After a successful 19 years as President and CEO of the American Resort Development Association, Howard Nusbaum has announced his intention to retire in 2019.
The U.S. timeshare industry witnessed its eighth consecutive year of growth in 2017, according to the State of the Vacation Timeshare Industry: United States Study 2018 Edition, conducted by EY for the ARDA International Foundation (AIF). Sales volume increased by nearly four percent to $9.6 billion and average occupancy rate was more than 81 percent in 2017.
Global Connections, Inc. (GCI) a well-known travel club fulfillment and service provider of Global Discovery Vacations (GDV) has been selected as a Finalist in six categories in the ARDA Awards program sponsored by the American Resort Development Association.
ResortCom, the pioneer in providing servicing solutions for the Vacation Ownership Industry, has been named a Finalist in two categories of the highly coveted ARDA (American Resort Development Association) Awards Competition.
TravelSmart VIP has proudly announced that for the second consecutive year, they have been named as finalists of the distinguished ARDA Awards Program.
Hawaii’s timeshare industry contributed an estimated $5.3 billion in consumer and business spending in 2016, according to a recent study conducted by EY for the ARDA International Foundation (AIF) and ARDA-Hawaii. The industry also accounted for 31,727 local jobs, $1.8 billion in labor income and $263 million in state and local tax revenue.