Timeshare Industry Basics
Learn About the Timeshare Industry
Timeshare, also known as vacation ownership, continues to lead the hospitality sector with steady growth — due in large part to the industry's constant innovation and evolution in response to ever-changing consumer lifestyle needs and vacation preferences.
ARDA studies, surveys and other research are a vital component to the timeshare industry. They provide valuable information to consumers and ARDA members about the industry, from buying trends to product satisfaction and economic data. The ARDA International Foundation (AIF) fulfills the industry's research needs and commissions well-respected research firms such as Ernst & Young (EY) and Deloitte & Touche to continuously conduct surveys and produce research studies representing the most reliable data available on vacation ownership.
The information below provides an overview of the timeshare industry based on recent research.