State senator blocks industry bill that would have restricted owner access to HOA rosters

By AVOEditor | October 19th, 2016 | Timeshare News

A powerful California lawmaker, who also happens to be a timeshare owner, singlehandedly blocked an industry-backed timeshare bill that would have restricted owners’ ability to access HOA rosters in order to communicate with each other about board business and elections. Sponsored by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) as a means of protecting owner confidentiality, […]

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NTOA Appoints Kandel as General Counsel

By AVOEditor | July 21st, 2016 | NTOA News

Orlando, Florida – July 15, 2016 – (INTUITION Brand Marketing) – The National Timeshare Owners Association (NTOA), North America’s premier association dedicated to educating and preserving the rights of timeshare owners, today announced the appointment of Martin M. Kandel as General Counsel and member of the NTOA Board of Directors. Kandel holds a juris doctor degree from the University of […]

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It’s Great To Have One Common Goal!

By AVOEditor | June 12th, 2015 | Timeshare News

Guest Column By: Howard Nusbaum, CEO American Resort Development Association Organizational development guru Ken Blanchard has said, “In the past, a leader was a boss. Today’s leaders must be partners with their people…. They no longer can lead solely based on positional power. “ Blanchard is spot-on, and in the world of advocacy, it could […]

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National and State Timeshare Owner Groups Petition Florida Governor to Veto Developer Bill

By AVOEditor | March 20th, 2015 | Timeshare News

ORLANDO, FL — In a last-ditch effort to derail a fast-moving bill backed by timeshare developers, two owner-advocacy groups have petitioned Gov. Rick Scott to veto legislation that, they claim, would erode owners’ legal rights and allow developers to exceed the 125 percent annual cap on maintenance fee increases, among other provisions.  With a May […]

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Protecting Timeshare Owners

By AVOEditor | November 1st, 2013 | NTOA News

Guest Column By: Harry Taylor, CEO of TATOC On November 1st 2013 the Timeshare Association (Timeshare owners and Committees) TATOC was proud to issue a joint press release with The National Timeshare Owners Association of North America announcing the implementation of a strategic alliance between both organizations. This global alliance has proved to be a […]

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