Marriott Vacation Club Timeshare Expanding Timeshare Points Based Program
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Marriott Timeshare has announced that it is expanding its timeshare points based program, Marriott Vacation Club Destinations, to its timeshare owners in Mexico and in Central and South America. Countries participating include Argentina, Barbados, Bermuda, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Trinidad/Tobago and Venezuela.
Lee Cunningham, the executive vice president and chief operating officer for Marriott Vacation Club, North America and the Caribbean, says, “This program was built upon a tradition of owner involvement and reflects a broad variety of vacationing options and added flexibility that makes it very appealing.”
Under the program, members of Club Destinations receive an allocation of timeshare points to redeem for “customized getaway experiences” These points can be transferred, banked, borrowed against, or augmented with purchased points.
Marriott Vacation Club Destinations is the timeshare points program that Marriott launched in 2010 that was met with mixed reviews by Marriott timeshare owners and owners groups. According to Marriott Vacation Club, the intention of the program is increase flexibility, personalization and experience opportunities for its member/owners.
Marriott timeshare is approaching the expansion of their timeshare points program with enthusiasm. As Cunningham explains, “We’re excited to expand this offering to our current and future Owners in Mexico, Central and South America. We’ve already seen an exceptional response over the past six months with our North American launch.”
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