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MAJOR NEWS: New York Attorney General Settles Case Against Manhattan Club and Promises $6.5 Million Restitution to Owners

AUGUST 16, 2017 — MANHATTAN.  After more than three years of investigation and litigation, the New York Attorney General’s Office today announced the settlement of the Big Apple’s most notorious timeshare case. The AG announced that hundreds of owners at The Manhattan Club will share in a $6.5 million settlement approved by the long-troubled operators… View Article

Timeshare Industry’s Biggest Annual Convention Underway in The Big Easy

By Jeff Weir, RedWeek.com’s Chief Correspondent Welcome to the Big Easy! Not sure how many people own timeshares in Louisiana, nor how many timeshare owners live in Louisiana, but RedWeek can guarantee you that several thousand timeshare people — developers, CEOs, staffers, realtors, resale companies, lawyers, litigators and title experts, PR consultants, escrow agents, HOA… View Article

The Diamond Chronicles: Life in the Fast Lane, Timeshare Version

By Jeff Weir Chief Correspondent for RedWeek.com This is the first of what may be several columns on the changes afoot at Diamond Resorts International, which was just bought out by a huge Wall Street investment firm, Apollo Global Management, for $2.2 billion.& The merger’s effect on owners is to-be-determined, which is why we are… View Article

Don’t Forget to Take Your Vacation!

It’s that time of year again – springtime! The weather is starting to get warmer (or at least getting better!), and our thoughts turn to vacation planning. There’s been much research done, and many articles written on the value of taking a vacation and its beneficial effects on work performance, relationships and overall well-being. Unfortunately,… View Article

Owners at Legacy Timeshare Resort in Lake Tahoe Deny Diamond’s Bid to Gain a Majority Seat on the HOA Board

By Jeff Weir In a stunning setback for Diamond Resorts, timeshare owners at Tahoe Beach and Ski Club defiantly denied Diamond Resort International’s bid to place a senior vice president on the HOA’s board of directors. Instead, they reelected two board members who constitute a 3-2 majority opposed to Diamond’s unannounced plans for the resort…. View Article