Resort Trades: 12 months of editorial planning

For those of you interested in contributing articles or advertising in Resort Trades, we are beginning to work on our 2018 calendar. For now, the following represents the next 12 months of topics:

June 2017
Top Resorts
Top developers, resorts and the folks that make them special.

July 2017*
The Money Issue, From Growing Revenue to Expanding Opportunities
We will look at helping resort operators grow revenue, expand opportunities, serve their owners and guests better, streamline costs and get smarter about tax planning.

August 2017*
HOA Annual Meeting
Resort managers need the latest product and service information while preparing budgets for the annual meeting.

September 2017
Marketing & Sales
A how-to manual on the latest on- and off-line marketing and sales secrets.

October 2017
Refurbishment and Design/SOIC Conference
How to beautify and maintain your resort, inside and out!

November 2017*
Legacy Resorts/ARDA Fall Conference
A look at the challenges mature resorts face, including insurance, accounting, legal, reserves and management.

December 2017
Management Company Review
Comparative review of major top management companies.

January 2018 Top New Year’s Resolutions*
What plans are resort operators making to make themselves more successful this year? We’re asking them to weigh in on how they plan to increase revenue and improve customer service to provide excellent vacations.

February 2018
Top Managers Tell All
Plus, announcing winner of the 2017 CEP Award “CustomerCount Customer Engagement Professional (CEP)/Resort Trades Award.”

March 2018
Technology – From Management to Internet Marketing 
A ‘must-read’ for resort operators who want to stay current, enhance revenue and save on costs.

April 2018*
The ARDA World issue

May 2018
Recreation: Spas, Golf, Outdoor Play & Pools
What are the latest trends for managers and resort operators to watch for, when seeking ways to attract and maintain owners/members and guests?

*Typically, the best-read issues of the year.  For advertising information, contact Marla Carroll 931-484-8819; Marla@TheTrades.com. For editorial queries and submissions, email SharonINK@TheTrades.com.