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Help CRDA Create A Vibrant 2014 Conference
CRDA
CRDA's 2014 conference will be held in Toronto on September 23-25. The association's mandate is to broaden our reach beyond vacation ownership to include all types of resorts. As part of achieving that goal, we are branding our event the "Canadian Resort Conference (CRC)." Our intention is to make CRC fresh, vibrant and most importantly, relevant by "Exploring the Business of Vacations".
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13 Things You Didn't Know About... Kimberly Davidson
CRDA
It's easy to learn about someone's company with a few mouse clicks. But because Vacation Ownership is a people business, we want to introduce you to the People of CRDA. Each month we will profile a CRDA member, highlighting "13 Things You Didn't Know About" the person.
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ARDA names Grand Pacific Resort Management as finalist in 14 categories
Inside the Gate
Once again showing its prowess in timeshare resort management, Grand Pacific Resort Management (GPRM) has been selected as a finalist in 14 award categories by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA).
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Timeshare executive search firm launches 2014 annual timeshare executive salary study
Inside the Gate
Executive Quest has launched its annual timeshare/vacation ownership/fractional industry salary study. Keith W. Trowbridge, Ph.D., President and CEO, launched Executive Quest 20 years ago, which has evolved into the prominent worldwide provider of timeshare executive recruitment services it is today. This is year 12 for its industry salary study, and with the company's continued international growth and exposure, Trowbridge anticipates even greater industry participation this year.
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Interval International adds Canyon Woods Grande International Vacation Club to its global vacation exchange network
Market Watch
Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group IILG -0.53 per cent, announced the affiliation of Canyon Woods Grande International Vacation Club , comprising resorts in three of the most popular holiday destinations in the Philippines. The first resort, Canyon Woods Resort Club in Metro Tagaytay, was affiliated to Interval’s exchange network in 2003 and evolved into a 475 acre multi-purpose complex.
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C.A.R.E. launches new website
Inside the Gate
C.A.R.E. (The Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers) has launched a brand new website. The address of the site remains the same at www.care-online.org but is extremely member centric and facilitates many administrative duties the organization was looking to resolve.
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Domina Vacanze signs long-term affiliation agreement with RCI
Wyndham Worldwide
RCI, the global leader in holiday exchange and one of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands, announced the signing of a new Master Affiliation Agreement (MAA) with Domina Vacanze Spa. The multi-year MAA ensures that the 10 Domina Home brand hotels and resorts already affiliated to RCI, as well as all future Domina properties being entered into timeshare, will be part of the RCI holiday exchange network.
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13 Things You Didn't Know About... Kimberly Davidson
CRDA
It's easy to learn about someone's company with a few mouse clicks. But because Vacation Ownership is a people business, we want to introduce you to the People of CRDA. Each month we will profile a CRDA member, highlighting "13 Things You Didn't Know About" the person.

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68 stories in 60 seconds: Watch the tallest hotel in North America get built
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It took 27 months to build the 68-story Marriott Courtyard and Residence Inn in New York's Times Square, but thanks to EarthCam's high-definition camera, you can watch the entire construction process in just 60 seconds.

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DAE claims its regional focus benefits customers
RDO
Worldwide vacation exchange provider, DAE is making localized customer service a priority of their organization as they expand their services into key timeshare markets around the world. DAE now has offices in 12 locations including Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Bulgaria, Germany, South Africa, India, Thailand, China, the United Kingdom and the United States, with a new office in Egypt.

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Wyndham Vacation Rentals celebrates milestone year
Inside the Gate
Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands, is celebrating the milestone anniversaries of five of its vacation rental brands this year, including the 30th anniversaries of James Villa Holidays and Chez Nous, the 50th anniversary of Canvas Holidays, the 60th anniversary of Landal GreenParks, and the 70th anniversary of Hoseasons.
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RCI announces 2014 Lunch & Learn Tour
RCI
RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands, is launching its 2014 Lunch & Learn Tour, which aims to help vacation ownership resorts achieve greater operational excellence. The seven-month tour begins with a stop in Gatlinburg, TN., at The Park Vista DoubleTree by Hilton.
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Exclusive Resorts announces 9 new exclusive journeys for 2015
Inside the Gate
Exclusive Resorts, the world’s leading luxury destination club for more than a decade, today announced its seventh collection of nine signature members-only Exclusive Journeys for 2015 that span six continents and over 15 countries.
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Mexican outbound travel wilted due to unexpected economic downturn in 2013
Canadian Touism Commission
Mexico, with its export-driven economy, is inextricably linked with the fortunes of the U.S. When the American economy revived in 2011 after the global recession, Mexico's perked up in parallel, which made the Mexican downturn in the first half of 2013 all the more unexpected.
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Focus launches online support pages on re-designed website
Inside the Gate
Focus Software Development, LLC, a timeshare marketing and sales C​RM, has redesigned its website and added interactive support pages to allow its growing client base easy access to information that will help them run a successful business.
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What is shared ownership?
Herald Express
To date, Sovereign Living has sold over 3,500 Shared Ownership homes in South and South West U.K., and as such is one of the region's largest providers of this type of housing But what is shared ownership and how does it work, and why is it such a great option for getting onto the property ladder amongst all the other options available? Tony Quigley, Director of Home Ownership, Sovereign Living Shared Ownership explains.
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Sunset Boutique Club at Ocean Spa Hotel in Cancun receives Interval International Chairman's Club Award
Inside the Gate
Sunset World Resorts & Vacation Experiences, with resort properties in Cancun and the Riviera Maya, Mexico, announced that its Sunset Boutique Club at Ocean Spa Hotel in Cancun has received the prestigious Chairman's Club Award from Miami-based Interval International, a worldwide provider of membership programs for vacationers and value-added services for developer clients.
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TATOC publishes Spring 2014 issue of Sharetime magazine
Inside the Gate
The Timeshare Association (Timeshare Owners and Committees), TATOC, has published the Spring 2014 issue of Sharetime magazine. Aimed at timeshare owners and the committees/HOA who represent them, the 32-page magazine is filled with the latest TATOC, resort and industry news, advice and features.
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BuyaTimeshare.com releases timeshare offer amounts for 2013
Inside the Gate
The 2013 calendar year finished strongly for online timeshare resale advertiser BuyaTimeshare.com, with an increase in fourth quarter buyer offers pushing the total dollar amount over the $90 million mark for the year.
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