Vacation Innovations, a leading provider of travel-related products, software and services has announced that it will participate as a Silver Sponsor at the upcoming 2nd Annual GNEX-ACOTUR 2022 Conference. The event, which attracts leading vacation industry resort developers from Mexico, plus the Caribbean, USA and Canada will be held at the luxurious beachfront Grand Hotel Cancun, managed by Kempinski (formerly Ritz Carlton), 15-17 November 2022.
Based in Orlando, Florida, Vacation Innovations began as an escrow and title agency specializing in timeshare assets and has grown into one of the world’s largest providers of travel-related products, software and services, specializing in secondary-market services and solutions for the vacation ownership industry.
“Mexico plays a critical role in the vacation ownership industry, and we’re looking forward to connecting with our current partners and exploring new opportunities in Cancun and beyond,” says Bryan Rand, President of Vacation Innovations. “We’re proud to support the GNEX Conferences and ACOTUR and are excited for yet another productive conference.”
“Our relationships with Mexican developers have never been stronger, and it’s thanks, in part, to conferences like GNEX,” says Sergio Santos, Chief Product Officer for Vacation Innovations. “I’m looking forward to my second GNEX-ACOTUR conference and can’t wait to share what Vacation Innovations has been working on specific to this market.”
Since its founding, the Vacation Innovations portfolio has grown to include leading travel technology partner Holiday Systems International and leading timeshare resale marketplace SellMyTimeshareNow.com. In addition to online advertising and marketing services for by-owner timeshare sales and rentals, Vacation Innovations’ family of brands offers licensed timeshare brokerage and title transfer services, as well as travel clubs, tour generation, and customized owner services and product solutions for timeshare resorts, resort developers, HOAs, and timeshare management companies.
“We are fortunate to have Vacation Innovations as a sponsor of all three annual GNEX events and very much appreciate their support of our innovative conference format. Their extensive portfolio of products and services provide our audience with a wealth of opportunities to expand their business offerings,” says Paul Mattimoe, President & CEO, Perspective Group; organizers of the three GNEX format events.
GNEX-ACOTUR Conference was launched in 2021 as a collaboration between Perspective Group, who have produced the renowned GNEX Conferences for 13 years, and Asociación de Complejos Vacacionales y Turísticos, A.C. (ACOTUR). The event brings the popular GNEX format and focus on networking to the second largest global market for vacation ownership as a regional annual event that is open to everyone.
Local industry leaders will be able to meet with international companies wanting to do business in Mexico. ACOTUR, a trade association based in Cancun currently has more than 40 member companies and business partners, which represents over 40,000 hotel rooms in the southeast of Mexico and 15,000 rooms in the international Caribbean with a total of 106 hotels.
The event starts with a golf tournament followed by two days of networking and general sessions including popular GNEX Conference sessions such as THE BOARDROOM – a unique twist on an industry leaders panel session; 60-Second Pitch where each company introduces themselves to assist with networking; Speed Networking where attendees meet one-on-one and exchange business cards; an interactive workshop plus other general sessions and two elaborate evening social events.
GNEX Conferences put the acquisition of new business at the top of its priorities. Attendees are rewarded with unique session formats and interactive networking events that are created especially for the GNEX Conference, and unrivaled access to top-level executives that span all areas of the hotel and resort industry including: Resort Developers, Hoteliers, Resort Management Companies, Vacation Clubs, Vacation Rental Companies, Short Term Rental Companies, Travel Clubs, Financiers, Investors, Legal Firms, Technology Providers, Exchange Companies, Rental & Resale Companies, Construction & Renovation Companies, Trade Associations, Online Travel Agencies, Vacation Inventory Platforms, Sales & Marketing Companies, Consultancy Firms and much more.
Sponsors so far include: Asociación de Complejos Vacacionales y Turísticos, A.C. (ACOTUR), arrivia, Gignet, SafeGuard, YACHTVIBES, Light, Lloydshare, Vacation Innvoations, Catalyst Marketing Solutions, GuestView Guide by Sharp NEC, GrupoSIM, Meridian Financial Services, SPI Software, Equaint, RCI, American Resort Development Association (ARDA), Asociación Mexicana de Desarrolladores Turísticos (AMDETUR), Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers (C.A.R.E.), Canadian Resort & Travel Association (CRTA), Resort Trades, Send Me On Vacation (SMOV).
For more information on the event and to book tickets visit https://gnexmexico.com/register
For more details on Sponsorship Opportunities visit https://gnexmexico.com/sponsorship
About Vacation Innovations
Founded in 1999, Vacation Innovations (vacationinnovations.com) is a leading provider of travel-related products, software and services. Leveraging advanced digital marketing strategies, sophisticated software solutions, and decades of experience in vacation ownership, VI brings new vacation opportunities to a diverse audience of novice and seasoned travelers alike. The Vacation Innovations family of brands offers a wide range of travel services, including simplified resort rentals, online advertising and marketing products for by-owner timeshare sales and rentals, licensed timeshare brokerage and title transfer services, as well as travel clubs, tour generation, and customized owner services and product solutions for timeshare resorts, resort developers, HOAs and timeshare management companies. VI was honored at GNEX 2022 with the Perspective Magazine Awards for Best Overall Company, Best Membership Program, Best Team, and Best Marketing Professional; and the 2022 ARDA Award for Business Administration or Operations Team.
About GNEX Conference
With a heavy focus on networking, high-quality events, and innovative format, GNEX Conferences, attract senior-level executives from vacation industry companies across the globe. The conferences bring together a unique mix of attendees from traditionally separated segments of the hospitality industry, enabling you to network with companies that specialize in Hotels, Vacation Ownership, Resort Real Estate, Vacation Rentals, OTAs, Travel Agencies & Travel Clubs, plus all the vendors that supply them, including Resort Management, Sales & Marketing, Legal & Financial, Construction & Renovation, Technology, HR & Training and more…
For more details on GNEX-ACOTUR 2022, 15-17 November in Cancun, Mexico visit https://gnexmexico.com
For more details on our next GNEX 2023 Conference, 5-7 March 2023 in San Diego, California visit https://gnexconference.com.
For more details on GNEX-CRTA 2023, 29-31 August in Quebec City, Canada visit https://gnexcanada.com
Vacation Club Association (ACOTUR) represents and includes developers of vacation clubs with a range of programs and sectors; companies duly constituted in adherence to the laws of Southeastern Mexico whose principal activity is related directly or indirectly to tourism and vacation industry. ACOTUR’s priorities are communication and transparency, generating business through networking and promoting, in an organized way, the development and evolution of this industry.