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…

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Announces Multimillion-Dollar Renovation Slated For Completion By Summer 2016

A complete, multimillion-dollar transformation is currently underway at Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST) and located just minutes from San Francisco International Airport. The hotel’s top-to-bottom renovation will unveil a stylish new design with refreshed guestrooms, public spaces and events spaces, along with a reimagined food and…

Marriott Vacation Club – Now in Historic, Happening San Diego

Marriott Vacation Club, a global leader in vacation ownership and brand segment of Marriott Vacations Worldwide(NYSE:VAC), announced today that Owners and guests can make reservations at its newest property, Marriott Vacation Club, San Diego, through the Marriott Vacation Club DestinationsTM Exchange Program for arrivals beginning July 1. Marriott Vacation Club, San Diego will soon be newly renovated and a totally reimagined vacation escape…

Anantara to Launch the Middle East’s Highest Five-Star Resort

Perched 2,000 metres above sea level on the curving rim of a great canyon, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort will welcome the world’s most discerning luxury travellers from July 2016. Guests will hover over an extreme landscape of rugged beauty while they discover a cultured treasury of authentic indulgences and immersions in the destination’s…