Dedicated employees and innovative ideas have helped Australia’s largest vacation ownership company, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific, win five accolades at the Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council’s (ATHOC) National Industry Awards.
The 2011 National Industry Awards were held at the Gold Coast Arts Centre on Friday night, recognising contributions to the success and continued growth of the vacation ownership industry across Australia. Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific received awards in the categories of Corporate, Sales and Whole of Industry – Excellence Awards. [member]
The award winners were: Melanie Hardie, Owner Services Inbound Manager – Excellence in Service Wynnie the Wallaby initiative – Industry Innovation Award Frederich Becker, Project Director at WorldMark Resort Denarau Island – Sales Manager of the Year Kirra Beach Sales – Sales Team of the Year Tullika Deswal, Corporate Upgrades – Sales Performer of the Year
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific CEO and Managing Director, Barry Robinson said the company’s success at this year’s awards demonstrated the continued dedication and commitment of its employees to the vacation ownership industry.
“Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific is fortunate to have a talented group of employees who go above and beyond to create invaluable ideas and innovations to contribute to the vacation ownership industry.”
“Just to be nominated for these awards is a great achievement and puts you amongst the best in your field. All our nominees should feel honoured that they were recognised for their contribution to the industry and to Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific,” Barry added.
ATHOC is the representative body for the Australian timeshare (vacation ownership) industry. With just 16 peer-nominated, nationally judged awards available and only one nominee permitted per category, per company, the industry awards are highly sought after.
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific develops and manages resorts for its vacation ownership club, WorldMark South Pacific Club by Wyndham. WorldMark South Pacific Club currently has more than 44,000 vacation ownership owners and 21 resorts across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.
About Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of Wyndham Worldwide’s (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world’s largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its three primary consumer brands, Wyndham Vacation Resorts, WorldMark by Wyndham, and Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific. As of 31 December, 2010 Wyndham Vacation Ownership has developed or acquired more than 160 vacation ownership resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent approximately 20,500 individual vacation ownership units and more than 800,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and is supported by approximately 13,300 employees globally.
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific (a division of Wyndham Vacation Ownership) offers a network of more than 21 resorts at locations including: Denarau Island, Fiji; Cairns, Marcoola Beach, Caloundra and Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia; Coffs Harbour, Hunter Valley, Port Macquarie, Port Stephens and Sydney in New South Wales, Australia; Ballarat and Lakes Entrance in Victoria, Australia; Dunsborough and Perth in Western Australia; Seven Mile Beach in Tasmania, Australia; and Rotorua and Wanaka in New Zealand. Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific corporate office is located on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia and employs more than 1100 staff within the Asia Pacific region.