The U.S. timeshare industry is a $7.6B industry—almost as big as major league baseball. With 8.5 million intervals owned, timeshares contribute significantly to the U.S. economy.
The timeshare industry generated $68.7 billion in consumer and business spending in 2013 alone.
The timeshare industry is responsible for the creation of 473,000 full- and part-time jobs.
Those jobs produce $23.6 billion in salaries and wages.
The timeshare industry generated $8.5 billion in tax revenue in 2013.
It is estimated that each dollar of direct timeshare economic activity results in $2.58 of total U.S. economic output.
There are 29 percent more resorts planned for the upcoming year.
Compared to 2012, timeshare sales volume increased nearly 11 percent in 2013.