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Introducing Hilton Grand Vacations’ Celebrity Brand Ambassadors

Vacation like a star and add exclusive travel experiences with HGV Ultimate Access

The Vacationeer

There’s no feeling like vacationing at a Hilton Grand Vacations resort and getting the VIP treatment. HGV Owners rave about living large in Las Vegas, being treated to Hilton Grand Vacations’ signature hospitality and taking once-in-a-lifetime vacations. But Owners aren’t the only ones who love Hilton Grand Vacations.

HGV has recruited a team of celebrity ambassadors, made up of golf GOATs (greatest of all time) and award-winning musicians, who are equally passionate about vacations. They’re partnering with Hilton Grand Vacations and HGV Ultimate Access*, HGV’s growing events platform, to provide Members and Guests with unforgettable vacation experiences. These are some of the thousands of events offered each year, including private concerts, celebrity meet-and-greets and chef dinners.

Here’s our celebrity ambassador lineup and how you can join them at an HGV Ultimate Access event.

Joey Fatone, a Hilton Grand Vacations celebrity Brand Ambassador, in a blue suit and arms outstretched 

Joey Fatone

Who: You may know Joey Fatone from the record-shattering, multi-platinum boy band *NSYNC. Since then, Joey has branched out and found success as an actor, host, Broadway star, voiceover artist, dancer and media personality.

Highlights: Joey has starred, hosted and competed on hit reality TV shows, including “The Singing Bee,” “Dancing With The Stars” and “The Masked Singer.” He’s also the owner of Fat One’s food truck in Orlando.

Upcoming events: Joey partners with HGV Ultimate Access for his exclusive “Joey Fatone and Friends” performances, singing with surprise guests. Previous guests include members of Boyz II Men, *NYSYNC and Creed. Read Joey’s travel tips and his favorite part of performing for HGV Live! shows here.

Portrait of Annika Sorenstam, a Hilton Grand Vacations celebrity Brand Ambassador 

Annika Sörenstam

Who: Annika Sörenstam is one of the greatest golfers of all time. The World Golf Hall of Famer has had a remarkable 16-year career. Annika amassed 89 victories from 1993 to 2008, holds the record for the most Rolex Player of the Year awards and represented Team Europe at multiple Solheim Cups. In 2003, she became the first woman to play in a PGA Tour event in 58 years.

Highlights: Annika is one of the celebrity players at the HGV Tournament of Champions. She founded the ANNIKA Foundation to promote women’s golf at the junior, collegiate and professional levels. Annika also co-founded Fizzy Beez, a sparkling cocktail company, with her friend Kathy Johanson.

Upcoming events: Spend a day on the fairway with Annika at a golf clinic, where you can enjoy hands-on golf lessons from the pro herself. Read about golf clinics and other HGV Presents events here.

Michael Ray, a Hilton Grand Vacations celebrity Brand Ambassador, in a leather jacket 

Michael Ray

Who: Michael Ray is a multi-platinum country music singer and songwriter. He’s performed at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville 67 times, a venue known for putting country musicians on the map.

Highlights: Michael is a Florida native with over 1 billion global streams, 650,000 album equivalents and 100 million YouTube views. Two of his top songs, “Think a Little Less” and “Whiskey and Rain,” have earned RIAA Platinum status; four of his other songs are RIAA Gold-Certified.

Upcoming events: See Michael Ray perform hit songs like “Get to You,” “Higher Education” and “Holy Water” at HGV Live! concerts, exclusively for HGV Members and Guests. Check out his tour dates here.

Nasa Hataoka, a Hilton Grand Vacations celebrity Brand Ambassador, standing with her golf bag in front of a sign for the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions 

Nasa Hataoka

Who: Nasa Hataoka is a Japanese professional golfer. She’s won 11 worldwide professional victories, including six on the LPGA Tour. She has also played in the Olympics, representing Japan in the Tokyo 2020 games.

Highlights: Nasa began golfing in Japan when she was 11 years old and became the first amateur and youngest champion to win a major tournament on the Japan LPGA Tour (JLPGA). She’s been ranked in the top 10 of the Women’s World Golf Rankings and remains in the top of the LPGA money list and the Race to the CME. Fans cheered on Nasa at the 2023 Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions in January, where she earned fifth place.

Upcoming events: The HGV Tournament of Champions isn’t the only place to see Nasa. Catch her at Hilton Grand Vacations properties in Honolulu this spring. She’ll host exclusive meet-and-greets and golf clinics to share her tips and love of the game with HGV Members and Guests.

LeAnn Rimes, a Hilton Grand Vacations celebrity Brand Ambassador, hugging herself and smiling 

LeAnn Rimes

Who: LeAnn is a multi-platinum singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter. While she has her roots in country, LeAnn has since ventured into pop and other musical genres with songs like “How Do I Live,” one of the best singles of the 1990s.

Highlights: LeAnn won “Best New Artist” when she was 14 years old, making her the youngest recipient of a Grammy Award. Since then, she’s continued to wow the world with her powerhouse vocals, earning multiple Grammy Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards and Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. She’s also appeared on TV shows like “The Masked Singer.” She advocates for wellness on her iHeartRadio podcast, “Wholly Human.” Her latest studio album is “god's work.”

Upcoming events: If you don’t see LeAnn on her “the story. . . so far” tour, HGV Members and Guests can attend private concerts and sing along to top hits like “Blue” and “Can’t Fight the Moonlight.”   

Nate Lashley, a Hilton Grand Vacations' celebrity Brand Ambassador 

Nate Lashley

Who: Nate Lashley is a PGA Tour professional. He earned his first PGA Tour win at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in June 2019 and participated in the 2019 U.S. Open, the 2020 Masters Tournament and the 2020 PGA Championship.

Highlights: Nate played college golf at the University of Arizona and went pro after graduating in 2005. Follow Nate’s PGA career here or on his Instagram.

Upcoming events: Join Nate Lashley at a golf clinic as part of HGV Presents and receive personalized coaching from the PGA Tour pro.

Lee Brice, a Hilton Grand Vacations celebrity Brand Ambassador 

Lee Brice

WhoLee Brice is another country music extraordinaire. The Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter has several accolades, including nine No. 1 radio singles, 37 gold and platinum RIAA certifications and several ACM and CMA wins. He’s also written for Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and other icons.

Highlights: Lee Brice’s top songs include “Memory I Don’t Mess With,” “One of Them Girls” and “Rumor.” Check out his website for his latest album, “Hey World,” and tour details.

Upcoming events: Don’t miss Lee Brice’s private concerts for HGV Members and Guests in Orlando in between his tour. Lee shared his top travel tips and why he loves performing with HGV Ultimate Access here

Visit the Concierge desk at a Hilton Grand Vacations property to ask about availability for upcoming events, and keep an eye on HGV Ultimate Access’ website for the latest concerts, meet-and-greets and more.

Read “Real Members And Guests Share Why They Love HGV Ultimate Access” to get a taste of these unique travel experiences.


*To attend HGV Ultimate Access events (valued between $500-$1500), Guests must attend a Membership Portfolio Review or Timeshare Presentation after the event, during their same stay. If you do not attend the Membership Review or Timeshare Presentation, the retail value of the event may be charged to your credit card. HGV Ultimate Access events are subject to availability, nontransferable and subject to change without notice. Experience fee applies, minimum of $99 per event, to be paid at time of booking. Offer dates may change due to event availability. Offers may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion.

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