Global Connections, Inc.(GCI), the well-known travel club fulfillment and service provider of Global Discovery Vacations(GDV), has announced that Corina Violette, RRP has joined the team as Director of Inventory Management.

Corina, involved in the vacation industry for more than a decade, brings a wealth of industry-wide experience to GCI and serves in a number of volunteer leadership roles with several hospitality trade organizations.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of C.A.R.E. (Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers) and has completed the elite ARDA (American Resort Development Association) LEAPS program.  ARDA LEAPS (Leadership-Education-Action-Progression-Service) is a one-year program focusing on developing future vacation industry leaders.

Corina says “I’m thrilled to become a part of GCI.  Two decades ago, the company created a model for short term membership products which are now embraced by both the general public and hospitality companies alike.  My initial focus is to increase inventory options in requested vacation areas by our members.”

Corina will be based in Asheville, North Carolina. In addition to her responsibilities in inventory acquisition and revenue management, she will also oversee the Property Management division and the GCI Myrtle Beach office.

According to Tom Lyons, President and CEO of GCI “Corina brings fresh, innovative ideas to our company.  Her passion for hospitality is exceptional and we are proud to have her as a member of the team.  She is an extremely capable person who is determined to get the job done. 

About Global Connections, Inc.

Global Connections, Inc. is based in Overland Park, KS, opening in 1996 as a travel club fulfillment and service provider.  Considered a leader in the travel club industry, GCI offers the members of its Global Discovery Vacations club program a wide variety of leisure benefits and vacation options at more than 700 North American resorts.  GCI is the developer and owner of resorts in California, Florida, Tennessee and Colorado as well as owning and leasing numerous resort condominium units throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Caribbean. For more information about GCI visit

About Global Discovery Vacations

Global Discovery Vacations is a respected membership-based travel club offering its members access to condominium accommodations, cruise and tour vacations, a full-service travel agency, a concierge program, and other leisure benefits. For more information about Global Discovery Vacations visit