WimPen Leisure Joins TATOC as a Platinum Affiliate

Twenty-five years ago, Tenerife-based resort management company WimPen was part of construction giant George Wimpey’s European empire; today, WimPen provides management services for 13 resorts and communities in Tenerife, Lanzarote, La Gomera and the Costa del Sol, servicing 15,000 property owners.

MD Ivan Pengelly, who heads up the management team, led the management buyout of Wimpey Home Holdings in 1998. He brings to the management team an in-depth knowledge of the Spanish construction industry, having managed developments, from the land purchase stage through the construction process to completion, sales and resort management, during his career with WimPen.

Announcing the new affiliation with TATOC, Pengelly commented: “WimPen has been a member of RDO, formerly OTE, since its inception. However over the years, as our business has changed from that of a developer to resort management and administration, we have seen the need to focus upon an organisation that is dedicated to the ethics of our industry.”

Speaking about the new affiliation Harry Taylor, CEO of TATOC, said “We are absolutely delighted to have such a respected and established company like WimPen join the Association. We welcome their support and also the knowledge and expertise that they bring. I look forward to their ongoing participation”.

As Platinum Affiliates of TATOC, the Timeshare Association, WimPen will adhere to the strict code of ethics and operating guidelines set out by the Association. There are three levels of affiliation – silver, gold and platinum – and all companies wishing to affiliate are thoroughly vetted beforehand and continually monitored. As a Platinum Affiliate, WimPen will feature on the TATOC website’s homepage at www.timeshareassociation.org and in the upcoming TATOC Sharetime magazine.

WimPen’s managed resorts include:

* Las Rosas, Los Gigantes, Tenerife
* El Marques, Los Gigantes, Tenerife
* WimPen Sueno Azul, Callao Salvaje, Tenerife
* Los Claveles, Los Cristianos, Tenerife
* Centro Comercial Bouganville, Las Americas, Tenerife
* Pebble Beach, Amarilla Golf, Tenerife
* Las Brisas, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
* Las Casitas, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
* Club Bena Vista, Costa del Sol, Spain
* Las Palmeras, Costa del Sol, Spain
* Fairways, ManComunidad, Amarilla Golf, Tenerife
* Pueblo Don Thomas, La Gomera, Canary Islands

Contact:

For further information about TATOC, the Timeshare Association, please contact Mr Harry Taylor by e-mail at: harry.taylor@timeshareassociation.org or by telephone on: +44 (0) 161 237 3518

For further information about WimPen Leisure Management, please contact Ian Crane by e-mail at: administracion@wimpen.com or visit www.wimpen.com

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