Welk Resorts Confirms Pending Acquisition of the Brand by Marriott Vacations Worldwide

After 57 years, family-owned Welk Hospitality Group has agreed to an approximated $430-million acquisition offer from Marriott Vacations Worldwide (MVW.) This offer includes the sale of Welk Resorts’ portfolio of resort properties, vacation ownership programs, and property management contracts, as well as 1.4 million Marriott Vacations Worldwide shares. The deal has an anticipated closing sometime early in the second quarter of 2021. [Read more…]