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Branded Residences – Towards the Three Way Win

A review of the Branded Residence sector based on the results of the 2010 EHL Strategy Challenge at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne when 150 students set about forecasting the future of Timeshare, Branded Residences and Fractional Ownership.

Resorts - A Focus On Value

What is a Resort? How should the performance of Resorts be benchmarked and does this affect how we manage and value a Resort property? In the first of two articles we explore the Resort business model and where the value drivers lie.

Overview of Shared Ownership Business Models

Philip Bacon presents an overview of shared ownership business models to students at EHL in Lausanne, Switzerland

VOIC Speaks of Optimism and Stability During Economic Crisis

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Vacation Ownership Investment Conference held in Orlando, Florida, from October 6th-9th, presented a rather optimistic outlook of the future of the vacation ownership industry.

Timeshare 101: The Interval Ownership Explosion

Steve Rushmore's July 2001 Hotels monthly.

Private Residence Clubs - Exclusivity Within The Leisure Market

As demand in today’s luxury residential real estate market continues to increase, private residence clubs (“PRCs”) are offering fractional real estate owners the best of several worlds...

Timeshare 101: The Interval Ownership Explosion

Steve Rushmore's July 2001 Hotels article.

Buying a Hotel To House Your Tour Flow

Tour flow alone typically will not fill a hotel. Business travelers, meeting and convention travelers, and pleasure or leisure travelers are the three primary market segments that comprise the total of lodging demand.

Cash-Flow Modeling and Market Feasibility

In this article the author explains how cash-flow modeling is an important part of a timeshare project's initial planning stages.