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Conrad Hotels & Resorts introduces luxury segment's first pre check-in feature
Conrad Hotels & Resorts introduces the luxury hospitality segment's first comprehensive pre check-in feature to its award-winning travel mobile application, Conrad Concierge. All guests at each of the Conrad brand's 24 hotels worldwide can now find greater customization and convenience at the touch of a button — from selecting pre-arrival amenities to ordering in room dining and enjoying mobile check-out.
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New mobile tool promises to revolutionize the professional vacation rental industry
Bookt, a Software as a Service (SaaS) pioneer in technology and marketing solutions for vacation rental managers around the globe, announced that the revolutionary InstaApp will launch at VRMA's 2013 Annual Conference. "Our InstaManager Vacation Rental Management System has been called the most complete solution in the industry," said Rob Käll, CEO of Bookt.
Want to enjoy the good life in retirement? Move to a smaller city
The Globe and Mail
Some of retirement's toughest financial challenges can be solved in a single move.
Just relocate to smaller community. Seniors are doing this all the time and it's generally cast as a lifestyle decision. But there are clear financial advantages as well.
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Interval International donate $20,000 to foundation for scholarships benefiting Caribbean students
The Resorts Trade
Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, and participating member resorts announced their continued financial support of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Education Foundation.
Wyndham Vacation Ownership announced the 3rd winner of the accelerate into the fast lane sweepstakes
Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world's largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies, awarded a brand new luxury car to Wydea Winters during the third drawing in the Company’s Accelerate into the Fast Lane Sweepstakes.
Marriott International to run 3 Civic Plaza hotel in Surrey
Century Group announced that the hotel partner for 3 Civic Plaza, Surrey's first mixed-use hotel and residential project, would be the Autograph Collection, part of the Marriott International global portfolio.
Officially named 'Civic Hotel at 3 Civic Plaza, Autograph Collection', the luxury hotel will boast 144 rooms, a lobby based cafe, fine dining, fitness and pool facilities, a large convention space, and catering services.
Wellness is good business for timeshare developers
Inside the Gate
Every once in a while a proven, marketable and very exciting vacation product and service is developed and many in the hospitality industry worldwide take advantage of the newest vacation trend — and this time is no exception. Ladies and Gents — as in TS developers — are you cutting out your slice of the explosive global $439 Billion annual 'Wellness Tourism' market?
Will Sears Canada finally ditch its flagship store at the Toronto Eaton Centre?
A big chunk of real estate at the corner of Yonge and Dundas in Toronto, ON, has been the subject of speculation for the past decade — if only because the struggling department store in that space ended up there by default.
Sears Canada's newest chief executive Douglas Campbell, though, has gained notice during his first days on the job by suggesting that the suburban-style store at the Toronto Eaton Centre might be up for grabs — likely by having its lease sold back to mall owner Cadillac Fairview.
Crelogix to provide financing for Club Melia Canadian customers
Club Melia by Melia Hotels International, a leading international vacation membership club with locations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and Europe, has partnered with Crelogix Acceptance to provide a consumer loan program for Canadian customers purchasing time share products at Club Melia Resorts.
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