About Us

Resort Inventory Group

Founded in 2007, Resort Inventory Group is headquartered in Brevard, North Carolina, with offices in Phoenix and Atlanta.

A membership-based booking platform for hotels and resorts to book destination vacationers.

40+ years of Hospitality Industry experience.

Currently representing 200+ resorts.

Participating properties have received 1.15 Million incremental rooms booked

Block purchase contracts have generated more than $4.95 Million in added room revenues annually.

Increased occupancies through our program has created more than $2.32 Million of income in out-of-room spend.

Book Directly with 8.3 Million New Guests

Our booking channels all have proven success in the markets we work in, and we are selective in the hotel/resort partners that work for our private membership groups.  We’ll produce results when others struggle by getting your hotel in front of private members when they are making their vacation purchasing decisions.

200

Properties

37,150

Rooms

137,000

Nights Booked in 2021

Our Team

David Trowbridge, President

Proven Track Record of Turnaround Success

Owner/Manager of Naples FL hotel for 10 years, turned around from $400K annual operating loss, to profitability in 1st year.  Maintained 85.5% annual occupancy for last 5 years of ownership, highest hotel occupancy in Naples. Implemented membership-based booking models as a key to Off-Season and Shoulder Season occupancy & revenue program.

Finance & Hospitality

  • 16 years as owner/manager of Resort Inventory with 200+ participating hotels
  • 10 year owner/operator of Naples FL Hotel – turn around
  • 3 year owner/developer of Sanibel Island Hotel – turn around.
  • Citibank Corporation – Loan officer, Ft. Myers FL.
  • VP Acquisitions for Oxford First Corp, Philadephia PA.
  • Finance degree from University of Florida – Go Gators.

Jennifer Royals, Senior Contracts Lead

Senior Contracts Administrator

An experienced hospitality professional with over 24 years in the Hospitality and Vacation Ownership Industry.
Her expertise in contract management and customer relations have helped to set the foundation of RIG.

Accomplishments

  • Edgewater Beach Hotel- Front Office Supervisor- During her time as Supervisor, the resort achieved an 81% occupancy rate and $10.2M in annual revenue. Also, becoming the youngest member on staff to be appointed to the position of Front Office Supervisor.
  • Charter Club on Naples Bay- Front Office Manager- By implementing marketing programs under her management, the resort was able to achieve an 86% occupancy, up from 40%.

Ashley Wingate, VP of Operations-Contracts Administrator

Industry Knowledge

A successful professional with analytical and organizational skills. She has advanced knowledge of business best practices and information technology

Financial & Hospitality Expertise

  • University of Miami Honors College Graduate 2005 With Highest Praise
  • Published writer with extensive worldwide travel experience
  • (ISC)2 CISSP training course graduate covering the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK

Tanya Bleuel, VP, Resort & Hotel Affiliations- Western Region

VP, Resort & Hotel Affiliations- Western Region

A dynamic travel and hospitality professional with over 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, and business development.

Accomplishments

  • Diamond Resort International-Inventory Supervisor maximizing occupancy, revenue, and RevPar
  • Dial An Exchange- Director of Yield Management-Contributing to developing the company’s member base from 30,000 to more than 450,000
  • Dial An Exchange-Inventory Manager-Increased profits by developing and managing trade partner relationships.

Tobie DeWitt, VP, Resort & Hotel Affiliations- Eastern Region

VP, Resort & Hotel Affiliations- Eastern Region

Extensive knowledge in Hotel Sales and Operations from the property level with over 20 years experience in Hotel Management.

Accomplishments

  • Extensive knowledge in Hotel Sales and Operations from the property level
  • Hospitality Management for 20 years includes: restaurants, catering, private dining and hotels
  • Director of Sales & Marketing for 12 years includes: Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Marriott’s and Hilton’s
  • B.A. in Business Management Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton CA

Kimberly Long, Contract Administrator

Contract Administrator

A multi-faceted professional with certifications that range from inventory management to education.  Kimberly has over a decade of experience as a  customer facing hospitability liaison and Certified Sommelier.

Accomplishments

  • B.A in English Literature from the University of Southern Maine
  • MBA from Southern New Hampshire University
  • Over 10 years in customer service in the hospitality industry
  • 3 years of sales in the service industry
  • Extensive customer care experience