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President’s Letter: Let’s Talk About Investments

Dear Members,

You might know I enjoy wine. Opus is a wine from Napa that sells for $350 a bottle, while the wine next door sells for $59. During a visit I asked the Opus folks what makes it so much different from the wine next door. If you think about it is exactly the same type of grape, growing in the same type of terroir (fancy word for dirt) suffering more or less the same weather conditions? Their answer was: people.


Meet the Staff; Wilfredo Camilo, Loyalty Manager

Wilfredo has been around for a while now. He’s been part of Occidental Vacation Club for almost 10 years, and since June has been in charge of our Club Rewards Manager. Scroll down to know more about him!


Namnum’s Corner: Our Objective is Always to Improve the Club

“Many of you have heard about our hotels being sold. Some have heard about Grand Aruba, others about Grand Punta Cana. In the 18 years I have been with the company we have changed shareholders 3 times. Prior to that with Allegro we had two similar changes. It’s a natural course of business. A group of investors, usually Funds and Banks, invest in a company, build it up and sell it. In all these changes Members rights and services not only have not changed but Club investment have dramatically improved.


15 Reasons Why Vacationing in the Caribbean is Simply the Best

Maybe is the eternally wonderful weather. Maybe is having the nicest people around. Or maybe is the beach. The truth is that in the Caribbean the sun shines brighter, the drinks taste better and happiness is a permanent mood. We love the Caribbean and so do you… and here’s why.


Meet the Staff: Esteban Sánchez Navarro, First Club Manager at Grand Papagayo

Here at Occidental Vacation Club we are beach lovers. We love to swim, relax under the sun, take long walk on the beach and practice water sports. Esteban Sánchez Navarro, First Cub Manager at Grand Papagayo is a beach lover and a surfer. Keep reading to know more about Esteban and the things he loves.