Timeshare Advantages From An Owners Perspective

August 1st, 2018

Here at the Timeshare Consumers Association, we have previously detailed the benefits and advantages that owning timeshare can give you. With so many resorts around the world offering a variety of products it can still be difficult knowing what timeshare would be right for you and your loved ones. To give you further insight we […]

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Apollo set to make Diamond Resorts Public

April 25th, 2018

It has been announced this week that Apollo Global Management, the company that bought over Diamond Resorts in the latter part of 2016, will be making the company public.  This comes less than 2 years after consolidating the purchase of the entity.  A very quick turnaround from purchase to trading again in the public markets. […]

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Diamond Resorts Straying from Timeshare

April 9th, 2018

It has been brought to our attention by some Diamond Resorts’ members that have contacted us off the back of a mail shot received by all members regarding booking and cancellation policies of Diamond Resorts accommodation.  Diamond have stated that after a study in their cancellations and subsequent bookings, they feel that the cancellation policy […]

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Dodgy Dealings at Diamond

February 7th, 2018

  Another damning tale of dodgy dealings, lies and mis-selling from an angry Diamond Timeshare owner. The couple has been members of Diamond Resorts for a number of years with roughly 2225 points per year. In January 2017 the couple was invited to Florida for a free stay and a meeting. In the meeting, the […]

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Diamond Resorts lays off 1000 staff throughout Europe

November 6th, 2017

The news at Diamond Resorts has been relatively quiet since Apollo Global took over the helm.  Business has been ticking along as usual until Friday past when all sales and concierge staff arrived at work for their usual Friday routine, all were summoned to meetings at various locations around Europe.  The meetings were all the […]

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‘Points’ in Timeshare

March 1st, 2017

The timeshare point system is under some scrutiny at the moment.  The ‘points’ system in timeshare basically means that you become a member of an exclusive ‘club’. This can be a fractional ownership club or a standard ‘points club’, however they are engineered by Trust Companies and are created for timeshare developers and not the […]

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Diamond Resorts are Ordered to pay $800,000 in Way of Compensation

January 13th, 2017

Diamond Resorts; a member of the TATOC association, and The State of Arizona have entered into a settlement agreement with Diamond Resorts Corporation, which is a timeshare sales company with resorts located worldwide including the United States. The declaration of discontinuance entails Diamond to recompense the State a total of $800,000, of which $650,000 will be used […]

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Compensation Claims on the rise.

December 8th, 2016

Yet again the Supreme Courts across Spain are successfully pursuing timeshare resorts for mis-selling timeshare products.   We at TCA are happy to announce that such claims are being successfully executed. The courts are forcing these resorts to pay substantial damages to timeshare consumers, leaving resorts such as, MacDonald’s Resorts, Club La Costa, Diamond Resorts, Anfi […]

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Barclaycard & Clydesdale in Hot Water

October 28th, 2016

When approached to attend a timeshare presentation, please be wary of underhand sales tactics – namely their financing options. It is no secret that if you succumb to the dreaded presentation and you become blinded by the allure of a beautiful resort, in a gorgeous country, or just the pure greed of the return you […]

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Diamond postpones its Second Quarter Results

August 8th, 2016

Many shareholders have been waiting attentively for the financial results of Diamond Resorts International following the second quarter of the year, however their wait continues.  Diamond has ensured that they will be filed before the Securities & Exchange Commissions deadline of tomorrow, 9th August 2016.  The delay has been caused due to the discovery of […]

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