Diamond Resorts International® Wins Five Gold ARDY Awards At The American Resort Development Association’s 2008 Convention

Diamond Resorts International® (DRI), a global leader in the vacation ownership industry, was awarded five Gold ARDY Awards at the American Resort Development Association’s 2008 convention held recently in Las Vegas. The Gold ARDY Awards honor individuals and teams that are seen as industry role models and innovators in diverse areas such as sales, design, construction and marketing.

15 DRI team members and teams were nominated with winners of coveted ARDA Awards in the following categories:

  • Marketing Programs
  • Sales – Operational Support Staff Manager
  • Administrative Manager / Team
  • Logo Design
  • Sales Center Materials

“We’re honored to be recognized with such prestigious awards by the premier industry association,” says Stephen J. Cloobeck, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DRI. “Recognition that our innovation, creativity, training and vision is leading the industry underscores our dominant industry role and exceptional growth opportunity.”

A memorable ARDA Gala Extravaganza, with over 100 DRI team members from all over the world in attendance, provided a perfect backdrop for the awards ceremony and DRI successes.

“This time next year I know we will be celebrating many more victories,” says Simon Crawford-Welch, Ph.D., RRP, President and COO of DRI. “DRI is fortunate to have the best products, destinations and team members in our industry. By delivering exceptional branded service to every owner, member and guest we will continue to build momentum and recognition as a leader in vacation ownership sales, marketing and the vacation experience.”

Diamond Resorts International®, based in Las Vegas, Nev., is one of the largest vacation ownership companies in the world with more than 110 branded and affiliated resorts in 14 countries with destinations throughout the continental United States and Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. Offering simplicity, choice and comfort to its more than 360,000 owners and members through the branded service of more than 5,500 team members worldwide, Diamond Resorts International® is dedicated to providing its guests with effortless and relaxing vacation experiences every time, for a lifetime.

For more information, please visit DiamondResorts.com

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