Timeshare Industry News

NEW REGULATION COULD HURT TOURISM AND TIMESHARE OWNERS

Peak industry body The Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council says changes to regulatory framework have unintended consequences for existing timeshare owners and wider tourism sector There were approximately 198,000 timeshare owners in Australia in 2019, approximately 1.1% more than in 2016. Of this, approximately 99,400 owners (55.2%) have purchased more timeshare since their original …

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Accom veterans fighting back post-COVID

The post-COVID world will offer the hotel and timeshare industries enormous opportunities to fight back from the withering effects of the worldwide pandemic, according to accommodation industry leader Barry Robinson. Read more

Two Bali Wyndham Resorts Re-open to Guests After Easing of Travel Restrictions

NOVEMBER 6, 2020 (BALI, INDONESIA) – Wyndham Tamansari Jivva Resort Bali on the Bali’s east coast and Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali in Uluwatu in the island’s south have now both re-opened and are accepting guests. Both resorts closed due to the global and regional restrictions on travel and downturn in tourism earlier in the year, but …

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Wyndham Destinations Named to Forbes List of World’s Best Employers

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA (October 27, 2020) – Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, is proud to announce it has been named as a Best Employer on the fourth-annual Forbes Magazine list of World’s Best Employers. Read more

New ATHOC Board for 2020-2021

At the ATHOC Annual General Meeting held – November 10, 2020 the new ATHOC Board was announced. Congratulations goes to: President: Craig Wood – Accor Vacation Club – Pictured Deputy President: Barry Robinson – Wyndham Destinations Treasurer: Carole Smith – Classic Holidays Secretary: Tony Houlahan – Mariner Shores Resort Joe Hickman – Interval International Ramy …

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ATHOC Recommended COVID-19 Guidelines for Resorts and Sales Sites

Click here to download the PDF Guide COVID-19 represents an unprecedented challenge to the travel and hospitality industry. The timeshare industry, which includes resort developers, resort management companies and timeshare Resorts, is not immune to this challenge. As an industry, we must inspire confidence in our owners and guests by showing that we are appropriately …

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Tens of millions of dollars pre-booked and waiting to be spent in Australia’s domestic tourism industry

Hundreds of thousands of Australians are desperate to travel to their favourite holiday destinations within Australia, according to the Australian Timeshare Holiday Ownership Council (ATHOC), the peak body for Australia’s timeshare industry. Occupancy forecasts for Australian timeshare properties point to strong pent up demand in all states with Queensland leading the way with timeshare bookings …

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