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HGVC Hokulani Waikiki Receives LEED Certified Status

It’s been a year since the Hilton Grand Vacations Club opened the doors to the Hokulani Waikiki timeshare resort, and in that time the resort has received much praise for its sustainable practices. Most recently, the Hokulani Waikiki earned a LEED certification for its eco-friendly design, operations, and construction procedures.

The LEED certificate is awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to acknowledge companies that go above and beyond to implement green construction and building practices. [Read more…]

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Hilton Grand Vacations Ranked on “Best Places to Work” List

Recently, the Las Vegas division of Hilton Grand Vacations was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Southern Nevada HR Association (SMHRA). The awards were announced during the association’s “Best Places to Work Southern Nevada®” Awards luncheon. [Read more…]

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Hilton Grand Vacations Club Acquires Former Maui Lu Resort

Hilton Grand Vacations Club (HGVC) has announced that the former Maui Lu resort will be redeveloped into an HGVC timeshare resort.

With the help of the Capbridge Group, a subsidiary of Capbridge Pacific LLC, the timeshare company has purchased the 28-acre property in Kihei, Maui. The Capbridge Group will break ground on the timeshare resort in 2015 and open in 2017.

The venture will cost an estimated $300 Million and is the Capbridge Group’s first project in Hawaii. The new resort will also become HGVC’s first location in Maui.
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Starwood Announces Digital Room Keys with Apple iWatch

By now you may have heard that Apple is introducing a state-of-the-art watch in 2015. The new watch, known as the iWatch, will allow consumers to access their iPhones without having to remove them from a pocket or bag.

The iWatch will have many advanced features, including some that can benefit travelers. Timeshare brands have already utilized smartphones by introducing apps for members. Starwood Hotels & Resorts, parent company of the Starwood Vacation Network, brings this technology a step forward with plans to introduce an iWatch digital room key. [Read more…]