Many of the leading hotel chains are now including it as part of their product offering to provide more choices, to balance their portfolio and improve their overall business performance by:
- Increasing customer loyalty
- Attracting new customers
- Maximizing profitability
- Increase year-round occupancy levels
In its simplest form, a luxury property is sold as a club membership in segments of 1/4, 1/8 or 1/16 providing the purchasers with a fixed or rotating term of annual residence and with the use of all amenities. A one off purchase fee is paid to acquire the fraction together with an annual fee to cover the costs of maintaining the property and any amenities provided.
How the fraction is actually acquired can vary depending on the properties location and the long term requirements of the developer.
- A club membership
- A deeded interest
- Ownership in a company limited by shares or guarantee
Global Federal Trust legal structures are ideally suited to facilitate Fractional Ownership products and provide both developers and consumers with a wide range of benefits.