Hotel Resorts: The Health Revolution

Hotels Resorts have evolved to more than just a luxurious get-away and are now providing a complete package of offerings that cover the range of what even the most discerning traveler may expect. As visitors are increasingly savvier and therefore demand more from their vacations than ever before, hotels and resorts are responding on mass…

Another Year Over

By Paul Bougaard As a new year begins it’s time to take stock and review the year that has passed. I think on this side of the Atlantic we can all agree it has been a fairly eventful one, even if we would have preferred some of those “events” not to have occurred! Probably the…

The Edge In Solid Legal Documents

By: Letvia M. Arza-Goderich, Partner, Preston Arza LLP Lawyers who are fortunate to practice in the resilient vacation ownership industry frequently face the challenge of assisting clients with projects in varied locations, within and beyond the borders of the U.S. Indeed, the vacation ownership industry has a significant presence which keeps many of us busy…

ATHOC Update

Success for the Australian Timeshare industry regarding Consultation paper 212 with separate submissions made to ASIC and Treasury and the Joint Parliamentary Committee between September 2013 and April 2015. Timeshare in Australia is regulated as a financial services product; however the Federal Government has previously recognised that the timeshare industry operates one product per company…

AMDETUR Update

Successful Conclusion to the Second Specialization Course in Timeshare Training is essential to the development of the tourism industry, and with this in mind AMDETUR launched its second Specialization Course in Timeshare, which was available in both online and classroom settings in Mexico City. The course was once again a resounding success. Its basic goal…

2015 Dick Pope Legacy Hall Of Fame Luncheon

The Dick Pope Legacy Hall of Fame Luncheon was hosted by the Grand Tour Foundation on November 13th, 2015 at the Wyndham Resort International Drive in Orlando, FL. This luncheon brought tourism industry professionals together to celebrate tourism leadership and honor three 2015 Dick Pope Legacy Award winners: Phil Rawlins, founder and president of Orlando…

The Timeshare Owners Study

A better understanding of timeshare owners – and the ones that got away! Resort amenities are generating tremendous social media buzz. Guest expectations have never been higher. One in four mentions about buying a timeshare are actually questions. Coinciding with the rise of experiential travel, recreational activities is the most talked-about resort topic. Positive mentions…