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The European timeshare consumer in the twenty - first century

Cortés-Jiménez, Isabel and Pratt, Stephen and Bregoli, Ilenia and Cooper, Chris (2012) The European timeshare consumer in the twenty - first century. International Journal of Tourism Research, 14 (2). pp. 153-164. ISSN 1099-2340

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This paper outlines the results of the most recent pan-European survey of timeshare and its owners. The paper begins by placing timeshare in context of the European leisure sector and outlining previous research on timeshare. It then goes on to examine the results of a major survey of timeshare owners and the industry. The results unveil the profile of timeshare owners in Europe, their purchasing behaviour and their future intentions; it also looks into the satisfaction of the timeshare experience. The survey demonstrates that timeshare represents a significant sector of the European accommodation market a d that in general, consumers have a high satisfaction rate with their use of timeshare.

Item Type: Journal Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: timeshare resort, European tourism, vacation ownership, fractional ownership
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Depositing User: Stephen Pratt
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2019 21:30
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2019 21:30

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