MANCHESTER, U.K. (July 22, 2015) — TATOC, The Timeshare Association (Timeshare Owners and Committees), has confirmed that St Mellion International Resort in Saltash, Cornwall has been approved for TATOC resort membership by the board.
The resort, located at the St Mellion International Resort & Hotel, incorporates a golf and country club and is just ten miles from Plymouth. The resort is set in 450 acres of beautiful stunning Cornish countryside and is near the seaside towns of Looe and Polperro.
The extensive on-site facilities includes a fabulous indoor leisure complex with three swimming pools and spa facilities, full-scale health club and three restaurants featuring the two AA Rosette fine dining restaurant.
For golfers, there are two championship golf courses including the U.K.’s first Jack Nicklaus-designed “Signature Course” and Kernow Golf Course, driving range, five-hole short course and outdoor tennis courts.
There are 19 one-, two- and three-bedroom timeshare properties on the estate offering stylish and spacious accommodation and nestled alongside the championship golf course. Owners at St Mellion enjoy free golf and access to the leisure facilities during their week at the resort.
The resort has achieved RCI Gold Crown status.
Explaining the resort’s application for membership, Kevin McAlpine, resort director, said: “We see great value in being part of TATOC as we wish to ensure that we add value and reassurance to our time owners. With the challenges facing many timeshare resorts we wish to adopt best practice from the industry’s leading body and the valued advice to date tells me we should have adopted membership sooner, but so delighted to have our membership accepted.
Harry Taylor, TATOC’s executive chairman commented: “We have been in contact with the team at St Mellion for some time and a member of the committee attended the first TATOC and RDO seminar. I am delighted that over the months they have seen the value in TATOC resort membership and we look forward to working with them.”
The Timeshare Association (Timeshare Owners and Committees), known as TATOC, was formed over 25 years ago and is the only elected consumer association representing the interests of timeshare owners in Europe.
The mission of TATOC is to safeguard and enhance the timeshare holiday experience for existing and prospective users and to be the voice of owners.
In recent years, TATOC has focused not only on increasing the membership base but also raising the profile of the association, establishing TATOC as the recognised voice of the timeshare consumer and an informed point of contact.
The not-for-profit association is now a regular, unbiased contributor to the consumer press and works closely with the U.K.’s Trading Standards offices, law enforcement, Citizen’s Advice Bureau, the CMA (formerly the OFT) and other authorities.
TATOC CEO Harry Taylor is regularly interviewed on national radio and features in the industry press.
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For further information about TATOC, the Timeshare Association, and the resort membership programme, please contact Mr Harry Taylor by email at: [email protected] or by telephone on: +44 (0) 161 237 3518. Alternatively, visit the TATOC website here: www.tatoc.co.uk
For further information about St Mellion International Resort contact Kevin McAlpine on: [email protected] or by telephone on: +44 (0) 1579 352 011 or visit the website at: www.st-mellion.co.uk