Beyond Terrorism and Recession: The Timeshare Industry Looks Ahead
William Guthrie
During the week to ten days immediately followiin September 11, 2001, the prevailing concern of the timeshare industry was the significant decline in the number of vacation travelers. Like the hotel and gaming industries, for the timeshare industtr fewer travelers means lower occupancy rates, fewer prospective purchasers touring a resort, and therefore lower sales. Based upon both anecdotal evideenc and recent studies, however, it is becoming quite clear that the timeshare industry has withstood...