Global hospitality and vacation ownership company sponsors the industry’s leading premier convention for 2011
Las Vegas, NV (January 11, 2011) — DIAMOND RESORTS INTERNATIONAL® (Diamond), a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industry, joins worldwide industry leaders as a Signature Sponsor for the 2011 American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Annual Convention & Exposition on March 27-31 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, FL.
Attracting more than 3,000 participants from over 20 countries annually, the ARDA Annual Convention & Exposition offers companies prime exposure to elite vacation ownership industry professionals and provides quality networking opportunities, expert insight on the latest industry trends and access to the exhibit floor featuring hundreds of industry suppliers. The ARDA Annual Convention & Exposition is the leading annual resource for the resort development industry.
According to Stephen J. Cloobeck, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Diamond Resorts International®, “We are proud to be associated with and contribute to an organization that promotes the integrity and professionalism of the vacation ownership industry while providing the tools and training necessary to equip its leaders.”
Diamond Resorts International®, with global headquarters in Las Vegas, Nev., is one of the largest hospitality companies in the world with more than 177 branded and affiliated resorts and over 24,000 guest beds in 26 countries with destinations throughout the continental United States and Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. Offering simplicity, choice and comfort to more than 385,000 owners and members through the branded hospitality service of more than 5,500 team members worldwide, Diamond Resorts International® is dedicated to providing its guests with effortless and relaxing vacation experiences every time, for a lifetime.
Annually, nearly 1.4 million owners, members and guests enjoy the simplicity, choice and comfort Diamond Resorts International® offers through our branded hospitality experience.
About Diamond Resorts Corporation
Diamond Resorts Corporation and its subsidiaries develop, own, operate and manage vacation ownership resorts and, through resort and partner affiliation agreements, provide owners and members with access to 69 managed resorts and 108 affiliated resorts through THE Club® at Diamond Resorts International®. To learn more, visit DiamondResorts.com
The American Resort Development Association
The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) is the Washington, D.C.-based professional association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries. Established in 1969, ARDA has nearly 1,000 members ranging from privately held firms to publicly traded companies and international corporations with expertise in shared ownership and interests in leisure real estate. The membership also includes timeshare owner associations (HOAs), resort management companies, and owners through the ARDA Resort Owners Coalition (ARDA-ROC).
SOURCE: Diamond Resorts International