The most important factor in technology for our industry is the rapid and constantly increasing growth in the use of internet in the personal, professional and commercial life of both the individual and the business user.

Twenty years ago with a phone, a fax, and some printed mailing material, you could open an office for customer service, lead generation or reservations. Currently in the hospitality industry in general, and in timeshare and vacation clubs in particular, we use an endless supply of tools such as the internet, social media, chat, software programs, telephony, and even artificial intelligence and virtual reality and we are always trying new technology in order to improve communication with customers, potential customers, previous customers and the general public.

Across the Transom...
Here's a look at some of the news we've seen this week.
C.A.R.E., the Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers  registration is now open for its inaugural annual conference in Austin, Texas from April 7-10, 2018 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel.  This milestone will calendar C.A.R.E.'s 66 th  Conference since the association was established in 1985.  The C.A.R.E. Board of Directors and Conference Committee are truly striving to make their annual conference bigger and better than their previous platform of semi-annual conferences in years past. All industry colleagues are invited to attend, so get online and get registered today!  Early bird rates expire on February 23 rd !

Read more  HERE .

The Venue at Beso Del Sol Resort (Dunedin, FL) is the place for celebrations ranging from Weddings to Anniversaries to special occasions such as birthdays, holiday parties and corporate meetings.  The Venue will be among many high level and innovative exhibitors at the Tampa Bay Bridal Show presented and produced by Tampa Bay Times.

Read more HERE .

Vengreso announced today that best-selling author, speaker and sales influencer, Shari Levitin , has been appointed to the company's emerging Advisory Board.

As the founder of the Shari Levitin Group, Shari has established herself as a sales training pioneer within the hospitality space. Her formula for delivering creative, sustainable and memorable content has created over 1 billion dollars in increased revenue for companies in over 40 countries by helping sales teams bridge the gap between beating quota and selling with heart.

Read more  HERE .

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