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17 Oct

A look back at RDO7 conference 2016 – Taking Ownership

This year’s RDO7 conference 2016 was a huge success with inspirational speakers and presentations, many excellent connections created, and overall a wonderful time had by all the delegates that attended. We once again returned to the beautiful Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel and Spa in London where RDO5 was held two years ago. Both the hotel and London provided an excellent setting for RDO7, as the focus of this year’s conference was very much on looking towards the future. London is a city which perfectly exemplifies this feeling, as it is constantly innovating, improving and developing. In the short space of two...

13 Oct

Why your resort must adapt to remain relevant in today’s digital world via Gareth Dunlop and Thomas Landen

There are few industries that have been impacted so highly by modern technology, the internet, and the dramatic digital transformation that has occurred in the last decade as the travel and tourism sector. Without a doubt, this has had and will continue to have, substantial effects on the timeshare industry, and adapting to the changes taking place are more important than ever. Those businesses that are able to adapt are much more likely to survive and thrive, whereas companies that decide to stick their head in the sand and ignore what is happening all around are destined for failure. If there...

10 Oct

Dream big – take action – play with those who turn up via Kriss Akabusi

The theme of RDO7 Conference 2016 was Taking Ownership, an extremely important concept to follow in these recent times of uncertainty. There have been huge upheavals lately in terms of the international economy and socio-economic climate. This in turn has had profound effects on international travel and tourism, with travellers and tourists now much more careful about where they decide to spend their important vacation time. Added to this has been the effects of a massive digital transformation in terms of the speed and reliability of the internet, increasing use of social media, online booking and sites such as Tripadvisor...

Caspar BerryRDO7 Presentation
6 Oct

Risk taking and decision making in poker, business and life via Caspar Berry – Professional keynote and motivational speaker

The world is becoming an increasingly uncertain place with huge changes in terms of the global economy, political climate and international stability. There have also been massive shifts in how people work and the types of jobs available, much of which has been lead by substantial advances in technology and the dramatic digital transformation that is sweeping the globe. All of these alterations have also affected the travel and leisure industry including timeshare resorts and hotels. While there are certainly many challenges ahead, there are also many opportunities if you remain optimistic and ready to adapt to these changes. In...

4 Oct

How to Raise Your Sales Game via Simon Hazeldine – Professional Speaker, Bestselling Author, Performance Consultant

In the last few years the world has altered dramatically in terms of the economy, society, technology and business. This in turn has lead to significant and continuing changes in the world of sales. To keep using the same techniques that may have been successful decades ago, in today’s reality of different buyer needs, knowledge and expectation, is becoming increasingly ineffective and ultimately bad for business. Considering all of the changes that have resulted in this challenging new reality that we now live in, you are probably wondering what it takes to achieve exceptional sales performance. At the recent RDO7 Conference...

3 Oct

Cruising sets sail towards younger clients: lessons for timeshare via Andrew Stuart – President & COO, Norwegian Cruise Line

If someone asked you about your perception of the cruise industry, certain thoughts might jump to mind, many of which are not particularly positive. These ideas might include substandard entertainment, tired interiors, uninspiring catering, and an aging demographic of guests on board. When Andrew Stuart, the President and Chief Operating Officer of Norwegian Cruise Line took the helm of the company in March 2015, this was exactly the problem he faced. Almost all of the perceptions that people had about the cruise industry were true when Andrew took charge, so he set about changing this situation in order to attract...

19 Sep

#RDO7 Conference 2016 starts tomorrow, are you ready?

Here at RDO we are very excited that this year’s RDO7 Conference starts tomorrow! This promises to be an exciting event packed with inspirational speeches from motivational speakers and business leaders, lively and engaging debates and fantastic networking opportunities, all set in the beautiful Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa in London, undoubtedly one of the world’s greatest cities. The theme of this year’s conference is Taking Ownership which given recent challenging economic and political events, couldn’t be more necessary for the travel and timeshare industry. Understandably there are concerns among both individual owners and timeshare companies and organisations. RDO7...

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23 Aug

What you can expect at RDO7 Conference 2016

This year’s conference RDO7 promises to be one of the best yet, with a host of talented motivational speakers and industry leaders set to inspire and entertain you, during a variety of different speeches and sessions. The theme of this year’s conference is “Taking Ownership” with an emphasis on taking charge of your own game. This is true from both an industry and individual standpoint and is set to challenge the audience and those within the timeshare industry to look to themselves as to how to improve and evolve. It is often all too easy to blame others, the economic environment around...

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11 Aug

Introducing RDO7 Conference 2016 guest speakers David Gilbert, Howard C. Nusbaum, Peter Booth, Gordon Gurnick, Richard McIntosh, Steve Pentland, Rob Webb

At each RDO conference we aim to bring you the very best lineup of talented motivational speakers to inspire and entertain you. For this year’s RDO7 conference 2016 "Taking Ownership", taking place in London 20th-22nd September 2016, we recently announced our outstanding keynote speakers: Kriss Akabusi, Simon Hazeldine and Caspar Berry. In addition to our keynote speakers, Kriss, Simon and Caspar, we also have an excellent group of guest speakers, some of whom we revealed recently (Gareth Dunlop, Thomas Landen, Andrew Stuart, Anthony Reilly and Paul Hardingham). We are now pleased to announce another separate group of excellent guest speakers, each...

Win more business through conversations not publications RDO7 breakout session with John Beckley and Steve Clarke
2 Aug

“Win more business through conversations not publications” – RDO7 breakout session with John Beckley and Steve Clarke

The digital world continues to shift and transform in new and exciting ways. One of the most significant changes in the last decade, has been the huge expansion in the use of social media, as an increasingly vital means of communication and conversation. This includes established social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google Plus, and newer platforms like Instagram, Periscope and Snapchat. There are literally billions of people around the world using social media to share content, interact, and find out new information. This trend has been further strengthened with the widespread use of smartphones in...