Diamond Resorts International® raises over €6,000 through international charity walks

Leading timeshare brand Diamond Resorts International® has raised well over €6,000 from a series of charity walks in the UK and in Spain.

In December 2011 Diamond launched its first Charity Walk in Costa del Sol as well as organising walks at most of the brand’s UK resorts; last December, it raised the impressive total of 5,111€ (Europe) and £918 (UK) for local charities in various regions where it owns and operates luxury holiday resorts.

Support for the charity initiatives was fantastic – no less than 25 different resorts in the UK, Ireland, France, Austria, Italy, Spain (including Mallorca and the Canary Islands) and Portugal took part in various fundraising efforts, and in total 633 walkers registered. The walks were designed for all fitness levels and ages, too, so that everyone could help boost the fundraising efforts.

After finishing their charity walks, all participants were treated to a cup of hot chocolate, coffee and biscuits, followed by a prize raffle.

Those resorts unable to organise a walk because of unfriendly weather even held a fundraiser within their own resort, including raffles, special breakfasts and evening events to raise money for their local charity of choice.

The dates of the events and the charities who benefited in each region were:

Costa del Sol 20 December, collaborating with CUDECA

Mallorca 19 December, collaborating with CUDECA

Canary Islands 20 December, collaborating with Amate

UK 28 December, collaborating with Cancer Research UK

Austria 20 December, collaborating with Freizeit PSO

France 28 December, collaborating with L’Etoile de Martin

Italy 20 December, collaborating with Associazione Italiana Ricerca sul Cancro

Ireland 20 December, collaborating with Milford Hospice

Portugal 15 December, collaborating with Associação Oncologica do Algarve

Diamond Resorts International®

Diamond Resorts International®, with global headquarters in Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the largest hospitality companies in the world with a network of more than 260 vacation destinations located in 28 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. Offering simplicity, choice and comfort to more than 490,000 owner-families through its branded hospitality service, Diamond Resorts International® is dedicated to providing its guests with effortless and relaxing vacation experiences every time, for a lifetime.

Annually, nearly 1.4 million owners, members and guests enjoy the simplicity, choice and comfort Diamond Resorts International® offers through its branded hospitality experience.

About Diamond Resorts Corporation

Diamond Resorts Corporation and its subsidiaries develop, own, operate and manage vacation ownership resorts and, through resort and partner affiliation agreements, provide owners and members with access to 79 managed resorts, 180 affiliated resorts and hotels and four cruise itineraries through THE Club® at Diamond Resorts International®. To learn more, visit www.DiamondResorts.com.

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