Berkadia Grows Hotels And Hospitality Platform Through The Addition Of Three Senior Executives

Berkadia, an industry leading commercial real estate company, announces the hiring of three senior hospitality executives to its Hotels & Hospitality Group: Managing Directors John J. DePaul, David Weymer and Mark Morris. Each brings experience and knowledge that strengthens Berkadia as a preferred, one-partner hospitality solution. Commercial real estate clients will now have access to…

Latest Home2 Suites By Hilton Opens In The “Gateway Of Florida” Community Of Lake City

Property offers guests easy interstate access to shopping and neighboring cities Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Home2 Suites by Hilton Lake City. Designed for travelers looking for a fresh, new stay experience, the hotel will have 86 suites and continues the…

Turning Stone Resort’s Ska:ná Spa Hailed As Top Casino Spa And Among Top 100 Spas Of 2014 By Spas Of America

Ska:ná Spa at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Upstate New York was listed as the number one casino spa experience, the number two spa in New York state, and 16th overall nationwide on the prestigious list published by Spas of America. Ska:ná, which means “peace” in the Oneida language, combines modern amenities with American Indian…

VacayStay Connect Enables Escapia Users To Offer Vacation Rentals To Loyalty And Membership Programs

VacayStay Connect enables HomeAway Software, Escapia users to offer vacation rental accommodations to loyalty and membership program participants. VacayStay Connect, a leading provider of distribution and direct booking tools and services to the global vacation rental industry, announced the expansion of its channel partner agreement with HomeAway Software®, the leading provider of property management software…

Sports And Entertainment Celebrities At Diamond Resorts Invitational Help Raise $503,000 For Florida Hospital For Children

As champions of happier and healthier living through the power of vacations, DIAMOND RESORTS INTERNATIONAL® (NYSE: DRII), with the support of more than 70 sports and entertainment celebrities, successfully raised $503,000 in net proceeds to benefit the Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children (FHFC) at the Diamond Resorts Invitational Champion’s Gala and auction…

Liberty Bank Announces Jay Gordon Has Returned To Resort Finance Division

Wellington Financial, the exclusive Resort Finance lending correspondent for Liberty Bank, announced that Jason “Jay” Gordon has returned to Liberty’s Resort Finance division as a vice president and senior resort finance officer. Gordon worked for the Bank from 1997 to 2007, primarily in the Resort Finance division. “I missed the daily interaction with developers and…

Timeshare Owners Receive More Than $270 Million In Purchase And Rental Offers Through SellMyTimeshareNow.com In 2015

Popular e-Marketplace’s 2015 Offer Report Signals a Robust Resale Market for Both Sellers and Buyers SellMyTimeshareNow.com, the largest and most active online platform for selling, purchasing, and renting vacation ownership interests, today released its annual Offer Report, which tallies total purchase and rental offers delivered to advertisers in the calendar year. During 2015, SellMyTimeshareNow.com forwarded…

Starwood Hotels And Resorts’ Eco-Wise Element Brand Expands Presence In China With New Signing In Yinchuan

Element Yinchuan Hotel Marks Starwood’s Entry into the Capital City of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in Northwest China Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today announced it has signed an agreement with Ningxia Minsheng Real Estate Co., Ltd. to debut its eco-wise Element brand hotel in Yinchuan—the capital city of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region…