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The weather outside is dreadful

Millions of travelers will face what is forecasted as a dangerous blizzard that will hit the Midwest, Great Lakes, and other regions of the country. Damaging winds will impact the East Coast. All this will result in a travel nightmare for those hitting the road or are planning to fly. Many are moving up their […]

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Top-ranked timeshare resorts

By George Leposky, editor We recently looked at two sets of 2022 rankings for popular timeshare resorts:  • Redweek’s Top 25 resorts—those that received the most rental bookings and inquiries on Redweek.com (https://www.redweek.com/top-25-timeshare-rental-resorts). • Attractions of America’s list of the Top 10 Timeshare Resorts in United States (https://www.attractionsofamerica.com/travel/top-10-timeshare-resorts-in-united-states.php). Since most of those listed are properties […]

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Communication tools for resort management

By Kelsey Fagan Communication is essential to maintaining a strong relationship between a management company, theresort, and the association. Communication is always a key to effective management. At GetAways Resort Management, we strive always to maintain a healthy relationship with our managedproperties through multiple communication channels. We consider our board members and owners aspartners, and […]

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Staffing issues at Magic Tree Resort

By Paula DiPaola Magic Tree Resort in Kissimmee, FL, has had its challenges for the past two and a half years.  We overcame masks, sanitizer shortage, electrostatic sprayers going from $500 to $1,700, a shortage of toilet paper, and so many more—but how do we deal with no help.   Magic Tree is budgeted for 11 […]

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TIMESHARE BOARDMANSHIP: Minutes and motions do matter 

By Lynne Kweder Q. As a new member of the board of directors of my timeshare resort’s owners’ association, I have been given many documents to read and study, including the minutes of the board meetings during the last two years.  I find these minutes to be confusing and disturbing. They contain lengthy discussions reflecting […]

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EV chargers at timeshare resorts: if, when, what kind, how many?  

By George Leposky, editor President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, signed into law on November 15, 2021, contemplates a $7.5 billion investment in grant and incentive programs for state and local governments and the private sector to build a national network of 500,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers by 2030. Assuming Congress actually appropriates all […]

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TimeSharing Today’s 25th Anniversary

We’re celebrating 25 years of being The Trusted Independent Voice of Vacation Ownership.  Thank you to all of our readers and industry leaders for being part of TimeSharing Today. www.tstodayjoin.com

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Aging Timeshare Owners and Industry Dynamics – A TimeSharing Today Commentary

Are you among those timeshare owners who have enjoyed many wonderful years of vacations ownership, but have now reached the point where it’s time to move on? Many owners are no longer able to travel or are living off fixed retirement income and cannot afford the expense of ownership. Some TimeSharing Today members have reported […]

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Jeff Weir Discusses the Status of the Industry

A discussion with investigative reporter and timeshare owner, Jeff Weir, about his perspectives and opinions about the status of the industry and The New York Time article about hard-sell timeshare presentations by Diamond Resorts.

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CA Bill Pits Privacy Rights Against Access Rights

California Bill Pits Timeshare Owners’ Privacy Rights Against Their Rights to Access and Use Membership Rosters to Communicate with Fellow Owners By Jeff Weir A low-profile bill in the California Legislature has put the privacy rights of timeshare owners on a collision course with their just-as-legal rights to access and use HOA membership rosters to […]

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