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BRAND: Marriott Vacation Club is a global leader in the vacation ownership industry. More than 415,000 families around the world own their vacations “the Marriott way” through a program that is well regarded for its quality management and exceptional flexibility.

In 1984, Marriott Vacation Club opened its first resort Marriott’s Monarch at Sea Pines on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Since its inception, the brand’s philosophy has been to redefine the vacation ownership industry by incorporating the signature quality, service and hospitality expertise of Marriott into a product which offers ownership of upscale vacation ownership resorts and global vacation experiences at a great value, with the flexibility to experience destinations around the world.

The brand expanded into Asia-Pacific in 2001 with the opening of Marriott’s Phuket Beach Club and in 2006 launched a regional operation based out of Singapore and a points-based program tailored to the Asian consumer. In the summer of 2010, Marriott Vacation Club evolved its award-winning weeks-based program in North America and the Caribbean and introduced the incredibly flexible and customizable points-based Marriott Vacation Club Destinations program which was extended to the brand’s European and Latin American regions in 2012.

Points Owners in the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations program choose the amount of points they want to purchase, and then apply their points towards more than 5,000 different travel experiences. To plan a vacation, they simply contact the Vacation Ownership Advisor team. The program offers greater flexibility, further personalization and more experience opportunities.

Weeks Owners may choose to enroll in the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations program and once enrolled, may elect to use the Vacation Club Points option any usage year. Existing Owners can be assured that the rights and privileges of their week(s) Ownership will be maintained and they will continue to enjoy vacations for generations to come.

USAGE OPTIONS: Owners use Vacation Club Points to plan dream vacations with a Vacation Ownership Advisor team to assist and make reservations for vacation experiences including:

Marriott Vacation Club Collection

Vacation Club Points Owners can now directly book any resort within the luxurious portfolio of more than 50 Marriott Vacation Club resorts with over 12,000 villas. Newfound flexible options include any day check-in, varied lengths of stay for quick or extended getaways, a wide array of accommodation sizes to choose from, and more choice of travel season at resorts within North America and the Caribbean.

Resort Experience
Marriott Vacation Club resorts are located in beautiful beach, ski, golf, theme park and urban destinations worldwide. Villas range from studios to three-bedroom floor plans with 900 to 2,100 square feet of space. Designer decors and architectural accents reflect the ambiance of the destination throughout the spacious villas. Resort features and amenities may include:

Full-service clubhouse
Golf course(s)
Owner’s lounge
Limited menu delivery
Swimming pools
Tidy service
Fitness center
The MarketPlace convenience store
Tennis courts
Boat, bike and water activity rentals

Marriott Hotels
Owners may choose from over 3,700 hotels and experience new destinations through trade for Marriott Rewards points.

Explorer Collection
Owners journey to new lands with access to a wide variety of exclusive travel packages.

Thousands of options across a dozen top cruise lines, cabin types and ports of call.

Adventure Travel

Experience off-the-beaten path adventures by land and sea. From specialty cruises and sailing trips to whitewater rafting and land based adventure trips to legendary landmark destinations like Peru and India.

Hotels and Luxury Residences
Discover vibrant and iconic cities across North America and around the world. Exclusive packages make it easy to escape to a great hotel or indulge yourself at an amazing private residence club.

Guided Tours
Embark on an expertly guided tour to come of the world’s most coveted destinations, including Owner-exclusive packages that offer customized itineraries.

World Traveler Collection
Through Interval International, Owners can also exchange within a global system of hundreds of resorts.

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James Woelbern
Marriott Vacation Club
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