DAE opens new service centre in Portugal
Worldwide vacation exchange provider DAE has opened a new service centre in Portugal, expanding the company’s footprint in Europe.
“We’ve seen strong demand for our award-winning exchange product developing in this region of Europe,” said Oliver Green, Managing Director of DAE Europe. “Our Portuguese membership base has increased by 300% in the last two years, so providing a local centre to service this growing demand was a logical step.
“It’s important to DAE that all members receive the highest levels of customer service and now these members can speak to us in their own language and transact in their own currency.
“In addition, DAE are able to harness local knowledge and expertise of this popular tourist destination in order to further develop our relationships with existing and new Portuguese and Madeiran Resorts – meaning many more exciting holiday opportunities for our DAE members worldwide.”
The DAE Portugal office is located in a prominent position between Vilamoura and Albuefeira and is headed up by experienced shared-ownership professional, Nelson Goncalves, who has a Master’s in Business Administration and has worked in the Timeshare Industry since 1998.
“Our first goal is to make sure all Portuguese members understand how to use the system correctly to take advantage of the enormous benefits of DAE,” said Mr Goncalves. “We will also focus on ensuring Portuguese Resorts and Vacation Ownership members are aware that a simple, affordable, award-winning exchange option is now right here in the local region.”
DAE is the world’s leading privately owned vacation exchange provider. With an established network of resort partners, DAE offers exchange availability at thousands of resorts in the most exciting destinations around the globe.
DAE’s approach to exchange is simple – a platform that is easy to use and puts members’ needs first. No hidden fees, complicated rules or trading powers. It’s why DAE has grown to become the largest privately owned exchange provider since opening its doors in 1997 – now servicing over 1.5 million timeshare owners worldwide, including 550,000 direct members.
Through innovation and value-added service, DAE has changed exchange with a low cost business model that allows owners to get more out of their vacation ownership investment. Operating from 10 global offices located across North America, UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, South Africa and the Middle East, DAE delivers a range of products and services to help businesses in the timeshare industry achieve their goals and objectives – providing local solutions with a global outlook.