Sunday, November 30, 2014

ResortQuest Park City Now Wyndham Vacation Rentals

Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest professional manager of vacation rentals and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced the rebranding of its ResortQuest Park City office to Wyndham Vacation Rentals.

“With ResortQuest Park City now fully operating under the Wyndham Vacation Rentals name, we’re able to deliver added value to our owners and guests,” said Bill Anderson, vice president of operations, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Western U.S. “The rebranding comes as the result of a carefully planned and gradual approach meant to preserve the brand’s celebrated local history of over 35 years while leveraging the strength of a global hospitality brand in the marketplace.”

The rebranding efforts include a completely transitioned storefront, all new signage throughout Park City, and updated marketing materials that combine deep local expertise with global brand recognition.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Plan a Healthy Family Vacation with Tips from Ashley Castle

Staying healthy while on vacation isn’t always easy, but travel blogger Ashley Castle shares her tried and true tips for planning a healthy getaway the whole family can enjoy. From picking a destination that offers a range of outdoor activities to taking advantage of the home-like amenities of a vacation rental, Castle outlines a number of easy ways to avoid common travel pitfalls when it comes to your health, like eating out too often or rushing from attraction to attraction. Watch the video to get Castle’s tips.

And, check out Castle’s own healthy vacation experience in Tennessee.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Congratulates The Inn at Aspen Property Owners on Major Renovation

Aspen, Colorado property completes significant upgrades and helps revive the Buttermilk Mountain base

Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest professional manager of vacation rentals and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), congratulates The Inn at Aspen on a multi-million dollar renovation funded by the property’s homeowners.  The Inn at Aspen, with units professionally managed by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, began common area renovations in April 2014 to bring a fresh appearance and better guest experience to the ski-in/ski-out property at the base of Buttermilk Mountain.  The renovation is slated to be completed in November for the 2014-2015 ski season.    

“We congratulate The Inn at Aspen’s dedicated homeowners, who worked hard to make this renovation happen,” said Thomas Ernst, executive general manager, Aspen, Breckenridge & Keystone, Wyndham Vacation Rentals.  “This season, guests can expect enhanced amenities and a new look that celebrates the Inn’s amazing views of Buttermilk Mountain.”

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Ashley Castle Visits the Tennessee Smoky Mountains

This fall, travel blogger Ashley Castle headed to the Tennessee Smoky Mountains to soak up the great outdoors from the comfort of one of Wyndham Vacation Rentals’ professionally managed cabins. Bringing along her family, Castle settled into Grizzly Manor, a luxury five-bedroom cabin in Sevierville, Tennessee, and documented their memorable experience. With panoramic mountain views, a private hot tub, plenty of living space and a game room, they all enjoyed a relaxing stay together. Watch part one of Castle’s three-part video series for an inside look at her cabin experience.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Enjoy Being Snowed In With Wyndham Vacation Rentals This Winter With Savings up to 25 Percent Off

U.S. Ski Vacation Rental Accommodations Starting as Low as $104.25 USD per Night

Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest professional manager of vacation rentals and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), is inviting guests to get Snowed In this ski season with deals up to 25 percent†* off vacation rental accommodations. When travelers book by December 2, 2014, they can enjoy great savings on lodging for stays occurring between November 26, 2014 and April 12, 2015 in many of the Western U.S.'s top-ranked ski destinations.

"We're helping travelers make the most of what looks to be another snowy season by making it easier for them to spend the winter where they want to be," said Mary Lynn Clark, president, Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America. "When they start their winter travel planning now, they can save on a wider range of travel dates and a greater selection of rentals across all our ski destinations."

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hoseasons Unveils New Logo

Hoseasons by Wyndham Vacation RentalsDomestic holiday giant Hoseasons today unveiled a new logo and brand messaging at the ABTA convention in Slovenia in response to the evolution in its product range and customer profile.

Following extensive research, the new look moves away from the seaside blue logo with seagull motif, to a softer countryside feel with new typo-graphic, colours and green ‘leaf’ icon.

“In a year which marks a reflection of the past 70 years of Hoseasons, it seemed fitting for us to look forward to the future,” said Simon Altham, managing director of Hoseasons. “Over the last 10 years, the style of holidays we sell has significantly changed, with over 65 percent of our business coming from the short break luxury lodge market, which has resulted in us welcoming lots of new customers to holidaying at home.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Appoints Mary Lynn Clark President of Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America

Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest professional manager of vacation rentals and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced the appointment of Mary Lynn Clark as president of Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America.

As a member of the Wyndham Exchange & Rentals senior leadership team, Clark will be responsible for leading and growing the company’s North American rental businesses, which include such well-known brands as ResortQuest, Kaiser Realty and Oceana Resorts. Clark will be based in Parsippany, N.J. and report directly to the COO & CFO of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals, Gail Mandel.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Explore Myrtle Beach with Ashley Castle

Get an inside look at one of the top summer travel spots in the U.S., as travel blogger Ashley Castle visits South Carolina’s famous Grand Strand in Myrtle Beach. Celebrating National Vacation Rental Month at The Patricia Grand, Castle enjoyed all the benefits of a vacation rental right in the heart of the action, from extra space and privacy to a fully-equipped kitchen. She also took advantage of the resort’s added services and amenities including oceanfront dining, 24-hour front desk service, the spa, pool and lazy river. Outside her rental, she explored Myrtle Beach’s many family-friendly attractions, taking a dolphin cruise and hitting the boardwalk for carnival rides and live entertainment. Join her for the grand tour here.