Set Sail with Festiva Sailing Vacations

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As one of the newer, more up and coming brands in the timeshare world, Festiva Resorts has a wealth of vacation options and opportunities for their lucky owners to take advantage of. With everything from their flexible points-based membership to unique vacation programs, Festiva attracts a wide range of vacationers both old and young.

One of the most exciting aspects of ownership is their Festiva Sailing Vacations program. There are few other resort brands that offer such a program, giving Festiva that extra edge and attraction. See what this exclusive Festiva program has to offer you and your friends or family for a special vacation experience!

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Costa Rica Animals: Where to See Them and Where to Stay

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Costa Rica Wildlife: Cute Sloth

See Costa Rica Animals in the Wild!

Costa Rica has some of the most amazing animals in the world. Whether you like your animal friends furry, feathery, scaly, slimy, or creepy-crawly, you’re bound to be mesmerized by Costa Rica animals.
 

Animals to See:

Resplendent Quetzal

The resplendent quetzal’s predominantly green and red feathers shine like emeralds and rubies. Its long tail feathers gracefully trail behind it as it flies through the forest canopy in search of figs to munch on. These beautiful birds were revered by ancient Mayans and Aztecs, and today you can find them in cloud forests, forests which rest within banks of clouds due to their climate and high elevation. Find yourself among clouds with the stunning resplendent quetzal.

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Timeshare Industry Continues to Grow Worldwide

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The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) recently released its 2016 Worldwide Shared Vacation Ownership Report for its research brand, the ARDA International Foundation. In it, the association declares the global timeshare industry to be continuing its rapid growth in key markets around the world. With both timeshare sales and occupancy rates on the rise, more and more vacationers appear to be interested in the vacation ownership model as new advances in the industry take hold.

The Expanding Timeshare Industry

ARDA’s report signifies continued growth in the area of sales. With several years of steady growth, the industry saw a jump of sales from $17.7 billion in 2014 to $19.7 billion in 2015, an increase of 11.5%. What’s more, occupancy rates of vacation ownership units also increased in kind. 76.4% of timeshare units were occupied in 2014, with 2015 seeing a short rise to 79.4%. Combined with 5,400 vacation ownership resorts spread among more than 120 countries, the increase in timeshare sales and occupancy rates are accompanied by an growth in diverse products and experiences.

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The Best Places to Travel Alone in the U.S.

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Solo Traveler

 

The Best Places to Travel Alone in the US

Solo travel can provide you with the opportunity to challenge yourself, think in peace, escape your worries, find flexibility, or make new friends. Traveling alone is also a great way to get to know yourself better, but don’t wait until you begin traveling to ask yourself what you want. The best places to travel alone will vary, depending on what you’re trying to get out of your solo travel experience. We want to help you get the most of your experience, so we’ve developed the following profiles and their corresponding travel destinations in the U.S.:

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The Best of Greece Travel

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Greece Travel

Nothing compares to the dramatic pastel landscapes of Greece. The beauty of this destination is second to none. Gorgeous beaches, breathtaking architecture, and rich and beautiful history are just a handful of reasons why you must indulge in a Greece travel experience.

Situated in southeastern Europe and surrounded by thousands of islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas, Greece is known as the cradle of Western civilization. No matter where you visit in this stunning country, you’re certain to have a rich and fulfilling vacation. We’ve taken a moment to highlight some of the star sites and attractions throughout the country to give you a taste of what you’ll find traveling to Greece. See for yourself why this country is so unique!

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