Resorts & Development Archive

The Essentials of Live Chat

June 20, 2018

A tool to assist owners and guests—when and where they need it most.   Messaging apps let gue...

Wyndham Worldwide becomes Wyndham Destinations

June 11, 2018

Wyndham Destinations, formerly known as Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, has completed its spin-off of...

Eliminating plastic straws

Reducing Plastic and Cutting Costs

June 25, 2019

Some resorts see significant financial benefits as a result of their eco-friendly initiatives.  ...

Three Takeaways From ARDA World 2019

May 8, 2019

The timeshare industry must embrace change.   The news that came out of April’s ARDA World 20...

The Lessons of Boracay

April 30, 2019

Now open again after being closed because of overtourism, the Philippine island is managing its natu...

Singapore on the Upswing

April 11, 2019

The country’s tourism sees record-breaking growth.   Singapore is on a two-year record-breaki...

ARDA Fights Against Exit Fraud

January 3, 2019

A new coalition sheds light on timeshare industry scams.   The American Resort Development Asso...

Timeshare Continues to Grow

December 5, 2018

ARDA’s latest study finds that vacation ownership is in good health.   According to the lates...

How to Mitigate Food Waste

November 15, 2018

Consumers are a catalyst for hotels, resorts, and restaurants to rethink how they use food resources...

Ecotourism Opportunities Abound in South Africa

November 7, 2018

The new World Heritage designation helps spark interest in the Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains region....

Destination to Watch: Rwanda

September 27, 2018

After years of unrest, the African nation is stable and ramping up on travel opportunities.   A...

Balkans Tourism on the Rise

September 11, 2018

The region, home to beaches, mountains, and wineries, is getting attention beyond already popular Cr...