Wyndham Timeshare Group Employ New International President

June 18th, 2018

Ever since Wyndhams spinoff of their timeshare vacation group, it has went from strength to strength.  Now they are looking to expand the timeshare vacation clubs success globally and have employed Barry Robinson, an experienced hotelier, to take the helm as President and Managing Director of all International Operations that are out with North America.  […]

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5 Facts You Were Probably Unaware of in The Timeshare Industry.

June 15th, 2018

2017 was recorded as one of the best years globally, with over 5,400 resorts and annual sales of over $19.7 billion, there are over 20 million timeshare owners worldwide enjoying their annual holidays year after year. With such bad press, what is powering this industry’s growth? South Africa alone has over 750,000 timeshare owners, Alex […]

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Devious Scams That Could Trick you into Parting with Thousands

June 13th, 2018

Ireland has been hit by scammers who are tricking people and business owners into parting with hundreds of thousands of euros. The ever-increasing group of sophisticated charlatans means that scams are becoming harder to spot, therefore easier to fall for. Patrick D’Arcy, a former garda who has worked with the Garda Fraud Squad and who […]

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Timeshare Con Artists Agree to Surrender 3.4 million Dollars’ Worth of Assets!

June 11th, 2018

In addition to being permanently banned from offering timeshare resale services and telemarketing, the Florida based scammers behind the deceptive resale scheme have agreed to renunciate approximately 3.4 million dollars’ worth of goods, including a Rolex watch, properties, vehicles, diamonds and silver coins, to settle the Federal Trade Commission’s charges against them. The ringleaders, John […]

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Warning to all Georgia Residents!

June 8th, 2018

Officials in Atlanta are warning timeshare owners of more cold call scams, stereotypically from somebody claiming that they are calling from a travel agent. The caller usually starts by telling the owner that there is a cash buyer waiting to purchase their timeshare weeks. Then the bogus company requests upfront fees in order to start […]

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Timeshare Exit

June 4th, 2018

Timeshare has become a different beast over the last few decades. In the past timeshare was rife with strong-arm sales tactics, however, nowadays salespeople are often much sneakier and less blatant in their sales. This can often mean for people that they may find themselves having to get out of a complicated timeshare deal. Timeshare […]

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Online Scams on the Increase

June 1st, 2018

The scams that a currently rife across various parts of the world are also showing themselves in Ireland. There are victims in various locations in Ireland who are losing 1000’s of euros falling foul to tricks and fraudulent activity. Technology, as it stands at the moment, is allowing connivers to access personal information easily and […]

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New Zealand Widower Recoups her Loss

May 30th, 2018

We reported last Friday on a New Zealand widower that was conned out of $600 after falling for a common timeshare hoax.  She had booked a cruise following her husband of 37 years’ funeral, when a company called ‘Affordable Holidays’ contacted her telling her she had won vouchers to the sum of $4,500 for her […]

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Tourism in Turkey on the Rise

May 28th, 2018

Oya Narin, Turkeys Tourism Investors Association chairperson has predicted that the tourism is set to rise in Turkey throughout 2018.  The tourism levels are expected to be the same this year as they were back in 2014 and 2015.  This has not come without copious amounts of effort and transformation to the country brought about […]

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Affordable Holidays Con New Zealand Widower

May 25th, 2018

A widower from Timaru, New Zealand has recently been caught up in a timeshare holiday scam that saw her $600 lighter of pocket.  After recently losing her husband, Anita Ramsay booked a holiday to help her get over her loss.  She booked a cruise through a travel agent, but she was then convinced to change […]

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