Another Timeshare Allegation

October 1st, 2018

Another allegation hits the timeshare industry and this time it’s in the famous holiday destination of Gatlinburg and the Smokies. The area in Tennessee, USA is described as an area for outdoorsy people who enjoy hiking in the mountains and being close to nature. The area also boasts of an indoor waterpark, a two storey […]

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Overbooking Scandal at Westgate

February 21st, 2018

Just one week after we reported on timeshare complex overbookings at Wyndham, we sadly have to report about a very similar incident this past weekend in Florida.  We had advised that it is always better to book direct with the resort to ensure that your reservation is as secure as it can be, but this […]

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Wesgate Resorts helps their Local Communities

January 12th, 2018

Finishing the week on a happy note, we at the TCA can report that Westgate Resorts Foundation have invested $1m throughout central Florida and several other areas where it operates by issuing grants to those less fortunate and non-profit organisations that also help the communities. Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa held a breakfast meeting with […]

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Great Result for Widower – Julieta Corredor

January 5th, 2018

We have reported on the widower, Julieta Corredor, and her holiday home in the state of Florida in one of Westgates’ timeshare resorts many times over the past two years.  To follow the full story, please see all of the threads in this link.  We reported in November last year that Julieta had won her […]

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Corredor family & Westgate finally agree

November 22nd, 2017

After a long drawn out legal battle between timeshare giant Westgate Resorts and Julieta de Corredor and her family; it has been reported that issues have finally been resolved. Julieta de Corredor, now a widow and 83, and her late husband bought their Orlando vacation home back in 1985 for $154,000 and paid all the […]

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Westgate are Still Battling Against Widower

August 21st, 2017

Last year the TCA wrote several stories about the widower, Julieta Corredor, 82 years of age, and her battle against Westgate resorts and their new tower resort to be built in Orlando Florida.  The widower and her family had not given up their timeshare resort that sits in the same grounds where Westgate started to […]

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Dated Decor & Relentless Sales Representatives at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

February 10th, 2017

Westgate Las Vegas, receives further reports from disappointed consumers due to shabby decor and pushy sales representatives pouncing on them at every given opportunity. The latest report claims the reception staff are extremely unhelpful and it’s becoming more and more common for reservations to be booked incorrectly.   One consumer reports that after creating a scene […]

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Westgate set to Rebuild Smoky Mountain Resort

December 15th, 2016

  Further to our article on the 2nd December in relation to Westgate’s Smoky Mountain Resorts fire damage, we can now report that fifty of their timeshare units have now re-opened.  There are another 200 due to open this weekend all going well.  Mark Waltrip, chief operating officer of Orlando-based Westgate is happy with the […]

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Westgate Closes Resort after Fires Rip Through Gatlinburg

December 2nd, 2016

There has been terrible destruction and 11 deaths to date in the horrific fires that are still raging through Gatlinburg and neighbouring tourist areas in the smoky mountains of eastern Tennessee.  Most of Sevier county has been evacuated, and many buildings, lodges and tourist attractions have been destroyed or damaged by the fires and smoke.  […]

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Holdout Family take Westgate Resorts to Court

November 24th, 2016

This week a petition was received at the Orange County Courthouse submitted by a south Floridian family, in the attempts to cease construction at the new Westgate Timeshare tower in Orlando´s main tourism district. The Corredor family who have owned the property for over 30 years are refusing demands to vacate and have taken the […]

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