Marriott Vacations Worldwide Wins Gold at The American Business Awards
Orlando, Fla. – June 29, 2016 – Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) was recently honored with six Stevie Awards, including two Gold Stevies, at the 14th Annual American Business Awards, the nation’s premier business awards program.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide garnered the following Stevie Awards:
Gold Stevie Awards:
- Company of the Year – Hospitality and Leisure
- Customer Service Team of the Year – Hospitality and Leisure – Owner Services Team
Silver Stevie Awards:
- Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year – Harvest for Hunger Food Drive
- Customer Service Department of the Year – Hospitality and Leisure – Owner Services Team
- Human Resources Team of the Year – Human Resources Team
Bronze Stevie Award:
- Communications Department of the Year – Owner Services Communication Department
“Our engaged and dedicated associates worldwide are focused on delivering memorable vacation experiences for our Owners each and every day,” said Stephen P. Weisz, president and chief executive officer of Marriott Vacations Worldwide. “I am very proud of our teams and their commitment to excellence in not only continuing to deliver award winning service to our Owners but also their Spirit to Serve the communities in which they live and work.”
The trophies were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Monday, June 20 in New York City. More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories and more than 250 executives nationwide participated in the judging.
Earlier this year, Marriott Vacations Worldwide was honored with a Grand Stevie Award, being recognized as one of the Top 10 organizations for Sales and Customer Service. Additionally, Marriott Vacations Worldwide was presented with a Gold Stevie Award for Sales Support Team of the Year and eight other Stevie Awards in various categories during the 10th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. Furthermore, Marriott Vacation Club, a brand of Marriott Vacations Worldwide, received the 2016 People’s Choice Stevie Award for Favorite Customer Service in Leisure and Tourism with more than 27,000 public votes cast worldwide.
About Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a leading global pure-play vacation ownership company, offering a diverse portfolio of quality products, programs and management expertise with over 60 resorts. Its brands include Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Grand Residences by Marriott. Since entering the industry in 1984 as part of Marriott International, Inc., the company earned its position as a leader and innovator in vacation ownership products. The company preserves high standards of excellence in serving its customers, investors and associates while maintaining a long-term relationship with Marriott International. For more information, please visit www.marriottvacationsworldwide.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MarriottVAC and find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MarriottVacationsWorldwide.
About the Stevie Awards
The Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards.