Daily Archive: 04/01/2017

Weekly Wisecrack: April 1, 2017

April Fool's Day

OFFICE HOURS OPEN MOST DAYS AROUND 9 or 10. OCCASIONALLY aS EARLY AS 7. BUT sOMEDAYS AS LATE AS 12 or 1. WE CLOSE ABOUT 5:30 OR 6. SOMETIMES AS LATE AS 7 OR 8. SOMEDAYS OR AFTERNOONS WE AREN’T HERE AT ALL AND LATELY IVE bEEN HERE jUST ABOUT ALL THE TIME EXCEPT oN …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: April 1, 2017

  ► Look, Ma, NO HANDS! Go ahead and click on the video below, then come back here. I double dog dare you. G’head, g’head. It won’t bite you. And it’s NOT an April Fool’s joke, I promise.   See what you can do with nothing more than a click? Do you get the picture? …

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Weekly Jukebox: April 1, 2017

    It’s April Fool’s Day in case you hadn’t noticed. Surely you didn’t expect something serious on a day such as this? In this video, which honours the UK charity day Comic Relief, James Corden hops in the car with Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen of Britain’s biggest man-band, Take That, to …

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Illinois USA Timeshare News: April 1, 2016

>> MIDWEST AND SOUTHERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS PEORIA: The BBB, following up on complaints from consumers, has come to the conclusion that a timeshare resale company claiming to be headquartered in Peoria, IL is — wait for it — LYING! Gasp! The company, claiming to be Carlton Management Company, Llc, has been contacting timeshare owners …

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Hawaii USA Timeshare News: April 1, 2017

super hero

>> WESTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: KAUA’I: So there you are, excited to be vacationing at Diamond Resorts’ Point at Poipu resort, all unpacked, enjoying fun and relaxation and everything that Hawai’i offers, all smiles and pixie dust, when BOOM! Out of nowhere you’re struck down with a medical emergency that sends you to the hospital. …

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Montana USA Timeshare News: April 1, 2017

>> WESTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: HELENA: Ron Broyles of San Rafael, California, has joined the ranks of alleged fraudsters Donate for a Cause, Timeshare Closings, James Tarpey, Curt Thor and Suzanne Tarpey in being permanently barred from performing certain business actions associated with timeshares. In Broyles case a federal court in Helena, MT has barred …

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United Kingdom Timeshare News: April 1, 2017

Hapimag London

>> INTERNATIONAL TIMESHARE NEWS LONDON: Hapimag operates timeshare apartments in a classy Victorian town house in the direct vicinity of Hyde Park, Notting Hill and Portobello. Located in the Victorian city palace in London, which was built at Lancaster Gate 23-26 in 1864, it’s very popular with Hapimag members not only because of its location …

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Ya Burnt! April 1, 2017

► This “burn” was provided by reader “non compos mentis”: On July 16, 1945, led by J. Robert Oppenheimer, the U.S. government tested its first atomic bomb near Alamogordo, New Mexico. This featurette from a film screened at Sundance and Cannes in 2010 explores the implications of this invention and the nuclear threat that still …

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Idle Timeshare Thoughts: April 1, 2017

QUOTABLE QUOTES: “Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.” —Hubert H. Humphrey Rather quietly, major hotel/resort brands are increasingly “going green”, and that includes their timeshare resorts wherever possible. Water and energy conservation are probably the most popular places to start, since those directly affect their bottom lines. For instance, …

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Getting BIGGER: April 1, 2017

Interval International has added Plaza Eco Resort Capivari, an all-inclusive, mixed-use resort in Paraná, Brazil, to its global exchange network. The property joins seven other Plaza Vacation Club resorts located in the states of Bahia, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, which are already part of Interval’s system. Situated on more than 290 acres …

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