Advance Sports Technology to Launch ‘Mental Edge Training’, AST Academy at Next Level Sports Complex in Garden Grove, California.

Advance Sports Technology (AST) announced that it will be opening the AST Academy inside the Next Level Sports Complex in Garden Grove, California. “It has been a goal of mine to find the right venue to open our AST Academy, and the Next Level Sports Complex was perfect for our Mental Edge training center,” Madrid…

Royal Holiday Vacation Club Named Finalist in Four ARDA Award Categories

Popular Multiresort Company Honored in International Industry Competition Royal Holiday Vacation Club, which has received numerous awards and recognitions from prestigious hospitality industry organization over the years, has added four more notable honors to its portfolio.  The company was named as a finalist in four ARDA (American Resort Development Association) Award Categories in its annual…

Wyndham Welcomes New Director of Development for the Pacific Rim Region

Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific has welcomed Matt Holmes to the position of Director of Development, based at Wyndham Corporate Centre on the Gold Coast. Matt will be responsible for growing the company’s rapidly expanding portfolio of managed and franchised hotels and resorts across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific under key Wyndham Hotel…

Vacation Resorts International Adds Family Destination Resort In Lake Lure, North Carolina, To Resort Portfolio

Vacation Resorts International (VRI), a provider of management and leisure services to vacation owners, has added the Mountain Loft near the Blue Ridge Mountains in Lake Lure, North Carolina, to its portfolio of managed resorts. VRI delivers a range of services, including property maintenance; financial expertise in the areas of accounting, billing and collections; resort…

Coral Resorts Family of Properties Awarded Highest Distinction by Worldwide Leader in Vacation Exchange

RCI Awards “Gold Crown” to Properties Based on Top-Tier Assessments Four premium Hilton Head Island resorts—Coral Reef Resort, Coral Sands Resort, Island Links Resort and Port O’Call—collectively referred to as the Coral Resorts family of properties, have received the “Gold Crown” award from RCI, the largest vacation timeshare exchange-network in the world. As the highest…

Diamond Resorts Invitational Raises $503,000 for Florida Hospital for Children

As a result of funds raised at the recent Diamond Resorts Invitational, Diamond Resorts International® presented a check for $503,000 today to Florida Hospital for Children. The proceeds were raised at the annual event’s Champion’s Gala and auction at Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club in Celebration, Florida on January 16, 2016. “Year after year, Diamond Resorts International® exceeds our expectations and continues…

WithumSmith+Brown CPAs Comment On Doing Business With Those Who Know Your Business

Tom Durkee and Lena Combs, partners at WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum), recently shared their thoughts about the timeshare industry and what it takes to provide the best accounting services. (The two CPAs announced that their firm, Averett Warmus Durkee CPAs, [AWD] joined with Withum the first of this year.) During the interview with Resort Trades Publisher…

Hilton and Uber Expand Partnership, Unveil App Integration for Simplified Travel

Users can seamlessly access their hotel and ground transportation reservations through the Hilton HHonors and Uber apps. Travel logistics just got a whole lot simpler, thanks to an expanded partnership between Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and Uber to further bring together their respective mobile apps. In a first for the hospitality industry, Hilton HHonors members can now order an…