Daily Archive: 07/01/2017

Weekly Wisecrack: July 1, 2017

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The Test   After the initial 20 minute sales training his first day Jerry had to take the final exam a second time before he was allowed to work the sales line at a resort in the Dominican Republic. This time Jerry answered all the questions correctly. 1. An Up is and Up. 2. Either …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: July 1, 2017

  ► Did you know that the bawdy actress Mae West never actually said “Why don’t you come up and see me sometime”? What she actually said in the 1933 movie “She Done Him Wrong” was “Why don’t you come up sometime ‘n see me? I’m home every evenin’.” Likewise, Rhett Butler’s scandalous, swear-word farewell …

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Weekly Jukebox: July 1, 2017

  I rambled all over YouTube looking for a 4th of July video I haven’t already played for you and I’d just about given up when I got an email with a request. Whew! Saved by the bell. Now, this isn’t exactly your regular fare of patriotic music, flag waving and people wandering around SoCal …

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Timeshare Financial News: July 1, 2017

  Wyndham Worldwide Corporation will report second quarter 2017 results on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Of course Wyndham Vacation Ownership is an important part of the company so that’s what I’ll be concentrating on. Steve Holmes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Tom Conforti, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference …

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Florida USA Timeshare News: June 1, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS:   ORLANDO: Remember that $20 million lawsuit that whistleblower Trish Williams won against Wyndham Vacation Ownership last November in California? Well this isn’t about that lawsuit; this one is about a different whistleblower lawsuit filed by former employees Valerie Penate and Rhonda Hamilton in Florida and this time it looks …

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South Carolina USA Timeshare News: June 1, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS:   HILTON HEAD: Bluegreen Resorts might be getting BIGGER. HH Island Acquisition Partners LLC has revealed plans to open procedures for building what they’re calling a “signature destination resort” that would replace The Port Royal Racquet Club along Folly Field Road. The materials were submitted by Wood + Partners Inc., …

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India Timeshare News: July 1, 2017

>> INTERNATIONAL TIMESHARE NEWS HYDERABAD: There’s a company in India that may or may not be familiar to you, but Indians are certainly familiar with it. It’s called Country Club Hospitality & Holidays Limited and it’s pretty darned big. How big IS it? Well… It’s engaged in the sale of vacation ownership and other related …

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Going Places: Fort Collins, Colorado

Cache La Poudre River in Fort Collins, CO

Have you ever given any thought about visiting Fort Collins, CO? You ought to! Fort Collins is home to fabulous recreational opportunities, diverse cultural attractions, a vibrant nightlife scene and family fun. So, bring your sense of adventure, bring your thirst and appetite, bring your energy, bring your curiosity and, most of all, bring your …

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Idle Timeshare Thoughts: July 1, 2017

QUOTABLE QUOTES: “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” —Mark Twain Ah for the good old days of timeshare sales when there were so many sales rooms for so many independent timeshare developers that there was never a problem finding a new home when you didn’t like where you were …

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Timeshare People on the Move: July 1, 2017

>> TIMESHARE PEOPLE ON THE MOVE: Orange Lake Resorts has announced leadership promotions and additions at five – count’ em FIVE -of its Holiday Inn Club Vacations resorts. Jorge Cruz-Quinones was promoted to General Manager at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Williamsburg Resort in Williamsburg, VA. He has been with Orange Lake Resorts 2011. Prior to …

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Getting BIGGER: July 1, 2017

Interval International has affiliated Marriott’s Waikoloa Ocean Club on the western shore of Hawaii’s Big Island. The 112-unit, oceanfront property shares amenities with the adjacent Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. The resort resort offers multiple lagoon swimming pools (including one for children); waterslide; onsite beach; fitness center; tennis facilities; and cultural activities, such as …

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