Westgate acquires former Hilton New York Grand Central Hotel, marking the Orlando based timeshare company’s first entry into New York City.

The two-tower, 23 floor, 300 room hotel is located in the historic Tudor City neighbourhood, at the heart of Manhattan’s East Side and has been rebranded Westgate New York. David Siegel, founder and CEO of Westgate resorts said, “It is with great excitement that I announce Westgate has purchased its first urban hotel located in none other than the Big Apple, this puts the Westgate flag Triumphantly in the heart of one of the most visited cities in 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

It has been said, that American President Donald Trump is set to shake up the timeshare industry for developers and owners in 2017.

During Donald Trump’s campaign, he adopted a promise to increase funding for a federal agency — the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are currently investigating abundant industries, one of which is believed to be the timeshare company, Westgate Resorts.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created after the mortgage crisis in 2008. They investigate complaints relating to financial credit and loan programs that may be fraudulent.  It was responsible for exposing the Wells … Read more