Timeshare Industry Applauds Justice Department for Cracking Down on Fraudulent Timeshare Scheme

Four-Year Sentence Given to Lawyer Sends Clear Message July 28, 2017 – The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) and the ARDA Resort Owners’ Coalition (ARDA-ROC) applaud federal prosecutors for sentencing a Williamsburg-area lawyer for taking part in a scheme that made hundreds of thousands of dollars off fraudulent timeshare transactions. The sentencing – four years…

U.S. Timeshare Industry Sees Seventh Straight Year of Growth

2016 Numbers Reflect Industry Strength and Resilience June 29, 2017 – The U.S. timeshare industry enjoyed its seventh consecutive year of growth in 2016, according to the State of the Vacation Timeshare Industry: United States Study 2017 Edition, conducted by Ernst & Young for the ARDA International Foundation (AIF). Compared to 2015, sales volume increased…

C.A.R.E. Reaching New Participatory Heights in 2016

C.A.R.E. Hosts Spring Conference in Virginia Beach

June 28, 2017 – C.A.R.E. (Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers) recently hosted their 64th Conference at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront Resort, Virginia Beach, VA from May 6-9. Attendees enjoyed C.A.R.E.’s oceanfront venue as well as a fully packed agenda with plenty of education, networking, and fun events!  The conference began with C.A.R.E.’s Silent/Live Auction…

Timeshare Industry Shows Solid Worldwide Increase in Sales Volume

Global Shared Ownership an Economic Force with a Diverse Selection of Resorts June 21, 2017 – The newly released 2016 Worldwide Shared Vacation Ownership Report, conducted by Oxford Economics and Leger for the ARDA International Foundation (AIF), once again reveals the international timeshare industry to be formidable in size, diverse in makeup and ready for…

Capital One Survey Finds Timeshare Pros Expect Strong Consumer Interest in 2017

May 24, 2017 – Ninety-four percent of vacation ownership professionals expect consumer interest in 2017 to be stronger or on par with the past year, as the industry sharpens its focus on attracting millennials, according to Capital One’s sixth annual Vacation Ownership industry survey. Capital One surveyed professionals across the vacation ownership industry at the…