Daily Archive: 04/15/2017

Weekly Wisecrack: April 15, 2017

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The Power of Spiffs During the morning meeting it was announced that the heydays of being able to “live off the spiffs and bank your weekly checks” were back and a $250 cash spiff, to be paid the next morning, was tossed out for the first deal of the day. Ecstatic and highly motivated, Bob …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: April 15, 2017

  ► Rent or Buy? Which way is best? Or is the debate actually pointless? In full ownership as well as in the land of vacation trends the argument is raging: Rent or Buy? The sellers of timeshare, of course, are full of solid reasons why purchasing a timeshare interest is far superior to renting …

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Weekly Jukebox: April 15, 2017

  Goofy alert! Because sometimes you just need to have fun with music! The B-52s are an American new wave band, formed in Athens, GA in 1976 and one of the only quintessential 1980s bands that have survived to date. Their best selling songs have been “Love Shack” and the Grammy-nominated “Roam” while “Rock Lobster” …

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Florida USA Timeshare News: April 15, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS CAPE CANAVERAL: Holiday Inn Club Vacations, a subsidiary of Orange Lake Resorts, is getting BIGGER. The company has broken ground on a $16 Million expansion of its Cape Canaveral Beach Resort, a new 42-villa, five-story Signature Collection building and pool. The expansion adds eight four-bedroom villas at 2,212 square feet …

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Georgia USA Timeshare News: April 15, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS ATLANTA: If you are a victim of the Fractional Property Services resale fraud, orchestrated by owners Matthew Delatorre and Joshua A. Wright, you have until the end of December 2018 to file a claim for restitution. It’s an old story, unfortunately. FPS offered to market vacation properties for consumers to …

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New Jersey USA Timeshare News: April 15, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: PARSIPPANY: Did you know that RCI presents an annual award celebrating the most environmentally-conscious resorts within the company’s exchange network? Well they do, and 2017 marks the awards’ 6th annual anniversary. They take it very seriously. “Hospitality properties have great potential – and great responsibility – to reduce the impact …

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Ya Burnt! April 15, 2017

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There’s a thing called “puffery” that’s defined, in law, as advertising or promotional material that makes broad exaggerated or boastful statements about a product or service that are subjective (or a matter of opinion), rather than objective (something that is measurable), and that which no reasonable person would presume to be literally true. What’s the …

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Idle Timeshare Thoughts: April 15, 2017

QUOTABLE QUOTES: “I put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power. I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.” —Thomas A. Edison, 1931 About a year ago ITG published a press release from the Florida Attorney General’s office titled “Attorney …

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Getting BIGGER: April 15, 2017

ClubCorp has purchased its fourth resort so far this year, this time folding Oakhurst Golf & Country Club into its portfolio. Oakhurst is a premier private club in Clarkston, Michigan, just northwest of Detroit. Located in Oakland County, Oakhurst Country Club features an 18-hole Arthur Hills-designed golf course that winds through forests of oak, maple, …

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