APRIL 13, 2015 — ORLANDO, FLORIDA — May 23rd, 2015 will mark the 1-year Anniversary of the Exploria Resorts brand launch which will be celebrated in conjunction with the opening of three newly acquired Resorts and the opening of three Sales Centers to support the continued success of the growing brand.
“This past year has been highlighted with a number of significant milestones which include the launch of our Club Exploria vacation club, the addition of New Smyrna Beach and Daytona Beach to our portfolio of Florida beachfront resort destinations, and the addition of our third Missouri resort destination in Branson” commented Paul Caldwell, President & CEO, Exploria Resorts. “And to compliment a banner year, we now prepare for the opening of three additional new Sales Centers in New Smyrna Beach, Daytona Beach and Branson, Missouri.”
2015 has been a year committed to delivering on a promise to continue to introduce exciting new destinations into the Exploria Resorts portfolio of existing resorts through the expansion of both the home resort portfolio and a collection of 40+ resort destinations to which Club Exploria members enjoy direct access.
Following the much anticipated October 2014 opening of Buccaneer Bay Adventure Park at Summer Bay Orlando, 2015 will be rounded out with the completion of a resort-wide, $14 million dollar 2-year renovation project, the largest renovation project of its kind to date at the brand’s flagship resort, Summer Bay Orlando. Additional development projects there include the opening of a new, state-of-the-art, 10,000 sq. ft. Activities Center and a new, 6-story luxury condo building featuring two floors of the prestigious RCI Registry Collection designation.
With Sales exceeding expectations in 2014 and on-target to surpass projected goals for 2015, the Exploria Resorts brand will be introduced into the New Smyrna Beach/Daytona Beach, Florida and Branson, Missouri marketplaces in Q2 of 2015 to support the anticipated continued sales growth.
Appointed CEO in October of 2012, Paul Caldwell has served the organization for the past 20 years. On Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 10:30 am during ARDA’s General Session, Caldwell will accept on behalf of Exploria Resorts the ARDA-ROC High Contributor Award presented in recognition of continued commitment to ARDA and past involvement.
About Exploria Resorts
The Exploria Resorts brand was created as an evolution of Summer Bay Resorts, building upon more than 20 years of proven success as a diversified hospitality, development and management company with 700+ employees which has operated marketing and sales operations to support the collection of resorts and hotels in Florida, Tennessee, and Missouri. The Exploria Resorts flagship property, Summer Bay Orlando in Orlando, FL, located in the Walt Disney World® Resort area, was established in 1995 by St. Louis, Missouri-based developers Joe and Loretta Scott Sr. The 350+ acre property situated on an 80-acre spring-fed lake includes 525 villa and condo floor plans and 31 individual homes. For more information about Exploria Resorts and Club Exploria, visit www.exploriaresorts.com.
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