Marriott Vacations Worldwide Awarded Gold Stevie at the 16th Annual American Business Awards for Company of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. – July 11, 2018 – Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) was recognized at the 16th Annual American Business Awards with a Gold Stevie for Company of the Year in Hospitality and Leisure, in addition to three Stevie Awards in various categories.

“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 American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners. Awards were recently presented to honorees during the 16th Annual American Business Awards Gala at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.

“The nominations submitted for the 2018 American Business Awards were outstanding. The competition was intense, and those recognized as Stevie Award winners should be immensely proud of this accomplishment,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Additionally, Jennifer Ouellette, vice president of Inventory Systems, Service & Business Integration at Marriott Vacations Worldwide was honored with a Gold Lifetime Achievement Award in Consumer Products Industries.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide also received the following Stevie Awards:

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 65 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 Follow us on Twitter at and find us on Facebook at

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. 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


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