RCI has seen such great success with its social media monitoring service, the Timeshare Online Listening Centre, that it has expanded internationally.
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced an initiative to make Britain the most welcoming destination in Europe for Chinese visitors after his three-day visit to China.
VisitBritain’s China Welcome campaign, launching in the Spring of 2014, will showcase, promote and develop how the U.K. travel industry caters to the needs of Chinese visitors.
Founding members who have committed to the initiative - including Virgin Atlantic, Marketing Manchester, Marketing Birmingham, Hilton Worldwide, Gretna Green, Celtic Manor in Wales, the John Lewis partnership, Bicester Village, Harrods and The Roman Baths in Bath - are already providing information in Mandarin, adapting their product offer and attracting a significant number of Chinese visitors as a result.
U.K. property developer Betty Williams has opened the doors to a new luxury residential leisure real estate development in the much sought-after U.K. holiday hot spot of Torquay in Devon.
A £12 million investment has seen the Victorian Mansion House at Higher Blagdon transformed into The Arboretum – a triumph of Betty’s vision and hands-on project management, combined with the skills of architect David Burley and award-winning interior designer, Alexander James.
There will be nine individually-designed apartments within the Mansion House phase of the development, which will be ready for occupation in March 2014. The Mansion House Show Apartments are now open daily for viewing from 11.00 to 15.00 and early viewers will benefit from being able to buy off plan.
TATOC affiliate, Travel & Leisure Group, has announced a new affiliation with the Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers (C.A.R.E.), a timeshare resorts trade association established to improve vacation property inventories by exchanging them among their own members.