First-Ever Vacation Commitment Summit

First-Ever Vacation Commitment Summit

Recently, a new organization—TakeBackYourTime.org—held the first ever Vacation Commitment Summit in NYC.

The Vacation Commitment Summit supports a nationwide effort to improve employee health and efficiency by encouraging Americans to use their paid vacation time. This has become a major topic in our “vacation starved society.” [Read more…]

Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Hosts 18th Annual Charity Golf Event

Recently, Marriott Vacations Worldwide hosted their 18th Annual Caring Classic Charity golf tournament.

At the annual charity event, Marriott collected a record-breaking $265,000 for the Greater Orlando Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since the first Caring Classic tournament, Marriott has raised over $2.2 Million to help the children at these hospitals, including the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital and Arnold Palmer Medical Center. [Read more…]

Road Trip

The Summer Road Trip Lives on with Wyndham Vacation Rentals

Recently, Wyndham Vacation Rentals® surveyed vacation rental travelers, specifically those who plan to take a road trip to their destination. Through this study*, over 11,000 vacation rental travelers were polled.

Wyndham discovered that most roadtrippers are willing to travel a great distance to rent a timeshare. In fact, 90% of participants stated that they plan to drive an average of 12.3 hours to reach their summer vacation spot. [Read more…]

ARDA

ARDA Study Shows that Timeshares = Happier Vacations

ARDA (American Resort Development Association) recently held a study to learn the vacation patterns of timeshare owners vs. the average traveler. The study was conducted by the research group Leger and involved 1,000 participants.

The study revealed that in the last three years, 33% of timeshare owners took four or more vacations compared to only 18% of non-owners. Most of these timeshare vacations are spent with family and friends. Timeshare owners also proved to have happier and more satisfying vacations. [Read more…]

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