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August 27, 2013

All Star Vacation Homes Named to Inc. Magazine List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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All Star Vacation Homes Named to Inc. Magazine List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies-the Inc.500|5000

CELEBRATION, FLA. (August 26, 2013) - As All Star Vacation Homes continues to celebrate its year-long 15th Anniversary, the vacation home management and hospitality company has another milestone to add to its list of achievements. All Star Vacation Homes has been included in the Inc. magazine seventh annual 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America and also placed in the top 100 Travel and Hospitality Companies.

"This has been an exciting and historic year for the company," said Steve Trover, CEO of All Star Vacation Homes. "We started 2013 by marking All Star's 15th Anniversary, then three of our homes were featured on "House Hunters" on HGTV in June and now we have been named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Our entire Team is proud to be considered for such an honor and we remain committed to our vision to provide a vacation home experience like no other."

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created more than 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000/.

The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit and independent-not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies-as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue.

About All Star Vacation Homes

All Star Vacation Homes brings its passion for high standards and hospitality to elevate the vacation home industry to new levels. Since it was established in 1998, All Star has set a solid foundation in the competitive Orlando landscape and has emerged as a market leader. As the company expands this success into other high demand travel destinations, All Star implements its unique formula of Personalized Service, Quality Home Care, Proven Marketing, Strategic Location and Guest-Influenced™ Experience to fulfill its vision of creating a vacation home experience like no other.

Currently, All Star represents more than 250 homes, town homes and condos in Kissimmee/Orlando, Fla. near Walt Disney World® Resort, and an expanding collection in Sanibel and Captiva Island, Fla. For more information, visit www.AllStarVacationHomes.com or call 1-800-396-1173.

November 26, 2012

All Star Vacation Homes Countdown to Cyber Monday…. It’s Monday ALL WEEK!

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Escape the holiday shopping madness and start dreaming about your 2013 vacation with All Star Vacation Homes. All week, Monday, November 26 -Friday, November 30, reserve any private pool vacation home for 7 nights or more, and choose either a welcome basket or $100 off an in-home party to enjoy during your vacation. In addition, you can also choose to receive a free rental car or money rebate - making this a 2-for-1 special!

2-for-1 SPECIALS!

Choose from our standard specials when reserving any new future reservation for 7 nights or more during low, mid and high season dates in a private pool home:

FREE Rental Car or Money Rebate

PLUS, select one of the following Cyber Monday Week specials:

VIP Disney-themed Welcome Basket or VIP Gourmet Welcome Basket or $100 off an in-home themed vacation party for your family (provided by Posh-Able Events)

Reserving one of All Star's beautiful condos? Select one of the VIP Gift Baskets!

Visit http://www.allstarvacationhomes.com/cyber-monday.asp to learn more about Cyber Monday Week specials or begin your search for a vacation home or condo. To redeem a Cyber Monday Week special, call the All Star Reservations Team at 1-866-921-1826.

Special valid for new reservations booked Monday, November 26-Friday, November 30. Reservations may be made for a minimum of 7 nights for low, mid and high season dates only; holiday season dates not eligible. Condos not eligible for Free Rental Car, Money Rebate or In-Home Party. See website for complete terms and conditions.

November 8, 2012

All Star Vacation Homes Welcomes Leed® Gold Certified Eco-Friendly Vacation Home

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The Signature Estate Vacation Home, Designed with Energy-Efficient and Water-Saving Components, is Now Available to Guests

CELEBRATION, FLA. (November 07, 2012) - All Star Vacation Homes is excited to welcome its first LEED®, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, certified home into its vacation home management and hospitality program. The 7-bedroom, 8-bathroom vacation home, located in Formosa Gardens Estates (Kissimmee, Fla.), has received a Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council certifying its high performance in sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality. All Star Vacation Homes is pleased to offer the green vacation home, the first LEED certified vacation home to receive All Star's Signature Estate rating, to guests seeking to minimize their impact on the environment during their Orlando vacation.

LEED is an internationally recognized green building program that provides third-party verification of sustainable homes. Participation in the LEED program is voluntary and demonstrates leadership, innovation, environmental stewardship and social responsibility. To become certified, the home must pass a variety of field inspections, performance testing and on-site verification to document LEED strategies and determine if the home has met or exceeded program requirements.

With a LEED Gold rating (the second to highest rating), this home has been constructed with the following environmentally-friendly and healthy features:

• Florida Water Star SM certified components
• Graywater reuse system
• Rain water-harvested irrigation system
• Central heat and air conditioning with high-efficiency geothermal compressors
• Whole-house dehumidifier to reduce dust and allergens
• Cross-draft home ventilation system
• Energy Star lighting fixtures
• Structured wiring
• Miele brand Energy Star-qualified appliances
• Solar-generated water and pool heaters
• Interior paint with no VOCs
• Recycled wood flooring panels
• Custom imported tiles made of recycled granite and marble
• Green Label-certified carpeting in game room
• Forest Stewardship Council-approved lumber throughout

In addition, this vacation home is located next to a conservation area and Moon Lake in the Formosa Gardens Estates community and sleeps up to 16 guests with 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, luxury amenities, high ceilings and custom décor. Amenities include a home theater with 120" projection screen, HD projector, surround sound and wet bar; game room with 47" LCD TV, three arcade machines, PlayStation 3 and air hockey table; screened-in pool and patio area with a swim-against current lap pool, spa and a fire pit pool sitting area; outdoor four-hole putting green and two laundry rooms. Guests can also enjoy scenic nature and lake views from the home's four patio balconies. Through All Star's Guest Services Team, guests can have groceries and wines delivered and placed in the home's refrigerator and wine closet upon arrival.

"This eco-friendly Signature Estate vacation home accommodates a growing group of guests who are concerned about the environmental footprint they leave behind," said Steve Trover, CEO of All Star Vacation Homes. "We are pleased to offer this unique vacation home that promotes environmental stewardship and responsibility, and also provides the space and amenities for a luxurious getaway."

The vacation home is a model home built by Formosa Gardens Homes, Inc., known for its quality construction and design. Serving as an example of its first environmentally-friendly vacation home, Formosa Gardens Homes will be constructing more luxury vacation homes that are sustainable and low in utility costs. An experienced home builder in Central Florida since 1993, Formosa Gardens Homes specializes in sustainable building practices and uses insulated concrete forms in all its homes. The company integrates its distinct combination of vision, quality, luxury, aesthetics and location into every project. Its communities are strategically located in the Formosa Gardens development along US-192, just two miles from the Walt Disney World® Resort main entrance. Formosa Gardens Homes, Inc. is a member of the National Association of Home Builders and Florida Green Building Coalition.

For more information or to make a reservation with All Star Vacation Homes, guests can visit www.AllStarVacationHomes.com or call 1-800-396-1173.

All Star Vacation Homes brings its passion for high standards and hospitality to elevate the vacation home industry to new levels. Since it was established in 1998, All Star has set a solid foundation in the competitive Orlando landscape and has emerged as a market leader. As the company expands this success into other high demand travel destinations, All Star implements its unique formula of Personalized Service, Quality Home Care, Proven Marketing, Strategic Location and Guest-Influenced Experience to fulfill its vision of creating a vacation home experience like no other.

Currently, All Star represents more than 250 homes, condos and town homes in Kissimmee/Orlando, Fla. near Walt Disney World® Resort. By popular demand of its guests, All Star has recently announced expansion into Captiva Island, Fla. For more information, visit www.AllStarVacationHomes.com or call 1-800-396-1173.

December 23, 2011

ALL STAR Vacation Homes joins new Disney affiliation program

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CELEBRATION, FLA. (December 21, 2011) - ALL STAR Vacation Homes has joined the prestigious new Disney affiliation program for vacation rental home companies, Vacation Rental Home Connection, Part of the Disney Ticket Network®. This new affiliation program provides Central Florida professional vacation rental management companies and guests staying in the vacation rental homes with a greater connection to the Walt Disney World® Resort.

Over the last year, Disney has worked with key vacation rental management companies, including ALL STAR Vacation Homes, to develop clear standards for vacation rentals, and guidelines for promoting the Walt Disney World® Resort Theme Parks. Participating companies are required by Disney to meet a criterion for high quality and service standards, providing guests with consistent and reliable accommodations.

Disney's recognition of the Vacation Rental Home industry in Central Florida and through the Vacation Rental Home Connection, part of the Disney Ticket Network®, assist guests in identifying these spacious accommodations providing families and groups of all sizes the ability to enjoy a Disney Vacation.

About ALL STAR Vacation Homes

ALL STAR Vacation Homes is a leading vacation home property management and marketing company in Central Florida. Representing more than 250 homes and condos, ALL STAR Vacation Homes provides spacious and inviting alternatives to the typical hotel, including one, two, three and four-bedroom condos and town homes, as well as single-family estate homes with up to nine bedrooms. Vacation rental selections include amenities such as private pools, in-home game room and home theaters, multiple master bedrooms, resort facilities and choices to meet any style and budget. For more information, visit www.AllStarVacationHomes.com or call 1-800-572-5011.

January 13, 2011

Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa Offers Spring Travelers Orlando Vacation Value

Kissimmee, FL, January 11, 2011 - Travelers planning a spring Orlando vacation can maximize their vacation dollar at Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa.

Just four miles from Walt Disney World® Resort, Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa provides guests the complete Orlando vacation experience with on-site resort amenities, free transportation to the Disney theme parks plus flexible and spacious accommodations to meet any size group or budget.

Travelers can choose from Disney area vacation condo rentals with up to four bedrooms that sleep from six to ten. Each condo features a fully equipped kitchen, living area, dining area and a private patio ideal for enjoying the spring weather. Additional amenities like Plasma TVs and complimentary wireless Internet access offer guests a great way to relax and keep in touch.

During their stay, travelers can also enjoy Lighthouse Key's Orlando vacation resort amenities that include two heated swimming pools with poolside beverage service plus events like cookouts, holiday celebrations and kids activities.

In addition, the resort features a clubhouse with game and billiard rooms, a fitness center, a business center with Internet cafe and a 52-seat movie theatre.

For casual Orlando dining, guests can order sandwiches, soups, salads and light breakfast offerings at the on-site Beacon Deli.

Relaxing Orlando spa services are available at The Spa at Lighthouse Key, including in-condo massages, body treatments and couples packages. Manicures and pedicures are also offered and feature lake and resort pool views.

Additional services available to guests include discounted Orlando theme park tickets and complimentary Disney theme park transportation.


About Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa

Located four miles from Walt Disney World®, Lighthouse Key Resort and Spa features 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom villa style vacation condominium rentals in four distinct floor plans that range from over 1,100 to over 2,100 square feet and include fully equipped kitchens, living and dining areas, and spacious covered patios. Resort amenities include: a full service European style spa, two heated swimming pools, fitness center, game and billiard rooms - plus on-site food and beverage, a gift shop, a 52-seat movie theatre, a business center with Internet cafe, complimentary Disney park transportation and meeting space. For more information visit www.LighthouseKeyCondos.com or call 1-877-561-5946.

Contact
Sara Moore
Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa
http://www.lighthousekeycondos.com/

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