Westgate Resorts will offer 1,000 free vacations to US military families

Westgate has provided more than 26,000 free vacations to active duty military personnel, veterans and their families

ORLANDO, Florida., November 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This Veterans Day, Westgate Resorts is thrilled to honor 1,000 active-duty U.S. military personnel, veterans and Gold Star families with a complimentary three-day, two-night action-packed stay Orlando holiday to the 2022 Westgate Salutes Military Weekend Celebration. This year marks the 11th of Westgatee year of providing vacations to the incredible military personnel who have served this nation and their families, totaling over 26,000 free vacations provided since the start of this initiative.

From 9 a.m. EST FridayOn November 11, 2022, the first 1,000 military members eligible to register exclusively through the Westgate Resorts mobile app and complete the Military Appreciation Form will receive a complimentary stay for up to four guests in a studio villa at Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort Friday, December 9, 2022, through Sunday, December 11, 2022. To join, service members must download the Westgate Resorts mobile app and sign up with a completely free World of Westgate Loyalty account. only world of Westgate Members will be able to access the free stay form and the only way to register will be through the Westgate Resorts mobile app. Additionally, a valid veteran’s DD214 form or active military ID will be required to confirm final booking.

“It is our honor to welcome and pamper thousands of America’s most deserving heroes for a weekend filled with good music, good weather and patriotism,” said David Siegel, Founder, President and CEO of Westgate Resorts. “Having served in the military myself, I know the importance of quality family time for those who are actively serving or have recently served our country.”

This Westgate tradition is filled with fun family activities, including an annual 5K racing, military vehicle demonstrations, live entertainment and much more. Event guests will enjoy free entry to Shipwreck Island Water Park at Westgate and witness mesmerizing illusions of our Vegas headlining magician Jen Kramer. Invited military families will also enjoy two private outdoor concerts featuring Nashville favorite the Chris Weaver Band and Soul of Motown at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, an energetic musical salute celebrating Motown legends. A spectacular fireworks display will light up the night sky, capping off the patriotic weekend. In honor of our country’s valiant military personnel, Westgate Resorts also raises funds to support veterans’ causes and makes donations $5 of each Whiskey Romeo sold, a specialty cocktail made with Bourbon Horse Soldier, lemon juice, maple syrup, cinnamon and a garnish of lemon zest. The $12 Whiskey Romeo will be available all weekend for customers to enjoy and help support fellow US military members.

Westgate Military Weekend 2022 is made possible by several amazing sponsors who proudly support the men and women of our armed forces, including SeaWorld Orlando, voted the nation’s #1 theme park by UNITED STATES TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards, and Interval International, an industry leader in providing quality resort exchange and travel services to timeshare owners around the world.

Download the Westgate Resorts mobile app and become a WOW member for the only chance to receive one of 1,000 free vacations during Westgate Resorts Military Weekend!

To sign up for the Holiday Giveaway, follow these simple steps:

  1. Download the Westgate Resorts mobile app BEFORE November 11, 2022
  2. In the Westgate Resorts mobile app, click on the “Register for a new account” tile
  3. Once the account is set up, click on the World of Westgate (WOW) loyalty sticker and follow the simple steps to sign up for the completely free program.
  4. On November 11, 2022at 9amopen the app and register for Westgate Resorts Military Weekend
  5. After registering, complete the DD214 form to confirm the reservation

For more information on Westgate Military Weekend 2022, please visit www.WestgateSalutes.com.


Westgate Resorts is the world’s largest privately owned timeshare company and one of the largest resort developers in United States. Founded in 1982 by David Siegelthe company is headquartered at Orlando with seven Orlando resorts and 22 themed resorts nationwide, comprising more than 14,000 luxury villas and hotel rooms in popular vacation destinations around the world United States such as Orlandoand Cocoa Beach, Florida; New York City, New York; Park City, UT; Las Vegas, Nevada; Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; Myrtle Beach, SC; Williamsburg, Virginia; Branson, Mo.; and Mesa, Arizona. In 2022, the company launched the industry-leading World of Westgate (WOW) loyalty program, an exclusive program that rewards Westgate owners and hotel guests with prestigious benefits and privileges at no additional cost. The company has received numerous distinct accolades including the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) 2022 ACE Project of Excellence Award for Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, recognition of Forbes Travel Advisor ranking Westgate Park City Resort & Spa as a Recommended Resort in its 2022 Star Awards and 73 Best of State Awards for Westgate Park City Resort & Spa after winning ten consecutive years. Westgate Resorts properties are known for offering a variety of unique restaurant, retail and spa concepts, including Los Amigos Mexican Grill & tequila bar, Villa Italiano Chophouse, Drafts Burger Bar, Edge Steakhouse, Westgate Marketplace & Deli and Serenity Spa by Westgate. For more information about Westgate Resorts, visit WestgateResorts.com. Find Westgate Resorts on LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.

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