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…

Marriott Rewards Member Rates Prove “It Pays to Book Direct”

Marriott Rewards Members Receive the Very Best Prices, Points and Wi-Fi Across Global Portfolio of Brands. Beginning in April 2016, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is introducing Marriott Rewards Member Rates, a new rate exclusively designed to reward loyalty members who book directly on Marriott.com, our easy-to-use app, call centers or through select corporate travel professionals to…

Marriott to Provide Customers ‘Made in USA’ Towels and Bath Mats in Its U.S. Hotels, Stimulating U.S. Job Growth First Hospitality Company to Launch Program

Made in USA’ Towels and Bath Mats Will Be Available in nearly 3,000 Hotels in the U.S.  Agreement with Standard Textile Creates Approximately 150 U.S. Jobs In a first for the U.S. hospitality industry, Marriott International (NASDAQ:  MAR) announced today that it will provide “Made in USA” towels and bath mats in every guest bathroom…

Wyndham Executive Cooks for Homeless at Queensland’s first CEO CookOff

Wyndham customer experience executive, Adam Geneave joined a group of more than 150 business leaders and 50 top Australian chefs to cook for more than 1,300 homeless and vulnerable Australians this week. Adam Geneave, Vice President of Customer Service at Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific participated in Brisbane’s inaugural OzHarvest CEO CookOff on March 7.…

The National Timeshare Owners Association Announces The Winner Of Their 2015 Community Service Award

The National Timeshare Owners Association today announced the winner of their 2015 Community Service Award. Exploria Resorts and Summer Bay Orlando were chosen by the NTOA for their generous donation of 11 acres to South Lake Hospital. “The NTOA’s Executive Team was moved by this donation and the fact that Exploria’s team cared deeply about…

UVC’s Jorge Herrera Appointed President of AMDETUR

Orlando, Florida – March 14, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – Unlimited Vacation Club (UVC) by AMResorts®’ Managing Director and FounderJorge Herrera, has been elected President of the national council of AMDETUR. He has been elected to service from 2016-2017 for the Mexican Resort Development Association. Herrera brings over 30 years of experience in the tourism…

Hilton And IBM Pilot “Connie,” The World’s First Watson-Enabled Hotel Concierge

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to pilot “Connie” – the first Watson-enabled robot concierge in the hospitality industry. Connie draws on domain knowledge from Watson and WayBlazer to inform guests on local tourist attractions, dining recommendations and hotel features and amenities. Connie, named for Hilton’s founder Conrad Hilton, marks the first…

Curio – A Collection by Hilton Expands Alabama Presence with Opening of Redmont Hotel Birmingham

Following a multimillion dollar renovation, Redmont Hotel Birmingham – a historic hotel with a storied past dating back more than 90 years – has joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton as the brand’s second hotel in Alabama following the recent opening of The Admiral Hotel Mobile. As Hilton Worldwide‘s (NYSE: HLT) rapidly-expanding global collection of distinctive upscale and luxury hotels,…