Gold Coast-based global exchange provider DAE has taken out a number of top honours at the 2019 Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council (ATHOC) Awards at the annual ATHOC Conference held on the Gold Coast last week.

DAE won for Corporate Team of the Year, Corporate Manager of the Year, Marketing Team of the Year and Best Social Media Campaign at the awards, which celebrate the wealth of talent in the timeshare and holiday ownership industry across Australia.

Director, Global Marketing/Bus Dev & Head of DAE APAC Operations, Gary Fog, said DAE was proud to be recognised at the top of the industry.

“DAE’s philosophy has always been about working hard as a team and providing the most to our members and internal customers.  These awards help recognise a year of so much exciting change and achievement within our organisation,” said Mr Fog.

“Being named as the best in the business in these categories is testament to the quality of work produced by our tight-knit teams and the exceptional talent we have at DAE.”

DAE is owned by parent company, RCI, part of Wyndham Destinations – the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company.

Olivier Chavy, RCI President and Jonathan Mills Managing Director – RCI APAC & DAE Global also joined the RCI and DAE team celebrations during the ATHOC conference and Gala.

“Since the RCI acquisition of DAE in 2017 we have been focused on supporting the DAE global growth strategy and I’m delighted to see the DAE team recognised for their hard work and commitment” said Jonathan Mills Managing Director – RCI APAC & DAE Global.

The 2019 ATHOC Conference was held on 9 and 10 September at Mantra Legends, Surfers Paradise, with the Awards held on Tuesday 10 September.

About DAE

Established in 1997, DAE is the world’s leading alternative for vacation exchange. DAE’s approach to exchange is simple – a platform that is easy to use and puts members’ needs first. It’s why they have become one of the industry’s most awarded customer service providers, servicing timeshare owners worldwide with their innovative direct-to-consumer model.

With 10 offices located across North America, UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and South Africa, DAE delivers a suite of products and services direct to the end consumer, as well as assisting HOAs, Management Committees and timeshare affiliated businesses to achieve their goals – providing tailored solutions to meet individual needs. For more information, visit