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C.A.R.E. Conference Registration Opens

February 2017 – C.A.R.E., the Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers, has officially opened registration for its 64th Conference to be held at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront in Virginia Beach, VA from May 6-9, 2017.  All resort professionals and industry colleagues are encouraged and invited to attend this gathering of like-minded friendly associates.  C.A.R.E. conferences…

Karma Resorts Renew Their Partnership with the Road Safety Western Force & RugbyWA as ‘Official Resort Partner’ for 2017

February, 2017 – Karma Resorts have renewed their partnership with the Road Safety Western Force & RugbyWA as ‘Official Resort Partner’ for 2017, continuing the excellent relationship forged at the club’s inception in 2005. “Western Force players, staff and fans have enjoyed a special relationship with Karma Resorts throughout the years,” said John Spence, Chairman…

HEDNA Announces New Leadership

February 23, 2017 – HEDNA (the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) announced its 2017 Board of Directors and new members of the Executive Committee at its recent Global Distribution Conference in San Diego, California. The HEDNA membership elected Mike Carlo, Global Head of Travel, Transpay; David Chestler, Executive Vice President, Global Enterprise Sales & Business Development, SiteMinder;…

Architectural Concepts, Inc. (ACI) Celebrates 25th Anniversary

February 21, 2017 — Architectural Concepts, Inc. (ACI) a San Diego firm regarded as one of the Southwest’s top boutique architectural and interior design firms, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Since opening the doors in 1992, ACI has focused on hospitality, restaurant and commercial markets.  Located in San Diego, the boutique firm provides Architectural Design,…

Aqua-Aston Hospitality Names Assistant Vice President, Information Technology

February 21, 2017 – George Nichols has been named assistant vice president of information technology (IT) for Aqua-Aston Hospitality. Based in Honolulu, Hawaii, Aqua-Aston Hospitality is a leading hotel and resort management group.   As assistant vice president, Nichols is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the IT strategy for the company. In this role, he oversees senior staff in the delivery of IT services, including…

Resort Travel & Xchange Wins 2017 Perspective Magazine Award for Best Print Media

Orlando, Florida, February 20, 2017 (INTUITION) – Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX), a leading vacation exchange provider that offers customer-centric solutions for its partner resorts and management companies, was presented the 2017 Perspective Magazine Award for Best Print Media honoring its quarterly magazine, RTX Traveler.   The Perspective Magazine Awards are considered to be one…

Global Connections Launches Travel Agency Website MyGCITravel.com Makes Full Service Travel Experiences Accessible to Public

February 15, 2017 – Global Connections, Inc. (GCI) a well-known travel club fulfillment and service provider recently launched MyGCITravel.com. The website offers the general public the ability to book their vacation experiences online.  In addition to its core business as the travel club fulfillment and service provider of Global Discovery Vacations (GDV), GCI develops and manages resorts and vacation condominium…

Paramount Hospitality Management Welcomes New General Manager, Yolanda Rivera, to The Point Orlando Resort

An experienced hotelier, Rivero brings 20 years of full-service resort experience to the PHM Management Team February 15, 2017 – Paramount Hospitality Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Yolaida Rivero as the General Manager of The Point Orlando Resort.  Rivero will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the award-winning boutique resort located on…

Sunbay Travel Equips Team with Jim Madrid’s AST Growth Mindset

Orlando, Florida, February 14, 2017 (INTUITION) – Globally-renown corporate speaker and human performance coach, Jim Madrid, will be engaging Sunbay Travel’s team with AST’s dynamic motivational outlook in Cancun, February 19-21.   Jim Madrid, CEO and Founder of Advanced Sports Technology, Inc. (AST) has been using transformative initiatives as a vessel to strengthen corporate culture…