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HILTON ACQUIRES WESTIN ORLANDO UNIVERSAL BOULEVARD, PLANS NEW TIMESHARES

The Westin Orlando Universal Boulevard Hotel will soon be a Hilton Grand Vacation Club resort. The 315-room hotel, located at 9501 Universal Boulevard, will be converted into a 226-unit timeshare resort, said Hilton leaders. It will be Hilton’s fourth and smallest timeshare property in Orlando. Officials said it will be […]

THE 10 COOL U.S. CITIES TO VISIT USING YOUR TIMESHARE

Certain cities are on everyone’s wish lists: New York, Austin, Nashville. And they belong on those lists. But it’s a big country, and there are so many more places to see—including, increasingly, cities that we never would have given a second glance. Thanks to grassroots and civic revitalization projects, creative […]

MARRIOTT TIMESHARE COMPANY WILL BUY ILG FOR $4.7B STOCK AND CASH

In a further sign of consolidation in the timeshare industry, Orlando-based Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC) said Monday it will buy Miami-based ILG for $4.7 billion in stock and cash. ILG, formerly Interval Leisure Group, says it has 40 properties and more than 250,000 owners in the Vistana Signature Experiences brand […]

How to Sell a Timeshare

Start by selecting a favorite vacation spot. That’s because if a timeshare exchange request doesn’t work out, it’s nice to have a home resort that you enjoy staying at. If it isn’t too far from home, you won’t have to spend a lot of time and money getting there. And […]

The Top 5 Day Trips to take from the Marriott Canyon Canyon Villas at Desert Ridge resort

Embark on these must see five day trips to visit Sedona, Montezuma Castle National Monument, Apache Trail, Prescott, and the S0noran Desert and explore Arizona’s rich culture, dramatic canyons and colorful rock formations and make your time at Marriott’s Canyon Villas a vacation that you will never forget. To read […]

10 Things To Bring On Every International Flight (And 3 Things Not To)

10 Things To Bring On Every International Flight (And 3 Things Not To) via @forbes 

Don't Take a Picture on the Plane Until You Read This Story

Keep your camera in your pocket at the airport! Next time you’re tempted to take a snapshot of an interesting cloud formation or your seatmate sprawling into your personal space on a plane, remember Arash Shirazi and Steven Leslie. Both of them are law-abiding citizens and air travelers. And both […]