About Vacation Innovations

Based in Orlando, Florida, Vacation Innovations began as an escrow and title agency specializing in timeshare assets and has grown into one of the world’s largest providers of travel-related products, software and services, specializing in secondary-market services and solutions for the vacation ownership industry.

Since its founding, the Vacation Innovations portfolio has grown to include leading travel technology partner Holiday Systems International and timeshare resale marketplaces SellMyTimeshareNow.com and VacationOwnership.com.  In addition to online advertising and marketing services for by-owner timeshare sales and rentals, Vacation Innovations’ family of brands offers licensed timeshare brokerage and title transfer services, as well as customized owner services and product solutions for timeshare resorts, resort developers, HOAs, and timeshare management companies.

Explore the Company

Executive Leadership

Get to know the team behind our spirit of innovation.  Our leadership team is committed to delivering world-class products, services, and experiences to our clients and partners.

Our Brands

Learn about Vacation Innovations’ family of brands, which have been helping to redefine the timeshare resale market and travel industries for more than 20 years.

Services

As one of the world’s leading providers of travel-related products, software and services, we offer a full suite of tools designed to help consumers and developers alike.

Media Center

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Careers

Start a career in the travel industry by joining our team.  We are seeking innovative, hard-working individuals to contribute to our open, fun-loving culture.

Spirit of Giving

Vacation Innovations and our employees regularly donate time and resources to support a range of charities.  We believe in investing in our local communities.

Our Values

Let us be your GUIDE in both the travel and vacation ownership industries.

G

Guest Satisfaction

Each customer is our guest, and we want to ensure they leave satisfied at the end of their “stay” with us.  Superior customer service is always a priority.

U

Understanding

Travel can be incredible, but the details can also be frustrating.  We understand this frustration and are committed to making travel easier for our customers, from helping to select and book a resort stay to selling or purchasing a timeshare.  We bring together the right travel services and partners to provide customers with a best-in-class, zero-pressure experience.

I

Innovation & Integrity

Innovation is in our name.  We constantly look for new ways to better serve both our customers and the needs of the travel industry, doing so with the utmost integrity.

D

Diligence

We diligently seek opportunities to add value for our employees, customers and partners.  We act with intention and follow-through on our promises.

E

Expertise

No one knows travel like we do, especially when it comes to vacation ownership and timeshare resale.  Let us put our expertise to work for you.  Whether you’re searching for your next vacation, seeking a buyer for your timeshare, or need a partner to better serve the needs of your customers, we are here to help.

Timeline

1999

Vacation Innovations Founded

Vacation Innovations is founded by Chad Newbold and Scott Roberts.

2012

Vacation Innovations Acquires SellMyTimeshareNow

Vacation Innovations acquires SellMyTimeshareNow (SMTN) and its affiliated companies to expand and amplify the brand’s presence and capabilities in the vacation ownership industry.

2014

Vacation Innovations Launches Its Developer Services Division

Leveraging its digital marketing expertise alongside customized software solutions, Vacation Innovations expands the selection of products and services offered to primary market partners through brands like Timeshare Resale Market and Carefree Flights.

2017

Vacation Innovations Forms Partnership with Tritium Partners

Vacation Innovations partners with Austin, Texas-based Tritium Partners to expand its emerging suite of products and services supporting major developers, independent resorts, and associations, with the goal of furthering collaboration and connection between the primary and secondary vacation ownership markets.

2020

Chad Newbold Appointed CEO; Bryan Rand Joins Vacation Innovations as President

Chad Newbold, formerly President of Vacation Innovations, is appointed to the role of CEO. Bryan Rand, a Senior Director at Tritium Partners and a long-time advisor to Vacation Innovations, is appointed President.

Holiday Systems International

2020

Vacation Innovations Acquires Holiday Systems International

Vacation Innovations acquires Holiday Systems International, an established travel technology solutions provider and membership platform with a 27-year history of innovation in the travel industry and membership base of nearly 400,000 travelers and multiple major global corporate partners.