Life Lessons Three Christel House Students Share Stories of Transformation

RCI co-founder Christel DeHaan helped shape the global timeshare industry as we know it. And she’s still inspiring change in the world through her international children’s charity, ChristelHouse. The organization now serves more than 4,100 impoverished children through learning centers located in India, Mexico, South Africa and the United States. These are destinations where timeshare…

GNEX 2015 Celebrates Record Attendance

Annual event draws shared ownership industry’s top players The Fifth Annual GNEX Timeshare Leaders Conference set an all-time record. The event drew 197 senior-level executives from 119 companies across the globe, Feb. 15 – 18, to the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, Calif. GNEX 2015 featured a first-rate lineup of more than 30 panelists discussing…

2015 Perspective Magazine Award Winners Announced

Vacation Ownership Industry professionals from all over the globe gathered in San Diego for a one-of-a-kind gala on February 17th, during the record-breaking Fifth Annual GNEX Conference in San Diego, California. The event attracted 200 senior level executives from over 115 different companies spanning across six different continents. The legendary USS Midway Navy aircraft carrier,…

The TATOC Consumer Helpline the Long Road to Charity Status by Harry Taylor, TATOC Executive Chairman and CEO

In the day-to-day business of TATOC in the new millennia it became increasingly clear that people were being targeted by fraudulent companies and getting into extreme difficulty and distress. People who, in many cases, were vulnerable by circumstances of age, financial difficulty, bereavement and so on. In an attempt to address this problem a joint…

ATHOC Update

Queensland’s Gold Coast announced for the 2015 – ATHOC Annual Conference Monday 7th, Tuesday 8th & Wednesday 9th September 2015 in the Q1 Resort and Spa in the centre of Surfers Paradise. The cloud-scraping Q1 Tower, which opened in 2005, is one of the world’s tallest residential towers, and one of the Gold Coast’s most distinctive…

AMDETUR Update

AMDETUR and SEMARNAT continue working together on the Official Mexican Standard entitled “Specifications for environmental protection and mitigation of the adverse impact of climate change on the planning, design, construction, operation and withdrawal of tourist realestate facilities in coastal ecosystems.” In the month of September 2014, Mexico’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, SEMARNAT, called…

CRC 2014 – Exploring the Business of Vacations

Perspective Group produced the Canadian Resort Conference (CRC) for the first year on behalf of the Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) on September 23rd – 24th, 2014 at the Pantages Hotel in Toronto, Canada. CRC 2014 brought together 80 senior level executives from 50 companies spanning Canada, the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. The…

C.A.R.E.’s 59th Semi-Annual Conference

C.A.R.E.’s 59th Semi-Annual Conference was held at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel in Washington State from October 18-21, 2014. Fall conference attendees experienced a great venue with intimate meeting spaces beneficial to session and networking needs, one of a kind meals throughout the weekend event, a spirited Speed Networking Session, an entertaining Halloween Party and a…

Bouncing Back to Happiness

CLC World has risen out of the worldwide gloom cast by recession with vigorous expansion plans for its sales and marketing, ground breaking imminent on a luxury resort in Spain and confidence in its evolved product range. Inside the CLC World Resorts & Hotels camp, the mood is purposeful and upbeat as plans set in…

The Road to Success is Through Philanthropy

Making a difference in someone’s life can be as simple as going on vacation, thanks to Erika Garcia, President and founder of the boutique travel agency, Yucatan Holidays, and CEO of Marketing for Sunset Group and Premier Cancun Vacations. Through their certificate programs, which offers couples and families 5 day / 4 night stays at various hotels…