Welcome to your bi-weekly industry round up featuring all the latest industry news and trends from around the world.
In brief, it's all about new market entrants, increased growth and even more insight for your latest news update, including the announcements of yet more hotel and resort openings from the Radisson Hotel Group, IHG, and Wyndham brands.
And with all eyes on the prize to increase visitor arrivals, room occupancy and tourist spending, the latest insight reports from creative and media agency eight&four, and iCarhireinsurance.com, should provide some food for thought for sales and marketers in terms of the ways we feel inspired to travel and how we spend our hard-earned money abroad.
Here are the highlights, and remember to visit rciventures.com for all the latest developments.
- Wyndham Vacation Club enters Japanese market - Wyndham Vacation Clubs has entered into an agreement to acquire the privately-held Resort Frontier Co. Ltd, management company of Sundance Resort Club, a points-based vacation club with over 11,000 members and 16 resort destinations.