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Dec 14, 2017, 14:35 ET Westgate Resorts continues companywide expansion with new executive appointments

Following years of continued growth, Westgate Resorts has named a new Chief Business Officer, Senior Vice President of Resort Operations, Vice...


Nov 20, 2017, 13:50 ET Westgate Resorts offers travelers an early chance to book employee rate discounts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Westgate Resorts biggest sale of the year is taking place once again for Black Friday and Cyber Monday with employee discount rates available to...


Nov 02, 2017, 09:05 ET In honor of U.S. military, Westgate Resorts to give away 1,500 free vacations to military families on Nov. 10

For the seventh year, Westgate Resorts and CEO David Siegel are continuing the company tradition of honoring U.S. military personnel and their...


May 02, 2017, 09:17 ET Westgate Resorts to host nearly 1,000 military families for free Orlando vacation during Westgate Military Weekend

Westgate Resorts will honor thousands of U.S. military, veterans, their family members and Gold Star families (families who have lost a loved one...


Apr 10, 2017, 11:00 ET Westgate Resorts Completes Securitization of Timeshare Loans

On April 6, 2017, Westgate Resorts completed a securitization through Westgate Resorts 2017-1 LLC (the "Issuer"). The Issuer sold $175 million of...


Dec 14, 2016, 19:31 ET Westgate Resorts Foundation donates $250,000 to Gatlinburg community

At a rally this afternoon, Westgate Resorts President and CEO David Siegel announced a $250,000 donation from the Westgate Resorts Foundation to...


Dec 09, 2016, 12:04 ET Rebuilding Efforts in Full Force at Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort after Devastating Wildfire

After working around the clock since last week's devastating wildfire, Westgate Resorts is reopening the first phase of the resort tomorrow. In...


Nov 02, 2016, 14:06 ET Westgate Resorts to give away 1,000 free Orlando vacations to military families on Veteran's Day

For the sixth year, Westgate Resorts and CEO David Siegel are continuing the company tradition of honoring our U.S. military personnel and...


May 25, 2016, 13:25 ET Westgate Resorts continues growth with acquisition of Cocoa Beach resort

 Westgate Resorts has added another property to its growing portfolio of resorts throughout the United States with the acquisition of the...


May 09, 2016, 15:09 ET Westgate Park City Resort & Spa wins eight Best of State Awards

Westgate Park City Resort & Spa won eight categories in the 2016 Best of State Awards for excellence in hospitality, travel and tourism. The...


May 02, 2016, 13:00 ET Westgate Park City Resort & Spa's Serenity Spa by Westgate, Edge Steakhouse recognized by Forbes Travel Guide

 Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming both Edge Steakhouse and Serenity Spa of Westgate Park City Resort & Spa...


Nov 30, 2015, 15:00 ET Westgate Resorts Completes $169M Securitization of Timeshare Loans

 Westgate Resorts has announced the completion of a securitization of a pool of $169.1 million of timeshare loans contributed on November 20,...


Oct 30, 2015, 12:37 ET Westgate Resorts to Give Away 2,500 Free Vacations to Military Families

 Westgate Resorts and CEO David Siegel are continuing the company tradition of honoring former and current U.S. military personnel by giving...


Oct 19, 2015, 12:08 ET Westgate Resorts celebrates movie history by turning back time with Back to 1985 offer

 Movie buffs take note: with Oct. 21, 2015 marking a significant day in movie and pop culture history, Westgate Resorts is taking guests...


Nov 05, 2014, 14:43 ET Westgate Resorts to Give Away 1,500 Free Vacations to Military Families

 Westgate Resorts and CEO David Siegel are honoring former and current U.S. military personnel by giving away 1,500 free vacations....


Oct 23, 2014, 17:30 ET David Siegel Recognized As A CEO Of The Year Honoree By OBJ

Westgate Resorts is proud to announce that Westgate founder and CEO, David Siegel, was recognized as a top CEO for Mega-sized companies in Central...


Oct 20, 2014, 17:00 ET Westgate Resorts Completes Securitization of Timeshare Loans

 Westgate Resorts has announced the completion of a securitization of a pool of approximately $227 million of timeshare loans. Approximately...


Oct 15, 2014, 18:04 ET Westgate Resorts Raises Minimum Pay to $10 per Hour

David Siegel, founder and CEO of Westgate Resorts, the largest privately owned timeshare company in the nation and employer to 12,000 people...


Jul 01, 2014, 09:00 ET Westgate Resorts Announces The Acquisition Of The LVH - Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

 Westgate Resorts is proud to announce the acquisition of the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino as the newest addition to its portfolio...


Apr 30, 2014, 16:15 ET David Siegel And Jim Gissy Purchase Historic Cocoa Beach Pier

 David Siegel, President and CEO of Westgate Resorts, and longtime business associate Jim Gissy have purchased the historic Cocoa Beach Pier....


Nov 06, 2013, 12:46 ET Westgate Resorts to Give Away 1,000 Free Vacations to Military Families

 Westgate Resorts is honoring U.S. military personnel who have and continue to serve our country by giving away 1,000 free vacations to...


Oct 07, 2013, 15:59 ET Westgate River Ranch Blends Florida Cowboy History with Unique Vacation Experience

 Guests looking for a new dimension to their Central Florida vacation experience can look no further than Westgate River Ranch Resort. ...


Jul 26, 2013, 11:00 ET Westgate Resorts Celebrates Successful Launch of the Westgate Rewards MasterCard®

Westgate Resorts, the largest privately held developer in the vacation ownership industry, is pleased to announce that the percentage rate of...


Jul 24, 2013, 11:00 ET New Energy Management Program at Westgate Improves Efficiency While Enhancing Guest Experience

Westgate Resorts, a leader in the timeshare and destination resort industries, has successfully implemented a cutting-edge, resort-wide energy...


Jul 19, 2013, 11:00 ET Westgate Completes over $850 Million in Financing Transactions over Past 15 Months

 Westgate Resorts, a leader in the timeshare and destination resort industries, recently closed a $140 million securitization bringing a total...