“This is only the beginning…”
– Markus Wischenbart
Markus Wischenbart is a successful businessman/entrepreneur with more than 25 years’ experience in the timeshare/vacation club industry both in Europe and Caribbean, he is considered one of the most recognized experts in the Caribbean market and is known for his drive and focus to continue to be the leader in his field, offering the best product and a true visionary of the VIP lifestyle.
Born in Tyrol in Brixlegg, Markus settled in the Dominican Republic in 2002, he was motivated by the idea of establishing in the Dominican Republic a new “brand and concept” in the vacation and tourism area, which was different from the existing traditional products, In 2002 he created the “Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club” concept, based on a luxury, elegance and V.I.P services for those high-end travelers who were looking for a uniquely relaxing and comfortable experience well-seasoned with prestige and elite flavors.
The results were beyond any expectation and today the product that was conceived as a travel package has expanded into a hotel group and the Vacation Club is considered the number one product in its class in the Dominican Republic’s market and has enjoyed great success as a Caribbean Vacation provider in the Caribbean area.
Mr. Wischenbart has been the active part of the business, being the brain behind the most successful ideas and launching from time to time new ways of travel and offers to people around the world. His driven purpose has always been “satisfy the dreams of a luxury life but feeling like home” for every member and hotel customer of Lifestyle Group’s products.
As of 2002, he has been Lifestyle Group’s CEO but at the same time, he has been involved in every little detail of the company, under his leadership the company has grown and expanded the group now boasts luxury accommodations across the Dominican Republic, The distinct developments of Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club in the Dominican Republic also include: The Tropical, The Crown Suites, The Crown Villas, The Royal Suites, The Royal Villas, The Residence Suites, The Presidential Suites – Puerto Plata, Dream Suites by Lifestyles Puerto Plata, The Presidential Suites – Punta Cana, Dream Suites by Lifestyles Punta Cana, Dream Suites by Lifestyles Bávaro, Dream Suites by Lifestyles Bayahibe, Dream Suites By Lifestyle and Presidential Suites by Lifestyle in Boca Chica, Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort, Sunrise Suites – Puerto Plata, The Cliff Villas, as well as Villa Park Villas.
2019 saw Markus Wischenbart expand his vision and portfolio to now include the oasis that is the island of Dubai. Markus Wischenbart, Owner and President of LHVC, is proud and excited to announce his plans to expand with his company LLVC the Emirates in conjunction with his new partnership with Al Habtoor Group, one of the UAE’s most respected and successful businesses.
“Combining their skills and expertise with our award-winning resort development and extensive experience in leisure real estate will undoubtedly bring one-of-a-kind benefits to our membership and family.”
Wischenbart has found in Al Habtoor Group a partner who not only provides exceptional resort destinations but also shares his deep commitment to ensuring innovative and optimal experiences for the LHVC membership. This partnership further amplifies building on Wischenbart’s success as providing worldwide luxury vacation destinations.
The Al Habtoor Group’s hospitality component includes 14 world-class hotels, featuring Al Habtoor City, a residential and leisure complex on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road. This complex consists of Hilton Dubai, V Hotel, Habtoor Palace, Metropolitan, Al Habtoor Polo, Al Habtoor Grand Beach Hotel.
A 5-star Dubai Beach resort, Al Habtoor Grand Beach Hotel offers 399 rooms and 47 suites. Located next to The Walk at JBR, this resort features recently renovated rooms with complimentary high-speed internet, plush robes, complimentary bottled water, and 24-hour room service. Several suites offer private balconies with an exceptional view of Dubai Beach where you can explore water sports including sailing, snorkeling, and surfing. Enjoy 10 dining options with varied cuisines, lighted tennis courts, several resort pools and the Junior Jungle Club, a kid’s only program.
Wischenbart prides himself in continuously looking for ways to enhance and enrich their members’ lives and experiences. This partnership offers a unique perk for those members seeking something special offering a diverse vacation getaway with options for families, couples, and individuals alike. “I am beyond thrilled to announce our newest venture and help our Members explore the world,” reveals Wischenbart.
With the addition of these new resorts, Wischenbart maintains his position to expand his global reach into choice cities around the world guaranteeing his current and future membership unprecedented worldwide experiences.
“I am continuing to grow the LLVC/LHVC brand footprint in the hospitality industry by expanding into the highly luxurious destination of Dubai, which entertains millions of international travelers each year,” said Wischenbart. “We are excited at the potential that such an exotic locale offers our members in becoming one of Dubai’s premier high-end destinations continuing our promise of the ultimate experience in premier amenities and services.”
In 2022 Markus Wischenbart expanded his portfolio once again to include Lifestyle Luxury Vacation Club at Goldwynn Resort – Bahamas in conjunction with his new partnership with Wynn Group.
The new oceanfront resort located on the beautiful Cable Beach and approximately 25 minutes from the Nassau International Airport (NAS). Lifestyle Luxury Vacation Club at Goldwynn Resort offers Studios, One, Two, and Three-Bedrooms. With its prime beachfront location within walking distance from the largest casino in the Caribbean, golf course, 25+ world-class restaurants, downtown, Paradise Island, and major points of interest on the island, Lifestyle Luxury Vacation Club at Goldwynn Resort – Bahamas is uniquely positioned as the premier boutique beachfront experience in Nassau.
Markus Wischenbart is excited to annnounce that the resort will be open for reservations starting February 1, 2023.
2023 promises to be a year full of expansion, growth and new vacation experiences for the LLVC/LHVC groups.