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Four Seasons Aviara to be Managed by Hyatt

The conflict between Four Seasons Hotels and the owners (Broadreach Capitol and its partner Maritz, Wolff and co) of Aviara hotels, located in Carlsbad, CA has drawn to a close early last week.  It has been decided that the disagreement, which originated over accusations of mismanagement of the hotel, was finalized.  The arbitration panels findings […]

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Economists Announce Hawaiian Recovery

The past couple of years have marked trying times in the state of Hawaii but many will be happy to hear that leading economists are pointng to early signs of recovery.  The University of Hawaii Economic research Orgainizaiton announced that despite low visitor figures, hawaii is on the path to recovery.  As the tourist industry […]

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Interval International Surveys Members

Results of a recent survey by Interval International came as a bit of a surprise to some people.  It appears that most of the participants surveyed were very happy with their timeshare membership, and in a lot of cases, were considering buying more vacation time! The members surveyed were from Interval’s US database and resulted […]

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Timeshare Scams

Timeshare scams seem to be in the news these days!  Be aware and be smart.  Following is a list of some things to look out for in order to avoid some of the more popular scams: 1. If the “deal” is as good as it sounds, it will still be there tomorrow.  There is no […]

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The Attorney General sues American Marketing Group

Bill McCollum the Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against American Marketing group.  Accusing the company of deceptive trade practices involving timeshare resales. The suit alleges the company claims having a buyer for a customer’s timeshare, and even guaranteeing the owners a sale in 120 days.  The owners were promised that if the property was […]

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Increase your trading power

According to Interval International if you are thinking about exchanging your resort week this year it pays to plan ahead.  With Interval and RCI the earlier you deposit your week, the more trading power you will have for your next exchange.  In order to maximize your deposit you should deposit one year in advance.  This […]

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Why we live in Maui

People often ask me when I am going to move back to the mainland.  Every morning I wake up to the sound of birds singing.  I don’t have an alarm clock in my bedroom.  When the birds go “off” I know it is 5:50a.m..  Shrotly after that I watch the sunrise over Haleakala to the […]

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