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The Canadian Resort Conference will be held 23-24 September 2014 at Pantages, a Skyline Hotel that is just steps away from Downtown Toronto's art, entertainment and shopping districts, and is considered among the leading boutique hotels in the city. The annual conference, which alternates between locations in Eastern and Western Canada, will be extended from the previous one-day format into a two-day event comprising of a half day networking activity and a day and a half of debates and educational sessions, providing invaluable opportunities to spend time exploring business opportunities with Canadian and International attendees.
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RCI launches new online incentives platform to help boost affiliates' sales initiatives
Inside The Gate
RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands, recently launchedRCI® Custom Incentives & Benefits Platform, a new low-cost, white-label online sales solution with broad appeal and several sales applications, from tour premiums and first-day incentives to trial and exit programs.
VacationCondos.com confirms platinum sponsorship for GNEX 2015 Conference
VacationCondos.com is an online rental platform that connects timeshare and vacation condo owners with vacationers looking for fantastic resort destinations. Started in Asheville, North Carolina in 2007, VacationCondos.com is a division of Patton Hospitality Management, a recognized leader in property management.
Interval International, Arabian Falcon Holidays and Royal Club Dubai announce extension of Multi-Year Affiliation Agreement
Inside The Gate
Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Arabian Falcon Holidays and Royal Club Dubai recently announced a multi-year extension of the affiliation agreement for Royal Club at Palm Jumeirah.
Best to watch long-term trends in real-estate market
When I started writing about real estate full time, the experts cautioned me not to chase month-to-month data, and to focus instead on quarterly and yearly figures. I've tried to toe that line. As agents, builders and economists would be quick to tell you, real estate is cyclical — "a roller-coaster ride," as someone once told me — and it`s best to look at the market over time to determine long-term trends.
National Timeshare Owners Association partners with LightStream
Inside The Gate
The National Timeshare Owners Association, has announced that they have made it easier for prospective and existing timeshare owners to finance vacation ownership properties thanks to a new partnership with LightStream, a division of SunTrust Bank and one of the nation's leading financial services companies.
4 tech trends set to transform real estate
Realty Biz News
This could be your future: you're driving hands-free, taking your clients around for a day of showings. While you're behind the wheel (remember, you're not actually steering the car), you pull from your pocket a smartphone or tablet and bring up a home's specs.
ARDA Trustees welcome BuyaTimeshare.com CEO Wesley Kogelman
Inside The Gate
Wesley Kogelman, President and CEO of online timeshare resale and rental advertising company BuyaTimeshare.com, has been included into the exclusive Trustee membership category of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA). Kogelman's inclusion as an ARDA Trustee was confirmed during the annual ARDA Trustee Retreat.
Real estate marketing trend: Golf courses
As the world neared the 21st century, an American real estate marketing trend was taking place: a golf course building boom.
Anticipating the retirement stage of life for the world's most influential generation — the American Baby Boomer — builders were converting farm land, underutilized business properties and landfills into golf courses of all sorts — but mostly high-end courses with high-priced living communities surrounding them.
South Florida man sentenced for bilking consumers in timeshare resale fraud
Inside The Gate
Peter L. Massimino II was recently sentenced to 87 months in federal prison to be followed by two years supervised release, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced. United States District Court Judge Michael J. Reagan sentenced Massimino for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud in connection with an international telemarketing scam.
Europe's top timeshares for golfing holidays
With a plethora of choice properties strategically located within putting distance of some of the best courses in the world, time-share is exceedingly well suited for those who take golfing holidays or simply want the option of a game or two whilst enjoying some quality time away.
Exploring three of Europe's finest golfing regions: Spain's Costa Del Sol, Portugal's Algarve and Scotland, here's our pick of some of the most popular time-share resorts for golfers.
DAE South Africa grows numbers with remarkable service
DAE South Africa, the regional office of worldwide vacation exchange provider, DAE, is extending the company's award-winning customer service to a growing number of South African members.
Offering the world's only free exchange membership, DAE South Africa's membership growth has increased by 82 per cent in the first six months of 2014 compared to the same period in the previous year.
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DAE Asia launches Facebook page
Members and fans of worldwide holiday exchange provider, DAE, can now follow the latest holiday updates from South East Asia on Facebook.
The DAE Asia Facebook page was recently launched by DAE's regional office based in Bangkok, Thailand, which covers exchange destinations throughout South East Asia, including holiday hot spots in Thailand, Bali, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam.
Hilton timeshare project on Ocean Boulevard still on schedule for May 2015 opening
Crews are working on the 15th level of the new 24-story Hilton Grand Vacations timeshare property on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach and construction still is on schedule to be complete by May, according to the building's contractor.
The Hilton Grand Vacations Club will sit on the stretch of beach between Schooner II Beach and Racquet Club and Boardwalk Hotel on North Ocean Boulevard at 22nd Avenue North.
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