CVOA News

Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA) President and CEO Named Best Industry LeaderPosted On: 02/09/2017 10:20 AM

February 9, 2017 –Jon Zwickel, President and CEO of the Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA) has been named Best Industry Leader in the 2017 Perspective Magazine Awards.

Considered to be one of the highest accolades...

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CRDA Celebrates Record Year of New Member EnrollmentsPosted On: 12/29/2016 9:14 AM

Vancouver, Canada, December 7, 2016 (INTUITION) – The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) has seen a record increase in membership through its annual conference and a successful outreach program, culminating in 18 new companies joining in 2016.

The new companies represent vario...

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CRDA Welcomes Three New Board MembersPosted On: 11/30/2016 5:15 PM

Vancouver, Canada, November 30, 2016 (INTUITION) – Following a successful year of new member enrolments, Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is proud to welcome three new members to its board of directors.

The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is a trade associati...

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CRDA Partners with Trade Associations Partner to Expand Global DepthPosted On: 10/20/2016 12:25 PM

British Columbia, Canada (October 18, 2016) — CRDA, the Canadian Resort Development Association, is proud to announce that it has entered into Industry Association Partnership Agreements with two of the major industry trade associations. AMDETUR, the Mexican Resort Development Association, and C.A.R.E., the Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers. These Agreements expand opportunit...

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Canadian Resort Conference Showcases Success and Looks to the FuturePosted On: 09/30/2016 10:06 AM

Orlando, Florida – September 29th, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – The 2016 Canadian Resort Conference (CRC 2016) provided another successful gathering of hospitality and timeshare companies, and leaders, from Canada, USA and Mexico.

Hosted for a third year by Perspective Group, a ...

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Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Wins 2016 CRDA Cornerstone AwardPosted On: 09/30/2016 10:18 AM

Orlando, Florida – September 19th, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club was awarded the Cornerstone Award for innovation in the vacation ownership industry at this year’s Canadian Resort Conference (CRC) held on September 13th – 14th.

The Co...

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Interval International Confirms Bronze Sponsorship at CRC 2016Posted On: 05/19/2016 8:35 AM

Orlando, Florida – May 19, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, will be sponsoring this year’s &l...

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VacationCondos to Participate in CRC 2016 as Silver Level and Cornerstone Awards SponsorPosted On: 05/19/2016 8:37 AM

Orlando, Florida – May 18, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – VacationCondos, a top level vacation rental provider, has been designated as a Silver level and Cornerstone Award sponsor...

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Trade Up Travel to Host CRC 2016 Opening Party as a Platinum Level SponsorPosted On: 05/19/2016 8:42 AM

Orlando, Florida – April 28, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – Leading travel club Trade Up Travel has confirmed its Platinum level sponsorship at this year’s&...

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CRDA Announces The 2016 Canadian Resort ConferencePosted On: 04/22/2016 7:32 AM

The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is delighted to announce that the 2016 Canadian Resort Conference (CRC) will be held on September 13th and 14th&...

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CRDA Announces Four New MembersPosted On: 03/07/2016 4:29 PM

Orlando, Florida – March 7, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) announced that it recently welcomed four new members: RTX, Trade Up Travel, Cyria Group and Capital Resorts.

RTX is a ...

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CRDA Appoints Three New DirectorsPosted On: 03/07/2016 4:36 PM

Orlando, Florida – February 18, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is pleased to announce that it has welcomed three new members to its prestigious Board of Directors: Guillermo Martinez, Justin Hunt...

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CRDA Charity Auction Benefits The BC Hospitality FoundationPosted On: 10/12/2015 11:05 AM

Orlando, Florida – October 2, 2015 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF), who supports hospitality workers facing a financial crisis due...

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CRDA Announces New DirectorsPosted On: 10/12/2015 11:09 AM

Orlando, Florida – September 28, 2015 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors at a meet...

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CRDA Launches Timeshare HelplinePosted On: 04/28/2015 7:59 AM

Orlando, Florida – April 27, 2015 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – Want to know if you can exchange your Florida timeshare for a trip to Cancun? Or, maybe you’d like help vetting a service provider or finding new options for resales and rentals.Read More...

CRDA Members Sweep 2015 ARDA AwardsPosted On: 04/24/2015 2:53 PM

Orlando, Florida – April 23, 2015 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – Members of the Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) won 26 awards at the 2015 ARDA Awards Gala Dinner last we...

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CustomerCount sponsors Canadian Resort ConferencePosted On: 04/09/2015 9:12 AM

CustomerCount, a leading online enterprise customer feedback management system, has confirmed its Silver-level sponsorship of the 2015 Canadian Resort Conference (CRC).

The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) conference takes place from 9-10 September at the...

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CRDA Add Two to Board of DirectorsPosted On: 04/07/2015 8:03 AM

Vancouver, Canada (March 17, 2015) — The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) has added two seasoned vacation ownership/timeshare professionals to its Board of Directors.

According to Jon Zwickel, President and CEO of CRDA, says “We are proud to welcome Tom Carney and Lucie Gagné to our distinguished Board of Directors. As we embark on a new path, the insi...

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Canada's Next ChapterPosted On: 01/28/2015 9:01 AM

Canada is poised to capitalize on its most powerful asset: a diverse natural landscape that caters to vacationers of all kind.

DAE Wins 2014 CRDA Cornerstone AwardPosted On: 12/03/2014 5:22 PM

Vancouver, Canada – September 24, 2014 – The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA), a trade association dedicated to furthering the interests of the resort industry in Canada and throughout the world, has announced its winner of the 2nd annual Cornerstone Award.

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CRDA Announces New Appointments To Board Of DirectorsPosted On: 12/03/2014 5:11 PM

Vancouver, Canada – September 24, 2014 – The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) has welcomed five new members to its board of directors at a meeting held during its annual Canadian Resort Conference, currently taking place in Toronto, Canada.

The Canadian Resort Deve...

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CRDA Announces Finalists For 2014 Cornerstone AwardPosted On: 12/03/2014 5:08 PM

Vancouver, Canada – September 18, 2014 – The Canadian Resort Development Association, a trade association dedicated to furthering the interests of the resort industry in Canada and throughout the world, has announced the finalists of its 2nd annual Cornerstone Award.

This cove...

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CRDA Announces New ChairPosted On: 06/03/2014 9:01 PM

Vancouver, BC (June 4, 2014) - - The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) announced today that Ed Romanowski has assumed the position of Chair.

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13 Things You Didn't Know About ...Posted On: 03/19/2014 9:24 AM

It's easy to learn about someone's company with a few mouse clicks. But because Vacation Ownership is a people business, we want to introduce you to the People of CRDA. Each month we will profile a CRDA member, highlighting "13 Things You Didn't Know About" the person.

This month we introduce you to Kimberly ...

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Help CRDA Create A Vibrant 2014 ConferencePosted On: 03/12/2014 10:52 AM

VANCOUVER, BC - CRDA's 2014 conference will be held in Toronto on September 23-25.  

The association's mandate is to broaden our reach beyond vacation ownership to include all types of resorts. As part of ach...

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Perspective Group To Produce CRDA ConferencesPosted On: 02/19/2014 10:57 AM

The Canadian Resort Development Association has selected Perspective Group to produce its annual CRDA conference. Read More...

Hotelier Magazine Covers VO-Con, Vacation Ownership ConferencePosted On: 12/10/2013 3:56 PM

VANCOUVER, BC - VO-Con highlighted the need for the sector to morph with the times...

Canadian Lodging News Covers the CRDA Cornerstone AwardPosted On: 11/27/2013 3:05 PM

WHISTLER, BC—Back in September 2010, Marlene Scott was among four members of the board of directors of Whistler Vacation Club who discovered a misappropriation of funds.
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Canadian Lodging News Covers VO-ConPosted On: 11/27/2013 2:59 PM

VANCOUVER, BC—Jon Zwickel, who took over as executive director of the Canadian Resort Development Association in January, sees 2013 as a year of transition for the association. 
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Successful Conference Brings Vacation Ownership Stakeholders Together To "Explore The Business Of Vacations"Posted On: 10/31/2013 1:11 PM

Vancouver, BC (October 30, 2013) - - The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA), the trade group representing the Canadian vacation ownership industry, recently staged its most successful conference.

VO-Con, The Vacation Ownership Conference marked a turning point in the revitalization of CRDA. Last week more than 100 attendees from Canada, the US and Mexico pa...

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Canadian Resort Development Association Announces Cornerstone Award WinnerPosted On: 10/30/2013 1:15 PM

Vancouver, BC (October 30, 2013) - - The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA), the trade group representing the Canadian vacation ownership industry, announced that Whistler Vacation Club has won the association’s first annual Cornerstone Award.

Last week CRDA held VO-Con, The Vacation Ownership Conference. The conference highlight was the announceme...

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Canadian Resort Development Association Announces 2013/14 OfficersPosted On: 10/30/2013 1:32 PM

Vancouver, BC (October 30, 2013) - - The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA), the trade group representing the Canadian vacation ownership industry, recently elected its 2013-14 slate of officers to serve on its national board.

At its recent meeting, the Board unanimously elected Chris Thompson as Chair, Ed Romanowski as Vice-Chair and Dan Pichette as S...

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New Director Joins National Board of the Canadian Resort Development AssociationPosted On: 10/30/2013 1:10 PM

Vancouver, BC (October 30, 2013) - - The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA), the trade group representing the Canadian vacation ownership industry, recently elected one new member and re-elected five directors to serve on its national board.

At its recent meeting, the Board unanimously elected Graham McMillan. Graham is the first Supplier Member to serv...

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CRDA's New Website LaunchedPosted On: 09/04/2013 3:58 PM

Vancouver, BC – September 4, 2013 – The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA), the national vacation ownership industry association for Canada, has launched a completely redesigned website. The site overhaul project also included the implementation of search engine optimization strategies to lift the online profile of the association and its members.

“The new site is e...

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CRDA Introduces New National DirectorsPosted On: 09/04/2013 4:28 PM

Vancouver, BC (September 4, 2013) - - The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA), the trade group representing the Canadian vacation ownership industry, recently elected four new members to serve on its national board. At its August meeting, the Board unanimously elected Dianne Hounsome, Marlene Scott, Jude Carrillo and Jon Zwickel as Directors.

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CRDA Chooses AIM For WebsitePosted On: 09/02/2013 12:40 PM

The Canadian Resort Development Association, Canada’s only vacation ownership industry trade association, has selected Advanced Internet Management to redesign its website and implement SEO tactics. Website development company Advanced Internet Management (AIM) announces it has been selected by CRDA, the national vacation ownership industry association fo...

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CRDA Announces Cornerstone AwardPosted On: 09/02/2013 12:22 PM

VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Resort Development Association, CRDA, today announced the launch of its first annual Cornerstone Award. The award will recognize a vacation ownership professional, company, HOA or resort that has achieved outstanding results through innovative planning, financing, developing, marketing or selling techniques. In keeping with the "Explorin...

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CRDA Announces VO-Con To Be Produced In Partnership With Big Picture ConferencesPosted On: 08/30/2013 9:38 AM

May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Big Picture Conferences is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) to produce VO-CON, the Canadian Vacation Ownership industry's premiere business conference. Since 2007, Big Picture Conferences has produced over 28 events within the Canadian Hospitality sector including the flagsh...

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