluegreen Corporation. “Shawn is no stranger to the BBX Capital family of companies. In 2015 he joined Renin Holdings, LLC, also a wholly-owned…

SpringHill Suites St. Louis Brentwood Welcomes Summer With Hot Renovation

Brentwood hotel will host an open house with live music, local artists and refreshments to celebrate the upgrades June 8, 2017 – SpringHill Suites St. Louis Brentwood is set to unveil a new and stylish image after completing a million-dollar renovation that gets it ready for the summer season and beyond.The Brentwood hotel is hosting an open house on June…

Northridge Capital Announces Groundbreaking for W Aspen

June 8, 2017 – Northridge Capital, LLC, owner of the Sky Hotel in Aspen, Colorado, in partnership with local developer Sarpa Development, is pleased to announce that it closed last month on construction financing for its redevelopment of the property, prominently located at the base of Aspen Mountain in the heart of town, obtained construction permits from the City of…

In the Eternal City, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts Marks Milestone with Grand Opening of Le Méridien Visconti Rome

Following a $20 Million Renovation, the European-Born Brand Ushers in a New Era for the Storied Hotel, Transformed by Mid-Century Modern Design & Captivating Art Collection June 8, 2017 – Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today marked a milestone: reintroducing the brand to Italy and reimagining an iconic palace to…