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Hilton Grand Vacations invests $41 Million in Hilton Hotels, Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort in Mexico.

Hilton Grand Vacations has long continued as a high profile vacation ownership brand. They are again increasing their presence in the market by purchasing 87 of the 375 hotel rooms within the resort.

The hotel is located between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo. The area has many popular attractions as well as one of the regions only swimmable beaches. The hotel features 6 food and beverage outlets, a 7,000 square foot spa and salon, and 88,000 square feet of indoor … Read more

The financial watchdog, the FCA, wants to crack down on high-cost-credit, an issue which effects more than 3 million people in the UK. The Financial Conduct Authority has announced plans to cap fees in the rent-to-own market, where you can but furniture or appliances by way of weekly or monthly payments, at a high interest rate. They also want to crack down on doorstep Borrowing , where the lender comes to your home and collects payments. It also wants stricter regulations on catalogue shopping, which also charge an extortionate amount of interest on the goods they sell. On overdrafts, the … Read more

That’s the message from Bluegreen Vacations Corp, a Boca Raton based company seeking to tap the next generation of Traveller’s.

Bluegreen is planning a major expansion to the western U.S of the company’s vacation destinations, whilst also trying to expand it’s customer base, and have announced completion of the purchase of Eilan Hotel and Spa for $34 million. The vacation ownership company is seeking to attempt to target younger travellers by expanding into hip locations, offering the types of activities and experiences millennials may enjoy. Eilan Hotel and Spa features a fitness centre, luxury locations and is close to Six … Read more

Are Diamond Resorts about to go public?

Diamond Resorts owns a network of 379 vacation destinations in 35 countries around the world and sells vacation ownership points. In June 2016, Apollo Global Management made a successful offer to purchase Diamond Resorts International. On January 18th 2018, the company underwent a brand refresh, updating its logo and officially dropped the “International” from its name, and became known as Diamond Resorts. Along with these changes, as many as 1,000 employees at more than 15 European locatiions were told they were losing their jobs. This does not appear to have generated enough profit … Read more

Here at Praetorian Legal we love rewarding members of our team for their hard work and dedication.

The winner for Employee of the Month Award, April 2018, is Samuel Isley Claims Director. Head of Operations and Business Development Director, Harry Darby presented the trophy to Samuel and his £350 shopping voucher prize.

When asked how he felt about receiving the prize for the first time Samuel said “I feel privileged to have won Employee of the Month for April, I have the pleasure to come into work on a daily basis and work alongside some amazing people. I am grateful … Read more

Bali Nusa Dua Garden, Marriott Vacation Club’s all-new vacation ownership retreat, is now open on the island of Bali. This is the club’s first resort in Indonesia.

The company aims to expand further into Asia and the Pacific and add to its portfolio of 12,000 plus timeshare villas throughout the U.S., Caribbean, Europe, Asia and Australia.

With Bali being ranked as the world’s favourite destination by Trip Advisor, the resort is sure to receive attention from current vacation club members and potential purchasers alike.

Admittedly, Bali boasts beautiful beaches, featuring turquoise waters and dreamy coastlines. But, a word of cautionary … Read more

In South Africa, there is in excess of 200 resorts and over 600,000 people who own timeshares. The industry has come under the spotlight and it has become apparent that consumers are not so happy.

There have been many allegations and complaints against the timeshare industry and the National Consumer Commission are now looking to kickstart a public inquiry. The inquiry will optimistically get to the bottom of the allegations that consumers have made, such as being conned into signing contracts that last a lifetime and not being able to cancel the contracts once they have signed them.

Consumers are … Read more

Praetorian Legal have recently become aware of unfavorable online comments that have been proliferated by the timeshare industry and its envious competitors.  We want to address these unsubstantiated, untruthful, defamatory comments made about our organisation.

The background to Praetorian Legal’s work within timeshare is a good starting point in understanding why we are subject to these sustained attacks.  Praetorian legal was incorporated on 14 November 2014 after being consulted by an organisation that offered timeshare termination services and was looking to outsource the work to a company who specialised in consumer law matters.  The Directors of Praetorian Legal have practiced … Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two men who died when a fire tore through a luxury five star hotel on the shores of Loch Lomond have been named.

Simon Midgley and Richard Dyson, believed to be from London, were staying at Cameron House Hotel when the blaze broke out on Monday morning.

Police have not confirmed the identity of those who died, but relatives have paid tribute on social media.

The hotel’s director has praised the actions of the emergency services in preventing further tragedy.

Firefighters who brought a couple and their baby to … Read more

A husband and wife from San Diego, USA, are suing Westgate Towers, an Orlando timeshare resort, claiming fraudulent practice.

Mr and Mrs Grider lodged a complaint on November 6th, claiming that the company breached its responsibilities of fair dealing and good faith.

The complaint states that on January 6th 2016, the couple attended a timeshare sales presentation. The couple were lured into a purchase by misrepresentations made by Westgate Resorts. As a result, they have suffered monetary losses, by way of the initial deposit, instalments and annual maintenance fees.

Two of the allegations made are that Westgate … Read more