22nd October 2008. There was an overwhelming majority in favor of the Directive with 674 votes for it, 11 against and 10 abstentions. dated 14/01/2009, came into effect on 23/02/2009 and must be transposed into national laws by Member States by 23/02/2011.
LOTS OF STUFF ON THERE AFFILIATIONS COLD CALLERS LIST TIMESHARE GUIDES BUSINESS DIRECTORY NEW
2008MEMORANDUM &ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATIONOUTDATEDAND NEEDED REVIEW
MISSION STATEMENTTATOC exists“To safeguard and enhancethe timeshare holiday experiencefor existing and potential usersand to be the voice of owners”
BELIEFS* Genuine timeshare products, including resorts,points-based schemes and holiday exchangeprogrammes, correctly sold and well managed,represent a high-quality, cost-effective, long-termholiday purchase and an excellent holidayexperience for owners.* The future of timeshare is vitally dependent on agood understanding and relationship betweentimeshare consumers and all aspects of thetimeshare industry.
CONSTITUTIONCONFERENCE 2008 VOTEDAND AGREEDTO ADOPT THE NEWMEMORANDUM & ARTICLESPRESENTED BY THE BOARD
Mission Statement“TATOC exists to protect and enhance thetimeshare holiday experience for usersand to be the voice of owners”TATOC Annual
IntroductionThe timeshare industry faces many challenges:An ageing owner baseDifficult financial and marketing environmentEvolving consumer requirementsChanging user expectationsTATOC Annual
IntroductionTATOC must work with the industry to:Ensure the successful future of timeshareService the on-going needs of existing ownersSatisfy the needs of younger marketsTATOC Annual
IntroductionIt is essential that TATOC:Is NOT seen as the antagonistic outsiderMaintains its independence and impartialityGrows in size and stature to play its partTATOC Annual
TATOC RecognitionTATOC will be recognised as the:Largest, independent representative body fortimeshare consumers in EuropeFirst point of reference for all those seekinginformation and assistanceTATOC Annual
MembershipTATOC is committed to:Increasing membership by elected resortcommittees and individualsWorking closely with affiliates and industrybodiesFoster relationships with developer groups,industry suppliers and external agenciesTATOC Annual
TATOC Consumer HelplineTATOC is committed to:Growing the Helpline’s reputationProviding a high quality, informed serviceGaining expertise in European languagesNurturing relationships with consumer bodiesExtending the service for difficult casesIntroducing a more pro-active approachTATOC Annual
TATOC FundingTATOC is committed to:Continuing the fair unit-based membership feeEncouraging additional contributions (50p/50c)Identifying additional funding streamsCreating separate TATOC Consumer Helplinewith charitable statusTATOC Annual
TATOC Codes of Conduct & PracticeTATOC is committed to:Forging good relationship with the legitimateindustryAcknowledging industry best practiceIncreasing company TATOC affiliationIntroducing new Codes of PracticeTATOC Annual
TATOC AccreditationTATOC is committed to:Increasing resort and re-sale accreditationDeveloping accreditation programmes for -Timeshare points clubsFlexible shared ownership productsTimeshare sales personnelPromoting accreditation to increase awarenessTATOC Annual
Exit StrategiesTATOC is committed to:Working with committees, resorts and industryEstablishing procedures for a fair exit policyEncouraging younger timeshare ownersLaunching new health check service for matureresortsTATOC Annual
EuropeTATOC is committed to:Increasing membership by non U.K.-dominantresortsRecruiting staff with language skillsEnhancing communications with E.U. agenciesTATOC Annual
Five-Year PlanCopies of the Five-Year Plan are available atthe conferenceThe Five-Year Plan can be downloaded fromthe TATOC website: www.tatoc.co.ukA summary is available in Sharetime MagazineSpring 2013TATOC Annual
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