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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.

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 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.

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 ...

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.

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 Owners Seek Fees Over Marriott's Withheld Docs  Law360

Attorneys for timeshare owners locked in a lawsuit against Marriott Vacations over an alleged drop in the value of their properties asked for more than $200000 ...

Don't play the timeshare game  Knoxville News Sentinel

How to choose a payment option offered by a collection agency.

Victims of timeshare exit deal offered bogus plan to get money back  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Since late November, former customers of AConsumerCredit aka American Consumer Credit of Ormond Beach, have received offers that would deliver every ...

Is there really a way to get out of a timeshare?  Elliott

Getting into a timeshare is easy. Getting out of a timeshare isn't. Kathie Asaro knows that. She recently decided that her Rancho Mirage, California, timeshare, ...

Global Vacation Ownership (Timeshare) Market 2019 Outstanding Competitors – Wyndham, Marriott Vacations Worldwide  World News Today

Global Vacation Ownership (Timeshare) Market Report is a valuable compilation of thorough analysis of Vacation Ownership (Timeshare) industry, which ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ownership Change by Deed for Timeshares in California, Florida, Hawaii, and Nevada Tip Sheet by Deed and Record  PR Web

Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2019 -- Current owners of a timeshare may need to change ownership in a divorce, in a joint owner dispute, after a.

Exhibition explores how art can function during disasters - UB Now: News and views for UB faculty and staff  University at Buffalo Reporter

“Jillian Mayer: Timeshare,” a solo exhibition by the Miami-based artist that explores how art can function and/or aid during times of disaster or when the planet ...

Maintenance Fee CREDIT – Timeshare Termination Team  FOX 31 Denver

Timeshare 2019 maintenance fees are coming due now. Maybe you`ve had life changes and no longer use your timeshare, or maybe you`re tired of paying for a ...

The wasteful timeshare dance  WND.com

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?

Todd Gurley, C.J. Anderson timeshare embodies 'We Not Me'...  The Athletic

Todd Gurley is *content* to split carries with C.J. Anderson, who emerged while Gurley was recovering from a late-season knee injury.

Westgate CEO David Siegel's Versailles mansion reports fire in metro Orlando - Orlando Business Journal  Orlando Business Journal

The future 90000-square-foot mansion has been under construction nearly 15 years.

Country diary: a shortie scouts for prey in the fading light  The Guardian

Thorney Island, West Sussex: Overwintering short-eared owls seem to come to a timeshare agreement to avoid territorial disputes.

Eagles' Josh Adams: Stuck in three-way timeshare  CBSSports.com

Adams had 11 carries for 50 yards and three catches for 33 yards in Sunday's 24-0 win over Washington, playing 18 of 71 snaps (25 percent) on offense, Dave ...

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, ...

3 steps to keep your kids from being saddled with your timeshare  Dallas News

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...

Timeshare inquiry report released  CNBCAfrica.com

The chief regulator of consumer-business interaction in South Africa, National Consumer Commission has released a report into investigations of owning ...

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 ...

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' ...

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 ...

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 ...

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  Star Tribune

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

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.

How not to inherit mom’s timeshare | Liz Weston  The Seattle Times

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

After years of speculation, Disney World's last remaining nightclub might finally be closing  Orlando Weekly

With the Rix Lounge at Coronado Springs becoming a full-*service* restaurant and the still sorely missed Pleasure Island district all but a distant memory, the...

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 ...

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.

Jumpstart Spring with Extraordinary Deals and Savings from Wyndham Destinations  PRNewswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers can bid farewell to winter and welcome spring early by taking advantage of exceptional promotions ...

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 ...

Hilton Expands Presence in Guangzhou with Third Flagship Opening – Hospitality Net  Hospitality Net

Hilton announced the opening of Hilton Guangzhou Science City. The eight-story, 430-room full-*service* hotel is just minutes from downtown Guangzhou ...

How to be a happy timeshare owner  Chicago Daily Herald

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

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.

Sick of your timeshare? Here are your choices | Personal Finance  Dallas News

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

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.

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 Timeshares - ddtonline.com: Real Estate  Delta Democrat Times

(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 ...

#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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Barry Robinson to lead global expansion of Wyndham's timeshare business  The Australian Financial Review

Australian hotel veteran Barry Robinson has been appointed to drive the international expansion of the world's biggest vacation club and timeshare operator, ...

'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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

SOS: Holiday Inn patron OK with two-hour timeshare pitch, not six-month wait  Madison.com

Less endurable is a two-hour sales pitch that only partially pays off.

Understanding the timeshare concept  Independent Online

The timeshare concept is now attracting the millennial market.

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 ...

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 ...

FTC: Timeshare resale company did not deliver  ABC15 Arizona

Want to get rid of your timeshare? You're not alone. Which means you are a target for people hoping you have know idea how to do it. The Federal Trade ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

County awaits appeal of timeshare tax ruling | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

A lawsuit that could cost Maui County $34 million in property tax refunds is now before the state Intermediate Court of Appeals, county officials confirmed last.

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, ...

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 ...

Here's when this new Disney theme park attraction will open in Orlando  Orlando Business Journal

This new show adds to an already booming Hollywood Studios lineup.

FirstLight Powers Leading Online Marketplace for Timeshare Sales and Rentals  PR Newswire

ALBANY, N.Y., March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced ...

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.

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

Consumer Alert: Bad Timeshare Warning in Branson  www.fox16.com

The Better Business Bureau is warning the public about a Branson timeshare that has received an "F" on its rating scale.

I-Team: Couple warns consumers of timeshare with "no availability"  WGME

OGUNQUIT (WGME) -- A Maine couple says they spent thousands of dollars on a timeshare in Ogunquit with the intention of trading it to travel elsewhere, but ...

Wembley is football's equivalent of a timeshare in Tenerife  Daily Mail

The English obsession with home ownership cost us dearly again last week. We saved Wembley for the nation — whatever the hell that means — and ran ...

Experts say local timeshare market could support tourism in Dubai  The National

A plan to develop a local timeshare market in Dubai will help broaden the tourism sector by offering holidaymakers more options for affordable accommodation, ...

Holiday timeshare schemes  CHOICE

Are holiday timeshare schemes like Ultiqa and Classic Holiday Club delivering value for money or ripping you off?

You can Legally GET OUT of your Timeshare!  FOX 31 Denver

A lot of people buy a timeshare to have a place to relax, but end up stressed because it becomes too costly. The Timeshare Termination Team can help get help ...

BBB warns about timeshare scams  WSFA

Timeshares could lead to bad times if you don't have all the information.

‘Timeshare’ or a nightmare vacation  Vallarta Daily

Mexican director Sebastián Hofmann watched videos on YouTube for hours that told the horrible experiences of tourists when they purchased vacation.

Knoxville couple receives rewards after timeshare issue  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The timeshare industry is big business in East Tennessee, with many people attending at least one timeshare seminar during their lifetimes. A Knoxville couple ...

Greystone Investment Management Increases Position in Brookfield Ppty Partners LP (BPY); Trigran Investments Has Upped Its Sierra Wireless (SWIR) Holding by $2.85 Million  The Hi New Ulm

Trigran Investments Inc increased its stake in Sierra Wireless Inc (SWIR) by 25.95% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Trigran ...

BBB: Several Reported to have Lost Thousands to Timeshare Exit Business  OzarksFirst.com

ST. LOUIS, Mo- The Better Business Bureau has received several reports from those who have lost thousands of dollars to a southwest Missouri timeshare exit ...

Couple Goes To Wyndham Timeshare Meeting, Unknowingly Gets $15K Line Of Credit  NewsChannel5.com

A couple went to a Wyndham timeshare presentation in Nashville and later discovered they'd unknowingly applied for a $15000 line of credit and a Visa credit ...

Cars Could Become Timeshares of the Future  Ward's Auto

It's no secret autonomous vehicles will change the face of transportation, but it's how the technology will change our world that's most exciting. Drivers will ...

BBB Warns Of Mexican Timeshare Scams  NewsChannel5.com

A group claiming to be a Nashville-based realty business used the promise of timeshares in Mexico to scam victims out of tens of thousands of dollars, according ...

UNITE HERE Local 5 Releases Report: “Apollo Global's Timeshare Sales Pitch to Institutional Investors”  Business Wire

UNITE HERE Local 5 report questions Apollo Global Management's Diamond Resorts timeshare IPO sales pitch to investors.