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C.A.R.E. Welcomes Global Retreats, Inc. as a General Member

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, October 3, 2017


The C.A.R.E. Board of Directors has voted to accept Global Retreats, Inc. as a C.A.R.E. General Member. 

Global Retreats, Inc. is a Wholesaler of Inventory that sells travel club memberships and timeshare by means of RCI Points. 

For more information, login to C.A.R.E.'s Online Directory.

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Purchase Your Super Raffle Tickets Here!

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, September 13, 2017


Support the marketing efforts of C.A.R.E. purchasing your Super Raffle Tickets HERE for YOUR CHANCE to win great prizes. 

The Grand Prize is YOUR choice of $500.00 in cold cash or a 50' Smart TV!


Not attending the conference?  No need not be present to WIN!



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The Latest Edition of Connections Magazine Has Arrived!

Posted By Bonnie Kosco, Wednesday, August 16, 2017



Your 2017 Summer Connections Magazine is here to read at your leisure!


Find out why Anaheim is the perfect place for C.A.R.E.'s 2017 Fall Conference and how you can register to attend.  Do you know who the 2017 Pinnacle Award Recipient was or who was elected to the Board of Directors?  This is your opportunity to find out!   Benefit from educational articles such as "A Landscape View of Our Changing Industry" and "How Distracted (and e-Distracted) Are You?" and much, much more.


Sit back, relax and enjoy this issue of Connections!


Connections is available to read in DIGITAL and PDF versions! 

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C.A.R.E. 2019 Conference Finalists Announced

Posted By Bonnie Kosco, Thursday, August 10, 2017


  The C.A.R.E. Board of Directors has selected the two finalists
  for its 2019 Conference.


  After having received and carefully reviewed 20 proposals,
  two finalists will be  presented to the C.A.R.E. voting membership
  for final selection at C.A.R.E.'s 2017 Fall Conference in Anaheim, CA


  Jacksonville, FL
  May 2-7, 2019


 Indianapolis, IN 
  May 2-7, 2019


  A special thanks goes out to the C.A.R.E. Conference Committee for all
  of their hard work that will result in yet another awesome conference!

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C.A.R.E. Announces 2017 Fall Conference Agenda

Posted By Administration, Monday, July 31, 2017


Harrisonburg, VA-July 2017- C.A.R.E., the Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers, has opened registration for its 65th conference to be held at the Anaheim Marriott Suites, Garden Grove, CA from October 14-17, 2017. Resort Developers, Property Managers, Service Providers, Travel Clubs, Travel Agencies and Wholesalers will find that the conference is the perfect forum for exceptional networking and educational experiences while providing unlimited opportunities to forge valuable business relationships.


The conference will begin with a “C.A.R.E. Gives Back” event.  In an effort to support and show gratitude for the communities that host C.A.R.E. conferences, C.A.R.E. volunteers give back by participating in philanthropic projects.  In Anaheim, volunteers will act as production assistants and support the transformation of eight breast cancer survivors with Send Me On Vacation’s (SMOV) “Mermaid Journey”; a wellness program that guides survivors to let go of the fear and anger that battling breast cancer brings and create a more abundant life.  Read More.....

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Resort Trades' Report from AMDETUR: Timeshare Companies Doing Business in Digital Era

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Greater Knoxville, TN, area; July 24, 2017 – Resort Trades CEO Tim Wilson and Publisher Sharon Scott, RRP, recently attended the 30th Annual Convention of the Asociación Mexicana de Desarrolladores Turísticos A.C., or simply AMDETUR, held in Puerto Vallarta, earlier this summer. “We attended the meeting because we are considering publishing and mailing a Spanish language edition of The Trades,” Scott remarks. “We were not surprised to see that using digital tools for marketing and customer communication were the hottest topics.

One particularly insightful panel, “New Opportunities and Challenges in the Digital Era,” moderated by Jim Wehrle, focused particularly on these and other evocative questions. Wehrle, a board member of C.A.R.E. (Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers) who provides Internet marketing services primarily for Sunset World, began the session by observing the challenge inherent in trying to keep in step with rapidly evolving technology.  Read More....

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2017 Fall Conference Registration is OPEN!

Posted By Bonnie Kosco, Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Registration for C.A.R.E.'s 65th Conference in Anaheim/Garden Grove, CA is now open!  Many valuable educational events and exciting networking events have been planned, so plan to arrive early and stay late!


Early Bird rates are available until August 14, 2017.   To register: 

  • Login under "Member Directory"  (to receive Member rates)
  • On the Homepage, Click on "Calendar", C.A.R.E.'s 65th Conference and follow prompts, or
  • Click on "Conference Information" (top tab) and select "Agenda and Registration" and follow the prompts
  • OR CLICK HERE for online Registration (make sure you are signed into the directory to receive member rates)
  • CLICK HERE for room reservations at Anaheim Marriott Suites


Questions?  Call 800-636-5646 ext 0 or e-mail: See you in Anaheim!


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Global Shared Ownership an Economic Force with a Diverse Selection of Resorts

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, July 12, 2017


The newly released 2016 Worldwide Shared Vacation Ownership Report, conducted by Oxford Economics and Leger for the ARDA International Foundation (AIF), once again reveals the international timeshare industry to be formidable in size, diverse in makeup and ready for future growth.

The shared vacation ownership industry has shown consistent, steady growth over the past several years. Between 2014 and 2015, global sales increased 11.5% from $17.7 billion to $19.7 billion. Occupancy rates in the shared vacation ownership industry have remained strong, registering 79.4% in 2015, up slightly from 76.4% in 2014. There are nearly 5,400 shared vacation ownership resorts with properties in 121 countries.  In addition to its geographic diversity, shared vacation ownership offers a wide variety of product experiences.  Read more....

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Arizona Humane Society Thanks C.A.R.E. for Donation

Posted By Bonnie Kosco, Monday, July 3, 2017


C.A.R.E. donated 5% of Silent/Live Auction proceeds to the charity of choice of one of the Spring 2017 auction donors (randomly drawn).   Dial An Exchange's name was drawn and Tom Corbett selected the Arizona Humane Society to receive a donation of $503.95!


Read more (attachment below) about the Arizona Humane Society and how C.A.R.E.'s donation "has given a second chance to a homeless animal and has helped transform Maricopa County into one of the best places to be a pet."


A special thanks goes out to all Spring 2017 Silent/Live Auction donors and to Dial An Exchange for their recommendation of the Arizona Humane Society as C.A.R.E.'s Spring Silent/Live Auction Charity donation recipient.

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C.A.R.E. Hosts Spring Conference In Virginia Beach

Posted By Bonnie Kosco, Tuesday, June 27, 2017


Harrisonburg, VA – June 2017 / C.A.R.E., the Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers, recently hosted their 64th Conference at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront Resort, Virginia Beach, VA from May 6-9.


Attendees enjoyed C.A.R.E.’s oceanfront venue as well as a fully packed agenda with plenty of education, networking, and fun events! The conference began with C.A.R.E.’s Silent/Live Auction that raised more than $10,000. These funds will help offset future marketing costs for C.A.R.E. and as a not-for-profit association, C.A.R.E. is appreciative of all the donors and bidders!  Read More.....

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