• Emily Bumstead

Fact or Fiction - Wyndham Destinations and Grand Palms Resort

Updated: Oct 21, 2021


Grand Palms Resort's and Wyndham Destinations' partnership facts -  Enjoy your Myrtle Beach Vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.

**Published October, 2019; Updated July 2021

Editor’s note: This article is intended for Grand Palms Resort owners. We want to be sure to answer any and all questions regarding the Grand Palms Resort & Wyndham Destinations partnership. We have updated this article with answers to more of your questions. Enjoy and please let us know what other questions you may have!


Is it fact or fiction? We’ve heard many rumors about our partnership with Wyndham Destinations. In order to clear up your questions, we want to provide facts in a fun way. On our social media sites, we presented a series of fact or fiction posts. We found them so helpful, we compiled them all in one article for you. See how many answers you can get right when it comes to the Grand Palms Resort and Wyndham Destinations partnership. Follow us on social media for more information and fun posts.


#1 FACT OR FICTION

Wyndham Destinations purchased Grand Palms Resort in November 2017.

This is FICTION.

THE FACTS: Grand Palms Resort and Wyndham Destinations entered into an awesome partnership.

Grand Palms Resort has partnered with Wyndham Destinations where Wyndham Destinations oversees sales and marketing at Grand Palms Resort. Grand Palms Resort continues to manage all aspects of resort operations.

#2 FACT OR FICTION

Grand Palms Resort owners are required to change their ownership due to the new partnership with Wyndham Destinations.

This is FICTION.

THE FACTS: Your Grand Palms Resort ownership remains the same as before the Wyndham Destinations partnership.

But if you so choose, you may explore all of the additional benefits that are now available via Wyndham Destinations' offerings at a Wyndham Destinations sales presentation during your next vacation at Grand Palms Resort.

Grand Palms Resort's and Wyndham Destinations' partnership facts -  Enjoy your Myrtle Beach Vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.
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#3 FACT OR FICTION

Grand Palms Resort guests are not required to attend a Wyndham Destinations sales presentation when vacationing at Grand Palms Resort.

This is FACT.

MORE FACTS: Wyndham Destinations presentations are held regularly for those who wish to attend. Guests are not required to go.


If you’re interested, you have the option to explore all of the additional benefits that are now available via Wyndham’s offerings by attending a sales presentation during your next vacation at Grand Palms Resort.


Another great perk that you’ll receive by attending is the discounted tickets to some of Myrtle Beach’s best entertainment venues and restaurants.


#4 FACT OR FICTION

Wyndham Destinations has purchased real estate that previously was owned by Grand Palms Resort.

This is FICTION.

THE FACTS: Wyndham Destinations has not purchased any real estate from Grand Palms Resort. Grand Palms Resort is leasing space to Wyndham at the Preview Center and VIP Services near the Outdoor Pool. Grand Palms Resort owners and visitors now have easy access to learn about all that Wyndham Destinations has to offer them without having to leave the Resort!


Grand Palms Resort's and Wyndham Destinations' partnership facts -  Enjoy your Myrtle Beach Vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.
photo source: pexels.com

#5 FACT OR FICTION

Wyndham Destinations is purchasing unsold weeks at Grand Palms Resort to use as part of its own membership inventory.

This is FACT.

MORE FACTS: Wyndham Destinations has purchased intervals of Grand Palms Resort vacation time that were previously unsold. Wyndham Destinations is using these weeks as part of its own membership inventory.

This doesn’t affect your ability to reserve your week that you own at Grand Palms Resort because Wyndham Destinations is purchasing unsold inventory.

Also, by purchasing unsold weeks, Wyndham Destinations is helping to offset homeowners association costs by paying previously uncollected maintenance fees for the weeks that it purchases.


#6 FACT OR FICTION

It is more expensive for Grand Palms Resort owners now that Grand Palms Resort is partnered with Wyndham Destinations.

This is FICTION.

THE FACTS: The partnership between Grand Palms Resort and Wyndham Destinations may even decrease owners’ expenses!

Wyndham Destinations is purchasing intervals of Grand Palms Resort vacation time that were previously unsold.

By purchasing unsold weeks, Wyndham Destinations is paying previously uncollected maintenance fees for the weeks that it purchases. This helps to offset homeowner association costs for Grand Palms Resort owners.

More Questions?

Visit the following sites for more information regarding the Grand Palms Resort and Wyndham Destinations partnership. Click here for general Frequently Asked Questions about the Resort. Click here for the official announcement of our Wyndham Destinations partnership.

Have other questions? Please contact our Owner Services Department by calling 888-913-4477, or by emailing reservations@grandpalmsresortmb.com. We are eager and happy to answer any questions you may have!


Experience the Partnership Benefits for Yourself

Now you know the ins and outs of the Grand Palms Resort and Wyndham Destinations partnership. Thanks to this partnership, there are multiple new opportunities for you to enjoy and we would love for you to experience them all in person! If you haven’t made your reservations yet, please call one of our friendly Reservation Specialists at 888-913-4477. You can also email them at reservations@grandpalmsresortmb.com and they will be happy to help you plan a vacation you will never forget!





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