Daily Archive: 12/20/2014

The Weekly Wisecrack: December 20, 2014

Santa performs a room deletion

    Elves, Reindeer, Ladies’ and Gentlemen – could I please have your attention. I’d like to take a moment to introduce you all to Earl and his lovely bride Betsy of 35 years hailing all the way from Fresno, California and ask that you all welcome them with a warm round of applause as …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: December 20, 2014

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► Scoop spent several years in Mexico in the ’80s and ’90s and this week he waxed poetic about the experience. And for the record he wasn’t on the lam; he was just seeking new experiences and adventures. At least that’s what he says… 😉 Anyhow, for his first experience living and working in Mexico …

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ITG Weekly Jukebox: December 20, 2014

Ploegsteert Wood, Warneton, Hainaut, Flanders Region, Belgium only 8.6 miles from the Killing Fields of Ypres… 100 years ago, on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 1914, something amazing happened in the trenches along the Western Front of France during WWI. An informal, spontaneous truce occurred between German and British forces. a miraculous day when men …

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New Jersey USA Timeshare News: December 20, 2014

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: CAMDEN: This is just a brief update on the state of affairs in the Adam and Ashley Lacerda (et al) timeshare fraud case, associated with the VO Group and VO Financial. Don’t expect anything earthshaking, though. On Nov. 29 I mentioned that the government won its motion for forfeiture of …

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Virginia USA Timeshare News: December 20, 2014

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>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: NEWPORT NEWS: When we last heard of 56-year-old timeshare scam artist Keith D. Kosco twiddling his thumbs in jail in Miami awaiting extradition to Virginia, where an arrest warrant and indictment awaited him. He has now been transported to Western Tidewater Regional Jail in Virginia, where the wheels of justice …

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Missouri USA Timeshare News: December 20, 2014

>> MIDWEST AND SOUTHERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS BRANSON: Thomas and Denver Wood, of Orlando and Branson respectively, have found themselves in trouble with the state’s Attorney General — again. AG Chris Koster has petitioned Taney County Associate Circuit Court for a permanent injunction to force them and their travel club business to stop doing business …

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Canada Timeshare News: December 20, 2014

The Whistlerview by Whiski Jack

>> INTERNATIONAL TIMESHARE NEWS BRITISH COLUMBIA: The old Whistlerview by Whiski Jack resort in the heart of Whistler Village is maybe being sold to Russell and Jelena Kling lock, stock and barrel, and the couple has interesting plans for it — assuming the sale goes through. Currently the property has nine timeshare units located above …

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Costa Rica Timeshare News: December 20, 2014

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>> INTERNATIONAL TIMESHARE NEWS GUANACASTE: ***For those of you who feel you have been scammed and lost money you need to make the effort to contact your local FBI office and report your losses, or better yet file a Form IC3, available online at http://www.ic3.gov/complaint/default.aspx , which is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of …

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Timeshare Morning Meeting: December 20, 2014

This week’s timeshare sales tip: Prosperity: REMEMBER: Prosperity can be defined, in part, as a successful, flourishing, thriving and/or a good fortune situation. In the TS ‘biz’ sales reps would be well advised to understand that their own prosperity depends, in large part, on their prospects’ well-being and that is why reps should always put …

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Idle Timeshare Thoughts: December 20, 2014

QUOTABLE QUOTES: “The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.” -George Carlin Idle Thought #1: A couple of decades ago Apple Vacations hated timeshare, absolutely loathed it and routinely warned their clients against getting involved in anything timeshare-related. They were a real thorn in the side …

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Getting BIGGER: December 20, 2014

Hyatt Vacation Ownership has announced the opening of the luxury Hyatt Kā’anapali Beach, a Hyatt Residence Club Resort. Located on one of Maui’s most sought-after beaches, the 131-unit property joins 15 other upscale shared ownership resorts marketed and managed by HVO. The project is a joint venture with an affiliate of Host Hotels & Resorts, …

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In Memoriam: December 20, 2014

Alex Marxer

Alex Marxer December 13, 2014 Alex Marxer, President of ResortCom International, passed away on Saturday evening, December 13, 2014 surrounded by his family. With a BA in Business, Languages, and Inter-cultural Management from the University of Passau, Germany and fluency or proficiency in German, English, Spanish and Russian, Alex’s intellectual curiosity took him around the …

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