Wednesday, January 23, 2008
On February 21 - 24 the Mayakoba Golf Classic will be held at Riviera Maya Cancun: Purse - $3,500,000. The defending champion is Fred Funk, and at stake are 12,500 FedExCup Points. The Tour . . .
Here's a piece of the story that ran in Saturday's issue of The Daily Breeze: "A Los Angeles property management firm is looking to buy the Redondo Beach Marina leasehold where a local developer spent years planning for a hotel, timeshare units and new retailers.
Decron Properties President David Nagel identified his firm as the potential buyer Thursday at a Redondo Beach Planning Commission meeting, residents and city officials said."
Thursday, January 17, 2008
In today's news, an obscure story from a City Code Enforcement Board in New Smyrna Beach highlights a larger issue for timeshare owners. Many timeshare resorts are located on the beach and therefore exposed to the risks of hurricane damage. . . .
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
The 50th running of the Daytona 500 is set for Sunday, February 17, 2008. There are a number of changes on the way for teams, sponsors, and the cars.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
"Diamond Resorts International® (DRI), a global leader in the vacation ownership industry, has appointed James R. Danz ("Jim") to the position of . . .
From Reed Construction Data comes this follow up to a previous story on this blog: "Long Island Ski Mountain Approved
Riverhead, N.Y. – Approval has been granted to Riverhead Resorts to construct a billion-dollar park featuring a 350-foot man-made ski mountain. The park will built . . .
Sad news today from Montana, near Whitefish Mountain Resort. Two backcountry skiers were killed, and they are searching for more victims. The . . .
Saturday, January 12, 2008
"The California Coastal Commission is against allowing timeshares on public land. KPBS reporter Ed Joyce has details."
The Port of San Diego asked the state coastal commission to do something it's never done: Approve a timeshare hotel-resort on public tidelands. The California Coastal Act allows development of low-cost accommodations on those lands, but Coastal Commission Executive Director Peter Douglas told commissioners that private ownership -- the timeshares -- is a bad idea."
From the Honolulu Star-Bulletin: "The last remaining beachfront property at the Waikoloa Beach Resort is on the market.
The Big Island site is zoned for 300 hotel rooms, 500 luxury condominium
Wednesday, January 09, 2008
Tuesday, January 08, 2008
Spring Break 2008! When is Spring Break? It depends on your University schedule. It could be as early as February 18th or as late as April 4th. The largest number of students...
Have you ever considered buying a timeshare in Egypt? It may not have crossed you mind but if you are an avid diver, you should consider it...
Swiss Garden International Vacation Club offers a choice of 20 resorts in Malaysia. Locations include Melaka, Pahang, Johor, Kedah, Sabah, Pulau Pinang, Terengganu and others. Most timeshare travel...
"Two historic Ayrshire castles and a memorial hall in Lanark have been awarded almost £1million by Historic Scotland.
The ruined five-bedroom Baltersan Castle in South Ayrshire, which is A-
"Marriott Vacation Club International (MVCI), the vacation ownership division of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR: 32.11, +0.45, +1.42%), announced today the development and sales start of Marriott's Oceana Palms - The Palm Beaches on Singer Island in Riviera Beach, Fla. The resort is proposed to include 169 two-bedroom/ two-bathroom villas (at build- out) and slated for occupancy in early 2010.
Here's the latest addition from Worldmark: "WorldMark San Diego - Mission Valley is ready to host you in one of the greatest cities in California. The new resort—located in the quiet San Diego...
Super Bowl XLII will be in Glendale (Phoenix) Arizona this year. Visitors to the area during the January 31 - February 4 timeframe need to know that most hotels, motels, and resorts will require a...
"Group RCI has announced an agreement with Dubai based PKN Group to manage the vacation rental and exchange program for the new Princess Resort. Set amidst the...
Thursday, January 03, 2008
Today is the opening of the PGA tour in Kapalua Maui. The course, known as the Plantation Course, has recently received a $1 million renovation. Not only…
"In the biggest real estate deal in Riverhead's history, the town has agreed to sell 755 acres of town-owned land in Calverton to Riverhead Resorts, which plans to construct a billion-dollar park...
Wednesday, January 02, 2008
Looking back to this blog's December 22nd article, here's a little more evidence of the impact that timeshare tours, travel, hotels, and jobs make on the local economy: