Daily Archive: 06/10/2017

Weekly Wisecrack: June 10, 2017

suggestions

  The Sacrificial Lamb Bob, the new guy, suspiciously drew the short straw and was last seen trembling profusely as he approached and cowered before the Throne with suggestions the sales line deemed critical to immediately lower rescissions, improve sales, increase closing ratios and VPGs etc. Poor Bob, had he only known… The Weekly Wisecrack …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: June 10, 2017

  ► Once upon a time in a galaxy far far away, many of the executive management folks in the hospitality companies that are timeshare ‘giants’ (‘Brands’) today absolutely loathed the timeshare industry and eagerly voiced their disdain for ‘the biz’ at every opportunity. Should I name names? Mmmmm, after some judicious considerations, in the …

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Weekly Jukebox: June 10, 2017

flute

  As a youngster in 1972, when I listened to this song I paid no attention to what the lyrics meant; it was just a catchy tune that was great to listen to when strutting down the sidewalk as far as I was concerned. ♪♪ Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo… I …

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Florida USA Timeshare News: June 10, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS MIAMI: For the second week in a row ARDA-ROC (ARDA-Resort Owners’ Coalition) has announced significant legislation impacting timeshare owners. Last week it was about resale fraud in Tennessee; this week it’s about Florida timeshare issues. In this case, ARDA-ROC has provided legislation that supports sustainable tools for older, or “legacy”, …

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New Jersey USA Timeshare News: June 10, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: CAMDEN: Nothing to see here. Move along… Joshua Gayl, the house attorney for VO Financial who was scheduled to be sentenced on June 2 for his part in the VO Group timeshare transfer scam, has had that date adjourned to July 14, 2017 at 1:30 PM. If he is actually …

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California USA Timeshare News: June 10, 2017

>> WESTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: SACRAMENTO: For those of you who were directly affected by the scurrilous actions of Juan Montalbo/John Monte, Marco Antonio Ramirez-Zuno & Wayne Arthur York, II regarding timeshare resale scams, here is an update on the status of the cases in progress against them. Starting with Ramirez-Zuno, 32, who is a …

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Hawaii USA Timeshare News: June 10, 2017

>> WESTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: KAUA’I: The Point at Poipu, a Diamond Resorts International property, has finally reopened to owners and guests following a nearly 5-year renovation project that was required due to water-intrusion and other exterior damage following Hurricane Iniki and as a result of flaws in the construction materials and methods originally used. …

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Idle Timeshare Thoughts: June 10, 2017

  QUOTABLE QUOTES: “Some people are like Slinkies: not really good for anything, but you still can’t help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs.” —Unknown According to the AIF Economic Impact of the Timeshare Industry on the U.S. Economy, 2016 Edition, spending by timeshare owners and guests during timeshare stays was …

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Timeshare People on the Move: June 10, 2017

>> TIMESHARE PEOPLE ON THE MOVE: Alan B. Levan has been appointed Chairman of Bluegreen Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of BBX Capital Corporation. Levan also serves as Chairman and CEO of BBX Capital. In 1971, at the age of 27, Levan founded IRE Financial, the predecessor to BBX Capital Corporation, formerly BFC Financial Corporation, …

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Getting BIGGER: June 10, 2017

MARRIOTT VACATIONS WORLDWIDE expects to open a new resort in Bali, Indonesia on January 1, 2018. Called Marriott’s Bali Nusa Dua Gardens reservations can be made now by guests, Members and Owners for arrivals beginning on that date. Situated within the Nusa Dua beachside community, the new resort will feature 51 one- and two-bedroom apartments, …

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