Since its inception in 1987, president Tom Tubbs had one
thought in mind about timesharing: There's a better way to do this!
Having grown up in his father's boating business, he learned a valuable lesson:
Give your customers more than they expect and always be accessible to
them. His dad's 43 years in business saw the competition come and go.
By the same token, Tom has seen many timeshare companies
come and go in the last 25 years. The industry has evolved greatly. The
consumer now demands more and expects greater service, all at a lower cost. Tom
saw his niche. He saw that the average resort spent 60% of it's gross revenue
on promotion and marketing. He saw that the service after the sale was
poor. He saw salespeople whose only interest was in their commission
check. He saw that these resorts enjoyed very little repeat business and even
less referrals. How did he see it? From first hand experience--he worked at a
timeshare resort in management for a number of years. And what he saw troubled
him. He saw people who had trouble trading their timeshares. He saw people
paying top dollar for a timeshare because the marketing costs were so high. He
saw salespeople lying about resale value. But he also saw one other thing.
There were other people who absolutely loved their timeshare and could trade it
for anywhere they pleased. Thus, there were "good" timeshares and "bad"
Since that time Tom has been interviewed by radio
personalities and has appeared on TV talk shows for his expertise in the time
sharing field and his very different approach to marketing and servicing the
As a member in excellent standing with the Better Business
Bureau of West Florida, Island Consulting's first goal is service to the
customer. We are a registered Florida Real Estate Brokerage dealing only in
timeshares. We will talk to you at length, if needed, to determine the best
timeshare suited to your needs. If we don't have what you need we'll be
happy to make recommendations. And if a timeshare is not even in your best
interest, we'll be happy to make other suggestions. And don't forget, Island
Consulting is the ONLY company to give you a one year satisfaction
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