HGV arrival spells growth for Barbados

Prime Minister Mia Mottley is heralding the arrival of Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) at The Crane Resort in St Philip as a sign of growth for the island.   The international timeshare company, HGV today officially entered into a timeshare agreement which would see HGV acquire all of The Crane’s...

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Hilton Grand Vacations Acquires Interests in the Crane Resort in Saint Philip, Barbados

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) announces it has acquired interests in The Crane Resort in Saint Philip, Barbados. The timeshare weeks that will be available to HGV owners and guests will be branded “Hilton Grand Vacations at The Crane.” This will be HGV’s first offering in the highly desirable Caribbean...

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Hilton Grand Vacations gives $25K to volcano recovery fund

In an effort to support the volcano recovery effort on Hawaii island, Hilton Grand Vacations has donated $25,000 to the Hawaii Island Volcano Recovery Fund at the Hawaii Community Foundation. To date, the fund has raised over $750,000 to support Hawaii Island communities affected by the Kilauea volcano eruption.  ...

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More hotels proposed for the Charleston region

Another hotel is planned near Tanger Outlet in North Charleston.   A five-story, 115-room Element hotel would be built just east of Tanger Oulet Boulevard between Hotel Road and the I-26 exit ramp to Tanger, according to a joint public notice filed with Army Corps of Engineers and the Department...

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Streeterville hotel rooms to become timeshare units

Hilton Grand Vacations is buying the top six floors of the DoubleTree Chicago Magnificent Mile   After taking over a distressed Streeterville hotel, a New York investor is selling off a quarter of its rooms, which will be turned into timeshare units.   A venture led by New York-based Related...

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8 ways to have the perfect couples’ trip to The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

Let’s put it this way: It’s nearly impossible not to find romance on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, home of sunset beach scenes straight out of a love story and outdoor adventures that are bound to bond. Base your couples’ getaway at one of the area’s many awesome beach resorts, and...

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Orlando Business Journal – 2018 Largest Public Companies

Ranked by C. Fla. employees. Locally Researched by: Denise Hicks, Orlando Business Journal Jul 12, 2018, 2:33pm EDT Central Florida denotes Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. Not all companies responded to this survey in time to make the list. Only those responding to the survey are published on this list....

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Timeshare’s Personal Touch

Resorts & Development Taking notes can go a long way toward fostering owner loyalty.   Timeshare resorts have a built-in advantage when it comes to cultivating loyalty: Owners pick home resorts that they plan to visit multiple times. But don’t take that fact for granted. “Owners are the beating heart...

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Timeshare Company Spends $175 Million for Hotel on NYC’s Billionaires’ Row

Timeshare company Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. is expanding its presence on Billionaires’ Row with the acquisition of the Quin, a Manhattan hotel with a history reaching back to the 1920s.   The Orlando, Florida-based company paid $175 million to acquire the West 57th Street property, it said in a statement...

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People on the move 06/13

Kelley C. Godfrey has joined Carlton Fields as an associate in the firm’s property and casualty insurance practice group. Charles Corbin, executive vice president and chief legal officer at Orlando-based Hilton Grand Vacations, was also appointed chief development officer of the company. Julie Holmes was appointed president of JK2 Scenic, Apopka.   Source:...

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