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Michael D. Brown, president and CEO for Wyndham Destinations, Inc. Michael D. Brown, president and CEO for Wyndham Destinations, Inc.

ORLANDO. FL—While the city of Orlando is a haven for vacation travelers, it has also become a hot spot for vacation ownership (timeshare) companies’ corporate headquarters. On Friday newly formed Wyndham Destinations, Inc. announced its headquarters operations would be based there next year.

State and city officials and Wyndham Destinations executives announced the company will house its future global headquarters location starting in early 2019 in Orlando. The company reports it plans to create 200 new jobs with average salaries of $89,000—double the overall prevailing average wage in Orange County. In addition to Wyndham Destinations, two other publicly-traded vacation ownership companies have their corporate headquarters in Orlando—Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. and Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.

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