Baby Boomers Boosting Timeshare Sales

Walk on the Beach
In the early 2000's, timeshare began to lose some of the gains in made in the late 1990's. The 90's were a great time for timesharing, with resorts seeing increases in profitability and property ownership, and it seemed as though timeshare was finally beginning to emerge from the dark cloud of dishonest salespersons, one-star resorts and false promises that tarnished their reputation during the development boom of the 1980's. As of 2000, resort occupancies were down and the values for properties, as well as room... Read the rest of this entry »

The History of Timesharing


The origin of timeshare can be traced back to 1960's Europe. The 1960's were a time of considerable growth and development for the tourism industry worldwide because of the emergency of commercial air travel and timeshare was created from this travel boom. Two different companies in France and Switzerland debuted the first vacation ownership packages.
SnowscapeCancun Resort

The French company, The Société des Grands Travaux de Marseille, began offering its timeshare product between 1964-1968. The resort offered by this company... Read the rest of this entry »