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Vistana Signature Experiences formerly Starwood Vacation Ownership merges with Interval Leisure Group

We received the below letter this morning from Vistana Signature Experiences: Dear Valued Owner, Over the last year, we’ve shared with you important milestones on our journey as we transition from Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Today, I am pleased to share that the planned merger with Interval Leisure Group is complete and we are now […]

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Starwood Hotels and Resorts Join Marriott International

We received the following notice from Starwood on November 16, 2015:     Today we’re excited to share the news that Starwood Hotels & Resorts will join together with Marriott International to create the world’s largest hotel company. For our Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®) members, this will mean even more choices in even more places, […]

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Interval Leisure Group to Buy Starwood Vacation Ownership

Below is a letter that is being sent to Westin/Starwood owners explaining the acquisition of Starwood Vacation Ownership by Interval Leisure Group:   Dear Owner, Earlier this year, Starwood Hotels & Resorts (Starwood) announced its intention to spin off its vacation ownership business into a stand-alone, public company. Today, we are excited to share that immediately following […]

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Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resorts Villa North View

Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas North 2016 Maintenance Fees

You’ll find this beautiful Westin timeshare resort centered on the waterfront of Kaanapali Beach. The Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas North offer spectacular vistas and an idyllic setting. You’ll find the familiar Westin touch throughout the resort from the tropically landscaped gardens to the luxuriously designed and decorated villas featuring Heavenly Beds and Heavenly Baths. […]

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Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas Pirate Ship

Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas 2016 Maintenance Fees

Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas is the first phase of the timeshare resale resort that was built during the years 2002 through 2005. This first phase is located at the entrance to the resort and consists of the Kahakiai building A, the Makani Kai building B and the Ahelani building C. Both phases of this […]

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Hilton Maldives – Exotic Tropical Getaway See where your Hilton Points will take you!

Many people associate Maldives with world class scuba diving and ultra luxury resorts. We stayed at the Hilton Maldives Resort and Spa, which is a destination resort in two islands. The Hilton Muldives resort offers seven restaurants, two spas , world class diving facilities and the rooms were recently refurbished. This is the room that […]

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Exploring India – Rishikesh & Ganges River and Ananda Spa

Aarthi is something millions of people in India do every evening, most often at their homes.Aarti is a Hindu ritual in which a candle is lit .Aarthi is sung to develop the highest love for God.People give thanks and express gratitude/gratefulness to what they they received that day. We too gave thanks& gratitude for our […]

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The Adventure Continues

Bankock,Fathepur & Taj Mahal Trainingin Maui’s Crater, our 11 day trek in Butan got us in shape for ascending to this place of beauty color, peaceful, in mind body & spirit. While here we meditated in the Dzongs and sometimes the monks were there. The little kids are monkletts. The Bhutanese encourage the practice of […]

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Bhutan on foot – A 11 day treck 14,000 feet in the Himalayan mountains

We just completed our 11 day trek in Bhutan. Bhutan is a very beautiful country, the people seem very happy and are friendly. They are environmentally conscious in Bhutan and it is an honor to be able to tour this beautiful country and meet its people. Travel to Bhutan is controled, meaning they limit the […]

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