Friday, January 18, 2013

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Appoints Patrick Davis Vice President of Operations, North America East

Wyndham Vacation Rentals, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced today the appointment of Patrick Davis as vice president of operations, North America East, effective immediately. Davis most recently served as the general manager of ResortQuest Delaware overseeing and managing Wyndham Vacation Rental operations for over 1,000 rental accommodations in the Mid-Atlantic and over a dozen independent homeowner associations Wyndham manages on a fee-for-service basis.

In his new expanded role, Davis will oversee the sales, marketing, revenue management and operations of Wyndham Vacation Rentals East region. He will continue to be based at and remain in his current location of Delaware and be working directly with top executives and general managers to identify growth opportunities within the region and foster relationships with key industry leaders including local developers and homeowner associations. Davis will be reporting directly to the President of Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America, LLC, Bob Milne.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Carves Out Winter Snow Deals with its 100-Hour Ski Sale

Limited-Time Deals in Colorado, Utah and Idaho Offer Savings Up to 50% on Accommodations

Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, is carving out significant savings on lodging in top North American ski vacation destinations with its 100-Hour Ski Sale. Launching January 8, 2013 at 10 a.m. EST, the 100-Hour Ski Sale offers savings on rental accommodations ranging from cozy cabins and private mountain homes, to top ski resorts in Aspen, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail and Steamboat Springs, Colorado; Park City, Utah; and Sun Valley, Idaho. To book the 100-Hour Ski Sale, travelers must use the Promo Code JAN100 to qualify for savings.

Friday, January 4, 2013

Inn at Aspen Owners Renew with Wyndham Vacation Rentals to Manage Operations and Renovations

Receive the Fourth Night Free When Booking Four Nights or More

Wyndham Vacation Rentals, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced today that it will continue providing management of hotel operations and onsite vacation rental management for the Inn at Aspen Hotel through 2022. The world’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business will also oversee major property and site renovation efforts that will enhance the overall guest experience at the Inn at Aspen, the only ski-in/ski-out hotel located at the foot of Buttermilk ski mountain.

“Renovating the Inn at Aspen to meet the expectations of today’s traveler is part of our plan for the property to reach its potential as a premier resort destination in Aspen,” said Bill Anderson, vice president of operations, Western U.S., Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America, LLC. “Our contract renewal with the Inn at Aspen comes at an exciting time because it allows us to lead the property renovations, upgrade amenities to be competitive with other local lodgings and provide the vacation experience that families expect of Wyndham Vacation Rentals.”

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Continues Global Expansion; Acquires Three Vacation Rental Management Businesses

World’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals company increases U.S. beach inventory and expands U.K. cottage portfolio with additions to its global rental network

Wyndham Vacation Rentals, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced today that it has completed three tuck-in acquisitions as part of its ongoing global expansion efforts.

In the United States, Wyndham Vacation Rentals acquired the vacation rental assets of Oceana Resorts, a leading provider with more than 25 years experience in Myrtle Beach, S.C., a market which attracts over 14 million visitors annually. Oceana Resorts offers over 1,000 upscale condominium units across eight oceanfront resorts.

In addition, through its acquisition of the vacation rental business of Kaiser Realty, which provides more than 450 condo and beach home accommodations in coastal Alabama, Wyndham Vacation Rentals adds Kaiser Realty’s 30 years of history and increases its rental offerings along the sugar-white beaches and emerald-blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

In the United Kingdom, Wyndham Vacation Rentals acquired Cumbrian Cottages, a leader for many years with over 2,500 vacation homes in the most sought after destinations throughout Cumbria and The Lake District, Northumberland, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Wales and Scotland. With this acquisition, Wyndham Vacation Rentals increases its position as the UK’s leading supplier of self-catering holiday accommodations.