Hyatt Vacation Ownership Expands Sales And Marketing Capabilities With Talented New Team Members

Hyatt Vacation Ownership (HVO), operator of Hyatt Residence Club, announced the appointments of Rod Godoy as national director of sales training and Gabe Armstrong as national director of local marketing. Based at HVO’s headquarters in St. Petersburg, Florida, Godoy and Armstrong report to Jim Hansen, the company’s senior vice president of sales and local marketing.…

Weeks4Less Announces Discounted Pricing For Brokers/Resorts 

Low-cost online advertising portal for timeshare resales and rentals,Weeks4Less, is offering discounted pricing for entities wishing to list bulk inventory, such as brokers, resorts, vacation clubs, etc. Weeks4Less promotes its platform heavily through paid online advertising. Whether they wish to list bulk inventory or a single unit, users simply sign up for an account and follow…

Royal Holiday Vacation Club Named Finalist in Four ARDA Award Categories

Popular Multiresort Company Honored in International Industry Competition Royal Holiday Vacation Club, which has received numerous awards and recognitions from prestigious hospitality industry organization over the years, has added four more notable honors to its portfolio.  The company was named as a finalist in four ARDA (American Resort Development Association) Award Categories in its annual…

Wyndham Welcomes New Director of Development for the Pacific Rim Region

Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific has welcomed Matt Holmes to the position of Director of Development, based at Wyndham Corporate Centre on the Gold Coast. Matt will be responsible for growing the company’s rapidly expanding portfolio of managed and franchised hotels and resorts across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific under key Wyndham Hotel…

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…

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…

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…