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Diamond Resorts International announces merger agreement

On Friday, July 1, 2016 we received the following notification from Diamond Resorts International. We are copying the letter in its entirety, with no editing for your review: Dear Members and Owners, Today we announced that we have entered into a merger agreement under which an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, LLC will acquire Diamond […]

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Our Top 10 Most Popular Articles of 2012

Advantage Vacation would like to take this opportunity to say “thank you” to all of you who have followed our blog, tweets and Facebook page during the year 2012.  We sincerely appreciate your questions, comments and trust. We’ve put together a list of the Top 10 most popular articles we published in 2012 in case […]

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Point of Poipu Annual Meeting Notice

Advantage Vacation has been following the Point of Poipu Angry Owners Facebook page and discussions regarding the upcoming Annual Meeting. One of the owners at Point of Poipu recently received their Diamond Resorts Hawaii Collection Members Association Notice of Annual Meeting.  They wanted to share the information with other owners who may not have received […]

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The Point at Poipu Angry Owners file lawsuit against Diamond Resorts

Owners at The Point at Poipu, a Kauai timeshare, have filed a lengthy class action Complaint against Diamond Resorts International, the CEO of Diamond Resorts, Stephen Cloobeck and several of the Board of Directors.  The filing is in response to a special assessment in excess of $5,000 per week of ownership for reconstruction to correct […]

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Four very different luau experiences. See our luau reviews!

Whether you are a first time visitor or a seasoned timeshare owner on Maui, if you haven’t been to at least one luau then you are missing one of the most unique dining experiences that Hawaii is known for.  It may seem too “touristy” to you, but even the locals enjoy the food and entertainment […]

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Another reminder about car thieves at Costco Maui

We reported recently about clients of ours who arrived at the Kahului Maui airport and went to Costco on the way to their timeshare at Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas.  Many timeshare owners at Marriott Maui Ocean Club,  Kaanapali Beach Club and other vacationers to the island often do this after leaving the airport. As reported, while they […]

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“Undercover Boss” Stephen Cloobeck appearance aftermath

It appears the CEO of Diamond Resorts, Stephen Cloobeck is receiving some unexpected and surely unwanted attention in the aftermath of appearing on the CBS primetime season opener of “Undercover Boss” on Sunday night. More than 100 individuals sent emails to Cloobeck on Monday asking for refunds and other financial remedies on their timeshare investment.  […]

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More Point at Poipu, Kauai comments are received

Advantage Vacation continues to receive comments in response to articles we are posting relating to the water intrusion special assessment at the Diamond Resort Point at Poipu on Kaua i.  Following you will find the most recent comments and observations from owners at the Point at Poipu resort. January 5, 2012:  Thank you for posting […]

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