Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation develops, markets, sells, and manages vacation ownership and related products under the Marriott Vacation Club and Grand Residences by Marriott brands. The company also develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership and related products under The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club brand; and holds right to develop, market, and sell ownership residential products under The Ritz-Carlton Residences brand. It sells points-based vacation ownership products through two points-based ownership programs: Marriott Vacation Club Destinations and Marriott Vacation Club, Asia Pacific programs; and weeks-based vacation ownership products. As of January 2, 2015, the company operated 58 properties with 12,866 vacation ownership villas and approximately 415,000 owners in the United States, and 7 other countries and territories. In addition, it is involved in financing consumer purchases of vacation ownership products; and renting vacation ownership inventory. The company sells its upscale tier vacation ownership products primarily through a network of resort-based sales centers and certain off-site sales locations. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. operates as a subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc.