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Hilton Grand Vacations Separating from Hilton Worldwide Holdings

Hilton Grand Vacations Separating from Hilton Worldwide Holdings

A Hilton Grand Vacations Update Following in the footsteps of rival Marriott International Inc., Hilton Worldwide confirmed plans this morning to split off its timeshare business, Hilton Grand Vacations. The timeshare company, which has accounted for roughly 12% of Hilton's total revenue, will form a separate publicly traded company. Under the terms of the separation, Hilton Grand Vacations will...

benefits of timeshare ownership

Consumer Reports Recognizes the New Value of Timeshare Ownership

About six months ago, Money Magazine published an article on the benefits and value of timeshare ownership. We weren't surprised to read about how the timeshare industry has adapted to consumer needs, making vacation ownership more practical than ever before, but this was big news for some -- especially consumer watchdogs who have been wary of timeshares in the past. Now Consumer Reports, "an...

Mickey Mouse greeting DVC members

New 2016 DVC Perks Just Added for Members

It's a big year for Disney Vacation Club members. 2016 marks the 25 anniversary of the vacation ownership program that now includes over 200,000 member families. The program, which has become wildly popular with Disney enthusiasts and vacationers over the past two and a half decades, now includes 13 uniquely themed resorts in four different states. To celebrate, DVC is launching a variety of exciting...

Disney Wilderness Lodge Celebrates 15

The Villas at Disney Wilderness Lodge Celebrates 15th Anniversary

A Unique DVC Experience This Sunday marks 15 years since The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge opened as the fifth Disney Vacation Club resort. Adding 181 luxury units to the DVC portfolio has made this a beloved resort to Disney Vacation Club members. Its success as a unique vacation experience is evident from expansion plans and rising resale prices....

Money Magazine Reports on Timeshare Value

Money Magazine Reports on Value of Timeshare Ownership

The great savings and unique experiences available through timeshare ownership are nothing new to us -- at Fidelity we've been strong proponents of the timeshare product for two decades -- but an article featured in the September issue of the nationally-circulated financial publication Money reveals that the benefits of vacation ownership are making timeshare value an increasingly mainstream method of...

Hilton Grand Vacations Opening New Timeshare Resort in Hawaii

Hilton Grand Vacations Club (HGVC) has added yet another new resort to their portfolio of luxurious timeshares. Sales have begun for The Grand Islander at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, located on 22 lush acres on the island of O'ahu. This property is a 418-unit, 37 floor vacation ownership tower developed by Blackstone overlooking the Pacific Ocean and famous Kahanamoku Beach in the...

Marriott Vacation Club Announces Iconic Washington D.C. Purchase

The Marriott Vacation Club recently announced that they purchased 71 rooms at the classically-historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C., and plans to make it part of their Marriott Vacation Club Ownership program. Owners will have access to the rooms beginning August 1, 2015.  The president and chief executive officer of Marriott Worldwide, Stephen P. Weisz, was quoted to say, "This is simply an...

Walt Disney Resorts Now Accommodating Special Diets

No need to abandon your diet or be concerned about food allergies while on a magical Disney vacation. Due to recent changes at the resorts and at the theme parks, there are now plenty of delicious, allergy-free options available for guests of all ages. With so many people in the world today on special or restricted diets (low fat, gluten-free, sugar-free, vegetarian, vegan, kosher, lactose intolerant, nut,...

History of the abandoned Disney island

Disney’s Abandoned Island

Sitting in the middle of Disney's Bay Lake Resort in Walt Disney World Florida is an underdeveloped, overgrown, abandoned Disney island that really doesn't look like much from a distance. Known as "Raz Island", "Treasure Island", "Discovery Island" and "Abandoned Disney Island".  This little gem holds a ton of history, long-forgotten dreams, failed projects, a lot of memories, a sprinkle of mystery, and...

HGVC Opening Ocean 22 – A New Luxury Resort in Myrtle Beach

Hilton Grand Vacations Club (HGVC) is known for its luxurious resorts and top-notch treatment of its guests. Even though there are over 3,600 properties in the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, every once in a while a new resort comes along that needs to steal the spotlight for at least a moment. This July, Hilton Vacation Club will be opening its newest addition, the profoundly luxurious oceanfront resort Ocean...

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