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  Busselton Beach Resort :: Luxury Holidays of a Lifetime :: What is Timeshare?
The first Timesharing developments started in Australia in 1978, and there are now more than 90 such Resorts in operation in the Australasian Network and in excess of 3400 Resorts in 90 countries.
Timesharing is now starting to be called the holiday revolution of the 21st century.
Timesharing which is an investment in holidays has operated in Europe for more than 55 years, and is now worldwide.
www.busseltonbeach.com.au /timeshare.htm   (1140 words)

 timesharing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
[now primarily historical] Timesharing is the technique of scheduling a computer's time so that they are shared across multiple tasks and multiple users, with each user having the illusion that his or her computation is going on continuously.
Not so back then; timesharing machines were often loaded to capacity, and it was not uncommon for everyone's work to grind to a halt while the machine scheduler thrashed, trying to figure out what to do next.
Timesharing moved from being the luxury of a few large universities runing semi-experimental operating systems to being more generally available about 1975-76.
catb.org /~esr/jargon/html/T/timesharing.html   (395 words)

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Ownership of timesharing units is sold in intervals of one week or less, which is consistent with the requirement that a place of lodging be a facility that is intended or used for, or permits short-term stays; 2.
Right to use timesharing is generally structured as a club membership in which the purchaser receives the right to use a certain type of unit at a timeshare project for a specified number of years.
Marriott timeshare accommodations are similar to hotel accommodations in additional respects: central registration, check- in and check-out, and room assignment is required; keys are distributed and collected as in hotel facilities; and all main- tenance and housekeeping functions are the responsibility of management, not of the guests.
www.usdoj.gov /crt/foia/tal029.txt   (5050 words)

 Timesharing - Enviable Growth Lures Major Hospitality Companies / Arthur Andersen / Fall 1996
Timesharing once the proverbial fl sheep of the hospitality industry today occupies a coveted position as one of the fastest-growing sectors of resort development and travel globally.
Typically, a timeshare resort operates in a fashion similar to that of a hotel, with owners and "exchangers" checking in as guests for a one-week period.
While growth of timesharing has outpaced the hospitality industry during recent years, development of these vacation properties is not for the faint of heart.
www.hotel-online.com /Neo/Trends/Andersen/Timesharing_EnviableGrowth.html   (2582 words)

 WHY TIMESHARING WORKS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
One of the big problems of resorts is communicating why timesharing is good for the purchaser and the developer.
Since it is impossible to successfully offer a timeshare resort without incurring them, they make up a portion of the value of your vacation interval which increases through the years.
Timesharing is somewhat like subdividing a ranch into homesites.
www.accesscom.net /timeshare/why.html   (562 words)

 TUG Timesharing 101
A timeshare is a program in which a group of people shares use of a property by dividing among themselves the rights to use the property for specific time periods.
Timeshare intervals are normally one week long; a few timeshare projects, however, use other ownership fractions, such as one-tenth or one-quarter ownerships.
Timeshare purchases can be divided into purchases of “new” units (bought from the resort developer) and “resale” units (bought from any party other than the developer, such as an owner, a timeshare reselling agent, or a homeowners association).
www.tug2.net /advice/TimeShare-101.htm   (9096 words)

 TRI International - History/Concept
Timeshare is an investment in a vacation lifestyle that pays off over time, and provides more benefits the longer you own and use it.
Timesharing is a unique way to own or use resort accommodations for a certain period of time each year without the responsibility of year round ownership.
Timesharing is a way of dividing the ownership of a vacation home into a number of individually held intervals or time periods.
www.triwest-timeshare.com /timeshares/history-concept.html   (438 words)

 Timeshare, Vacation Ownership, when did timesharing begin?
Modern timesharing started in Europe many, many years ago and was simply an arrangement whereby a number of parties joined together to buy and run a holiday resort for their mutual benefit.
The modern timeshare resorts are professionally managed and there are two major exchange company's, which can arrange trading of timeshares in one vacation resort for weeks in your choice of any of approximately 4000 resorts around the world.
There are 2 Major exchange companies, which, for a small exchange fee, an owner at a timeshare resort may deposit their week with the exchange company and request a week in any timeshare resort that is affiliated with that exchange company.
www.resortcondos.com /whatists.htm   (539 words)

 Timesharing van onroerend goed vergeleken
After classifying timesharing as a property right, the possibilities of constructing timesharing as a real right, or according to a trust concept, or as a contractual right are analyzed.
The most commonly used timeshare plans are dealt with, as well as the type of complaints most heard of with regard to timesharing within the Dutch Realm.
It is concluded that even though the construction of timesharing in the form of a real right provides the buyer with a more solid right, attempts to construct timesharing as such have failed in most countries as a result of legal technicalities within the systems.
www.burofocus.com /book/nildas_book.htm   (608 words)

Timesharing gives owners the exclusive right to use a unit in a real estate development for a specified period of time each year.
Sellers listing their properties with THE TIMESHARE STORE are informed that they should price their timeshares competitively, to give the prospective buyer a reason to buy a resale as opposed to buying directly from the developer.
As the owner of a timeshare unit, you will be required to pay an annual fee to the resort, for property management, facility maintenance, unit refurbishing, appliance and furniture replacement, telephone, power, water, insurance, resort amenities, security, garbage collection, landscaping, linens and laundry, maid service, and activities.
www.timesharesale.com /whatis.htm   (801 words)

 Laser Reflections: Holographic Timesharing
Timesharing answers the question,"What can holography do that other imaging techniques can't?" By introducing a multi-colored product along with the single colored holograph -- we leave the viewer with a multi-colored message that cloaks one of the foremost complaints from product manager types regarding the monochromatic nature of our images.
Our timesharing display case is designed for placement on countertops or podiums between 36" and 48" above the floor.
Timesharing can also be very effective with multiple images side by side where the scale of a display comprised of several panels can nicely fill a storefront window or a tradeshow alcove.
www.laserreflections.com /timeshare.html   (337 words)

 Timesharing - DR1 Forums
The third party purchaser is not obligated to honor the timeshare contracts since they are not recorded on the property records.
This format of timesharing exists in the DR. Interestingly, the pricing of resort timesharing can be so favorable in the DR considering its very high "exchange power" due to the Caribbean location that, even if the whole property should fall into the ocean after five years, most vacationers will have gotten their money's worth.
Timesharing, when done correctly, redirects your money into a membership that gets you a condo instead of a hotel room, and, in the case of a DR timeshare, can leverage you into a much more expensive condo resort in other locations.
www.dr1.com /forums/showthread.php?t=15413   (956 words)

 ClassicGaming.com - The History of Computer Gaming - Part 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Timesharing was the idea that multiple people could use the computer's resources at once, all with the illusion that they were the only ones on the computer.
Timesharing had been experimented and implemented on a small scale at MIT and other locations, but it wasn't until Project MAC was created in 1963 that it had a real advancement.
However, they were in essence a reflection of the new environment of timesharing systems where the resources were shared and could not be monopolized by a single large program that used a lot of the processor time for the control of the display.
www.classicgaming.com /features/articles/computergaminghistory/index3.shtml   (1097 words)

 Florida Vacation Plan and Timesharing Act
The purchase of a timeshare interest often consists of two primary obligations: (1) loan payments to the developer, or to the entity providing the financing (if there are monthly loan payments); and (2) the annual assessments to the managing entity of the timeshare project.
It is for this reason that it is possible for a developer to have sold a majority of the timeshare interests and still have control of a sufficient enough number of timeshare interests to control the association's board of administration, which is an elected body.
Regardless of whether you use these facilities or not, you are obligated by your timeshare documents to contribute to their maintenance and possible replacement in the same manner as everyone else.
www.myflorida.com /dbpr/lsc/timeshare/information/faq_afterpurchase.shtml   (1497 words)

 Timesharing - An Opportunity For Hotel Operators
Timesharing is a vastly different product today from even four or five years ago, and certainly one destined to be even more desirable in the future.
Overall, I believe the case for integrating timesharing into the strategy and future of hotel operations is a compelling one, and there are quantifiable advantages that support such thinking.
Hotels have done much to ensure the future of timesharing, but timesharing is also showing that the future of hotels can be enhanced by this concept.
www.ishc.com /library/pubs/timesharing.html   (607 words)

 DivorceNet - Custody & Timesharing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Once the clinician meets with all the persons deemed necessary and psychological testing is completed, a written report is prepared with specific recommendations to the judge on an appropriate custody and timesharing schedule for the children.
In disputed custody or timesharing situations, parents are not limited to using the Court Clinic.
The main thing we have learned is that designing a timesharing plan is best done based on the age of the children and the parents' ability to communicate with each other.
www.divorcenet.com /states/new_mexico/nm_faq04   (1336 words)

 Welcome to Timesharing Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He stated in a Nov. 28 sworn affidavit that in order to close sales, as a general practice, managers knowingly made statements and guarantees to buyers that were not truthful.
In the constellation of “very nice” timeshare resorts, certain stars shine brighter because they have received a recognition award from their exchange company.
Our timeshare unit was a 3-bedroom, 1-bath houseboat which we piloted ourselves along the Murray River.
www.timesharing-today.com   (368 words)

 Moriarty & Dee, Attorneys in Buffalo, New York specializing in matrimonial and employment law.
Timesharing refers to the amount of time each parent will spend with the children.
Timesharing is determined by the age and the needs of the child for a relationship with both parents.
Until the child is emancipated, the court has the power to modify custody, timesharing and child support whenever circumstances render such change proper.
www.moriartydee.com /child   (2978 words)

 Robert A. Miller celebrates 20th Anniversary in Timesharing
During their partnership, Miller and McMullen were characterized widely as the timeshare industry's "odd couple" -- the former tall, restrained, organized, and systematic; the latter short, effervescent, intuitive, and visionary.
Timesharing is a very complicated start-up business with one company taking on the role of banker, builder, developer, hotel operator, and marketer.
Today the Marriott timeshare enterprise, which does business as Marriott Vacation Club International, consists of over 100,000 vacation-owners at 37 resorts in 18 vacation destinations in the U.S., the Caribbean, and Europe, but in 1997 Miller left MVCI to become president of Marriott Leisure.
www.ampersandcom.com /ampersandcommunications/rmiller.htm   (4319 words)

 ARDA | Guide to Vacation Ownership
The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) has created these web pages as an introduction to timesharing, also called vacation ownership, and some of the reasons millions of consumers choose it as their preferred vacation method.
In fact, current research confirms that timesharing is one of the fastest-growing segments of the hospitality industry, with the potential for even greater growth as more and more leisure travelers discover the advantages of owning their vacation accommodations.
And, today’s timeshare owners have an ever expanding range of travel options to choose from, allowing them to design their own vacations and enjoy some of the most exciting and appealing destinations around the globe.
www.arda.org /AM/Template.cfm?Section=Guide_to_Vacation_Ownership   (240 words)

 Timeshare Resale Alliance - TimeSharing Today Issue 40   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
They can't get the reservations they want, are unsuccessful trading their time through the exchange companies, can't get the property rented or similar such problems.
Sadly, they fleeced a number of timeshare owners before they were driven out of the country.
Listing a timeshare normally requires a Real Estate License in the state in which the property is located.
www.resaletimeshare.com /Magazine/Issue40.htm   (1099 words)

 Timeshare Resale Alliance - TimeSharing Today Issue 45   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I am in the process of purchasing a couple of deeded timeshares for myself at a new Marriott development on the West Coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
The only flexibility in a fixed unit – fixed week timeshare is the ability to trade through Interval International, RCI or one of the independents.
It would really be a waste of time to change the name of Motel 6 to Motel 48 because in a few more years it would have to be changed to Motel 80, then Motel 125, then Motel 500 and beyond (Motel 6 started with rooms at a nightly cost of $6).
www.resaletimeshare.com /Magazine/Issue45.htm   (797 words)

 Timesharing Servers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Their function is to support X workstations by providing login services, font services, and the basic login environment for users to get their work done.
Large processing jobs should not be run on the timesharing servers, but should instead be run on a compute server.
Long running jobs on the timesharing severs will have their execution priority reduced to alleviate load on the server.
www.cs.toronto.edu /support/computing_hardware_timesharing.html   (106 words)

 AskMen.com - Guide to timesharing
Most timeshare units are very luxurious and fully equipped, so you can hold your brood in one location and take advantage of the kitchen to save on food.
On a related note to subletting, timesharing is especially interesting when you consider that an owner can profit from trading to a different location every year.
Programs have been set up that allow timeshare owners to trade units (and times) with other owners, allowing each one to experience a different place in the world every couple of years.
www.askmen.com /money/investing_60/95b_investing.html   (707 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Timesharing at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Since we became timeshare owners, we have come to expect a certain level of excellence in our accommodations while on vacation.
The main pool is free form, with an "island" in the middle, and swim-up bar at one end.
However, you can help contain your costs by getting a timeshare here, taking advantage of cooking in as often as possible, and just relaxing in a hammock while feeling the lovely ocean breezes dancing over your limbs.
www.epinions.com /trvl-review-43BE-77E3FBB-39996ED4-prod6   (1138 words)

 What is Timesharing?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Next, your timeshare is not a hotel room but truly a home away from home since most condominium units are equipped with kitchens, spacious living areas and separate bedrooms.
Finally, you can buy a timeshare for a fraction of the cost of owning a vacation home, and best of all, your future vacation costs are locked in at today´s prices.
Vacation ownership resorts are located in 89 countries and 560,000 timeshares were purchased in 1994, almost six times the number purchased in 1980.
www.royalislander.com /Timeshare/timeshare.htm   (591 words)

 Colorado Child Custody Options & Parenting Plan Schedules - Colorado Center for Divorce Mediation
The following child custody and parenting plan timesharing options are derived from materials by and are presented with the assistance (and permission) of, internationally renowned divorce researcher, clinical psychologist, family mediator, and child custody and parenting educator, Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D. These materials, a web exclusive to our site, have been recognized as a
Mediation is, of course, all about discussing and finding the right approach for your family's approach to child custody plans and timesharing — as you and your spouse or co-parent consider many factors together to arrive at a mutual future vision of your parenting.
Parents often find it helpful or necessary to reconsider and update their child custody, timesharing or parenting plan agreements to reflect the changing needs of their children.
www.coloradodivorcemediation.com /family/parent_plans.asp   (1559 words)

 Stephany A. Madsen - "First Lady of Timesharing"
She tracked these laws with three others: Choate, who at the time was the corporate counsel for Resort Condominiums International; Franks, who was ALDA's director of government relations; and Craig M. Nash, then the director of regulatory affairs for Interval International and now that firm's president and chief executive officer.
With the timeshare industry finally becoming a recognized part of the international hospitality and travel industry, Madsen predicts a bright future for the industry.
"Timesharing organizations are now using modern technology to take advantage of international relationships, opportunities, and worldwide resources," she notes.
www.ampersandcom.com /ampersandcommunications/stephanymansen.htm   (1800 words)

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