Now, more than ever before, DRI is helping families enjoy the benefits of vacation ownership and the importance of spending time with each other.
Las Vegas, Nev., (PRWEB) January 24, 2009
Diamond Resorts Internatioanl® (DRI), a global leader in the vacation ownership industry, has expanded operations into County Clare, Ireland, and added a variety of resort destinations in Asia including China, Thailand, Bali, Indonesia and the popular coastal region of Goa, India, along the Arabian Sea. Additionally, resort destinations now include Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, as well as new waterway routes for canal boat journeys throughout Great Britain.
The DRI destination portfolio has expanded its global footprint with three resort acquisitions situated among the castles and cliffs of County Clare, Ireland. Cottages dot the Atlantic Coast against calming inlets teeming with quaint shops and pubs and provide easy access to a variety of golf and sightseeing choices. On the continent of Asia, DRI has added 14 resort affiliations. Destinations throughout Thailand and Bali provide customers with a variety of experiences including secluded beach getaways, enchanting spa retreats and the hospitable taste of Indonesia. In Beijing, China, members can stay just five blocks from historic Tiananmen Square. Additionally, DRI now offers three resort choices along the Arabian Sea in the tropical zone of Goa, India. Visitors to awe-inspiring Australia can choose from three resort destinations: overlooking the ever-popular Coolangatta Beach; enjoying easy access to the Great Barrier Reef; or staying on the famed Gold Coast-most notably a surfer's paradise.
"Our owners, members and guests continue to express interest in having more destination choices," says Simon Crawford-Welch, Ph.D., RRP, President and Chief Operating Officer, "and at Diamond Resorts International®, we're listening to our customers and taking action to ensure they are getting what they want and moreover, what they deserve from a vacation ownership company."
Committed to providing owners, members and guests with the simplicity, choice and comfort they deserve, DRI has poised itself as a competitive worldwide hospitality brand. Key strategic components that continue to position DRI as a leader in the vacation ownership and hospitality industries include an open communications platform and transparent organizational structure, centralized and consolidated efficiencies, the ongoing interaction of an Owner Advisory Board and a hands-on executive management approach where leadership is empowered to ensure the delivery of branded hospitality service.
THE Club(SM) at DRI is a flexible, points-based exchange program that provides members with resort stays, travel services including cruises, air mileage programs, flights, and a variety of additional benefits, products and discounts. "While many companies are downsizing and cutting back during these challenging times, Diamond Resorts International® continues to expand and seek efficiencies in all facets of its operations," Crawford-Welch says. "Now, more than ever before, DRI is helping families enjoy the benefits of vacation ownership and the importance of spending time with each other."
Diamond Resorts International®, with global headquarters in Las Vegas, Nev., is one of the largest vacation ownership companies in the world with nearly 150 branded and affiliated resorts and more than 23,000 guest beds in 21 countries with destinations throughout the continental United States and Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and Australia. Offering simplicity, choice and comfort to more than 380,000 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. To learn more, visit DiamondResorts.com.