Canadian Resort & Travel Association

CRDA Announces New Chair

June 4, 2014

Vancouver, BC (June 4, 2014) - - The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) announced today that Ed Romanowski has assumed the position of Chair.

“I am thrilled that this industry leader has stepped up his involvement in our association.” notes Jon Zwickel, CRDA president and chief executive officer. “As we continue to roll out our strategic plan, Ed will be a great resource in our mandate to further the ownership-based vacation and resort industry, both at home and abroad,” he added.

“I look forward to working directly with Jon and the CRDA Board to promote the association as a valuable resource both for Canadian consumers and companies that are members of CRDA.” said Ed Romanowski.  He added, “I am particularly excited about being able to assist in the planning of the Canadian Resort Conference, CRDA’s annual industry event.”

Ed is founder and President of Bellstar Hotels & Resorts, one of Western Canada’s largest resort management and development company. There is more information at  

About CRDA 
CRDA is an industry-based association that is dedicated to furthering the vacation ownership resort and leisure industries. It was founded over 30 years ago in response to the public’s demand for reliable information about timeshare products. Focus has since broadened to all aspects of the resort and shared ownership industry. For more information visit

About The Canadian Resort Conference (CRC)

The 2014 CRC will be held in Toronto, Canada in September. The event brings together the resort and vacation ownership industry from Canada and beyond. Executives who attend include representatives from resort developers, exchange, construction, financemarketing and management companies as well as travel clubs, resale and rental companies and many others. For more information visit

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