Diamond Resorts International

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Diamond Resorts International, Inc.
Industry Full service hospitality and resort management company.
Founded 2007
Headquarters Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Area served
Key people
Stephen J. Cloobeck, (Founder and Chairman)
David Palmer, (CEO)[1] [2]
Products vacation ownership, Club memberships
Revenue Increase$230.7 million (EBITDA, 2013)[3]
Parent Diamond Resorts International, Inc.[1]
Website investors.diamondresorts.com

Diamond Resorts International (DRI) is a full service hospitality and vacation ownership company (similar to a destination club or a timeshare), with a network of more than 330 worldwide vacation destinations in 34 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australasia and Africa (many of them formerly owned by Sunterra resorts and timeshares).[4] In addition, four cruise itineraries are also available through DRI timeshare exchange.[5]

DRI global headquarters is located at 10600 W Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada.[6] It claims to be "one of the largest hospitality companies in the world".[7] Presently DRI has more than 490,000 owners and members.[4]

The Founder and Chairman, Stephen J. Cloobeck, was featured in the season premiere of Undercover Boss (US) Season 4 on January 15, 2012. He was the first Chairman and CEO to go undercover a second time on November 30, 2012.[8][9][10]

Stephen J. Cloobeck was the founding Chairman of the Board of Brand USA, formerly the US Corporation for Travel Promotion.[11]

Stephen J. Cloobeck served on the board of directors for Nevada Cancer Institute[12][13] from 2003-2009, and served as Chairman of the Board from 2009-2010.

Awards, honors and ratings[edit]

  • "A" Better Business Bureau rating, even so Diamond Resorts International does not have Better Business Bureau accreditation.[14]
  • Thurnham Hall, a UK resort - British Safety Council 2011 Sword of Honour, which was an award given to itself, in order to establish credibility with potential members; in order to defend against recent allegations of involvement in identity theft, credit fraud, bank fraud, and serious violations of sanctions imposed on Businesses that operate in the United States.[15]

RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL: When selling certain deeds managed by Diamond Resorts International®, the owner will be required to submit the details of the proposed sale. Diamond Resorts reserves the right to either offer the same terms to the owner or to waive their right to purchase the week for the same terms as the proposed buyer. Contact Diamond Resorts International® directly to find out if your week has a Right of First Refusal Requirement.

This does not apply to those who own points with Diamond Resorts International®.

Selected resort locations[edit]

United States[edit]


  • Kohl's Ranch Lodge
  • PVC at The Roundhouse Resort
  • Scottsdale Links Resort
  • Scottsdale Villa Mirage
  • Bell Rock Inn
  • Los Abrigados Resort & Spa
  • Sedona Summit
  • The Ridge on Sedona Golf Resort
  • Varsity Clubs of America – Tucson
  • Rancho Manana
  • London Bridge Resort - Lake Havasu


  • Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort
  • Marquis Villa Resort
  • Palm Canyon Resort and Spa
  • Riviera Oaks Resort
  • Riviera Shores Resort


  • The Historic Crags Lodge




  • Varsity Clubs of America – South Bend



New Mexico[edit]

  • Villas de Santa Fe


  • Desert Paradise Resort
  • Polo Towers Suites
  • Polo Towers Villas
  • Cancun Las Vegas Resort

North Carolina[edit]

  • Great Wolf Lodge - Charlotte ( affiliated, largest resort in the Great Wolf Lodge chain )




  • Bent Creek Golf Village



  • Cedar Breaks Lodge & Spa







Antilles, Netherlands[edit]


  • Alpine Club


  • Le Club Mougins
  • La Residence Normande
  • Le Manoir des Deux Amants
  • Royal Regency


  • East Clare Golf Village
  • Dangan Lodge Cottages
  • Fisherman's Lodge




  • Royal Oasis Club at Benal Beach
  • Royal Oasis Club at Pueblo Quinta
  • Sahara Sunset
  • Los Amigos Beach Club

Balearic Islands (Spain)[edit]

  • White Sands Beach Club
  • White Sands Country Club
  • Garden Lago

Canary Islands (Spain)[edit]

  • Cala Blanca
  • Jardines del Sol
  • Club del Carmen
  • Royal Sunset Beach Club
  • Sunset Bay Club
  • Sunset Harbour Club
  • Royal Tenerife Country Club
  • Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club
  • Sunset View Club

United Kingdom[edit]

  • Woodford Bridge Country Club
  • Broome Park Golf and Country Club
  • Pine Lake Resort
  • Thurnham Hall[22]
  • Thurnham Hall Tarnbrook
  • Cromer Country Club
  • Wychnor Park Country Club
  • Worcester Marina
  • Alvechurch Marina
  • Anderton Marina
  • Gayton Marina
  • Blackwater Marina

Similar programs[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Diamond Resorts Holdings, LLC
  2. ^ http://investors.diamondresorts.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=251836&p=irol-govBoard
  3. ^ http://www.nasdaq.com/aspx/call-transcript.aspx?StoryId=2035313&Title=diamond-resorts-international-s-ceo-discusses-q4-2013-results-earnings-call-transcript
  4. ^ a b [1]
  5. ^ THE Club®
  6. ^ Diamond Resorts International, Inc.
  7. ^ "Diamond Resorts International". Diamond Resorts International. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  8. ^ Undercover Boss Features Cloobeck of Diamond Resorts International and Brand USA
  9. ^ Undercover Boss. Diamond Resorts International: Stephen J. Cloobeck
  10. ^ Undercover Boss Season 3 Sneak Peak: Premiere Shares the Softer Side of Diamond Resorts International’s Stephen Cloobeck
  11. ^ Chairman of the Corporation for Travel Promotion Introduced President Barack Obama at Bellagio Fundraiser
  12. ^ EXECUTIVE PROFILE Stephen J. Cloobeck
  13. ^ Stephen J. Cloobeck Nevada Cancer Institute
  14. ^ THIS BUSINESS IS NOT BBB ACCREDITED Diamond Resorts International
  15. ^ Diamond Resorts International® Receives the British Safety Council 2011 Sword of Honour, which was an award given to itself, in order to establish credibility with potential members; in order to defend against recent allegations of involvement in identity theft, credit fraud, bank fraud, and serious violations of sanctions imposed on Businesses that operate in the United States.
  16. ^ Daytona Beach Regency
  17. ^ Grande Villas Resort
  18. ^ Grand Beach
  19. ^ The Point at Poipu
  20. ^ Point at Poipu owners file complaint with AG TimeSharing Today issue № 109 Jan/Feb 2010
  21. ^ Great Wolf Lodge is Newest Diamond Resorts International Property in Williamsburg
  22. ^ Winners of 2011 Sword and Globe of Honour announced

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