Ed Klein Named Chief Technology Officer

Shared ownership technology provider, SPI Software, proudly announced the appointment of Mr. Ed Klein as Chief Technology Officer.  Mr. Klein brings over 30 years of technology and business leadership including architecture, development, and support for shared ownership Enterprise systems. Klein has been tasked with managing SPI’s flagship product Orange along with the development of the…

Timeshare Industry Welcomes Texas Consumer Protection Legislation

Governor Abbott Signs Law Cracking Down on Fraudulent Transfer Companies The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) and ARDA Resort Owners’ Coalition (ARDA-ROC) applaud efforts by Texas Governor Gregg Abbott and the Texas State Legislature by passing legislation that ensures better protection for timeshare owners against fraudulent timeshare transfer company activity.  H.B. 2261/S.B. 738 provides clearer…

Win The Vacation Of A Lifetime And $50K USD

Anantara Vacation Club 2016 Dream Vacation Lucky Draw contest launches Aug. 1, 2015; Multiple opportunities to win vacations at one of Anantara Vacation Club’s luxury resorts in Thailand Anantara Vacation Club, Asia’s leading luxury shared ownership concept for discerning travelers, is pleased to announce the kick-off of the 2015-2016 Lucky Draw Dream Vacation contest.  From now through…

Exclusive Appointment-Based Travel Conference, La Cita de las Americas, Creates New Path For Industry Trade Shows

La Cita de las Americas is a one-on-one appointment-based event, focused on building relationships and partnerships to grow inbound travel to the US from Latin America and the Caribbean. The two-day event is designed for attendees to engage key decision-makers in Latin American travel, and pre-scheduled 15-minute meetings assist buyers and sellers in developing strong,…

Department Of Labor Getting Tough On Independent Contractor Classification Says Averett Warmus Durkee (AWD)

Averett Warmus Durkee (AWD) – accountants specializing in the timeshare resort industry in addition to other businesses – are warning that the U.S. Department of Labor has processed an increased number of enforcement actions against employers who misclassify workers. “The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is looking specifically at whether a worker…

ResortCom International Names New CFO Dennis Hershey Joins Award Winning Servicing Solutions Company

ResortCom International LLC, the pioneer in providing servicing solutions for the Shared Ownership Industry has appointed Dennis Hershey as its new Chief Financial Officer.  He will hold the same position for ResortCom Marketing LLC and certain of its affiliates. Hershey has worked for more than 30 years in both financial and operational capacities in the…

Lenders’ Timeshare Education Seminar Scheduled For Thursday, September 24th In Connecticut

Colebrook Financial Company’s seventh annual seminar will teach banking professionals about timeshare resort receivables financing. Colebrook Financial Company, a provider of financing for timeshare resort developers, has set the date for its seventh annual “Timeshare Lender Education Seminar.” The event features influential professionals whose organizations focus on the timeshare industry and will be held on…