Diamond Resorts International

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Diamond Resorts International, Inc.
TypePrivate
IndustryFull service hospitality and resort management company.
Founded1996
HeadquartersLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleStephen J. Cloobeck, Founder and Chairman[1]
Productsvacation ownership, Club memberships
Revenue$29.7 million (EBITDA, 2011)[1]
ParentDiamond Resorts Holdings, LLC formerly known as International Resorts Group, Inc.[1]
Websitewww.diamondresorts.com
 
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Diamond Resorts International, Inc.
TypePrivate
IndustryFull service hospitality and resort management company.
Founded1996
HeadquartersLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleStephen J. Cloobeck, Founder and Chairman[1]
Productsvacation ownership, Club memberships
Revenue$29.7 million (EBITDA, 2011)[1]
ParentDiamond Resorts Holdings, LLC formerly known as International Resorts Group, Inc.[1]
Websitewww.diamondresorts.com

Diamond Resorts International (DRI) is a vacation ownership (similar to a destination club or a timeshare), allowing persons to purchase a real estate interest in 89 managed resorts and 163 affiliated resorts (many of them formerly owned by Sunterra resorts and timeshares) in 33 countries.[2] In addition, four cruise itineraries are also available through DRI timeshare exchange.[3]

DRI global headquarters is located at 10600 W Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada.[4] It claims to be "one of the largest hospitality companies in the world".[5] Presently DRI has more than 490,000 owners and members.[2]

The Founder and Chairman, Stephen J. Cloobeck, was featured in the season premiere of Undercover Boss (US) on January 15, 2012. He was the first Chairman and CEO to go undercover a second time on November 30, 2012.[6][7][8]

Stephen J. Cloobeck was the founding Chairman of the Board of Brand USA, formerly the US Corporation for Travel Promotion.[9]

Stephen J. Cloobeck served on the board of directors for Nevada Cancer Institute[10][11] from 2003-2009, and served as Chairman of the Board from 2009-2010.

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In Great Britain there have been complaints about high maintenance fees.[14]
Points foreclosure procedure due to maintenance fees delinquency is also challenged by timeshare owners. [15]
Diamond Resorts has a policy of not allowing points owners to forfeit their points when they are not able to pay the maintenance fees that increase every year. Some offer their points for a dollar or less on eBay just to avoid the fees.[16]

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