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Diamond Resorts Acquire Intrawest Resort Club Group

Diamond Resorts, a Las Vegas based timeshare developer, acquired Intrawest Resort Club Group (IRCG) for $85 million. The acquisition is expected to be finished within the first quarter of 2016. This will give Diamond Resorts ownership of nine IRCG properties primarily in Canada, California, Florida and Mexico. [Read more…]

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Beaver Creek Resort Opens in Colorado

Today is opening day at Beaver Creek Resort in Beaver Creek, Colorado. It will open with 720 acres available to guests—over double the amount of acreage accessible since 2002. So far, the resort has already had over 50 inches of natural snowfall, but in case Mother Nature doesn’t play fair, they also house a snowmaking infrastructure to make up for any snow they may be lacking. [Read more…]

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Anantara Opens its First Luxury Residence in Phuket

The Anantara Layan Phuket Resort has opened its first residence club on the beautiful Thai island. The Residences by Anantara offer sea views and 15 exclusive pools overlooking the neighboring resort. The individually designed two-story residences boast three to five bedrooms, are fully furnished and equipped with fully-fitted kitchens, and come with on-call butler services. Sizes of these units range from 1700 to 2200 square meters. [Read more…]


Grand Velas Riviera Maya Wins SpaFinder Wellness Award

The SpaFinder Wellness 365’s 2015 Wellness Travel Awards honor top spas, hotels, resorts and retreats around the globe that provide guests with an exceptional wellness experience. A panel of over 30 wellness travel experts nominated 509 resorts and hotels as finalists for the awards, after which 10,000 consumers voted and chose the winners. This year, the Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named one of the Best Resorts for Families; they were one of ten properties highlighted for families in this particular award category. [Read more…]