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11 Jan 2021

CLC World News

There has recently been a lot of misinformation circulated on social media and other outlets regarding the operation of CLC’s resorts on the Costa del Sol and Tenerife. These resorts, as with all other CLC World Resorts – globally, are unaffected by last year’s closure of timeshare sales companies and all resorts continue to be managed by CLC World, remaining available for CLC members and guests to use – without exception (post-COVID restrictions). CLC Members have received fuller details via email, postal letters and newsletters and have been kept informed of all changes, which have no impact on their memberships whatsoever,...

Interval International and Eagle Aruba Resort & Casino Sign Multi-Year Affiliation Renewal
11 Jan 2021

Interval International and Eagle Aruba Resort & Casino sign multi-year affiliation renewal

Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, announced the extension of its exclusive affiliation agreement with Eagle Aruba Resort & Casino in the Dutch Caribbean. The 362- unit shared ownership property is located a short distance from the white sands of the famed Eagle Beach, which is ranked as one of the best beaches in the world. “The affiliation with Interval drives value across our business through sales and marketing, lead generation, employee development, and owner engagement initiatives,” said Richard Roy, general manager of the resort. “We have developed a strong relationship with Interval’s dedicated industry professionals, and know...

20 Nov 2020

Timeshare during the Covid-19 pandemic as Club La Costa announces the closure of its sales companies

2020 has been an incredibly difficult year for the tourism industry, with accommodation providers having to close for lengthy periods of time during the pandemic and little or no sales income being generated over the course of the year. Given the continued uncertainties, RDO affiliate Club La Costa announced to its members last month that it had decided to discontinue new timeshare sales in the UK and Spain, and has since closed those particular marketing & sales companies. This decision does not affect any CLC World resorts or their many Real Estate projects, which continue to operate normally for CLC members -...

Timeshare exchange membership is free and simple with the launch of 7Across
19 Nov 2020

Timeshare exchange membership is free and simple with the launch of 7Across

The timeshare exchange industry is poised for a spark of innovation with the launch of 7Across. Today, the company celebrates its new branding with enhanced product offerings, and the continued evolution of its low-cost, customer-centric exchange model, now with more benefits, discounts and travel possibilities. One of the many benefits of timeshare ownership is the ability to exchange your holiday ownership for new travel experiences outside of your home resort. As part of the Panorama family of membership travel brands at Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), Dial an Exchange (DAE) is now 7Across. Along with a new name and brand identity comes enhanced...

CLC World Resorts & Hotels announces partnership with De Vere's Cotswold Water Park
14 Sep 2020

CLC World Resorts & Hotels announces partnership with De Vere’s Cotswold Water Park

CLC World Resorts & Hotels is proud to announce it will be increasing its staycation options for UK based members through an exciting partnership with De Vere’s Cotswold Water Park. CLC World has guaranteed usage of the luxurious Watersmeet apartments and suites from 16th October 2020 across 2021. With a selection of suites, one, two and three bed luxury apartments all equipped with kitchenettes and full use of the resort’s facilities including bars, restaurants, spa and a large gym, CLC World members will have an attractive range of accommodation to choose from. Graham Wilding, Managing Director Resorts & Hotels Division, said: “This...

18 Aug 2020

RCI unveils the “New Shape Of Travel”

RCI, the world’s leading holiday exchange company under the Panorama portfolio of leading travel membership brands, announced today it is launching a new suite of travel experiences for its members and affiliates under a new brand profile. RCI, which pioneered the timeshare exchange concept more than 45 years ago, is reinventing itself for the new shape of today’s travel with enhanced product offerings for its 3.9 million members around the world. “The new RCI is evolving beyond its storied history as the timeshare industry’s trusted exchange partner. Today, we are expanding our services to become the trusted travel advisor to our members...

2020 Traveller’s Choice Awards
10 Aug 2020

CLC World resorts are the Traveller’s Choice

CLC World Resorts & Hotels are delighted to announce Tripadvisor has awarded the 2020 Traveller’s Choice Awards (formerly Certificate of Excellence) to 10 CLC World resorts and 2 of CLC World resort restaurants. “We’re proud of the effort all our team members have put in to making this possible – the dedication, passion, hard work, and of course friendly smiles, that make all our guests feel welcome and have the best of holidays,” said Graham Wilding, Managing Director, Resorts & Hotels Division. “Also, a big thank you to our guests who took the time to post their reviews, it wouldn’t be possible...

Wyndham Destinations introduces new panorama brand to drive growth of its vacation membership and travel technology businesses
29 Jul 2020

Wyndham Destinations introduces new Panorama brand to drive growth of its vacation membership and travel technology businesses

Business line will serve as the parent-brand for RCI and portfolio of exchange and other membership travel groups to set the stage for business expansion New products and services present travelers a whole new range of opportunities for travel experiences beyond their traditional timeshare ownership Wyndham Destinations has announced the creation of Panorama, a new business line to manage the company’s exchange, membership, and travel technology brands. The new Panorama portfolio will have three areas of focus, including timeshare exchange companies RCI -- the world’s largest vacation exchange network -- 7Across (formerly known as DAE), and The Registry Collection; travel and leisure businesses...

14 Jul 2020

New club manager appointed for Azure Resorts

Following discussions with the liquidators of both Azure Resorts Limited and Azure XP Limited and with the directors of Golden Sands Resorts Limited (the owner of the resort) and what was felt to be in the best interests of all clubs' members, First National Trustee Company (UK) Limited (FNTC) was requested to establish a new company to act as manager of the clubs on behalf of all clubs’ members. FNTC has therefore established Vacation Club Services Limited (VCSL) to act as the new club manager for Golden Sands Island Residence Club, The Heavenly Collection, and Azure Experiences Membership Club (Azure X)....

CLC World Resorts & Hotels’ Health & Safety collaboration with Hospiten, Tenerife
7 Jul 2020

CLC World Resorts & Hotels’ Health & Safety collaboration with Hospiten, Tenerife

Richard Wafer, Managing Director – Tenerife, met with Orlando Bermejo Alfonso, Director Commercial Canarias de Hospiten, to discuss CLC World’s SafeHands initiative, staff training and to review revised Health & Safety protocols and procedures at CLC World’s resorts on Tenerife. Bermejo Alfonso was impressed with the SafeHands initiative and commended CLC World on its thoroughness. “It was a pleasure to meet Orlando Bermejo Alfonso,” said Richard Wafer. “It is a privilege to be working with Tenerife’s largest hospital and to receive their approval of SafeHands. “SafeHands was designed to provide the highest possible protection levels for our Members, guests and our team members....