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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea J. View Post
    I am a betting kind of person and that would be a bet I would walk away from.
    When you already in this long you make that one last bet and hope to break evan, LOL. I held out but I paid my maintenance fee yesterday. I have to the end of November to know if its a winner. In the words of one of my favorite singers, you got to know when to hold em, know when to fold them ETC.

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    BW your favorite singer has had some very bad face work done ;-)

    where have u been?
    kittys doing well?
    wanna take care of mine for 5 weeks?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea J. View Post
    BW your favorite singer has had some very bad face work done ;-)

    where have u been?
    kittys doing well?
    wanna take care of mine for 5 weeks?
    That he has!
    Where have I been??? Lets just say it hit the fan all at once.
    Kittys are doing great as a matter of fact I just sent you pictures but it bounced back. Ill try again.
    I dont think I can handle any more.

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    Official re-opening of The Aruban Resort
    February 19, 2010, 13:14 (GMT -04:00)
    http://www.amigoe.com/artman/publish/artikel_68982.php

    Together with a staff member, the Minister of Tourism, Labor and Transport, Otmar Oduber (AVP) symbolically illuminates The Aruban Resort again.

    ORANGE CITY - The official re-opening preparations for The Aruban Resort started yesterday, after having being closed for more than two months. Minister of Tourism, Labor and Transport, Otmar Oduber (AVP) symbolically turned on the lights, together with the new director of the hotel.


    John Cole, who represents the owners of the timeshare apartments in the hotel, was also present. "This could not have been achieved without the government's support." He thanked the hotel personnel for their perseverance in Spite of those two months. Approximately 70 employees can get back to work and a solution will be found for the others. For the occasion, employees wore a T-shirt with an imprint or Minister Oduber and congratulations.

    The hotel expects to welcome the first quests again within two weeks. "We must increase the reception of quests Gradually, as the budget is limited," says Cole.

    Royal Resort
    Cole further stated that it had not been easy to choose a new management for the hotel. There had been approx. as candidates, but eventually was chosen Royal Resort. The company is also currently managing a hotel on Aruba, namely Costa Linda. After his speech, Cole introduced the new director of The Aruban Resort hotel. She stated she was especially relieved that the turbulent period for the hotel has ended. The hotel management will be officially appointed during a general time-share owners' meeting on Monday, March 8th.

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    can somebody tell me who is John Cole? I am an owner from the resort and cannot understand who this person are able to request maintenance fees 2010 after the bankrupcy...I paid in full the extra quote (so I am loosing the purchase price plus this extra quote) and after that I read that the resort is closed...I do not agree to continue paying maintenances until the resort is re-open and all this situation cleared...I am a lawyer and know my rights

    Please tell me how John Cole are able to represent the owners??? I never authorized that person to represent me---

    you are right...that is a private web site asking us to pay maintenance fees!!!! I do not agree with that...I will not continue loosing money...I paid the extra quote in full and after that the resort was closed...I never received any notification about such problem
    Last edited by Arubalisa; 02-21-2010 at 11:07 AM. Reason: triple post

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    i advise you to please take those incredibly legitimate questions over to the aruban forum site and ask john cole

    andrea

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea J. View Post
    i advise you to please take those incredibly legitimate questions over to the aruban forum site and ask john cole

    andrea
    http://www.thearubanforum.com/

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    (oh ya, i forgot to post the link)

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    Passed the hotel yesterday and saw maid's carts there and doors opening
    so they are working on the hotel now.

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    I sat next to John Cole last night. He is a one man BOD for The Aruban until they elect other people. He has been instrumental in getting the resort up and running - apparently the people (mgmt. company) that were running the company "misplaced the money" (that's my quote as I was drinking a bit of wine and can't remember his phrasing). He said the resort will reopen Friday. I asked the question thinking he might hem and haw but he said Friday

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