Disney takes risk, adds time shares d...

Disney takes risk, adds time shares despite recession

There are 26 comments on the Orlando Sentinel story from May 30, 2009, titled Disney takes risk, adds time shares despite recession. In it, Orlando Sentinel reports that:

I nside Kidani Village, the Walt Disney World time share that opened earlier this month, the domed lobby is designed to evoke a thatched African hut.

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Kahn

Pleasant Grove, UT

#1 May 31, 2009
If you build it they will come
I am a Jewish attorney

San Antonio, TX

#3 May 31, 2009
Hey pal, I agree with you, but its my job. Anyways, who wrote this article, the Sentinel or a Disney marketing slave?
Indy

United States

#5 May 31, 2009
Rip-off . . .
ax man

Satellite Beach, FL

#6 May 31, 2009
I am a Jewish attorney wrote:
Hey pal, I agree with you, but its my job. Anyways, who wrote this article, the Sentinel or a Disney marketing slave?
some of my best friends are Jewish...there is a stereo type adn I think the time share mode fits it
Po Boy

United States

#8 May 31, 2009
When I get my stimulus money from obama, I don't know wether to buy a Disney time share, or a new beachfront condo/hotel from Trump.
Imagine That

Merritt Island, FL

#9 May 31, 2009
Po Boy wrote:
When I get my stimulus money from obama, I don't know wether to buy a Disney time share, or a new beachfront condo/hotel from Trump.
Wha stimulas money? It was all given to big business and government agencies. You didn't think you would ever see any money from liberals did you. The liberals take money they don't give it.

“Smile...It Catches On !”

Since: Dec 06

Somewhere Very Pretty !

#10 May 31, 2009
I have not been able to see the benefit in timeshares. My husband and I can go to Disney for two weeks cheaper then Dad stays a week (he owns a timeshare). He has small fee for each trip, but the yearly maintaince fee is high. We rent a condo. I have never understood timeshares.
Marlene

Montverde, FL

#11 May 31, 2009
What this story doesnt tell you: Disney timeshare is being outsold in its own backyard by Wyndham Bonnet Creek, which is located inside the Disney gates and just a stone's throw from the parks. It would be nice if JUST ONCE the Slantinel got it right!
mom of two

Cumming, GA

#14 May 31, 2009
We recently stayed at Bonnet Creek and it is a beautiful resort. It has a zero entry pool, small lazy river and a fun water play area for young kids. They have just opened a third pool with two more planned. Best place to stay in all of Disney!

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Since: Jan 07

Miami, Florida

#15 May 31, 2009
i was there in January once and it was so cold i couldnt go outside......
wAY2gO

Hollywood, FL

#16 May 31, 2009
Timeshares are for people who ......
Shrouded

Airdrie, Canada

#18 May 31, 2009
Wonder what it would cost to buy a timeshare? Sounds like a fun place
Info Please

United States

#20 May 31, 2009
mom of two wrote:
We recently stayed at Bonnet Creek and it is a beautiful resort. It has a zero entry pool, small lazy river and a fun water play area for young kids. They have just opened a third pool with two more planned. Best place to stay in all of Disney!
What's a "zero entry pool"?
idiots

Deltona, FL

#21 May 31, 2009
wAY2gO wrote:
Timeshares are for people who ......
Can afford it. Unlike you. I would hate to be poor. So bitter and angry at the world. I will enjoy my Disney Vacation Club while you can enjoy your once in a lifetime vacation at FUN SPOT while staying at the SUPER 8 Motel.
Bobby Hernandez

United States

#24 Jun 1, 2009
It's impressive to see a corporate giant moving so decisively on a timeshare development. It just proves the profitability of such construction. Who ultimately is paying for this are timeshare owners.
Uncle Tom

Satellite Beach, FL

#25 Jun 1, 2009
Bobby Hernandez wrote:
It's impressive to see a corporate giant moving so decisively on a timeshare development. It just proves the profitability of such construction. Who ultimately is paying for this are timeshare owners.
That's funny...thats' a good one
Proud Liberal

Charlotte, NC

#26 Jun 1, 2009
ax man wrote:
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your a maroon
"your" a poor speller
Deputy Dog

Altamonte Springs, FL

#28 Jun 1, 2009
o2bndisney wrote:
I have not been able to see the benefit in timeshares. My husband and I can go to Disney for two weeks cheaper then Dad stays a week (he owns a timeshare). He has small fee for each trip, but the yearly maintaince fee is high. We rent a condo. I have never understood timeshares.
The timesharers are banking on the price of a hotel stay to increase to the point where it would be cheaper to own for a block of time as a co-owner.

It may pay off in time, but at the present, it is less expensive to stay at a hotel...depending on your tastes.
scott

Houston, TX

#29 Jun 1, 2009
info
Uncle Tom

Satellite Beach, FL

#30 Jun 1, 2009
It's not Timeshares fault the problem this nation is in...thrillzy purchases these days when peopleare losignthere homes.

I wish the Timeshare biz luck.

There are those who have taken advantage in good times...that has cost us out way of living

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