4 thoughts on “DVC Show: How Are Riviera Sales Going?

  • March 9, 2020 at 12:58 pm

    I was just recently on a DVC tour and they are PUSHING Riviera. A lot. And incentives to buy. Plus a cash incentive if you use your Disney visa card. She wouldn’t even talk about the other resorts. You’re right, it’s saying something if they are discounting a brand new resort. But I personally think that will be the way of the future with new DVC resorts. I’ll bet that Reflections will have the same resale restrictions.

  • March 9, 2020 at 6:51 pm

    visited Rivera Resort early March. Lovely place, however, it is so subdued with “Disney” it did not appeal to me. I could
    hear my grandkids saying “I thought we were going to a Disney Resort?” Not for me. Looking for fun, not sophistication.

  • March 9, 2020 at 11:04 pm

    The idea that Riviera sales are soft is a complete misinterpretation of the data. Looking at the the last three resorts over the first 8 months of sales for each resort the data says this:

    Poly sold 539,108 points in eight months

    Copper Creek sold 445,376 points in eight months

    Riviera sold 787,623 points in eight months

    Sales of Riviera were 46% better than Poly and 56% better than copper creek over the first eight months.

    The resale restrictions are not hurting. Sales are robust and outperforming the last two offerings.

  • March 15, 2020 at 9:45 am

    I watched this when it came out on March 9 and I agree with Pete Scheidle’s analysis. In the last six days (it’s March 15 as I write), a lot has changed and I am thinking this becomes much more negative for those Riviera purchasers that now need to sell due to loss of jobs, etc. An unfortunate situation for everyone, but I am wondering if this will eventually force Disney into relaxing the restrictions.

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