The New Definition of Luxury Travel

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There is a change in how people are viewing luxury travel. What was once defined by upscale appointments such as marble bathrooms, plunge pools, and high-end entertainment systems, is now more centered around experiences.

Travelers are seeking to enrich their bodies and minds through luxury experiences. Their motives are more spiritual and emotional rather than the need for flashy amenities and rich physical features. People are looking to vacation and experience creative, physical, and mental fulfillment.

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Emerging Timeshare Industries to Watch [Infographic]

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The global timeshare industry has seen significant growth in recent years due to increased occupancy rates at ownership resorts and heightened incentive for vacationers to become club members. The news is good for a number of reasons—on one hand, current owners will benefit from a more competitive market by experiencing greater owner benefits and services. On another hand, newer, more efficient vacation ownership solutions will undoubtedly become available for prospective buyers.

Vacation ownership is alive and well in lucrative markets such as the U.S., the Caribbean, Europe, and elsewhere. But several smaller timeshare industries are starting to gain steam and drive revenue, encouraging growth in areas that have never been strong markets for vacation ownership. Between already-established areas changing legislation and welcoming new developers, to nations new to the concept of timeshares altogether, the industry is taking off around the globe.

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Last Minute Vacation Exchange Options

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Many timeshare owners have the luxury of owning at an RCI or Interval International affiliated resort. If you are one of those people, you know how great it is to be able to exchange your timeshare week for a vacation at a new and exciting destination. External exchange is one of the things that makes timeshare ownership so fun and flexible! But did you know these companies offer additional services to add more convenience to your travels? For those who like to be more spontaneous, you need to know about your options of last minute vacations exchanges!

Both RCI and Interval International offer their own last minute vacations programs that allow their members to be even more flexible and take advantage of last minute deals and trips.

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Vacation Green in 2017 At These Eco-Friendly Timeshares

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Sustainable travel and eco-friendly timeshares are a win-win situation. The resorts are doing their part to diminish their carbon footprint while offering owners an unprecedented vacation experience using eco-friendly products and services.

Some of the most luxurious resort brands in the world—such as Marriott Vacation Club, Wyndham Resorts, and RCI—are utilizing eco-friendly practices. RCI specifically is in its sixth year of sponsoring a “Green Awards” ceremony for sustainable business practices.

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Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week 2017

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National Travel and Tourism Week

National Travel and Tourism Week is officially underway. These series of days celebrate our industry by promoting the importance of travel and its positive impact on not only the U.S. economy, but the world as well.

Curated by the U.S. Travel Association, the theme of this year’s national tourism week is the “Faces of Travel”. This event encourages national travel and tourism as a way to celebrate all the people who give the industry life, while also advocating the exploration of our great country and the world.

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