Wyndham Vacation Ownership hosted “An American Christmas: Gigging & Grubbing,” at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort in Oceanside, California

Featured Artists Include Plain White T’s, Amalia, Pawnshop Kings and BJ Thomas

ORLANDO, Fla., 2014-12-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), recently hosted filming and production of a holiday television special titled “An American Christmas: Gigging & Grubbing,” at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort located in Oceanside, California. The live music and food celebration featured performances by The Plain White T’s, Amalia, Pawnshop Kings and the legendary BJ Thomas. In addition, celebrity chef Stuart O’Keeffe cooked a holiday feast inside one of Wyndham’s spacious Presidential Reserve Suites®.

“Gigging & Grubbing” is an online music and food discovery show featuring world-class musicians and their favorite restaurants on tour. Each episode includes three music artists “singing for their supper,” and an interview over a meal at cities across the United States. The holiday-themed syndicated show will air throughout the month of December in over 70 markets nationwide.

“Our goal is always to provide a great experience, regardless of who’s cooking a meal or picking the music in one of our condos,” said Adam Schwartz, chief brand and communications officer, Wyndham Vacation Ownership. “Being a part of “An American Christmas: Gigging & Grubbing” is a great opportunity to do what we do best while showcasing one of our premier locations at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort.”

For clips and interviews from “An American Christmas: Gigging & Grubbing,” visit CLUB WYNDHAM’s Facebook page. For more information regarding CLUB WYNDHAM, visit www.clubwyndham.com.

Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, a CLUB WYNDHAM® Plus resort, is part of Wyndham Vacation Ownership’s portfolio of more than 190 resorts around the world. Situated at the base of Southern California’s longest active recreational pier and across from some of Southern California’s most beautiful beaches, the resort features condo-style suites complete with all the comforts of home including fully equipped kitchens/kitchenettes, expansive bedrooms, and separate dining and living areas.

About Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of Wyndham Worldwide’s (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world’s largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests.  Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its five primary consumer brands, CLUB WYNDHAM, WorldMark by Wyndham, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific, Shell Vacations Club and Margaritaville Vacation Club®.  As of December 31, 2013, we have developed or acquired more than 190 vacation ownership resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent more than 23,000 individual vacation ownership units and more than 900,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and is supported by more than 16,000 associates globally.

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Lesley Harris
Manager, Corporate Communications
Wyndham Vacation Ownership
(407) 626-5546

Lori Ford
Director, Corporate Communications
Wyndham Vacation Ownership
(407) 626-5882