Daily Archive: 06/03/2017

Weekly Wisecrack: June 3, 2017

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  “…and folks if you make an application and are accepted ‘TODAY’ in our Planetary Vacation Club (PVC) we will immediately get you out of your timeshare plan and end those annual maintenance fees. too. “You see, Martha and Bret, we have very wealthy buyers in China that are paying a premium and bank wiring …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: June 3, 2017

  ► Time flies. Time marches on. It’s Howdy Doodie time. Time spent with cats is never wasted… What time is it? Is it the first day of the rest of your life or the first day of the last season for selling timeshare? Is it time to panic? Time to make plans? Time to …

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Weekly Jukebox: June 3, 2017

  Gregory LeNoir “Gregg” Allman (December 8, 1947 – May 27, 2017), musician, singer, keyboardist and songwriter who played an essential role in the invention of Southern rock, has passed away at the age of 69 from complications from liver cancer. Too soon, too soon. Co-founder of the Allman Brothers Band along with his late …

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Florida USA Timeshare News: June 3, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS ORLANDO: Hilton Grand Vacations’ head poobah Mark Wang is apparently feeling pretty upbeat about his company’s prospects. He recently purchased 28,000 shares of Hilton Grand Vacations stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $36.08 per share, with a total value …

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Tennessee USA Timeshare News: June 3, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: NASHVILLE: Wyndham Vacation Ownership is under the hammer again, fighting allegations of widespread abuse and consumer fraud by Wyndham and its subsidiaries. Attorneys Aubrey Givens and Kristin Fecteau have seven lawsuits pending in State and Federal Court in Tennessee. Givens says they have over 285 senior citizens as clients who …

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Nevada USA Timeshare News: June 3, 2017

>> WESTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS LAS VEGAS: Have you ever heard of a timeshare resale company called Timeshare Title Services? Me neither, but it appears to have been a scam company pretending to be located in Las Vegas. I say “pretends to be” because the report that recently aired on Channel 3 News Las Vegas …

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Mexico Timeshare News: June 3, 2017

>> INTERNATIONAL TIMESHARE NEWS PUERTO VALLARTA: AMDETUR 2017: 31st Annual Convention and 27th Expo — “Three Decades Transforming Tourism in Mexico” and the Marketing and Sales Convention “Awakening and Transcending” — will be held on June 20, 21 and 22 in the Hotel Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Center in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. Celebrating 30 …

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Going Places: Coolest Small Towns in the USA

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Budget Travel has made a list of the coolest small towns in America. As they describe it, the program is “an editor-curated celebration – inspired by thousands of reader suggestions and photos shared across platforms over the past few weeks – of the communities across the U.S. that we feel best exhibit the qualities we …

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Ya Burnt! June 3, 2017

  The following burn comes to us courtesy of Big Ben: I want a new disqualification for tours, applying almost exclusively to women and don’t call me a misogynist until you hear me out. I recently sat across the table from an attractive young couple who were actually real Q’s and liked the product, etc. …

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Idle Timeshare Thoughts: June 3, 2017

  QUOTABLE QUOTES: “Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.” —Al Bernstein Will Short-Term Rentals Kill The Timeshare Industry? That’s a question Benzinga staff writer Brett Hershman asked two top execs of short term vacation rental companies: Joe Liebke, CEO of Villaway and Cliff Johnson, co-founder and chief development officer of Vacasa. …

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Getting BIGGER: June 3, 2017

Karma Group, a luxury international brand that offers 23 locations on four continents, recently purchased an equity stake in the Sanctum Hospitality Group with The Sanctum Soho, one of the West End of London’s finest hotels, to be rebranded as Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel. According to the press release issued about the purchase, “…Sanctum Soho …

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