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8 Aug

How to Engage Your Staff to Strengthen Your Business with RDO8 Guest Speaker Rebecca Jones

There are many people that have great ideas for a business, new innovations that they dream about developing and different ways to improve existing organisations. Often the only thing holding back individuals from realising these ambitions and succeeding rather than giving up and not taking a risk, is their worries about what other people think. Sadly the negativity and judgement of others is so often what many allow to stop their future success. The focus at the core of every talk that Rebecca Jones gives is that by changing our mindsets, we can overcome this self doubt and achieve so...

1 Aug

Purpose Beyond Profit with RDO8 Guest Speaker Geoffrey Breeze – Executive Director, World Travel & Tourism Council

The Travel & Tourism industry represents one of the most significant sectors of the global economy, “supporting 292 million jobs and generating 10.2% of global GDP.” Clearly this industry is so much more important than merely trivial leisure pursuit, but something that literally hundreds of millions of people depend upon for their daily livelihoods. In addition to economic development though, those who work in tourism every day are also helping to share cultures and build mutual understanding which is ultimately helping to create a more peaceful world. 2017 was declared the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the...

27 Jul

Discover the Wonderful CLC World Charity Holidays Programme

A holiday is something that many families look forward to and even expect on an annual basis. For those lucky enough, they are even able to enjoy multiple vacations per year. Unfortunately, not every family is so fortunate due to a number of different pressures such as financial, health or time restraints. This is often especially the case for carers who dedicate so much of their time looking after other members of their family. CLC World believes (as do we) that holidays are an extremely important aspect of life for families to gain some much needed downtime together, and...

25 Jul

Selling Travel Experiences Online – How to Get 6% More with RDO8 Guest Speaker Daniel Bensley

Leisure travel businesses and marketing organisations have long pondered what exactly motivates individuals to book the vacations they do. Why do they choose certain hotels or resorts over others? What factors lead to them deciding to head to one destination rather than another? What causes them to choose different excursions, restaurants, or activities while they are on their holiday? These are all factors related to the overall concept of leisure-travel and vacations which ultimately is a highly experience based activity with many complicated influences affecting a tourist or traveller’s decision making process. To be able to better understand what influences...

18 Jul

Baby Boomers – the Ultimate Upgrade? Presented by RDO8 Guest Speakers Lisa Migani and Peter Robinson

These days, as Europeans live longer and longer lives, they increasingly enjoy more leisure time during both their semi-retirement and full retirement years. Many people can now enjoy a further 20-30 years life after retirement and due to improvements in healthcare and standard of living, are more than able to enjoy active lifestyles, filled with travel. Because of this, many ageing Europeans are no longer content just to simply sit around watching TV or staying at home gardening. Instead many are choosing new and diverse housing options later in life, as they are free from responsibilities like children and jobs....

4 Jul

Discover the Evolving Vacation Home Market with RDO8 Guest Speaker Niki Christian Nutsch

The world of travel and tourism has changed rapidly and dramatically during the last decade, in a variety of different aspects. One of the most notable is in terms of the accommodation that people choose to stay in and the experiences that they decide to have during their vacation. The impact that one company, Airbnb, has had in particular is undeniable. Since the company was started less than a decade ago, it has completely transformed how a significant proportion of people choose to travel. Since its beginning in August 2008, the company has utilized social media highly effectively and has...

27 Jun

Dominate Future Markets Using Accurate Opinion Data with RDO8 guest speaker Freddie Herbst

Freddie Herbst brings to the table an extensive 26-year career history which includes an abundance of success within sales environments. This is due to his unwavering passion and commitment to his trade, and incredible ability to diversify, combined with a readiness to adapt to changing times. While many in the business world have been unable or unwilling to alter how they operate in the modern marketplace, Freddie has embraced change and flourished! Due to this and many other highly redeeming personal and professional qualities, he has greatly succeeded in past positions and in his current role as Commercial Director within the...

20 Jun

How Video Will be Used to Increase Footfall at RCI Affiliated Resorts

RCI pioneered vacation exchange back in 1974, and now aims to make advertising this concept even simpler for member resorts. Whether it is a week’s right-to-use, points or club membership, or an exchange membership linked to the sale of a wholly-owned holiday home, RCI fully appreciate that the purchase of timeshare is only just the beginning of what should be an exciting leisure lifestyle for their customers. When aiming to close a sale, a highly compelling driver to achieving this, is the option of providing customers the amazing opportunity to swap their owned holiday experience with over 4,000...

Karma Group to debut in London's West End with the Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel
16 Jun

Karma Group to debut in London’s West End with the Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel

Karma Group have recently purchased an equity stake in the Sanctum Hospitality Group with The Sanctum Soho, one of the West End of London’s finest hotels, to be rebranded as Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel. An urban hideaway in the heart of London, the Sanctum Soho offers 30 beautiful rooms across four floors, including 8 crash pads, 4 Suites, 3 Junior Suites and 2 Loft Suites all finished with the highest calibre furnishings, chic décor and bohemian opulence. The hotel’s bars and restaurant are already legendary and additional facilities such as a private film screening room for 50 people, pop up tattoo...

13 Jun

Why Now is the Right Time to Reconsider Timeshare

When you think of the word timeshare, what springs to mind? While for some it might be stylish and carefree getaways in your favourite holiday destination, for others it could just as easily be pushy salespeople trying to bamboozle you into signing an unwanted, lengthy contract.  Unfortunately, for a number of years the word timeshare has had negative connotations in the minds of many people, due to the often unethical and unjust way it was sold in the past. This is all changing though as the holiday market goes through a massive shakeup. Timeshare is evolving into something that everyone...