Four Compelling Reasons to Attend VO-Con 2017

May 31, 2017 – According to The Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA)’s CEO Jon Zwickel, there are four top reasons to attend VO-Con 2017, the association’s vacation ownership conference which will be held September 12-14, 2017 in Whistler, Canada at the Four Seasons Resort & Residences. Zwickel says “This fall, Vacation Ownership industry decision-makers from…

Grand Pacific Resorts Teams Up for Hawaii Charity! Raises Over $34,000 for the 38th Annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk

May 31, 2017 – Grand Pacific Resorts, a timeshare management company in Carlsbad, raised over $34,000 at the 38th Annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk on the island of Kauai. Teams of associates throughout Grand Pacific Resorts from Hanalei Bay Resort, Makai Club Resort to Kauai Beach Villas helped raise money for local charities and also provided walker/runner support and motivation at the event. The…

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre Wins Two Prestigious Building Operations Awards

May 30, 2017 – The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is proud to announce that it has been honoured with the 2017 Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award and the Certificate of Building Excellence in the public assembly category by the Building Owner’s and Management Association of Toronto (BOMA). The TOBY Award and the Certificate of…

Round Hill Hotel and Villas Honored to be Named Best Family Resort in the Caribbean by TripAdvisor’s Family Vacation Critic

Classic Jamaican Resort Listed as No. 1 Family-Friendly Hotel in the Caribbean May 30, 2017 – Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor’s family-focused travel site, revealed that Round Hill Hotel and Villas is the No. 1 family friendly resort in the Caribbean. “We are truly privileged to have been recognized by Family Vacation Critic,” said Round Hill’s Managing…

Marriott International Launches the New Club Marriott Program in Asia Pacific Bringing Benefits That Go Beyond Dining

May 30, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the launch of the new Club Marriott, combining Club Marriott, Eat Drink & More, and Star Privilege—three powerful dining loyalty programs in Asia Pacific—into one single paid membership program. The newly combined Club Marriott will provide members with more choices and benefits whenever they…

Anantara Vacation Club Seminyak Bali’s General Manager, Made Subrata, Receives Award of Excellence

Minor Group recognizes Made Subrata for exceptional business performance May 30, 2017 – Anantara Vacation Club, Asia’s leading luxury shared ownership concept for discerning travellers, is delighted to announce that Made Subrata, General Manager of Anantara Vacation Club Seminyak Bali, was recently recognised with an Award of Excellence by William E. Heinecke, Founder and Chairman…

HNA Group Launches Interactive Campaign in Times Square to End World Hunger

May 30, 2017 – In support of world hunger relief efforts, HNA Group, a Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics and financial services, announced the successful launch of its #ShareMoreDreamMore campaign in Times Square, New York City, engaging more than 10,000 active participants in the first week of the campaign. The campaign, which launched on May 22, 2017 and…

Xenia Hotels & Resorts Acquires Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress In Orlando For $205.5 Million

May 30, 2017 – Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:  XHR) (“Xenia” or the “Company”) today announced its acquisition of the 815-key Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida from an affiliate of Hyatt Hotels Corporation for a purchase price of $205.5 million, or approximately $252,000per key.  The acquisition was funded with cash available on the Company’s balance sheet…