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CRDA Conference Registration + Membership = Great Savings
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The Canadian Resort Conference will be held September 23-24, 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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U.S. timeshare industry adds $68.7 billion to economy
RDO
According to a study conducted by Ernst & Young on behalf of ARDA, the U.S. timeshare industry contributed an estimated $68.7 billion in consumer and business spend to the national economy in 2013. It also generated a total of 473,000 jobs with an income of $23.6 billion.
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TripAdvisor executive to speak at the Canadian Resort Conference
Perspective Magazine
Mark McCullough, the senior Territory Manager of the North Americas for TripAdvisor, will discuss the impact of online reviews on the travel industry and how to utilize TripAdvisor to benefit resorts at the Canadian Resort Conference. As senior territory manager of the North Americas for TripAdvisor, McCullough's focus is on prospective and existing large hospitality group clients, which now includes some of the timeshare resort developer giants who operate mixed-use properties and have portions of accommodation available on a nightly basis to the general traveler.
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New laws aid US condo-hotel development
Hotel News Now
Developers of upscale properties in key markets are increasingly returning to the condo-hotel concept for new projects, thanks in part to recent legislation impacting the sale and marketing of the units. And at a time when development capital is still scarce, hoteliers are finding that the ability to pre-sell condo units for a proposed project can make all the difference in getting investor approval.
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Timeshare owner title transfers simplified
Inside The Gate
Dave Heine, Vice President & COO of the Orlando, FL, web-based Software as a Service (SAAS) Timeshare Pro Plus (patent pending) system and Closemytimeshare.com® has produced a brief but informative video presentation detailing a simplified and secure Owner To Owner title transfer service that allows timeshare resort managers and owners to access a custom branded web portal that eliminates the difficulty of completing extremely confusing forms.
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4 perish in Bahamas plane crash
Inside The Gate
Four of Aqua Sun Investments' top executives were killed yesterday when the Cessna 340 they were in crashed in shallow seas a few miles from Grand Bahama International Airport. The four men were on their way to Freeport's Island Seas Resort, an Aqua Sun property.
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China is building a $1 billion mega-resort in the Caribbean
Business Insider
Chinese investors are to plunge more than $1 billion into developing Antigua and Barbuda's first mega-resort, creating 1,000 jobs for the tiny cash-strapped nation. Construction on the mammoth 1,600-acre (647-hectare) multi-hotel, residential and commercial project is slated to begin early next year.

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How to sell real estate to millennials
Wealth Daily
We usually associate luxury real estate with the baby boomer generation. But there's actually a huge opportunity with millennials — folks born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s.

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FTC obtains court orders banning defendants from selling timeshare resale services
Inside The Gate
The defendants behind three deceptive timeshare resale operations are banned from selling timeshare property resale services under settlements resolving charges that they lured consumers into paying hefty up-front fees, falsely claiming they had prospective buyers for properties they wanted to sell.

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Cash sales continue to dominate Las Vegas housing market
8 News NOW
Cash sales continued to dominate the housing market in Las Vegas in the second quarter of 2014, accounting for 50.7 per cent of all residential sales, RealtyTrac reported Monday night. That was good enough for seventh highest percentage of cash sales in the nation from April through June among major metropolitan areas, according to the real estate analytics company from Irvine, CA.
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Broker Robert T. Koger sentenced to 11 years for fraud
Hotel News Now
Former hotel broker Robert T. Koger, owner of hotel brokerage firm Molinaro Koger, has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for a series of fraud schemes involving the sale of several hotel properties. Koger pleaded guilty on Jan. 16 2014 to wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
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Interval International builds presence in Latin America
RDO
Interval International recently hosted its first Shared Ownership Investment Seminar in Lima, Peru, as part of its increased focus on the Latin American region. Prospective entrants, developers, hoteliers, lenders, and service providers from Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador, had the opportunity to gain unique insights into shared ownership and the various business models.
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The 9 most ground-breaking skyscraper designs according to eVolo magazine
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While the proposed Phoenix Towers and the one-kilometer tall behemoth Kingdom Tower are looking to knock Dubai's Burj Khalifa off its perch as the world's tallest building, architecture magazine eVolo has embraced the more abstract qualities of skyscraper design. Rather than doting on the tallest, the eVolo Skyscraper competition praises concepts and designs that push the envelope in terms of sustainability and innovation, which in turn, help set a path for dynamic, more interconnected cities of the future.
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Jumbo ski resort running out of time
The Tyee
Observers of a megaproject planned in the Purcell Mountains west of Invermere are paying close attention to two processes playing out this summer and fall. If built, the Jumbo Glacier ski resort and real estate development in southeastern British Columbia would include a village of condos, chalets, shops and hotels, aiming to attract thousands of guests and residents.
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National Timeshare Owners Association proudly welcomes weholi to trusted affiliates
Perspective Magazine
The National Timeshare Owners Association today announced that the Swiss-based, online vacation marketplace weholi has been awarded affiliate status, joining an elite group of trusted partners. "For many years, NTOA members have asked us for connections to trusted European companies that handle a wide variety of vacation properties. We are delighted to begin this long-term relationship with weholi," said Gregory Crist, CEO and Chairman of the NTOA.
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How to save millions on rescission with reputation management: It's a statistical fact
Inside The Gate
Every year, resorts lose millions of dollars on rescission. Oftentimes, these high rates can be attributed to the way that the resort looks online. The situation oftentimes pans out as follows...
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