MGM Resorts International Issues 2016 Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Report chronicles the company’s Diversity, Philanthropy and Environmental Sustainability gains among its employees, communities and other stakeholders June 13, 2017 – This week, MGM Resorts International (NYSE:  MGM) released its Annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, a comprehensive publication that details the company’s corporate citizenship efforts across the 12 month span of 2016. The annual report,…

Pangea Pod Hotel, Canada’s first pod accommodation concept, set to open in Whistler, BC, 2018

June 13, 2017 – In April 2018, Whistler will welcome Pangea Pod Hotel – a visionary property situated in the centre of the pedestrian village. Designed for the solo traveller seeking a boutique hotel feel, impressive design and a prime location at an affordable price-point, Pangea is set to fill Whistler’s void between hostels and hotels. “Pangea is unlike anything…

BBX Capital Corporation and Bluegreen Vacations® To Participate at the SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Fifth Annual Vacation Ownership & Exchange Conference

June 13, 2017 – BBX Capital Corporation (OTCQX: BBXT) announced today that Ray Lopez, Chief Financial Officer, and Leo Hinkley, Managing Director and Investor Relations Officer, will be hosting one-on-one and small group meetings with institutional investors at the SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Fifth Annual Vacation Ownership & Exchange Conference on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The conference…

Interval International Promotes Ximena Villegas to Director of Resort Sales and Service for Mexico

June 13, 2017 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, announced the promotion of Ximena Villegas to director of resort sales and service for Mexico. Based in Cancun, she leads sales and business development initiatives and oversees the team that manages resort client relationships. Villegas continues to report to Marcos Agostini, Interval’s…

C.A.R.E. Reaching New Participatory Heights in 2016

C.A.R.E. Announces 2017 Award Winners

June 12, 2017 – C.A.R.E., the Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers, recently held its 64th Conference at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront in Virginia Beach, VA from May 6-9, 2017.  During this conference C.A.R.E. hosted a seafaring awards night at Nauticus, a world-class attraction with engaging and interactive maritime exhibits including a self-guided tour of…

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City Opens $6.2 Million Expansion, Welcomes Willie Nelson To Battery Park

Thousands to attend kickoff to 2017 Battery Park Concert Series June 12, 2017 – This weekend was a celebration of American icons for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City as it held a grand opening ceremony and guitar smash for its $6.2 millionexpansion and welcomed Willie Nelson, along with thousands of fans, as the opening act…

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…