Timeshare and the Economy

There is no doubt that the timeshare industry has a significant impact on the economy at regional, state, and national levels. The American Resort Development Association (ARDA), the national trade association that represents the vacation ownership and resort development industries, offers a detailed look at the direct and indirect ways in which the timeshare industry affects the economy through reports produced by its research arm, ARDA International Foundation (AIF). According to timeshare and the economyAIF’s most recent economic report, which is based on 2015 data, the timeshare industry... Read the rest of this entry »

Timesharing and the Economy – The Good and The Bad

It is no surprise that the depressed economy has started to effect the timeshare market.  Vacations are often among the first expenses to go in a climate of instability.  While it is still too early to tell what time share owners can expect from this most recent economic downturn, we can look at the positive and negative effects it could have on owners, and what you can do to prepare and/or take advantage of the present economic climate.

The Good - Who Prospers?

First, the good news.  If you are interested in purchasing timeshare, there are a lot of... Read the rest of this entry »