Marriott Vacation Club, the premier timeshare brand of Marriott International, announced in 2010 the launch of the points-based Marriott Vacation Club Destinations program in North America and the Caribbean. Building on 25 successful years of innovation, evolution and industry leadership, the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations program offers greater flexibility, further personalization and more experience opportunities for timeshare owners and renters. The Marriott Vacation Club Destinations program allows Owners to redeem Vacation Club Points to travel within any of four Vacation Collections: Marriott Vacation Club Collection - Enjoy reservation access among more than 50 luxurious Marriott Vacation Club resorts, including: ease of any day check-in, varied lengths of stay, and wide array of accommodation sizes. Marriott Collection - Choose from over 3,000 hotels and experience new destinations through trade for Marriott Rewards points. Explorer Collection - Journey to new lands or cruise the seas in luxury with exchange for memorable and exceptional travel packages. World Traveler Collection - A global system of over 2,500 resorts in more than 75 countries through Interval International.
Another timeshare opportunity is Hilton Grand Vacations Club Points (HGVC) and any vacationer that wants to buy Hilton Points. Hilton has resorts all over the world and their points can be used at any of these resorts. Hilton manages and operates two innovative club membership programs: Hilton Grand Vacations Club and The Hilton Club, providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel, and reservation services for more than 150,000 Club Members. For a list of the Hilton Grand Vacations Club resorts, see www.MyResortNetwork.com/resorts/Hilton.asp