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  1. The Biz According to Snidely: February 17, 2018 — 02/17/2018
  2. Timeshare Odds and Ends: February 17, 2018 — 02/17/2018
  3. Weekly Jukebox: February 17, 2018 — 02/17/2018
  4. Timeshare Business News: February 17, 2018 — 02/17/2018
  5. New Jersey Timeshare News: February 17, 2018 — 02/17/2018

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The Biz According to Snidely: February 17, 2018

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  –Captious Captions by Sam Snidely Little Tommy showed up for sales training this morning and ‘rode’ with Debbie Downer during the first wave. Now, with the second wave soon starting – being fully trained & prepared as a sales professional who is also well versed in the products and services he’ll be representing (including …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: February 17, 2018

Mass shootings, graphic courtesy NY Times

► We all know about “legacy” resorts, a euphemism for those older, once-loved properties that have long been sold out, have seen better days and are now struggling to survive. There are companies that specialize in managing such properties, helping to resell defaulted weeks, to collect overdue maintenance fees, bring the resort up to snuff, …

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Weekly Jukebox: February 17, 2018

  Prince may have been small in physical stature, but what a giant talent he possessed! Wikipedia says “Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, actor, and director. He was known for his electric work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress and makeup, and wide …

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Timeshare Business News: February 17, 2018

  Three (count ’em!) timeshare companies will be releasing their 4th quarter and full year financial reports within a day of each other: One on Feb. 27 and two on Feb. 28. The three are Marriott Vacations Worldwide (on the 27th); and both ILG and Hilton Grand Vacations (on the 28th). $$$► Marriott Vacations Worldwide …

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New Jersey Timeshare News: February 17, 2018

>> EASTERN TIMESHARE NEWS:   PARSIPPANY: In the “Getting smaller” category, Wyndham Worldwide is selling its European vacation rental business to Platinum Equity for approximately $1.3 billion smackaroos. This sale is related to the spinoff of the company’s hotel business from its vacation ownership and timeshare exchange businesses, which will result in two separate, publicly …

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New York Timeshare News: February 17, 2018

>> EASTERN USA NEWS   ALBANY: Xavier Walton, a Texas man from San Antonio, was arraigned on an indictment charging him with fraudulently soliciting and receiving payments from timeshare owners. The indictment came down in New York because one of his alleged victims resides in Saratoga Springs, NY. Walton received a total of more than …

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Nevada Timeshare News: February 17, 2018

>> WESTERN USA NEWS   LAS VEGAS: Here is yet another instance of timeshare resale fraud whose perpetrator has been reeled in by the long arm of the law. In this case it is being prosecuted as securities fraud due to the way it was “sold”. Louis Joseph Curto III, aka Lou Curto aka Joe …

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Caribbean Timeshare News: February 17, 2018

>> INTERNATIONAL TIMESHARE NEWS US VIRGIN ISLANDS: The island of St. Thomas continues to go through a lengthy recovery process following the devastation visited upon it by the double whammy of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September last year. But it isn’t all bad news. Marriott’s Frenchman’s Cove is one of the first large resorts …

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Idle Timeshare Thoughts: February 17, 2018

  QUOTABLE QUOTES: “I resent that remark. I don’t deny it, but I do resent it.” —Groucho Marx Why can’t timeshare corporations find people who think out of the box when it comes to promoting their products? Especially when it comes to videos, most of the time it’s a same-old same-old endeavor showing sexy young …

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In Memoriam: February 17, 2017

Harvey Baron March 2, 1927 – January 17, 2018 Today we remember the life of timeshare industry icon Harvey Baron, who passed away January 17, 2018. Harvey passed away peacefully with family members at his side. He was 90 years old. Harvey is survived by his sons Gary Baron, (Taylor Billington) and Todd Baron, (Bea …

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