Canadian Resort & Travel Association

CRDA Appoints Three New Directors

February 18, 2016

Orlando, Florida – February 18, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is pleased to announce that it has welcomed three new members to its prestigious Board of Directors: Guillermo Martinez, Justin Hunter and Richard Cassara.

Guillermo Martinez is the Director of Sales for the Vacation Ownership division of Crelogix Acceptance Corporation, which offers consumer financing for vacation properties. Martinez brings a wealth of sales, marketing and financial expertise to the CRDA board.

Justin Hunter joined Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX), a leading vacation exchange provider, in 2007 and currently serves as the Vice President of Operations. Hunter brings over nine years of timeshare industry expertise to CRDA. His well-rounded background includes experience working in the following departments: owner services, finance and club management.

Richard Cassara is the President of LaTour Hotels and Resorts. Cassara has over 20 years of industry experience. Previously he held the position of Vice President of Operations for Patton Hospitality, a LaTour sister company. Cassara also has experience working with Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Shell Vacations and Sunterra Resorts on a senior management level.“I am thrilled that CRDA’s scope has been broadened by the depth of experience that these industry professionals bring to our Board. The sectors they represent adds to our ability to become the relevant vibrant voice of the Canadian resort industry,” says Jon Zwickel, President and CEO, CRDA.

The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is a trade association dedicated to furthering the interests of the resort industry in Canada and throughout the world. The association and its 13 directors are committed to supporting the highest standards through a structured Code of Ethics which all CRDA members pledge to uphold.

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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 aspect of shared ownership. For more information visit

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