Welcome!

News Feed Item

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Alerts Travelers about New Scam Attempts in 2014

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club is providing travelers with tips to avoid some of the most common scam attempts affecting travelers today.

PUERTO PLATA, Dominican Republic, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club knows that being a step ahead of scam artists can be tricky sometimes, especially when traveling outside of the country. People are much more likely to be victims when in an unfamiliar destination. Criminals prey on those that may seem lost, distracted or unaware of their surroundings.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75703)

The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club scam prevention team is sharing several signs for vacationers to look for. Safety is extremely important to this resort provider. They encourage guests to report any suspicious behavior immediately.

Scammers often seem like harmless vendors – offering products on the street, at markets and near high-traffic tourist spots. Be wary of deals that seem too good to be true. Vendors selling music, sunglasses, handbags or designer clothing at low prices might just be selling vacationers a dud. A common moneymaker is to sell stolen or knock off items as though they were legitimate merchandise. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club advises that buyers look closely for abnormalities and question why the price is so low.

Unfortunately, vacation destinations are hotspots for scammers trying to sell condos and vacation club memberships. There are many reputable vacation club providers and Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club warns travelers to research companies before committing to buying memberships. Asking questions about properties and requesting tours can go a long way towards weeding out the frauds.

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club knows that identity theft can happen anywhere. Making sure that all Internet connections are secure and require passwords will help lower the risk of someone stealing personal information off of mobile devices and computers. Keep social security cards, passports, and credit cards in places that pickpockets will not be able to get to. Many stores sell packs that hide underneath clothes for that purpose. Also, the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club scam preventionteam recommends never giving out personal information to strangers such as birthdays, addresses etc.

Avoiding scams can be as easy as knowing what to look for and being aware of surroundings. Taking photos of street signs and landmarks will help eliminate getting lost. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club encourages all of their guests to map out destinations and have a plan if for some reason they get lost.

For more information or to become a member, visit http://www.lifestyleholidaysvc.com/.

******

Press release distributed by Reputation Maxx, a leader in online reputation management and part of a family of companies that includes Prensa Ahora and Enterate Ahora.

Media Contact: Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, 809-970-7777, [email protected]

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com

 

SOURCE Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"We're here to tell the world about our cloud-scale infrastructure that we have at Juniper combined with the world-class security that we put into the cloud," explained Lisa Guess, VP of Systems Engineering at Juniper Networks, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Grape Up will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct. 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Grape Up is a software company specializing in cloud native application development and professional services related to Cloud Foundry PaaS. With five expert teams that operate in various sectors of the market across the U.S. and Europe, Grape Up works with a variety of customers from emergi...
"We're a cybersecurity firm that specializes in engineering security solutions both at the software and hardware level. Security cannot be an after-the-fact afterthought, which is what it's become," stated Richard Blech, Chief Executive Officer at Secure Channels, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Detecting internal user threats in the Big Data eco-system is challenging and cumbersome. Many organizations monitor internal usage of the Big Data eco-system using a set of alerts. This is not a scalable process given the increase in the number of alerts with the accelerating growth in data volume and user base. Organizations are increasingly leveraging machine learning to monitor only those data elements that are sensitive and critical, autonomously establish monitoring policies, and to detect...
In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Mike Johnston, an infrastructure engineer at Supergiant.io, discussed how to use Kubernetes to set up a SaaS infrastructure for your business. Mike Johnston is an infrastructure engineer at Supergiant.io with over 12 years of experience designing, deploying, and maintaining server and workstation infrastructure at all scales. He has experience with brick and mortar data centers as well as cloud providers like Digital Ocean, Amazon Web Services, and Rackspace. H...
You know you need the cloud, but you’re hesitant to simply dump everything at Amazon since you know that not all workloads are suitable for cloud. You know that you want the kind of ease of use and scalability that you get with public cloud, but your applications are architected in a way that makes the public cloud a non-starter. You’re looking at private cloud solutions based on hyperconverged infrastructure, but you’re concerned with the limits inherent in those technologies.
Consumers increasingly expect their electronic "things" to be connected to smart phones, tablets and the Internet. When that thing happens to be a medical device, the risks and benefits of connectivity must be carefully weighed. Once the decision is made that connecting the device is beneficial, medical device manufacturers must design their products to maintain patient safety and prevent compromised personal health information in the face of cybersecurity threats. In his session at @ThingsExpo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Massive Networks will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Massive Networks mission is simple. To help your business operate seamlessly with fast, reliable, and secure internet and network solutions. Improve your customer's experience with outstanding connections to your cloud.
DevOps is under attack because developers don’t want to mess with infrastructure. They will happily own their code into production, but want to use platforms instead of raw automation. That’s changing the landscape that we understand as DevOps with both architecture concepts (CloudNative) and process redefinition (SRE). Rob Hirschfeld’s recent work in Kubernetes operations has led to the conclusion that containers and related platforms have changed the way we should be thinking about DevOps and...
Everything run by electricity will eventually be connected to the Internet. Get ahead of the Internet of Things revolution and join Akvelon expert and IoT industry leader, Sergey Grebnov, in his session at @ThingsExpo, for an educational dive into the world of managing your home, workplace and all the devices they contain with the power of machine-based AI and intelligent Bot services for a completely streamlined experience.
Because IoT devices are deployed in mission-critical environments more than ever before, it’s increasingly imperative they be truly smart. IoT sensors simply stockpiling data isn’t useful. IoT must be artificially and naturally intelligent in order to provide more value In his session at @ThingsExpo, John Crupi, Vice President and Engineering System Architect at Greenwave Systems, will discuss how IoT artificial intelligence (AI) can be carried out via edge analytics and machine learning techn...
FinTechs use the cloud to operate at the speed and scale of digital financial activity, but are often hindered by the complexity of managing security and compliance in the cloud. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Sesh Murthy, co-founder and CTO of Cloud Raxak, showed how proactive and automated cloud security enables FinTechs to leverage the cloud to achieve their business goals. Through business-driven cloud security, FinTechs can speed time-to-market, diminish risk and costs, maintain continu...
When shopping for a new data processing platform for IoT solutions, many development teams want to be able to test-drive options before making a choice. Yet when evaluating an IoT solution, it’s simply not feasible to do so at scale with physical devices. Building a sensor simulator is the next best choice; however, generating a realistic simulation at very high TPS with ease of configurability is a formidable challenge. When dealing with multiple application or transport protocols, you would be...
Existing Big Data solutions are mainly focused on the discovery and analysis of data. The solutions are scalable and highly available but tedious when swapping in and swapping out occurs in disarray and thrashing takes place. The resolution for thrashing through machine learning algorithms and support nomenclature is through simple techniques. Organizations that have been collecting large customer data are increasingly seeing the need to use the data for swapping in and out and thrashing occurs ...
When you focus on a journey from up-close, you look at your own technical and cultural history and how you changed it for the benefit of the customer. This was our starting point: too many integration issues, 13 SWP days and very long cycles. It was evident that in this fast-paced industry we could no longer afford this reality. We needed something that would take us beyond reducing the development lifecycles, CI and Agile methodologies. We made a fundamental difference, even changed our culture...