Hyatt Ka’anapali Beach Continues Winning Ways Selected as Finalist for Two 2016 ARDY Awards

Since Hyatt Ka’anapali Beach, a Hyatt Residence Club Resort, opened its doors in December 2014, it has been celebrated for its stunning design and for showcasing Hawaii’s unique cultural heritage in its interiors and amenities. Now, the recognition continues with the selection of the property’s sales video and website as finalists in the 2016 ARDY…

Marriott, Starwood Eye ‘Green Light’ for Expansion into Cuba

There are few destinations where major hotel chains like Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have yet to make their presence felt. But Cuba is one of them. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that the two companies are working to complete deals that would allow them to begin doing business in the Caribbean island nation,…

Historic Muscat Set To Welcome Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton’s mid-market brand set to become first hotel for company in Muscat, one of the Middle East’s most intriguing destinations for trade and tourism.  Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced the signing of a management agreement with the Muscat National Development and Investment Company to open Hilton Garden Inn Muscat – Al Khuwair, the global hospitality company’s first hotel…

Ski.com Partners With Umapped To Engage Travelers And Collaborate With Travel Professionals

New interactive itineraries from Ski.com offer destination recommendations and deliver revenue potential for travel companies. Ski.com, North America’s largest provider of custom ski vacations has teamed up with Umapped, the innovative collaborative itinerary solution, to offer travelers mobile engagement with real-time information that extends to their personal and social networks. The new alliance with Umapped means that Ski.com will soon…

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Donates $25,000 Towards Orlando Victims and First Responders Funds

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Wins Grand Stevie at the 10th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) was honored with a Grand Stevie Award, being recognized as one of the Top 10 organizations at the 10th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Marriott Vacations Worldwide was presented with a Gold Stevie Award for Sales Support Team of the Year and eight other Stevie Awards in various categories. Additionally, Marriott Vacation Club received…

Resort Travel & Xchange Looks Back On A Milestone Year With Exciting Initiatives For 2016

Orlando, Florida – March 16, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX), witnessed record growth in 2015, finishing the year with timeshare exchanges up nearly 14 percent over exchanges booked in 2014. The global exchange provider also saw a 17.5 percent increase in active members to last year. Now approximately 80,000 members…

ANANTARA VACATION CLUB INTRODUCES AnantaraClub.com

A new lifestyle-focused website which features dynamic destination content, engaging social media channels for guests and Points Owners, travel tips and much more! Anantara Vacation Club (AVC), a unique vacation ownership concept with resorts throughout Asia and beyond, today unveiled www.AnantaraClub.com, a new website that highlights Anantara Vacation Club’s unique experiences and destinations. With dynamic and…

Four Points Grows Canadian Portfolio with Regina Debut

POINT 1: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced that its fast-growing Four Points brand has expanded its Canadian footprint with the opening of Four Points Regina, the brand’s second location in Saskatchewan. Owned and managed by VJ Management, the newly constructed Four Points caters to the modern traveler with an emphasis on approachable design and…