The Gap Year Grows Up: Aloft Hotels Joins the Rising ‘Time Out’ Travel Movement That’s Spanning Generations

With 100+ Hotels around the World, Aloft to Help Hyper-Connected Global Travelers Get the Most Out of Their Gap Year Travels, Whenever and Wherever the Journey Occurs. Starwood’s Leading-Edge Brand Embarks upon Cross-Country Tour with Gap Year Author Andrea Wien; Launches Exclusive Gap Year Rates for Explorers of All Ages. Taking a cross-country or cross-continent…

Tru by Hilton Breaks Ground on First Property

Hilton Worldwide’s revolutionary new midscale brand comes to McDonough, Georgia  Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today broke ground on its very first Tru by Hilton property located in McDonough, Georgia. The celebration marked the fastest brand announcement to groundbreaking in Hilton history, less than eight weeks after Tru’s public debut. Demonstrating Tru’s commitment to breaking the mold at every…

The Diamond Resorts International Events of a Lifetime 2016 Concert Series is Music to Members’ Ears

Events of a Lifetime® introduces a new and exciting private concert series featuring country music artists Colt Ford and Jana Kramer As champions of happier and healthier living through the power of vacations, Diamond Resorts International (DRII) continues to deliver on its promise of providing unique and exciting vacation experiences to its members and owners by introducing the 2016 concert…

TimeshareProPlus.com now offering DocuSign to obtain electronic signatures on legal documents

TimeshareProPlus.com – creators of the only timeshare-specific, online title and related services software– announced their modules are now fully integrated with DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®), the leading provider of electronic signature and Digital Transaction Management solutions. “We are excited to announce that our software has been fully integrated with DocuSign and we can now offer their…

Wyndham Staff Lend a Helping Hand to Support Cyclone Winston Victims

It has been a challenging time for many employees at Wyndham Resort Denarau Island following Cyclone Winston, with many experiencing serious damage or loss of their family homes. But the team has banded together to help out those who were hardest hit by the natural disaster. Wyndham Resort Denarau Island Resort Manager Scott Walton said…

National Timeshare Owners Association Adds Angela Ward to Advisory Board

Largest Timeshare Owners Association Adds Attorney with Developer Experience The National Timeshare Owners Association (NTOA), North America’s premier association dedicated to educating and preserving the rights of timeshare owners, today announced the appointment of Angela Ward to their Advisory Board. Ward, an independent attorney and business owner serving the timeshare industry with focus on the…

Hyatt Ka’anapali Beach Continues Winning Ways Selected as Finalist for Two 2016 ARDY Awards

Since Hyatt Ka’anapali Beach, a Hyatt Residence Club Resort, opened its doors in December 2014, it has been celebrated for its stunning design and for showcasing Hawaii’s unique cultural heritage in its interiors and amenities. Now, the recognition continues with the selection of the property’s sales video and website as finalists in the 2016 ARDY…

Marriott, Starwood Eye ‘Green Light’ for Expansion into Cuba

There are few destinations where major hotel chains like Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have yet to make their presence felt. But Cuba is one of them. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that the two companies are working to complete deals that would allow them to begin doing business in the Caribbean island nation,…

Ski.com Partners With Umapped To Engage Travelers And Collaborate With Travel Professionals

New interactive itineraries from Ski.com offer destination recommendations and deliver revenue potential for travel companies. Ski.com, North America’s largest provider of custom ski vacations has teamed up with Umapped, the innovative collaborative itinerary solution, to offer travelers mobile engagement with real-time information that extends to their personal and social networks. The new alliance with Umapped means that Ski.com will soon…