You will find here a record of TATOC's press releases and news stories.
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FAB Property Spain becomes TATOC re-sale affiliate
TATOC is delighted to announce that new re-sale organisation FAB Property Spain has become a TATOC affiliate.
Recently launched and with offices in Marbella, FAB Property Spain specialises in the re-sale of Marriott Vacation Club (MVC) memberships and selected luxury brands in Europe. While the company makes it clear that it is not Marriott Vacation Club, all of the company's sales advisors have worked for Marriott and, as such, are fully trained on the product.
Together the FAB team sold over ‚ā¨4 million of MVC European membership in three years and was involved with the launch of Destination points. The team is now turning its attention to the re-sale market.
TATOC launches Harry's Blog
TATOC has launched Harry's Blog, the new way to follow what TATOC's executive chairman Harry Taylor is up to and find out what is happening at TATOC's head office.
There is so much going on at the moment with the new Five-Year Plan, TATOC Consumer Helpline, Sharetime magazine, our health check programme and the Ambassadors that it is difficult to keep everyone up to date. And we know that communication is key to success.
TATOC issues Five-Year Plan
TATOC issues updated Five-Year Plan.
When the first Five-Year Plan was launched in 2007 some doubted the goals were achievable and, at times, is looked like this would be the case.
But after a slow beginning the association gathered momentum and succeeded in doing what it set out to do.
At the recent TATOC conference, the latest Five-Year Plan was launched.
The plan addresses the challenges facing the timeshare industry from an ageing owner base, a difficult financial and marketing environment and the evolving requirements and expectations of today‚Äôs holidaymakers. TATOC is determined to work with others in the industry to address these issues.
New affiliate announced by TATOC
TATOC is delighted to announce that re-sale organisation The Timeshare Shop has become a TATOC affiliate.
The Timeshare Shop is a family run, U.K. based company specialising in the re-sale of timeshare holiday ownership weeks and points. With offices in Manchester, Spain and the Canary Islands and agents in the U.S., the company‚Äôs management team has over 25 years' experience within the industry.
As the business is not linked to any specific timeshare developer it is able to offer independent, unbiased advice and information to prospective purchasers or sellers.
Trademark registered by TATOC
TATOC, the timeshare association, has announced today that the name TATOC (and corresponding logo) is now a registered trademark.
Designated by the circled capital letter ‚ÄėR‚Äô, the symbol is used to distinguish goods and services from competitors. Registering TATOC as trademark gives the association the exclusive right to use the mark in the United Kingdom and Europe. The association is currently undergoing trademark registration in the U.S.A.
New co-opted board appointment
TATOC, the Timeshare Association, has announced the appointment of a new co-opted board director.
Emily Collins, who has been working with the Association for the past three years, is responsible for the publication of the Association‚Äôs quarterly magazine, Sharetime, and also oversees TATOC‚Äôs two websites.
The Association announced at the recent TATOC conference that it was looking to develop a stronger board of quality directors with a wider scope of experience.
‚ÄúThe timeshare world is changing and TATOC has a number of objectives to support our members and affiliates tackle the challenges we are facing. The board needs to call upon the knowledge of industry professionals to help us achieve these objectives,‚ÄĚ explained Harry Taylor, executive chairman.
Five new resorts join TATOC
The Timeshare Association (Timeshare Owners and Committees), TATOC, has announced that five Holiday Club Canarias resorts have joined the association as resort members.
The resorts are recent additions to the Holiday Club portfolio, which consists of 31 resorts in Finland, Sweden and Spain. The five new resorts add 6,000 owners to the existing membership of 42,000.
Calvin Lucock, MD Holiday Club Canarias: ‚ÄúAfter a longstanding relationship with RDO, Holiday Club has decided to become affiliated to TATOC as well. For many years, we have been strong supporters of both organisations. Our mutual affiliation to a consumer‚Äôs association as well as to a trade body is in the interest of our owners and the industry alike. Most importantly, Holiday Club shares the same values as TATOC and RDO: to promote and adhere to correct business practices and exercise high work ethics.‚ÄĚ
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