Royal Holiday Timeshare Scam

We received the following user-submitted story about their experience with Royal Holiday:

"Let me tell you my experience, I was in Mexico enjoying my vacation time, when I was invited to attend a timeshare presentation, as I did not want to be rude I decided to go. Well, that was the worst mistake I may have made.

They kept me there for 8 hours, I was feeling like a I was wasting my vacation time, so I asked the sales man if I sign and then I regret, and I have de desire of cancel the contract if there is... Read the rest of this entry »

RCI Experience: Harassing Phone Calls

We recently received the following submission from one of our users:

"My wife and I have a club membership at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico. When we first signed up for our membership we were also given access to RCI plus a single vacation week with them for a deep discount price, which we used in the first year of our membership.

RCI phone callsSince then we began to have unwanted problems with RCI such as badgering telephone calls, sometimes every few hours. Our Mexican resort changed its vacation... Read the rest of this entry »

Eco-Friendly Timeshares

With environmental health increasingly rising to the top of global concerns, the tourism industry is following suit. A number of timeshare resorts are evolving to address these concerns by implementing eco-friendly practices such as using energy and water-efficient systems, reducing and managing waste, using recycled and/or locally sourced materials, and even offering eco-friendly cocktails!

eco-friendly timesharesAccording to the United States Green Building Council, "In the United States alone, hotels represent more than 5 billion square feet of space, nearly 5 million guest rooms, and close to $4 billion in... Read the rest of this entry »