Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Debt (Receivable-Backed Notes Payable, Narrative) (Details)

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Debt (Receivable-Backed Notes Payable, Narrative) (Details)
$ in Thousands
1 Months Ended 2 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Oct. 18, 2017
Jun. 06, 2017
USD ($)
item
Mar. 17, 2016
USD ($)
item
Apr. 30, 2017
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2017
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2017
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2016
USD ($)
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Debt issuance cost         $ 8,088 $ 8,088  
Receivable backed notes payable - non-recourse         336,421 336,421 $ 327,358
Liberty Bank Facility [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Maximum borrowing capacity         $ 50,000 $ 50,000  
Percent Of Future Advances Of Unpaid Principal balance Of Qualified Timeshare Loans To Agents           85.00%  
Percent Of Future Advances Of Unpaid Principal balance Of Non-Conforming Qualified Timeshare Loans To Agents           60.00%  
Repayments of debt           $ 26,800 24,200
Liberty Bank Facility [Member] | Minimum [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Effective yield rate         4.00% 4.00%  
Liberty Bank Facility [Member] | Prime Rate [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Basis spread on rate           0.50%  
NBA Receivables Facility [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Maximum borrowing capacity         $ 70,000 $ 70,000  
Basis spread on rate           2.75%  
Gross advance rate         85.00% 85.00%  
Increase of borrowing capacity         $ 20,000 $ 20,000  
Current borrowing capacity         $ 50,000 $ 50,000  
NBA Receivables Facility [Member] | Minimum [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Effective yield rate         3.50% 3.50%  
Pacific Western Facility [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Maximum borrowing capacity         $ 40,000 $ 40,000  
Possible additional debt extension period, in months           12 months  
Pacific Western Facility [Member] | LIBOR [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Basis spread on rate 4.50%            
Pacific Western Facility [Member] | LIBOR [Member] | Maximum [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Basis spread on rate         4.00%    
Pacific Western Facility [Member] | LIBOR [Member] | Minimum [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Basis spread on rate         3.50%    
Pacific Western Facility, Eligible A Receivables [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Gross advance rate         85.00% 85.00%  
Pacific Western Facility, Eligible B Receivables [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Gross advance rate         53.00% 53.00%  
KeyBank/DZ Purchase Facility [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Maximum borrowing capacity         $ 80,000 $ 80,000  
Repayments of debt           $ 32,300 49,000
Gross advance rate         80.00% 80.00%  
Debt instrument term           36 months  
KeyBank/DZ Purchase Facility [Member] | Index Rate Until Expiration [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Basis spread on rate           2.75%  
KeyBank/DZ Purchase Facility [Member] | Index Rate Thereafter [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Basis spread on rate           4.75%  
Quorum Purchase Facility [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Maximum borrowing capacity         $ 50,000 $ 50,000  
Gross advance rate         85.00% 85.00%  
Future advance rate percent         0.50% 0.50%  
Quorum Purchase Facility [Member] | Maximum [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Effective yield rate         6.90% 6.90%  
Quorum Purchase Facility [Member] | Minimum [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Effective yield rate         4.75% 4.75%  
2016 Term Securitization [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Gross advance rate     90.00%        
Receivable backed debt     $ 130,500        
Number of tranches | item     2        
Weighted-average interest rate     3.35%        
Timeshare receivables sold             145,000
Proceeds from issuance of debt             36,000
2016 Term Securitization Class A [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Effective yield rate     3.17%        
Receivable backed debt     $ 95,700        
2016 Term Securitization Class B [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Effective yield rate     3.86%        
Receivable backed debt     $ 34,800        
2017 Term Securitization [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Gross advance rate   88.00%          
Interest rate   3.12%          
Receivable backed debt   $ 120,200          
Number of tranches | item   2          
Gain (loss) recognized on sale of timeshare           $ 0  
BXG Receivables Note Trust [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Timeshare receivables sold           136,500  
BXG Receivables Note Trust 2010-A [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Repayments of debt       $ 10,000      
BXG Receivables Note Trust 2007-A [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Repayments of debt             11,300
BXG Receivables Note Trust 2008-A [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Repayments of debt             6,100
Other Non-Recourse Receivable-Backed Notes Payable [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Repayments of debt           62,000 82,600
Debt issuance cost         $ 300 300 500
Non-Recourse Receivable Backed Notes Payable [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Debt issuance cost         6,148 6,148 5,190
Receivable backed notes payable - non-recourse         $ 336,421 $ 336,421 $ 327,358
Non-Recourse Receivable Backed Notes Payable [Member] | KeyBank/DZ Purchase Facility [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Interest rate         4.31% 4.31% 3.67%
Receivable backed notes payable - non-recourse         $ 16,144 $ 16,144 $ 31,417
Non-Recourse Receivable Backed Notes Payable [Member] | Quorum Purchase Facility [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Receivable backed notes payable - non-recourse         $ 16,771 $ 16,771 $ 23,981
Non-Recourse Receivable Backed Notes Payable [Member] | Quorum Purchase Facility [Member] | Maximum [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Interest rate             6.90%
Non-Recourse Receivable Backed Notes Payable [Member] | Quorum Purchase Facility [Member] | Minimum [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Interest rate             4.75%
Non-Recourse Receivable Backed Notes Payable [Member] | 2010 Term Securitization [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Interest rate             5.54%
Receivable backed notes payable - non-recourse             $ 13,163
Non-Recourse Receivable Backed Notes Payable [Member] | 2016 Term Securitization [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Interest rate         3.35% 3.35% 3.35%
Receivable backed notes payable - non-recourse         $ 83,142 $ 83,142 $ 107,533
Non-Recourse Receivable Backed Notes Payable [Member] | 2017 Term Securitization [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Interest rate         3.12% 3.12%  
Receivable backed notes payable - non-recourse         $ 107,624 $ 107,624  
Tranche 1 [Member] | 2017 Term Securitization [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Effective yield rate   2.95%          
Receivable backed notes payable - non-recourse   $ 88,800          
Tranche 2 [Member] | 2017 Term Securitization [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Effective yield rate   3.59%          
Receivable backed notes payable - non-recourse   $ 31,400          
Sold At Closing [Member] | 2016 Term Securitization [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Timeshare receivables sold             122,300
Sold At Closing [Member] | BXG Receivables Note Trust [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Timeshare receivables sold           117,000  
Subsequently Sold [Member] | 2016 Term Securitization [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Timeshare receivables sold             $ 22,700
Subsequently Sold [Member] | BXG Receivables Note Trust [Member]              
Debt Instrument [Line Items]              
Timeshare receivables sold           $ 19,500