Daily Archive: 03/10/2012

Odds and Ends: March 10, 2012

Here’s your direct link to Part 3 of Scoop’s Timeshare Race to the Bottom: What did occur over many years was that not a whole lot of thought went into the reps’ career options, including their pay. Essentially the original developers decided what they thought a decent ‘cut of the action’ should be (say, 10%) …

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Video of the Week: March 10, 2012

In memory of Davy Jones, who died of a heart attack Februay 29, 2012. This video of The Monkees singing “Daydream Believer”, filmed circa 1967, features Davy on the piano and lead vocals. The quality is very good, so go ahead and take a trip down Memory Lane. R.I.P. Send in your own playlist and …

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Eastern USA: March 10, 2012


FLORIDA: SINGER ISLAND: Marriott Vacation Club recently held a topping out ceremony for its second resort in The Palm Beaches. The ceremony marked the structural completion of the final 19-story tower at Marriott’s Oceana Palms, making way for the build-out of 78 additional two-bedroom/two-bath villas which will combine for a resort total of 159 occupiable …

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Western USA: March 10, 2012

ARIZONA: CAMP VERDE: Compromise can be good. Remember the kerfuffle between the town council and Sedona Pines’ OPC operation in downtown Camp Verde? It was all about a building that was branded as a Tourist Information Center (get your maps here!). Visitors, thinking it was an official information center, didn’t know they were heading into …

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International: March 10, 2012

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CANADA: NOVA SCOTIA: You may remember that the main lodge at White Point Beach Resort burned to the ground November 12 of last year. That was a traumatic deal for everyone, but I’m happy to report that the site has been cleared for rebuilding and the new lodge is expected to open in late Fall …

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Morning Meeting: March 10, 2012

Join us for a pithy morning meeting timeshare sales tip of the week, originally published in InsideTheGate.com, to help you to greater success in selling timeshare. Brief and to the point, these sales training tips are designed to get you thinking, to expand your knowledge, to help you to become all that you can be …

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Idle Thoughts: March 10, 2012

QUOTABLE QUOTES: “A Higgs boson walks into a church. The priest looks up and says “I’m sorry we don’t allow your type in here.” The Higgs boson replies “But without me, how can you have mass?” – A semi-obligatory Higgs boson joke told by physicists It’s never a bad thing to know a little bit …

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The Grapevine: March 10, 2012

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Is there any truth to the rumor— that GEO Holidays has opened an evening line at The Jockey Club in Las Vegas? Do you suppose they’re hauling the tours OPCed from the parking lots of local grocery stores, as I was a couple of weeks ago? I hear they’ll be expanding into their new sales …

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