Daily Archive: 02/03/2018

Weekly Wisecrack: February 3, 2018


  The Beancounter Having been ordered to work the line to find out why sales have plummeted recently and after personally blanking for several weeks, the company accountant reported back to the developer with a comprehensive analysis as to why sales are drastically down. “In conclusion it is perfectly clear to me that the primary …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: February 3, 2018

 ► I swear, if Scoop keeps talking about money I’m going to have to go out and get me some. But that’s a story for another day, Lol. Guess what? This is InsideTheGate.com’s 10th Anniversary! Ten! A dime; a decade; 10 commandments; 10 Downing Street; a standard North American envelope size; the number of heaven …

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Weekly Jukebox: February 3, 2018

  Did any of you watch the 60th Grammys spectacle last weekend? What did you think? There was lots of great music, right? It was really a pretty awesome lineup and I spent a couple of hours or so on Youtube watching videos of the event. I was having a really hard time deciding whose …

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Timeshare Business News: February 3, 2018

  $$$► RVIA, the RV Industry Association, has reported the industry stats for 2017, and those numbers were pretty impressive. Short and sweet: RV wholesale shipments finished 2017 with 504,599 units up 17.2% compared to the 430,691 units shipped in 2016. RVIA’s December survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 36,227, an increase …

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Florida Timeshare News: February 3, 2018

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: ORLANDO & JAPAN: Hilton Grand Vacations has completed a real estate purchase from Hilton that includes existing buildings and land for development within the Hilton Odawara Resort & Spa, located in the Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The purchase marks Hilton Grand Vacations’ second announced project in Japan and will be the …

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Missouri USA Timeshare News: February 3, 2018

>> MIDWEST AND SOUTHERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS SPRINGFIELD: In March of 2017 a fellow named Derik Clayton Osborn was arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree murder, and one count of second-degree domestic assault for the deaths of his girlfriend Valerie Lynn Williams and her unborn child. Late last month Osborn was finally scheduled …

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Ya Burnt! January 3, 2018

An elderly Canadian gentleman arrived in Paris by plane. At the French customs desk, the man fumbled for a few minutes to locate his passport in his carry-on bag. “You have been to France before, monsieur?” the customs officer asked with a sarcastic huff of impatience. The elderly gentleman admitted he had been to France …

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Idle Timeshare Thoughts: February 3, 2018

  QUOTABLE QUOTES: “The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.” —President Dwight D. Eisenhower 1890-1969     A closer walked into a locals bar in Las Vegas and ordered a drink. Turning to survey the room and size everyone up, …

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Getting BIGGER: February 3, 2018

>>Timeshare Companies Getting BIGGER RCI has welcomed Welk Resorts to the fold via a new affiliation agreement in which RCI will provide technology solutions and vacation exchange services to owners of Welk Resorts Platinum Points. But that’s not all. In addition to the three existing RCI® affiliated properties, Welk is adding five new affiliated properties …

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