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RiverWalk Resort At Loon Mountain Hosts Grand Opening

RiverWalk Resort At Loon Mountain will host a private grand opening today to commemorate the completion of this new property. Speakers at the event will touch on the positive influence this resort will have on the travel and tourism industry and the economy of New Hampshire. RiverWalk Resort At Loon Mountain first opened its doors on Friday June 17th to welcome guests and owners.

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Margaritaville Vacation Club

Margaritaville Resorts Expanding to Orlando, Mexico, Caribbean by 2018

The vacation ownership marketplace is about to gain another contender.

Margaritaville Holdings, headed by singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett and his business partners, are in the midst of an unparalleled expansion of vacation resorts across the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Their goal is simple—open 10 new Margaritaville resorts by 2018, and 10 more by 2021. [Read more…]

Holiday Inn Club Vacations

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Opens a Second Galveston Resort

A new Galveston resort was added to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations brand portfolio last week. The brand, which is developed and exclusively operated by Orange Lake Holdings through a marketing alliance with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), is welcoming a new 230-villa property called Galveston Seaside Resort to their family. With the inclusion of the resort, HICV now has 22 resorts with over 6,900 villas in 12 states.

“This is another great accomplishment by our team. We now have two fantastic resort properties located in Galveston, Texas, that our Holiday Inn Club members and owners will soon be able to visit with their families,” said Don Harrill, CEO of Orange Lake Holdings. “By the end of the year, we will add another resort in Holly Lake Ranch, which will bring our total to seven properties in Texas.”

Located on the Gulf Coast of Texas, one of the more popular beach destinations in the country, the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Seaside Resort is within close proximity to other attractions like Galveston Island State Park and Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark. The resort includes on-site features such as an outdoor pool, cafe, mini golf, arcade, outdoor sports courts, sand volleyball, and an activity center. Each of the villas feature some great in-room amenities including fully-equipped kitchens and generous living areas.

Galveston Seaside Resort joins the HICV brand as part of their purchase of Silverleaf Resorts by Orange Lake Holdings. Moving forward, HICV is currently constructing a new sales center at the Galveston Seaside Resort providing additional sales opportunities in the state’s market.

“Our growth in Texas is incredible. These new resorts will provide our Holiday Inn Club members with new experiences for travel around the state. The Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Seaside Resort property adds another beach destination option and includes a new beachfront building that we expect to open this fall for our guests,” said Tom Nelson, president and COO of Orange Lake Holdings. “By the end of the year, we will have branded 13 new resorts and added seven new sales centers to our brand. And we’re not done growing.”

Learn more about Galveston Seaside Resort or Holiday Inn Club Vacations by visiting their websites.


Dominican Republic Welcomes Sunscape Puerto Plata by AMResorts

Numerous industry leaders gathered at the grand opening of the Sunscape® Puerto Plata Dominican Republic, inaugurated by AMResorts®, a subsidiary of Apple Leisure Group®. Mr. Danilo Medina, the President of the Dominican Republic, performed the ribbon cutting ceremony, unveiling the product of the region’s economic status, creating employment opportunities for more than 842 people.

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