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Poll: Where would you like to see HGVC Expand to?

Discussion in 'Hilton Grand Vacations Club / HGVC' started by dayooper, Aug 30, 2018.

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Where would you like to see HGVC expand to?

  1. Canada - Ontario/Quebec

    13 vote(s)
    17.1%
  2. Canada - Western Canada

    19 vote(s)
    25.0%
  3. Canada - Other

    4 vote(s)
    5.3%
  4. Caribbean - Aruba

    23 vote(s)
    30.3%
  5. Caribbean - Bahamas

    27 vote(s)
    35.5%
  6. Caribbean - Barbados/Puerto Rico/Lesser Antilles

    21 vote(s)
    27.6%
  7. Caribbean - Other

    21 vote(s)
    27.6%
  8. Europe - France

    28 vote(s)
    36.8%
  9. Europe - Italy

    13 vote(s)
    17.1%
  10. Europe - Spain

    20 vote(s)
    26.3%
  11. Europe - Other

    15 vote(s)
    19.7%
  12. Florida - NE Coast/Atlantic Coast/ Beach

    7 vote(s)
    9.2%
  13. Florida - Key West

    26 vote(s)
    34.2%
  14. Maui/Kauai Hawaii

    40 vote(s)
    52.6%
  15. Nashville TN

    10 vote(s)
    13.2%
  16. San Diego CA

    15 vote(s)
    19.7%
  17. SE Asia/Oceania/New Zealand/Australia

    21 vote(s)
    27.6%
  18. Sedona AZ

    25 vote(s)
    32.9%
  19. Smokey Mountains

    14 vote(s)
    18.4%
  20. Ski Area (Whistler/Aspen/Vail/ etc)

    14 vote(s)
    18.4%
  21. Yellowstone/ Grand Teton

    22 vote(s)
    28.9%
  22. Other Location Not Listed

    14 vote(s)
    18.4%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. dayooper

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    Please vote for where you would like to see HGVC to expand too.
     
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  2. jimwu921

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    Need a real one in southeast Asia..... Or Asia in general
     
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  3. Sandy VDH

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    I would love at least one real exotic location, but they are likely very expensive to build and sell. But Maldives or Thailand for Asia or Fiji or French Poly for S Pacific.
     
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  4. dayooper

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    What would you like to see? Thailand?

    Would you like me to put Fiji on there?

    How about Papeete, Marquesas and Avalon?
     
  5. 2disneydads

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    Caribbean, Europe, Maui, Kauai, Australia

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    Enchanted Isle resort.
    Key Largo or Key West, Palm Beach, Virgin Islands, San Francisco.
    Doubt they'll do it. Too hard to sell these places apparently.
    Maybe they'll do San Francisco with a hotel conversion like they are doing in DC.
    Just wish they'd not have a 2 tier system for cities.
    Annoying to have 2 classes of membership, that's not why you join a club. :rolleyes:
     
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  7. fernow

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    Hope I am not the only one who appreciates the irony of the question. Most folks here HATE the sales folks and believe no one should pay retail for a timeshare. Sales people and retail prices, of course are absolutely needed if HGVC is to expand anywhere. HGVC could not exist if resale prices were the norm.
     
  8. Tamaradarann

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    That is an extremely good point. What would happen if everyone knew about resale timeshares and that they could own the same thing for say 20% of what HGVC sells them for, and some other timeshare resorts could be owned for practically nothing? There would be no more timeshare built.
     
  9. DannyTS

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    This is absolutely true, all the resale owners (including myself) benefit from the fact that somebody was ripped off at one point in time. That does not mean that I should not tell people that they can get a better deal today, if fact i would feel terrible otherwise!
     
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    Hence the irony of largely resale owners, including me, wanting to see HGVC expand and as DannyTS points out, the conflict of wanting someone to pay too much so we can pay too little. (Both are true).

    We want people to know about resale, but not TOO many people.

    I voted for Maui/Kauai btw because we love the Big Island and would like more people to go to other islands... but not TOO many people... similar dilemma!
     
  11. dayooper

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    Looks like HGVC hit one of out top choices with the addition of The Crane in Barbados. Let’s hope the expand to some of our other choices.
     
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    I think the amount of people that find out about the resale market here on Tug are pretty small. The thing is, HGVC somewhat needs the ability of resale to show potential retail buyers they are buying an “investment.” We all know that it’s not, but the ability to sell is what gives the sales weasels an opportunity to promote that.
     
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    I would love to see Key West. Of the hotel affiliated timeshare companies, Hyatt seems to be the one that blazed a trail there. If I were going to invest into a new system at this point, I would find a Hyatt Key West Resort (Sunset Harbor or Beach House) most tempting. The best thing for me would be for HGVC to get something there, and here's to hoping.
     
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    • One of the big costs is sales; commissions, freebies, bonus points, free rooms, etc. I managed to buy without getting a single one of those things. So stripped down pricing with stripped down freebies is a possibility. Tesla is moving away from even brick and mortar showrooms to sell cars. They are locked into the madness as they need to continue in order to get high prices to pay for high sales costs. If their elite program had really distinguishing benefits that people would pay more for, and lower upfront cost, direct would be an option. They can’t take away existing benefits from existing resales owners to prop up developer prices or there would be a revolution and their name would be something similar but less desirable than mud.
     

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