Perspective Magazine CEO to Speak at the ATHOC Timeshare and Fractional Ownership Conference in New Zealand

Perspective Magazine is the global leader in providing independent information to the and ownership industry and Paul Mattimoe, President and CEO, will address industry leaders at the Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council’s annual conference later this month.

Mr. Mattimoe will be launching Perspective Magazine Asia Pacific during the conference’s first full day of activities as part of the company’s continued regional expansion plan. Perspective Magazine Asia Pacific will be the only independent timeshare and fractional industry trade magazine covering the Australasian, South Pacific and Asian markets.

“We are delighted to support the conference again this year and I am very much looking forward to speaking at the event. This year sees the launch of Perspective Magazine Asia Pacific and delegates at the event will be the first to see the inaugural issue”, said Mr. Mattimoe.  

Perspective Magazine is a media sponsor of the conference for the third year in a row, with ATHOC bringing industry leaders together from Australia, , Fiji, China and Singapore as well as the United States and Great Britain. The three day event will see a host of sessions run by industry leaders, organizational experts and presenters that will provide delegates with an array of ideas to take back and implement in their respective businesses.

“The media support of Perspective Magazine enhances the conference’s global exposure as well as the growth and stability of the industry in Australia and New Zealand”, said Ramy Filo, President of ATHOC and CEO of Classic Group.

Other key speakers will be Barry Robinson, CEO, Vacation Club Asia Pacific, Francis Taylor, CEO, Dial An Exchange and Craig Wood, CEO, Vacation Club who will discuss the strategies they implemented to maintain profitability during the global financial crisis.

The conference is scheduled for September 12-14, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Queenstown, New Zealand under the theme “Navigating the New Decade”. 

Details of the conference, including online registration information, can be found on the ATHOC website at


ATHOC (Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council) is the representative body for the Australian Timeshare Industry. The aim of our organization is two-fold. We are here to represent the members of the timeshare industry as well as offer information and support to owners and consumers. ATHOC represents timeshare organizations in Australia who have a commitment to high professional standards – the very best of timeshare in Australia. Membership is open to all those directly or indirectly involved in timeshare and all members are dedicated to delivering the highest professional standards of service to existing and potential timeshare owners. Membership is not automatic and those interested in membership must apply to the Membership Committee for acceptance into the organization.

About Perspective Magazine 

Perspective Magazine publishes four regional brands: industry publications Perspective Magazine North America, Perspective Magazine Europe & Middle East, Perspective Magazine South Africa and the soon to be released Perspective Magazine Asia Pacific. Together, the industry magazines have become the most read independent trade publications globally for the shared ownership industry and the company is a media sponsor of 20 major industry events around the world. The company’s consumer magazine, Owners Perspective Magazine, has become the only independent consumer publication that specializes in promoting the benefits of buying shared ownership products to the general public.  Distribution is via a variety of high-profile consumer channels including, but not limited to, more than 150 first class airport lounges worldwide with over a dozen airlines such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta as well as hundreds of luxury hotels, resorts, spas and golf clubs.

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