Adventure Risk Challenge of Truckee Receives $2,500 Donation from ResorTime

August 8, 2017 – ResorTime, the rental arm of timeshare management company Grand Pacific Resorts, donates $2,500 to Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC), an organization that empowers underserved youth through integrated literacy and wilderness experiences in Northern and Central California. The charity received the most votes during the second quarter of the crowd source giving contest…

Marriott International Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results Highlights

Second quarter reported diluted EPS totaled $1.08, a 13 percent increase over prior year results. Second quarter adjusted diluted EPS totaled $1.13, a 35 percent increase over second quarter 2016 combined results.  Adjusted 2017 second quarter results exclude merger-related   Combined 2016 second quarter results assume Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood and Starwood’s sale of its…

Diamond Resorts Members Receive VIP Treatment at Florida Georgia Line and Nelly Concert in Virginia Beach

August 8, 2017 – Diamond Resorts International®, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, provided members with unforgettable views and VIP treatment during a recent Florida Georgia Line and Nelly concert at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater in Virginia Beach, Va. The exciting evening was provided as part of Events of…

RCI Announces Agreement to Acquire DAE

The addition bolsters RCI’s product portfolio within the global exchange market August 8, 2017 – RCI, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), has reached an agreement with vacation group Beneficium to acquire DAE Global Pty Ltd. (DAE), operator of Dial An Exchange, a leading timeshare exchange company headquartered in Australia, and @Work…

Travel Data Explained: Brand Hate, Brand Love “Hotels”

August 8, 2017 –  Pathsight Predictive Analytics, a Connecticut Data Sciences Company announces today the release of its “Summer Series of Insights.”   This second Article in a series of insights from the company is presented by co-founder Markus Deutsch resulting from a detailed study of 15,000 North American Travelers.   Brand Love The hospitality market…

Interval International Welcomes Quantum Resort Theatres To Its Affiliate Advantages Program

August 7, 2017 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, announced its newest Interval Affiliate Advantage – Quantum Resort Theatres. The company designs and equips luxury theatre venues and offers Interval member resorts access to a full menu of first-run, newly released movies through its exclusive agreements with motion picture studios. “Quantum…

Orlando Labor Day Deals

August 7, 20187 – Signaling the end of the summer travel season, Labor Day weekend is the ideal time for travelers seeking a last-minute getaway at great prices. In Orlando, Labor Day weekend is traditionally the most affordable holiday weekend of the year offering savings on average of 10-30 percent over other holiday weekends such as Christmas, New Years and the Fourth of…

Hotel Felix Named One of USA TODAY’s Best Eco-Friendly Hotels in the 10Best Awards

Hotel Felix Wins Chicago’s Best Eco-Friendly Hotel from USA TODAY as Selected by Travelers and an Expert Panel August 7, 2017 – USA TODAY announced Hotel Felix as Chicago’s Best Eco-Friendly Hotel in their annual 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards. This is another green award and recognition for the hotel, which is Chicago’s first Silver LEED certified hotel located at 111 W. Huron…

Hatteras Island Now Open to Vacationers

OBX Tourism Bounces Back to Reclaim Summer August 7, 2017 – The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau announced today that Hatteras Island is open for business and welcoming guests to America’s First Beach. “There’s a palpable energy coming from both sides of the Outer Banks tourism industry,” explains Executive Director Lee Nettles. “The Hatteras Island communities are…