Aqua-Aston Hospitality names Jim Franklin to lead Orlando properties

Aqua-Aston Hospitality has named Jim Franklin to the role of general manager of its to lead its Orlando properties – The Fountains at ChampionsGate and Tuscana Resort Orlando. Tuscana Resort Orlando by Aston and The Fountains at ChampionsGate each are close to Orlando’s theme parks and golf courses, including ChampionsGate Golf Club, Lake Buena Vista […]

Darin Riggio new director of sales and marketing at Reunion Resort

Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel company founded by Sheila Johnson, has appointed Darin Riggio as director of sales and marketing at Reunion Resort near Orlando. Riggio will oversee the  property’s sales and marketing strategies, including driving business, revenue and overall brand awareness to the resort.  www.ReunionResort.com. Riggio joins Reunion Resort from Hyatt Regency […]

Summer getaways: Father’s Day and Beyond

There’s still time to plan getaways for Father’s Day and beyond. Here’s some destination that are offering some outstanding packages for dad and the entire family for a summer of fun. Annual Parent + Child Four-Ball Tournament at Streamsong Resort — Streamsong, Fla. June 15-17, 2018, starting at $237 per person, per night Central Florida’s […]

Mission Inn Resort & Club doubles on its golf package

Looking for a Central Florida golf getaway with some history attached? Two award-winning golf courses at one of Florida’s iconic resorts with zero limitations on daily play adds up to one spectacular golf getaway at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the Hills, just 35 minutes northwest of Orlando. Mission Inn Resort & Club’s appeal begins with […]

Orlando World Center Marriott launches modular hydroponic vegetable production system

Orlando World Center Marriott has launched “HyCube,’’ a modular hydroponic vegetable production system in partnership with Eco Convergence Group Inc., an Orlando-based engineering and technology development company focusing on sustainability. The resort (the world’s largest Marriott at 2,009 rooms) says the HyCube’s data-driven, precisely controlled, patent-pending hydroponic system is constructed in an illuminated modern structure next to […]