Orlando, FL (July 12, 2013) — Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE:WYN), recently announced their partnership with Jimmy Buffett and Margaritaville. The company kicked off this newly-created alliance with an exclusive offer, giving their VIP members the opportunity to grab a “cheeseburger in paradise” at participating Margaritaville, LandShark Bar and Grill and Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber restaurant locations nationwide.
“Our partnership with Margaritaville began earlier this year and we’re excited to extend this special offer to our loyal VIP member base,” said Cory Miller, director of product strategy and integration, Wyndham Vacation Ownership. “With more than 175,000 VIP members across the country, this is a perfect way to celebrate the summer, Margaritaville style.”
Available June 1 through Sept. 30, CLUB WYNDHAM® Plus VIP members can enjoy priority seating and a complimentary appetizer with purchase of an entrée at thirteen restaurants across the country including Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville locations in Key West, Orlando, Myrtle Beach, Las Vegas, Panama City Beach, Glendale, New Orleans, Mohegan Sun, Nashville, Chicago and Biloxi, LandShark Bar and Grill Myrtle Beach, and Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber Waikiki. CLUB WYNDHAM’s VIP members can stop by the Guest Guide at participating CLUB WYNDHAM resort locations in these areas to pick up their discount card.
Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville, Land Shark Bar and Grill, and Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber restaurants are the perfect escape for anyone dreaming of relaxing on a tropical island, sipping a margarita. Their island-inspired menus offer something for everyone including American classics, regional favorites with a Caribbean twist, and of course, signature margaritas and boat drinks.
“We couldn’t be happier about this partnership and excited to be able to offer a “taste” of Margaritaville to CLUB WYNDHAM’s VIPs this summer,” said Tamara Baldanza, Margaritaville’s director of new business. “We look forward to seeing Wyndham owners in our restaurants this summer and have already started working on the next exclusive VIP offer!”
CLUB WYNDHAM, one of Wyndham Vacation Ownership’s four primary consumer brands, has more than 500,000 owners and 70 resorts across the United States and Caribbean. More than 175,000 owners are members of the CLUB WYNDHAM Plus VIP program and receive exclusive benefits and enhanced services such as limited-time VIP “Now” offers, sneak “VIPeek” benefits on new products and resorts, as well as exclusive VIP merchandise. Find out more at clubwyndham.com.
About Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of Wyndham Worldwide’s (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world’s largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its four primary consumer brands, CLUB WYNDHAM®, WorldMark® by Wyndham, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific and Shell Vacations. As of December 31, 2012, Wyndham Vacation Ownership had developed or acquired more than 185 vacation ownership resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent more than 23,000 individual vacation ownership units and more than 900,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and is supported by more than 15,000 employees globally.
Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, whose songs evoke a cross-generational yearning for an island adventure, the brand is comprised of restaurants, casinos, hotels, retail stores, consumer products, a national radio station on Sirius/XM, and now vacation ownership. Margaritaville delivers a tropical experience where guests can escape and enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of their favorite destination regardless of their current latitude. Since launching its first location in Key West in 1987, Margaritaville has expanded to some of the most popular U.S. destinations, including: New Orleans, Orlando, Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, Panama City Beach, Glendale, Pensacola, Nashville and Honolulu. International locations can be found in the Caribbean, Mexico, the Republic of Panama, Canada and Australia. Margaritaville Hospitality Group is headquartered in Orlando, FL and employs more than 2,500 people worldwide.