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Who needs a hotel?

The conversion of traditional hotel rooms to timeshares and condos brings some stability to visitor numbers, but hotel workers pay the price

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 29, 2013

~~<p>Whether the trend toward timeshare sales and condo-hotel conversions represents a blessing or a curse depends upon whom you ask.</p>
<p>Defenders of the increase in tourists buying a piece of paradise rather than renting it say that timeshare units, for example, enjoy a higher occupancy rate ensuring more visitors even during down economic times.</p>
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Whether the trend toward timeshare sales and condo-hotel conversions represents a blessing or a curse depends upon whom you ask.

Defenders of the increase in tourists buying a piece of paradise rather than renting it say that timeshare units, for example, enjoy a higher occupancy rate ensuring more visitors even during down economic times. Login for more...



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