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Wyndham’s timeshare spinoff and others face industry challenges

Wyndham’s timeshare spinoff and others face industry challenges

Wyndham Destinations, the world’s largest publicly-traded timeshare company, now has its top corporate office in Orlando, along with timeshare firms Hilton, Marriott, Vistana (formerly Starwood) and Westgate.

It’s nothing new for Orlando to have so many timeshare company offices, but all of those…

SpaceX SES 12 launch lights up the night

SpaceX SES 12 launch lights up the night

SpaceX successfully launched a rocket into the night sky about a half hour after midnight Monday morning, deploying a European company’s satellite, SES 12, with no apparent problems.

The launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Launch Complex 40 carried a satellite for one world’s biggest…

Gov. Scott to announce 200 new corporate jobs at Wyndham in Orlando

Gov. Scott to announce 200 new corporate jobs at Wyndham in Orlando

Gov. Rick Scott plans to announce Friday that Orlando has lured 200 high-paying corporate jobs from Wyndham Worldwide’s headquarters in New Jersey.

Scott’s visit comes on the same day that Wyndham’s spinoff of its hotel franchise business becomes official, and it starts trading on the New York…

SpaceX postpones SES 12 launch, now aiming for Monday

SpaceX postpones SES 12 launch, now aiming for Monday

SpaceX has postponed the launch of a European company’s satellite, SES 12, until at least Monday.

The company tweeted Thursday about 10 a.m. that it was “standing down” a Friday morning attempt to run additional tests on the second stage booster. The Air Force’s 45th Weather Squadron had also said…