The Heart Of The Matter

There’s something truly unique at Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV). Walk into any of our Club resorts worldwide and you will see and experience the authentic hospitality being provided to members and guests by our 6,000 Team Members who are the Heart of Hilton. It is through this spirit of hospitality that HGV has successfully expanded…

HSI… Older, Wiser, Better Than Ever! So What’s New

Holiday Systems International (HSI) provides specialized, private-branded sales and service solutions for the global vacation ownership market. Its unique products and services have provided remarkable benefits to developers, owners and HOAs throughout the full vacation ownership lifecycle. HSI is the recipient of numerous industry honors, including the prestigious Perspective Magazine Award for Best Business Product…

RDO Update

From Aha to Kerching September 17th saw the European timeshare industry (plus a number of delegates from the USA, including ARDA) gathered at the Don Carlos Hotel and Spa, in Marbella, Spain, in gloriously warm weather – a welcome escape for those of us who had journeyed down from a stormy and windswept UK. Conference…

TATOC Update

Harry Taylor, executive chairman and CEO of timeshare consumer association, TATOC, shares his recent experiences at an industry conference – and questions why some industry professionals struggle to accept the association. Recently, I attended an industry conference and was delighted that so many delegates, representing some of the industry’s major brands, were keen to meet,…

ATHOC Update

ATHOC FOUNDATION GOLF DAY This year’s Industry Foundation Golf Day will be held at the Palmer Colonial Golf Club on the Gold Coast. This is your chance to be a part of an incredible fund raising and networking event. For more information and an opportunity to book your team or contribute prizes, go to www.athoc.com.au…

AMDETUR Highly Active In National And International Life

The Chairman of the Mexican Association of Resort Developers (AMDETUR), Patricia De la Peña, presented her report on the Association’s activities in March-September 2015, in a well-attended and lively meeting that reviewed proposals on how to make the tourist industry work better throughout Mexico and beyond its borders. Regarding AMDETUR’s relationship with the Ministry of…

Mexico Tourism Of Today And The Future Ahead

Mexico is an outstandingly beautiful country with deep history and culture; here tourism is a very large industry. The inner workings of what makes Mexico one of the world’s most sought after destinations ranges from the origination of tequila in the mountainous state of Jalisco, to the beautiful white sandy beaches and ancient Mayan temples.…

CRC 2015: Building Member Value Through 2020

Perspective Group produced the Canadian Resort Conference (CRC) for the second year on behalf of the Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) on September 9th -10th, 2015 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel in British Columbia, Canada. CRC 2015 brought together nearly 70 senior level executives from 50 companies spanning across Canada, the United States, Mexico…

Do’s And Don’ts Of Online Reviews

Get The Facts The average Popularity Ranking for highly engaged hotels was 63% higher than their non-engaged counterparts. More than 160 new contributions are posted every minute to TripAdvisor. 89% of people say that reviews influence their buying decision 2% increase in TripAdvisor Ranking Results in a 20% Increase in Bookings 95% chance a guest…