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Bill would make it easier for Arizonans to get out of future timeshare contracts  Arizona Daily Star

Those who would buy a timeshare in the future and keep it at least a decade could walk away without being on the legal hook for annual maintenance fees.

Bluegreen Vacations: Climate Change And Urbanization Changing The Timeshare Business  Seeking Alpha

Experts project that the timeshare market is on an upwards trajectory as urbanization and climate change push domestic migration to warmer states.

Gary Neville's link to alleged mis-selling of Malta timeshares  The Times

Gary Neville, the former England footballer, is linked to a firm accused of mis-selling timeshares to hundreds of British holidaymakers.The UK financial regulator ...

Coalition Vows To Reform Dark Underbelly Of Timeshare Industry  Mountain News

(NAPSI)—The timeshare industry is infamous for perceived high-pressure sales techniques, for locking millions of people in perpetuity with noncancelable ...

Adios banditos! GA woman records Mexican timeshare resale scheme - Story  FOX 5 Atlanta

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Whether you vacation in the mountains or at the beach, chances are you've been solicited to buy a timeshare.

Timeshare bill passes out of House committee  Arizona Capitol Times

State lawmakers are weighing whether it should be necessary for someone to die to get out of a timeshare contract.

Lawmakers Considering Cracking Down On Onerous Timeshare Contracts  KJZZ

Timeshare owners under unfair contracts are hoping Arizona lawmakers can find a way to legally protect them going forward.On Monday, the House Committee ...

Fraud investigators warn of timeshare scams  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER – Timeshares are great for getaways, but when you no longer need to use the property, trying to sell it can put you at risk. More than 1 million people ...

Petition for dog, human timeshare arrangement on inner-city beaches gathers numbers  Herald Sun

More than 700 dog lovers have signed a petition urging a bayside council to allow their furry friends on the beach in summer. They want a timeshare ...

Global Vacation Ownership (Timeshare) Market Opportunities and Forecast 2013-2019 & 2023  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Vacation Ownership (Timeshare) Market: Analysis By Type, By End Users, By Region, By Country ...

Timeshare tussle, next chapter  Florida Trend

The timeshare industry, which is struggling with a growing number of buyers defaulting on their mortgages and maintenance fees, wants the Florida Legislature ...

Get rid of your Timeshare legally  FOX 31 Denver

Maybe you've had life changes and no longer use your timeshare, or maybe you`re tired of paying for a timeshare you haven`t used in years, or possibly haven`t ...

Global Vacation Ownership (Timeshare) Market is projected to display a robust growth represented by a CAGR of 7.05% during 2018 - 2023  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Summary A comprehensive research report created through extensive primary research (inputs from ...

Toni Muldoon, the Spanish 'Timeshare King' dies aged 71  Euro Weekly News

ANTONI MULDOON has died. The self-confessed conman and scammer who was sentenced to seven and a half years in jail recently disclosed he was ...

John 'Goldfinger' Palmer ran timeshare scam from inside his prison cell  The Times

John “Goldfinger” Palmer, a gangster shot dead in Essex almost four years ago, ran a multimillion-pound timeshare racket in Spain from prison over the phone, ...

Travel boss 'bullied customers in a room for eight hours' to sign useless timeshare deals  Birmingham Live

Dominic O'Reilly, director of Eze Europe, was due to be sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court but is still in the Canaries.

You can check out a Mexican timeshare circus theme park anytime you like, but you can never leave  ConsumerAffairs

The world's first Cirque du Soleil theme park is about to open in Mexico. That was the pitch, anyway, that a salesman gave on the beach boardwalk in Puerto ...

Wyndham Destinations Set For Further Growth With Planned New Resort In Moab, Utah, And Expansion In Scottsdale, Arizona  PRNewswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND), the world's largest vacation ownership and vacation exchange ...

Maui Bay Villas timeshare on Maui Lu site set for completion in 2021 | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

The first phase of the Maui Bay Villas by Hilton Grand Vacations timeshare, on the site of the old Maui Lu in Kihei, is expected to be completed in the first qu.

Discovery Bay man says timeshare points mysteriously disappeared  KGO-TV

Have you ever gone to a timeshare presentation? One man did and was happy he did it. It's what happened shortly after that caused him concern.

Michael D. Finn, Well-Respected Timeshare Attorney, Explains the 'Timeshare Developer's Dilemma'  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - EIN) Michael D. Finn, Founder of Finn Law Group The founder of Finn Law Group shares his views on a concept called the 'Timeshare Develo.

Both catchers support timeshare plan, including pinch-hitting  MASNsports.com

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Nationals manager Davey Martinez intends to split playing time among his two new catchers, and those two new catchers are ...

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (HGV) Analysts See $1.20 EPS | Thorold News  Thorold News

Analysts expect Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) to report $1.20 EPS on February, 27.They anticipate $0.68 EPS change or 130.77 % from last quarter's ...

Trapped in a timeshare? Here's how to escape  USA TODAY

Many timeshare agreements have a perpetuity clause, which can leave owners locked into maintenance payments and fees. But there are ways to negotiate.

Public forum on Lift One plan for Aspen Mountain set for Wednesday night  Aspen Times

The Aspen Times is hosting a public forum tonight on the ballot measure that asks city voters to approve or deny a redevelopment plan for the base of Aspen.

What Is a Timeshare and Is It a Financial Risk in 2019?  TheStreet.com

Sign off on a timeshare only after thoroughly reviewing the contract, and doing your due diligence on the property.

Timeshare holiday resort reviews  CHOICE

Are holiday timeshare schemes worth it? We look at five timeshare resort companies in Australia – Accor Vacation Club, Classic Holiday, Marriott Vacation Club, ...

Liz Weston: How not to inherit mom's timeshare  Business Insider

Timeshare owners James and Barbara Ruh enjoy their annual vacations in Hawaii, but they don't want their daughters to be obligated to take over the contracts ...

New Orlando development proposed near Walt Disney World - Orlando Business Journal  Orlando Business Journal

The project is near one of the strongest retail submarkets in Central Florida that features some of the best-performing restaurant chains and retailers in the U.S. ...

The timeshare industry is 'in a war' with companies that say they can cancel your timeshare  Orlando Sentinel

After Patricia and John Palombi paid $25,000 for an Orlando timeshare they immediately regretted, the Jacksonville couple desperately searched for a way out.

Timeshare Nightmares: Don't Let This Happen to You  Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Hours-long, pressure-filled timeshare encounters leave two couples in tears. Consumers can learn a lot from their stories. Here's what to know about timeshares ...

Palmer accused of ‘terrifying’ elderly timeshare owners  The Australian

Clive Palmer is taking timeshare holders at his mothballed Coolum resort to court, claiming they have breached corporation law and failed to properly recognise ...

Timeshare industry is 'in a war'  The Gazette

After Patricia and John Palombi paid $25,000 for an Orlando timeshare they immediately regretted, the Jacksonville couple desperately searched for a way out.

Timeshare Industry Fighting Back to End Exit Fraud: One Major Firm Disbarred and Another Files Bankruptcy  PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The timeshare industry, the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) and ARDA Resort Owners' ...

Timeshare Troubles: What To Do Before You Buy and Sell  NBC Connecticut

NBC Connecticut Responds received nine complaints from timeshare owners who say they were misled and find it impossible to resell their property.

Possible ripple effects of Machado's deal for Bryce and baseball  ESPN

Not only could Manny Machado's $300 million pact increase the price tag for Bryce Harper, it also could lead to even heftier free-agent hauls for Mookie Betts ...

Here are some tips for getting rid of an unwanted timeshare  Bradenton Herald

It is easy to get sucked into buying a timeshare. Buyers get seduced by guaranteed vacation spots, resort amenities — more beautiful than most hotels — and ...

Investment Counselors Of Maryland Upped Its Tri Pointe Group (TPH) Holding; Sierra Wireless (SWIR) SI Increased By 36.16%  The Yomi Blog

Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc increased Tri Pointe Group Inc (TPH) stake by 7.91% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Investment Counselors Of Maryland ...

Trapped timeshare owners who paid thousands to get out of their contracts are being 'palmed off'  Mirror Online

Couple were desperate to sell their timeshare when the annual fees reached £1500 so paid International Timeshare Refund Action Limited, or ITRA, to help ...

How to Get Rid of a Timeshare  NerdWallet

Knowing how to get rid of a timeshare can keep owners from getting scammed. Options include give-backs, sales, renting and walking away.

Here are 7 things you must know about Branson timeshares — before you buy  Springfield News-Leader

A Springfield man bought a timeshare, told he could take a trip to Italy with his wife. Now he gets a $580 bill each month. Here's how to avoid that.

MIKE'S LIFE: Marie Kondo consults on what families have been doing for years  Aiken Standard

So apparently Marie Kondo is a thing. For the remaining two of you out there who had until very recently thought a Marie Kondo was a timeshare, allow me to ...

Timeshare investigation still waiting to be shared | Pretoria News  Independent Online

The National Consumer Commission says its report is ready, but requested consumers to be patient until it can be released, which will be soon.

You and the Law: The Mexican timeshare resale scam, Part I  Eureka Times Standard

Have you purchased a Mexican timeshare and are itching to get it off your hands? While you may have kicked yourself for buying it in the first place, as you will ...

How to Get Out of a Timeshare Contract  SmarterTravel.com

Some 85 percent of the nine million timeshare owners in the U.S. are looking to get out of a timeshare contract, and it's not an easy feat to accomplish.

5 ways to become a happy timeshare owner  CBS News

Many people are desperate to shed their timeshares. That provides bargains for timeshare enthusiasts like Angie and Mike McCaffery of Los Angeles.

#ConsumerWatch: NCC timeshare report: a win-win for the industry  IOL

The National Consumer Commission's highly publicised report into the industry looks good on paper but, without its commitment, ...

What the timeshare inquiry means for frustrated consumers  Business Day

The timeshare inquiry recommended a review of the laws, but that will take take time, so the consumer goods ombud is your best bet for redress for now.

RedWeek.com Timeshare Marketplace Introduces Online Rental Bookings  PR Newswire

SEATTLE, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RedWeek.com, the largest and most-trusted online community for timeshare rentals and resales, recently launched a ...

Newton Group's Timeshare Exit Guide Levels the Playing Field for Consumers Locked into Timeshares  PR Newswire

PHOENIX, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Newton Group Transfers, the nation's #1 trusted timeshare exit company, is releasing an updated version of The ...

What You Need to Know About Buying a Timeshare  U.S. News & World Report

Before you invest in a timeshare, familiarize yourself with the associated costs, the different types of contracts and common schemes from dissatisfied owners.

Inquiry awash with horror stories about timeshare | Saturday Star  IOL

But when she attended the presentation, to collect her prize, she was instead preyed on by salespeople who talked her into signing a contract for timeshare.

How to be a happy timeshare owner  The Seattle Times

Many people are desperate to shed their timeshares. That provides bargains for timeshare enthusiasts like Angie and Mike McCaffery of Los Angeles.

Disney just made their timeshare program a lot less appealing  Orlando Weekly

Disney's timeshare division, Disney Vacation Club, has seen incredible growth since it first began in 1991. By the mid-2000s, the Disney timeshare division had ...

Timeshare owner claims high pressure sales tactics in $25K dispute  Alabama's News Leader

With promises of dream vacations, Holly Hatcher says she had no idea what she was getting into when she dropped $25000 on a timeshare. Now regretting her ...

Nigel Warwick Named Resort General Manager for the Ramada Resort by Wyndham Port Douglas  Hotel News Resource

Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific announced the appointment of Nigel Warwick as the new Resort General Manager at Ramada Resort by Wyndham Port ...

Barefoot Investor: Scott Pape on mortgage crisis, financial counsellors and timeshare nightmares  PerthNow

LET me take you to ground zero of the mortgage crisis. Right now, the National Debt Helpline (1800 007 007) is receiving so many calls that they're at breaking ...

Here is what you need to know before buying that timeshare  Hometownlife.com

You are on vacation and offered free tickets to sit in on a timeshare information meeting, things sound really good, do you buy?

What You Need to Know About Timeshares  Odessa American

(StatePoint) It's estimated that at any given time, there are over 1 million timeshare owners looking to end their timeshare ownership. Unfortunately, exiting a ...

'We were ripped off': Consumer complaints prompt ASIC review of timeshare holiday schemes  ABC News

Carina Gabb felt trapped. In 2014, she paid $21,000 to join a timeshare scheme she thought would guarantee cheap international holidays for the rest of her life.

Timeshare tussle - Real Estate | Feature  Florida Trend

The world's largest timeshare developer, Wyndham Destinations, got off to a promising start this summer as a standalone company. The Orlando-based ...

Lawsuit Claims Gatlinburg Resort 'Ripped Off' Timeshare Owners Who Could Never Book Vacations  NewsChannel5.com

What if you bought a timeshare and could never use it? A new lawsuit has claimed a Gatlinburg resort is selling dream vacations in the Smokies, but when you ...

Ramsey: Don’t play the timeshare game  Mason City Globe Gazette

Dear Dave,. How do you feel about timeshares, and the free trips and dinners they offer as part of their sales pitches? Is it possible to win with these things? Dan ...

Overhaul of vacation club and timeshare industry on the cards  Moneyweb.co.za

The inquiry into vacation ownership and the timeshare industry has proposed a far-reaching overhaul of the regulations governing the sector but it may take ...

RedWeek Offers Travel Insurance to Protect Timeshare Renters  PRNewswire

SEATTLE, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RedWeek, the largest online marketplace for timeshare rentals, has partnered with CSA/Generali Global Assistance to ...

Liz Weston: How to get rid of a timeshare  Lima Ohio

Some timeshare buyers know almost instantly that they've made a mistake. Other owners struggle for years with loan payments and ever-escalating annua.

Get out of your timeshare for 2019  FOX 31 Denver

For timeshare owners, maintenance fee season is in full effect and time is running out before your 2019 fees are due. Maybe you`ve had a season of life ...

Why inheriting that beautiful timeshare can bust your wallet  CNBC

Spring may be a hot time for real estate sales, but unloading a timeshare is not. Today 9.2 million American households, or about 7.3 percent, own at least one ...

Watch out for scams when trying to dump a timeshare  Los Angeles Times

Getting out of a timeshare may be costly, and you need to keep an eye out for scam artists, but it could be worth it for those unhappy with what might be a lifetime ...

Liz Weston: With timeshares, there's typically no easy exit  OregonLive.com

Timeshares aren't an investment; in most cases, owners are lucky to get 10 cents on the dollar when they try to sell their interests.

Disney Has A Timeshare Program & Here's How To Join ASAP  Bustle

Immersing yourself in everything Disney is — without a doubt — the ultimate break from reality. Enter the Disney Vacation Club, which lets members frolic in ...

Vacation Ownership (Timeshare): Global Market Analysis & Outlook (2018-2022) - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Vacation Ownership (Timeshare) Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2018-2022)" report has been added to ...

3 men charged over timeshare recovery scam involving S$200000  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Three men were charged on Friday (Dec 7) for their alleged involvement in a scam, where victims were cheated into believing that the ...

Timeshare resorts 'coming back,' albeit slowly post-Irma  The Daily Herald

ARUBA--St. Maarten's timeshare sector, like that of St. Thomas and St. John's, is “slowly coming back” online after the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria ...

TravelSmart VIP to Receive Silver ARDA Awards for Third Consecutive Year  PR.com

TravelSmart VIP has proudly announced that for the third time in as many years, they have been named as finalists of the distinguished ARDA Awards Program.

Report says timeshare failed to evolve against rise of Airbnb  PhocusWire

The "sharing economy" in travel didn't arrive on the scene with the advent of global mega-brands such as HomeAway or, more recently, Airbnb.

Marriott Vacations buys timeshare company ILG for $4.7 billion  Hotel Management

The largest hotel company in the world is adding to its growing timeshare business. Marriott Vacations Worldwide is buying timeshare company ILG in a ...

What regulator must do for timeshare victims  Business Day

The report into the timeshare industry presents a picture of a sector with apparently no regard for ethics or the interests of their client.

Leading Timeshare Attorney Susan Budowski Issues Second Warning to Timeshare Owners  PRNewswire

VENICE, Fla., Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Timeshare cancellation Attorney Susan Budowski is providing another consumer protection warning to timeshare ...

The founder of Tea Party Nation has been disbarred for trying to scam timeshare owners  Orlando Sentinel

The founder of Tea Party Nation has been disbarred for trying to swindle timeshare owners into thinking they canceled their timeshares — and taking off with the ...

How to spot a timeshare scam  Independent Online

Timeshare is affordable, but make sure you are not duped.

Understanding the timeshare concept  Independent Online

The timeshare concept is now attracting the millennial market.

Maui’s timeshare tax more like retribution  West Hawaii Today

This week we begin a series on a long and hotly litigated property tax case from Maui. This case isn't about wind turbines like we wrote about a couple of weeks ...

Expert Interview: Gordon Newton Talks Timeshare Exits  PropertyShark

Expert interview - Gordon Newton shares his insights about how he is helping consumers avoid timeshare scams. Read on to find out more!

Florida timeshare industry changing amid rising default rates  Florida Trend

Florida timeshare companies and exit companies are blaming each other for rising default rates. The timeshare industry is now taking steps to combat the ...

Stuck in a timeshare contract? Here's some advice...  702

Deputy Commissioner at the NCC Thezi Mabuza says *service* providers have agreed to allow people to opt out of Timeshare contracts.

Queenslanders Only: Best props and hookers in SuperCoach  Courier Mail

IN THE race to squeeze in the likes of the Trbojevics, Tedesco and Ponga into their teams, Supercoaches have been overlooking one bona fide gun for years.

Dog timeshare arrangements at shire's beaches now in place  Narooma News

Dogs are only allowed in the respective on-leash or off-leash areas before 9am and after 5pm, and are prohibited between 9am and 5pm, as sign-posted on ...

CFO Fired by Hilton Vacations for 'Behavior' Is Hired by Apollo Company  Bloomberg

Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company owned by Apollo Global Management LLC, has hired a new chief financial officer who was fired by his last employer for ...

Wyndham’s timeshare spinoff and others face industry challenges  Orlando Sentinel

Wyndham Destinations, the world's largest publicly-traded timeshare company now has its top corporate office in Orlando, along with timeshare firms Hilton, ...

Timeshare resorts report occupancy rate of 91.8% in Q3 | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

The Maui News Maui County timeshare properties reached an average occupancy rate of 91.8 percent in the third quarter from July through September this year ...

TONY HETHERINGTON: We can't give away our Loch Lomond timeshare - and fees are piling up  This is Money

We are in the same position as the couple whose letter about the Cameron House Lodge timeshares on Loch Lomond you published in November last year.

Wyndham Destinations working with consumers who lost money in timeshare exit scheme  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Wyndham, Bluegreen, West Gate and Diamond consumers claim to have lost thousands to AConsumer Credit.

The Pros and Cons of Timeshares  PropertyShark

Editor's Note: This article has been edited and updated. Expert insight was provided by Lisa Ann Schreier, author at The Timeshare Crusader. A timeshare is a ...

Ask a real estate pro: What happens to my timeshare when I die?  Sun Sentinel

Q: I was wondering what happens to my timeshare when I die. I have been trying to put my affairs [in order] to avoid my family having an issue after I pass.

Survey Says Timeshare Popularity On The Decline Amid The Rise Of Home-Sharing Giants Airbnb, VRBO  Bisnow

Airbnb and others are eating into the timeshare market, says one survey.

Better Business Bureau report: Branson timeshare industry 'deceiving consumers'  Springfield News-Leader

Springfield resident Travis Dibben's timeshare exit company was among those cited by Better Business Bureau for prompting consumer complaints.

'Callous' con artists steal more than £7million from timeshare owners  Daily Mail

Fraudsters are taking advantage of previous fraudulent or mis-sold timeshare schemes and are telling victims who have invested in timeshares that they are ...

How the timeshare report affects you  TimesLIVE

“Will we be able to cancel without penalty?” That's pretty much all the thousands of SA timeshare “victims” were interested in as an outcome to the year-long ...

Opportunity or threat? Timeshare operators eye New Orleans market for expansion  The Advocate

For years, rising tourism in New Orleans has driven a downtown construction boom, thanks in part to generous tax credits that have made it profitable to bring ...