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18 Jun 2019

AI and the Future of Business with RDO10 Keynote Speaker Daniel Hulme

A large part of RDO10 Conference will involve helping our delegates to understand the fundamental factors that will be the driving forces behind the large scale changes set to take place in the next couple of decades. Accelerating technological innovations are predicted to play an increasingly greater role in all aspects of lives, including very much so, the world of work, so it is essential to be properly prepared for what is to come. One such development is Artificial Intelligence (AI) which is set to revolutionise businesses and the economy, almost certainly to an even greater extent than previous innovations such...

13 Jun 2019

Interval International receives a Palmera de Oro award in the Best Marketing Campaign category

Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, received a Palmera de Oro in the Best Marketing Campaign category for its new business-to-business corporate advertising campaign. The award, which was presented during the Mexican Resort Development Association (AMDETUR) Conference held recently in Mazatlán, recognized the most engaging campaign in the industry, either print, digital, or both. Under the unifying slogan, “Demand Excellence. Demand Interval International,” the campaign spotlights the advantages of partnering with Interval from the perspective of some of its most recognized developer clients. A minimalist graphic design, with sober typography and black and white photographs, focuses attention on the...

Wyndham Destinations is shaking up timeshare with new branding and urban resort openings
12 Jun 2019

Wyndham Destinations is shaking up timeshare with new branding and urban resort openings

Wyndham Destinations, the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, launched modern new brand identities for its flagship timeshare clubs – Club Wyndham® and WorldMark®by Wyndham. Wyndham Destinations is leading the evolution of the industry by creating more destinations and more experiences for travelers in the places they want to travel. The company just announced the grand opening of its newest resort in downtown Portland, Oregon – No. 2 on Thrillist’s “Best U.S. Cities to Spend a Weekend” list. Wyndham Destinations has new resorts in the hottest urban markets in the U.S., including New Orleans, New York, and San Francisco – and...

Trip Advisor Certificates of Excellence & Hall of Fame Awards for CLC World Resorts
4 Jun 2019

Trip Advisor Certificates of Excellence & Hall of Fame Awards for CLC World Resorts

CLC World Resorts & Hotels (CLC World) has been recognised for the outstanding holiday experience it delivers to customers at its resorts in Spain, Turkey, Tenerife, Austria, the USA and the UK. The ten resorts which have received Certificates of Excellence include: CLC Kusadasi Golf & Spa (Turkey) CLC Alpine Centre (Austria) CLC Apollonium Spa & Beach (Turkey) CLC Paradise (Tenerife) CLC Regal Oaks (USA) CLC Duchally Country Estate (Scotland) CLC Monterey (Tenerife) CLC San Diego Suites (Spain) CLC Encantada (USA) CLC Sunningdale Village (Tenerife) Of these, four resorts are listed in the prestigious Hall of Fame, as a result of being...

4 Jun 2019

The ‘Pequeño Valiente’ tournament held at Anfi Tauro Golf, sponsored by Messi and Silva raised €14,300

The Pequeño Valiente (Brave Little Ones) solidarity tournament sponsored by Leo Messi and David Silva, which was held over the weekend of 18th May at Anfi Tauro Golf raised over €14,300.  The participants again this year gave a strike of solidarity on the Anfi Tauro course, to help families of children suffering from cancer in one of the most traditional golf tournaments in Gran Canaria.  “It is always a pleasure to help those that need it most” assured Silva, whose own cousin Cinthia passed away after a battle with cancer several years ago. During the emotional day, a score of children...

Karma Group announces the appointment of Anton Tardif as Chief Operations Officer for Europe
27 May 2019

Karma Group announces the appointment of Anton Tardif as Chief Operations Officer for Europe

Karma Group has announced the appointment of the exceptionally experienced Anton Tardif as Chief Operations Officer in Europe. He brings to Karma Group a wealth of knowledge having previously owned an extremely successful development and marketing company responsible for the development of a significant number of resorts, primarily in Europe, as well as sales and expansion of membership programs. “Anton is immensely respected in the industry and he and I have been personal friends for many years. We are about to embark on a number of exciting expansion projects in Europe and I know that Anton is the ideal person to...

23 May 2019

Paul Mulcahy appointed Managing Director for RCI in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

RCI, the world’s largest timeshare vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), has announced the appointment of Paul Mulcahy as Managing Director for RCI operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). RCI pioneered the concept of vacation exchange in 1974, offering members increased flexibility and versatility with their vacation ownership experience. Today, RCI offers its 3.8 million members access to more than 4,300 affiliated resorts in approximately 110 countries. With a career that spans more than two decades in both the hospitality and travel industries, Mulcahy has successfully led a combination of finance, marketing and planning strategies at both corporate and...

21 May 2019

Introducing RDO10 Keynote Speaker Leo Johnson

For each RDO Conference our aim is to select speakers who we believe will engage, motivate and inspire attendees, as well as to provide the perfect fit for the focus of the event. We are pleased to introduce to you Leo Johnson, Broadcaster and Megatrends expert, as this year’s keynote speaker. With his wealth of knowledge, extensive experience and inspiring message Leo will certainly offer fascinating insight into what we can all expect from the future, so we can best prepare for the next chapter for our industry. Leo is co-presenter of FutureProofing, the BBC’s flagship series which explores the innovations...

21 May 2019

Interval International and Simone Group sign exclusive affiliation agreement for Blanco Hotel in prime resort destination in Italy

Interval International, a worldwide provider of vacation services, has added the shared ownership component of Blanco Hotel to its vacation exchange network. The resort is located in Castellaneta Marina, high in the heel of Italy’s boot, in the culturally rich region of Puglia. This is the first timeshare development by the Simone Group, a leader in residential construction and hotel management in Italy for more than 50 years. “We chose to affiliate our property with Interval because of its comprehensive member benefits, as well as the quality of service it provides,” said Roberto Simone, managing director of Blanco Hotel. “We are...

We Are Water Foundation and Diamond Resorts partner to launch sustainable water usage initiative
8 May 2019

We Are Water Foundation and Diamond Resorts partner to launch sustainable water usage initiative at European resorts

Diamond Resorts™, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the We Are Water Foundation to launch an initiative that encourages travelers to make a rational and sustainable use of water. As part of the initiative, Diamond Resorts will be educating members, owners, guests and team members to make a reasonable and sustainable use of water within all of the company’s European properties. With help from We Are Water, Diamond Resorts will hold programmes aimed at informing people of their water usage and encouraging them to make simple changes, such...