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Margaritaville Resorts Expanding to Orlando, Mexico, Caribbean by 2018

The vacation ownership marketplace is about to gain another contender.

Margaritaville Holdings, headed by singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett and his business partners, are in the midst of an unparalleled expansion of vacation resorts across the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Their goal is simple—open 10 new Margaritaville resorts by 2018, and 10 more by 2021. [Read more…]

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Margaritaville Vacation Club Announces New Orlando Resort

Orlando will soon be home to the newest Margaritaville Vacation Club location. Margaritaville Holdings LLC and Encore Capital Management announced plans for the Orlando resort on Thursday, which will be a mixed-use property—offering hotel rooms, timeshare units, and vacation homes.

Inspired by Jimmy Buffett and his iconic lifestyle, the Margaritaville Resort provides an tropical oasis for fun and relaxation. The resort will feature a variety of unique amenities including the St. Somewhere Spa, FinCity arcade, and the Son of a Sailor fishing school, kayaking, and paddleboarding center.

Adjacent to the resort, Encore Capital Management also plans to build outlets for food and beverage. These shops and restaurants will be available to resort guests as well as locals.

CEO of Margaritaville Holdings LLC, John Cohlan, shared, “This vacation resort—offering such a variety of lodging options—will make Margaritaville available to everyone looking for a part of paradise in Orlando. Margaritaville is about escapism, relaxation, and vacation and we are excited to partner with Encore to develop such an exceptional experience.”

The resort will be located on 300 acres of US Highway 192 in western Osceola County. The property will include the resort area, as well as a lake with a beach and aquatics area. In addition, the property will include 170,000 square feet of retail space and a water park.

Encore co-founder and Managing Principal, Art Falcone, added, “We’re excited to partner with an established lifestyle brand and develop a unique resort offering in this key area of Central Florida. There is no other lifestyle brand that knows how to vacation like Margaritaville and we look forward to building this destination experience in Orlando.”

Stay tuned to The Timeshare Authority blog for more updates on the new Margaritaville Resort Orlando.

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Margaritaville Vacation Club Opening in August

The Margaritaville Vacation Club in St. Thomas will officially open it’s doors next month.

Developed under Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the St.Thomas property will become the first Jimmy Buffett branded resort used for timeshare ownership. Anticpating an immediate demand, Wyndham began accepting reservations months before the resort even opened. [Read more…]