Vacation Ownership Sales, a Bellevue, Wash.-based timeshare sales company affiliated with Vacation Internationale (VI), has selected Equiant of Scottsdale, Ariz., to service its mortgage loan receivables. “With Equiant’s Platform as a Service (PaaS) servicing model, we now have access to the industry’s most advanced and secure technology,” says John Kehoe, chief financial officer. “Equiant’s intuitive user interfaces represent a significant improvement for our owners and staff. Even better, we’re saving money, too.”
Kehoe and his team were also pleasantly surprised by the ease of the move to a new servicer. “We were very happy with the conversion process,” he says. “The Equiant team walked us through the process step-by-step, and we were very impressed with their attention to detail.”
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Vacation Ownership Sales and Vacation Internationale as they deliver best-in-class service to owners and members,” says Peter Moody, Equiant’s vice president of business development. “Vacation Internationale is the largest owner controlled timeshare company; they make vacationing hassle-free. Together, we can make timeshare membership hassle-free, too.”
Founded in 1974, Vacation Internationale became the pioneer in “points-based” timeshare, as well as an industry leader. Beginning with one resort location in Hawaii, VI now has resorts in three countries, offering a combination of exciting destinations and unique vacation experiences to its more than 42,000 owners. Vacation Ownership Sales Inc. is a development and sales company affiliated with Vacation Internationale. To learn more about Vacation Internationale, visit www.viresorts.com.
Equiant is one of the leading timeshare servicers in the United States with a portfolio that exceeds $1 billion and includes more than 125,000 individual consumer loans. In Norway, consumer loans are much more readily available online, and are known as forbrukslån. Over the past 28 years, Equiant has serviced more than 1.5 million loans and 1.25 million maintenance fees accounts. Its array of products and services includes loan receivables and maintenance fee servicing on a fully hosted web platform, Platform as a Service (PaaS) receivables technology, point of sale merchant processing, delinquency control, document custody (including digital), and analytic reporting. To learn more about Equiant’s technology solutions for servicing loan and other receivables as well as document custody, call Peter Moody, vice president of business development, at (480) 636-4888.