Australian Timeshare Articles

CLUB WYNDHAM DENARAU ISLAND UNVEILS MAJOR UPGRADES

Resort staff have used last year’s COVID-19 related closure as an opportunity to progress major works and projects to improve guest experiences at Club Wyndham …

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WYNDHAM SURFERS PARADISE APPOINTS MARIA SALAZAR AS ITS NEW RESORT MANAGER

Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Salazar as Resort Manager of its 192-room upscale hotel, Wyndham Surfers Paradise on …

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INTERVAL INTERNATIONAL WELCOMES CHIC CONDO HOTEL ⎯ BEACHWALK ELITE HOTELS AND RESORTS IN HALLANDALE BEACH, FLORIDA

Miami, FL, February 18, 2021 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services announces the addition of the luxurious Beachwalk Elite Hotels and …

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A Message to ATHOC From the Alannah and Madeline Foundation

“On behalf of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation, many thanks to the ATHOC Foundation for your generous donation of $10,000 towards our Trauma Consultancy Service. …

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Barry Robinson from Wyndham Destinations to lead- APRDO Asias industry body for vacation ownership

President and Managing Director of International Operations for Wyndham Vacation Clubs, Barry Robinson, has been selected to lead the Asia Pacific Resort Development Organisation (APRDO), …

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Wyndham Destinations Acquires Travel and Leisure Brand from Meredith Corporation in Strategic Alliance; Wyndham Destinations to be Renamed Travel and Leisure Co.

WYNDHAM DESTINATIONS ACQUIRES TRAVEL AND LEISURE BRAND FROM MEREDITH CORPORATION IN STRATEGIC ALLIANCE Leading leisure travel company has acquired the iconic, trusted travel brand to …

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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 …

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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 …

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Wyndham Destinations Recognised at HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence

GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND (1 December 2020): Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific has been honoured at the HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence, which were held …

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Interval International Employees Share the Thanksgiving Spirit with South Miami Residents

Miami, FL, November 24, 2020 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, hosted its 24th annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit the …

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Wyndham Destinations Revamps Office Space and Makes Working from Home a Permanent Offering

(GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND) 17 NOVEMBER, 2020 – Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific now offers new flexible work arrangements and is redesigning its office space to match, as …

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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 …

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Exercising Mental Health: Wyndham Destinations Offers Staff Six-Week Self Care Challenge

GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND (4 November 2020) – Gold Coast based hospitality giant, Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific, has bolstered its efforts to support mental wellbeing of more than …

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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 …

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How does timeshare exchange work?

Sick of a flop and drop holiday? Want to hit the Ski Slopes? Or feel like a bit of an adventure in another country? This …

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Is Timeshare a Financial Investment

It is important to acknowledge that while timeshare is legally classed as an investment product, it is a lifestyle investment in holidays for the future, …

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Can I only stay at timeshare resorts my Club has access to?

The short answer: no, you’re not just limited to your Club’s timeshare properties. Most Clubs in active sales are constantly looking to expand the number …

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What is a timeshare PDS?

A product disclosure statement (PDS) is an important document that every prospective Owner/Member should read. Because timeshare is classed as a financial product, the Responsible …

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What are the costs associated with timeshare?

The reason so many people buy timeshare is because it’s a way to take holidays every year without paying for hotel rooms or buying a …

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What are Developer Benefits?

Developer Benefits are extra features and bonuses that are not part of the Club and are sold with Ownerships/Memberships as incentives. They are typically offered …

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CLUB WYNDHAM DENARAU ISLAND UNVEILS MAJOR UPGRADES

Resort staff have used last year’s COVID-19 related closure as an opportunity to progress major works and projects to improve guest experiences at Club Wyndham …

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Barry Robinson from Wyndham Destinations to lead- APRDO Asias industry body for vacation ownership

President and Managing Director of International Operations for Wyndham Vacation Clubs, Barry Robinson, has been selected to lead the Asia Pacific Resort Development Organisation (APRDO), …

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Interval International and Eagle Aruba Resort & Casino Sign Multi-Year Affiliation Renewal

Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, announced the extension of its exclusive affiliation agreement with Eagle Aruba Resort & Casino in the …

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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 …

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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 …

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Wyndham Destinations Revamps Office Space and Makes Working from Home a Permanent Offering

(GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND) 17 NOVEMBER, 2020 – Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific now offers new flexible work arrangements and is redesigning its office space to match, as …

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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 …

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Exercising Mental Health: Wyndham Destinations Offers Staff Six-Week Self Care Challenge

GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND (4 November 2020) – Gold Coast based hospitality giant, Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific, has bolstered its efforts to support mental wellbeing of more than …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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2020 Holiday Ownership Industry Economic Impact Study (ATHOC)

Timeshare is a broad term used to describe the partial ownership of holiday accommodation and is a hybrid of the property development, finance, tourism, and …

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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), …

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Accommodation sector Roadmap to Recovery

The Accommodation Association has worked closely with industry to develop a Roadmap to Recovery. The overarching principle of this Roadmap is the retention and well-being …

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International Timeshare Appreciation Day

What are you doing on November 1st? Hopefully, you and your owners/members will be celebrating International Timeshare Appreciation Day! That’s right. 2020 will mark the …

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Response to Timeshare Industry Consumer Research

Media Release Response to Timeshare Industry Consumer Research ATHOC (Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council) welcomes the release of ASIC’s Timeshare: Consumers’ experiences report (December …

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Industry News

Timeshare Owner Testimonials

Classic Holidays Owner Testimonial – Milena Mutic Janjic

“Coffs Harbour, Classic escape Holiday (photo from Muttonbird Island natural reserve) I love classic holidays resorts , we are members for 10 years , every …

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Interval International Owner Testimonial

Enjoy the latest series of owner videos from Interval International. Hear from their members first hand and learn about their experiences. 

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Accor Vacation Club Owner Testimonial – Karen and Peter Smith

In June 2019, our lovely Members Karen and Peter Smith rugged up and enjoyed a wonderful winter break in the Victoria Alps, staying at The …

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Wyndham Owner Testimonial – Laurie Dyer

Today my 82 and 85 year old parents fly to Toronto to see my youngest son and his family. My son and my parents haven’t …

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Classic Holidays Owner Testimonial – Caroline Bowman

“Our very first Classic Holiday, staying in Club Paihia NZ. Perfect weather, beautiful country, appetite whetted for all the future adventures to come.” Caroline Bowman

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