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Exclusive Resorts—a members-only destination club with private residences around the world—is offering a special trip to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans with VIP tickets, along with a one-year membership. Open to just 10 couples (from $49,000 per couple), the package includes four nights’ stay, from January 31 to February 4, at an Exclusive Resorts […]
The leader in the destination club industry and a veteran of Robb Report’s Best of the Best award, Exclusive Resorts achieved $66 million in sales in 2010—a 50 percent increase over the previous year. The club, which was founded in 2002, boasts several other impressive figures: 3,300 members, 370 properties in 37 locations, $812 […]
In 2007, exclusive resorts opened 75 new residences for its members, who now have access to more than 350 homes in 35 locations. But the club’s most significant new addition has been outside the home. The five-year-old company—which, with more than 3,000 members, is the world’s largest destination club—recently initiated a program that allows its […]
The four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath residences at the Carnegie Abbey Club outside Newport, R.I., could never be mistaken for hotel rooms. Downstairs, dual-hearth stone fireplaces separate dining areas from formal living rooms. On the upper levels, expansive media rooms serve as hubs for family life. Furnishings throughout the homes are stylish but not precious—no need to hesitate […]
The new Poro Poro community on Costa Rica’s Papagayo Peninsula demonstrates how Exclusive Resorts (800.447.8988, http://www.exclusiveresorts.com) distinguishes itself from every other destination club. Consisting of 21 four-bedroom homes and a 20,000-square-foot beach club (with two pools, a fitness center, a game room, and a restaurant), the 20-acre, $75 million development is open only to Exclusive […]
In the year and a half since Steve Berkowitz became a member of Quintess, the 47-year-old Microsoft executive has traveled with his family to an estate in Napa Valley, taken his college roommates to a ski chalet in Aspen, and visited a villa in Los Cabos, Mexico, with his wife and friends. But it was […]
The number of destination clubs operating in the United States increased almost tenfold from mid-2004 to mid-2005. But Dick Ragatz, president of the travel consulting firm Ragatz Associates, has noticed a significant deceleration in the past 12 months. “There have been very few new ones coming into the marketplace,” says Ragatz, whose Eugene, Ore., company […]
Over the past year, no Best of the Best category has grown as quickly as the private residence club has. Companies in this increasingly crowded field promise the benefits of vacation home ownership minus the inconveniences, offering their members access to elegant estates in multiple locations at a fraction of the cost of a single […]
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