ELEVEN HOLIDAY INN CLUB VACATIONS® RESORTS AWARDED RCI GOLD CROWN RESORT® PROPERTY DESIGNATIONS BASED ON GUEST FEEDBACK
ORLANDO, FL (Jan. 6, 2015) — Holiday Inn Club Vacations® today announced all 11 eligible resort destinations have earned the prestigious RCI Gold Crown Resort® designation by RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange.
HOLIDAY INN CLUB VACATIONS® MYRTLE BEACH AREA RESORT RECOGNIZED
NATIONALLY BY A LEADING GLOBAL ONLINE TRAVEL COMPANY
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Oct. 16, 2014) — Holiday Inn Club Vacations® South Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach has been awarded the 2014 Best in Stay Award from Orbitz, a leading global online travel site. The award celebrates hospitality excellence and is awarded annually for up to five resorts in the 75 most popular destinations worldwide that consistently achieve outstanding travel review scores on the site.
ORANGE LAKE RESORTS HONORED AMONG TOP EMPLOYERS
ORLANDO, FLA. (Aug. 7, 2014) — Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, was honored this week as one of the Top 100 Companies for Working Families by the Orlando Sentinel newspaper.
GOLFADVISOR RANKS THE LEGENDS COURSE AMONG TOPS IN POWER RANKING
ORLANDO, FLA. (July 24, 2014) — The Legends at Orange Lake Resort®, an 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Course and driving range located in the heart of the spacious resort in Orlando, has earned a Top 10 ranking by GolfAdvisor, an online resource for golf enthusiasts.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL AMONG THE LARGEST FOR GIVE KIDS THE WORLD®
ORLANDO, FLA. (July 18, 2014) — Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort raised among the highest proceeds benefitting thousands of sick children who annually visit the Give Kids The World Village. During the resort's first mobile Ice Cream for Breakfast fundraiser, hundreds of employees and guests were served ice cream by larger-than-life mascots – bunny Mayor Clayton from the Village and Swampy the gator from the resort.
NINE HOLIDAY INN CLUB VACATIONS® RESORTS EARN TOP HONORS FROM WORLD'S LARGEST TRAVEL SITE
ORLANDO, FLA. (June 19, 2014) — Nine Holiday Inn Club Vacations® resorts have been awarded 2014 Certificates of Excellence from TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site. The awards celebrate hospitality excellence and are awarded annually to resorts that consistently achieve outstanding travel reviews on the site.
ORANGE LAKE RESORT RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS UK TRAVEL AWARD
ORLANDO, FLA. (June 19, 2014) — Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, has been selected as an annual Gold Award winner by UK-based Thomson holidays.
INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S CHARITY BENEFITS FROM ANNUAL HOSPITALITY, VACATION OWNERSHIP INDUSTRY GOLF TOURNAMENT
ORLANDO, FLA. (June 12, 2014) — Holiday Inn Club Vacations® at Orange Lake Resort continued its 12-year tradition as host of an annual golf tournament benefiting international children's charity, Christel House. More than 150 golfers took part in the RCI Christel House Open June 9 at the resort's 18-hole Arnold Palmer-designed Legends golf course. In total, $140,000 – $15,000 more than last year – was raised to support Christel House and its mission of helping children around the world break the cycle of poverty.
ORANGE LAKE RESORTS HONORED FOR OUTSTANDING GROWTH
ORLANDO, FLA. (May 13, 2014) — Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, with impressive double-digits of growth in several key areas, received the highest honor in the Tourism-Hospitality category during the ninth annual SMART Awards presented by the Orlando Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Orlando).
HOLIDAY INN CLUB VACATIONS® BRAND LAUNCHES CAPE CANAVERAL BEACH RESORT
ORLANDO, FLA. (May 1, 2014) — Together with Orange Lake Resorts, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] announces the addition of a 12th location to the portfolio of Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand resorts today. Located a short distance from Cocoa Beach, the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral Beach Resort will be the brand's fifth resort in Florida, joining the flagship 1,450-acre property, Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort in Orlando. The addition of the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral Beach Resort follows a recent announcement that the brand has added another resort, in Williamsburg, Va., to its ever-expanding portfolio.
JELLY BEANS, BUNNIES AND A $20,000 CHECK
ORLANDO, FLA. (April 22, 2014) — While presenting a check for $20,000 to Easter Seals Florida to support the organization's many programs is a worthy effort in itself, adding a little sweetening and fun to the day also seemed in order. April 22 is National Jelly Bean Day, and the folks at Orange Lake Resorts (home to Holiday Inn Club Vacations®) hopped on the opportunity to bring a little cheer to the people served by the Easter Seals Adult Day Health Care program. Donna Chun, director of Orange Lake Resorts' corporate social responsibility efforts, rounded up a herd of snuggly bunnies and lambs to present jelly beans to adults with disabilities or cognitive disorders.
HOLIDAY INN CLUB VACATIONS® BRAND UNVEILS FIRST PROPERTY IN VIRGINA WITH WILLIAMSBURG RESORT
ORLANDO, FLA. (April 1, 2014) — Together with Orange Lake Resorts, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] announces today its Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand has added an 11th location to its portfolio of vacation resorts, a 130-unit resort located near historic Colonial Williamsburg, Va. Guests can now enjoy local attractions in Williamsburg including art museums, tours, golf, shopping and dining.
HENDERSON, INC. BREAKS GROUND ON
COLONIAL CROSSINGS RESORT EXPANSION
WILLIAMSBURG, VA (OCTOBER 9, 2013) — To help kick-off their progress, Henderson, Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony on October 9 to mark the beginning of the expansion for the new Colonial Crossings Resort. This resort was recently acquired by timeshare resort developer Orange Lake Resorts, who owns and operates ten Holiday Inn Club Vacations® resorts, with plans to add Colonial Crossings as their 11th branded location in early 2014.
ORANGE LAKE RESORTS EXPANDS TO WILLIAMSBURG, VA
ORLANDO, FLA (JULY 16, 2013) — Vacation resort developer Orange Lake Resorts, which operates ten properties, announced that it officially closed on a transaction with English Garden LV LLC to expand its portfolio to now include Colonial Crossings Resort in Williamsburg, VA. The intent for this resort is to become a part of the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand in early 2014.
RCI Christel House Open at Orange Lake Resorts Raises $125,000 To Benefit Children In The Global Community
ORLANDO, FLA (JUNE 13, 2013) — Holiday Inn Club Vacations® at Orange Lake Resort celebrated its eleventh year as the Central Florida host of the RCI Christel House Open on Monday, June 10. The annual event is held to support the Christel House mission of helping children around the world break the cycle of poverty.