Oombaga LogoOombaga , a mobile application allowing timeshare owners to pay maintenance fees, make reservations and carry out transactions with their resort in real time, has agreed to become a 2013 Signature Sponsor of ARDA. This is the highest level sponsorship of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA), the Washington D.C.-based trade association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries (timeshares).

In its role as a Signature Sponsor, Oombaga will sponsor the Technology Forum at the ARDA World annual convention to be held in Hollywood, FL in April. In addition it will be the underwriter for all Email marketing outreach messages for ARDA. Oombaga is also an ARDA Fall Conference Contributing Sponsor as well as an ARDA WIN (Women in the Industry) Friend Sponsor.

Oombaga is an ARDA Trustee, the highest level of membership in the trade association.

According to Robert Craycraft, ARDA’s Vice President of Industry Relations “the Oombaga product itself and their company management are in tune with what timeshare owners are looking for and we are proud to have them participate in our mission at this high level.”

Delaina Probus-Staley, President of Oombaga said “the ROI on our investment with ARDA has paid off big time over the years. This year we decided to commit to an even higher level of involvement.  We are devoted to ARDA and to assisting resort management help consumers make timeshare decisions from booking reservations to making payments right in the palm of their hand.  This sponsorship will add to that visibility to as we move forward in our plan to simplify all things timeshare.”

Oombaga is a mobile application which allows timeshare owners to pay maintenance fees, make reservations and carry out transactions with their resort.  The middleware connects timeshare owners to their resorts making transactions seamless via any online and mobile device.  Owners/members may choose float assignments, exchange,   and rent and book their time all in one place through tablets, smart phones, websites, emails and instant messaging. A demo of the Oombaga app is available by texting the word “Oombaga” to 90210.   Or see http://oombaga.com

Triton, founded in 1997 under the name Sarasota Software Solutions, is used by such resorts as Tropic Shores, Daytona Bch, FL and The Galleon (Key West), Scottsdale Camelback Resorts (Scottsdale, AZ), Magens Point (St. Thomas), RAL Resorts and GOODMANagement, (New Port News, VA) to name a few.  Triton recently signed Sandcastle Condominiums (Provincetown, MA) and The Falls Golf & Club Resort (New Ulm, TX)   For more information visit the web site at http://timesharesoftware.com.