Raper brings more than 35 years of vacation ownership and marketing experience
LAS VEGAS, Nev., (August 22, 2017) – Diamond Resorts International®, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, announces that Bryant Raper has assumed the role of Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances, effective Aug. 14, 2017.
Raper has held numerous high-level positions at leading hospitality companies and brings with him more than 35 years of sales and marketing experience in the vacation ownership industry. Most recently, he spent five years as Senior Vice President and Corporate Marketing Officer of Holiday Inn Club Vacations. He also spent more than a decade in various marketing roles at Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc., rising to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
“I am eager to bring my widespread knowledge of vacation ownership sales and marketing to Diamond Resorts International® and to begin working with a team of passionate leaders,” said Raper.
“We are thrilled to welcome Bryant to our Diamond Resorts team as Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances,” said Michael Flaskey, Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Resorts International®. “Bryant has immense credibility in our industry and extensive knowledge that will be an incredible asset. In his position, Bryant will serve a key role on our senior leadership team, as we are keenly focused on strategically investing and growing new members through a robust and predictable tour flow pipeline.”
Diamond Resorts International® (Diamond Resorts) is a worldwide leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries with a network of more than 370 vacation destinations located in 35 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australasia and Africa.
Diamond Resorts offers its members the opportunity to create priceless memories through innovative vacation choices including once-in-a-lifetime excursions to world-renowned landmarks, unforgettable guided tours to dream destinations, and access to exclusive VIP concert experiences, high-energy sporting events and exciting shows. With high-quality resorts in desirable destinations, Diamond Resorts provides the kind of vacation experiences that help its members, owners and guests reconnect with loved ones, collect a lifetime of meaningful memories and keep that Stay Vacationed® feeling all year long.
Diamond Resorts International® manages vacation ownership resorts and sells vacation ownership points that provide members and owners with Vacations for Life® at over 370 managed and affiliated properties and cruise itineraries.