Document Type



Master of Science (MS)


Hospitality Management

First Advisor's Name

D. Greenaway

First Advisor's Committee Title

Committee Chair

Second Advisor's Name

C. Ilvento


Timesharing (Real estate)

Date of Defense



The purpose of the study is to examine the impact
of the timesharing concept on the resort industry in order to determine the industry's familiarity with timesharing and the industry's conception of the present and future effects of timesharing.

The study utilizes two methods of research, primary
data and secondary data, to examine the concept of timesharing. This section includes information on the different forms of timesharing, the legal aspects, the marketing, management, finance and future of timesharing in order to educate the public about the concept.

The primary data takes the form of a survey that
questions hotel/motel operators in the Fort Lauderdale Beach area to determine their attitudes towards the impact of timesharing on the resort industy.




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