Managed By Marriott (MxM), Marriott International’s Hotel Management Organization Maximizes Hotel Performance For Owners Of Marriott-Branded Properties

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced “Managed by Marriott” (MxM), the new name and branded approach for Marriott’s premier hotel management organization, which provides a complete hotel operating solution for owners of Marriott’s 19 lodging brands. Building on a rich history in the hospitality industry, Marriott provides unparalleled management expertise and systems to more…

Starwood Accelerates Growth In North America

Company Achieves 5th Consecutive Year of Increased Signings in North America with 92 New Deals Surpasses 600th Hotel Milestone with 43 New Openings in 2015 From the 2016 American Lodging Investment Summit in Los Angeles, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced strong continued growth in North America, following its 5th consecutive year…

The Ritz-Carlton Announces Paradise Valley

Five Star Development Resort Communities Chooses Iconic Brand for New Arizona Resort The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and Five Star Development Resort Communities, LLC have signed an agreement for the development of a new resort and residences in Paradise Valley near Scottsdale, Arizona. “Paradise Valley in Arizona will be a great new destination for our…

Berkadia Grows Hotels And Hospitality Platform Through The Addition Of Three Senior Executives

Berkadia, an industry leading commercial real estate company, announces the hiring of three senior hospitality executives to its Hotels & Hospitality Group: Managing Directors John J. DePaul, David Weymer and Mark Morris. Each brings experience and knowledge that strengthens Berkadia as a preferred, one-partner hospitality solution. Commercial real estate clients will now have access to…

Latest Home2 Suites By Hilton Opens In The “Gateway Of Florida” Community Of Lake City

Property offers guests easy interstate access to shopping and neighboring cities Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Home2 Suites by Hilton Lake City. Designed for travelers looking for a fresh, new stay experience, the hotel will have 86 suites and continues the…

Turning Stone Resort’s Ska:ná Spa Hailed As Top Casino Spa And Among Top 100 Spas Of 2014 By Spas Of America

Ska:ná Spa at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Upstate New York was listed as the number one casino spa experience, the number two spa in New York state, and 16th overall nationwide on the prestigious list published by Spas of America. Ska:ná, which means “peace” in the Oneida language, combines modern amenities with American Indian…

VacayStay Connect Enables Escapia Users To Offer Vacation Rentals To Loyalty And Membership Programs

VacayStay Connect enables HomeAway Software, Escapia users to offer vacation rental accommodations to loyalty and membership program participants. VacayStay Connect, a leading provider of distribution and direct booking tools and services to the global vacation rental industry, announced the expansion of its channel partner agreement with HomeAway Software®, the leading provider of property management software…

Sports And Entertainment Celebrities At Diamond Resorts Invitational Help Raise $503,000 For Florida Hospital For Children

As champions of happier and healthier living through the power of vacations, DIAMOND RESORTS INTERNATIONAL® (NYSE: DRII), with the support of more than 70 sports and entertainment celebrities, successfully raised $503,000 in net proceeds to benefit the Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children (FHFC) at the Diamond Resorts Invitational Champion’s Gala and auction…

Liberty Bank Announces Jay Gordon Has Returned To Resort Finance Division

Wellington Financial, the exclusive Resort Finance lending correspondent for Liberty Bank, announced that Jason “Jay” Gordon has returned to Liberty’s Resort Finance division as a vice president and senior resort finance officer. Gordon worked for the Bank from 1997 to 2007, primarily in the Resort Finance division. “I missed the daily interaction with developers and…