Top Timeshare Brands Recognized With Multiple ARDA Awards
May 2nd 2019 Posted by: SellMyTimeshareNow SMTN Category: Industry News, Resorts

2019 ARDA Award Gala Winners

As the association that represents the vacation ownership and resort development industries, the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) helps their nearly 600 corporate members set incredible standards for guests and owners. In setting these standards, ARDA is also dedicated to highlighting the brands and companies that go above and beyond in their services. One of their biggest events of the year are the ARDA Awards presented at the ARDA Awards Gala where they recognize their nominated members for a number of categories, including sales and marketing teams all the way to product design. Of these nominees, there are even fewer selected for ARDA Circle of Excellence Awards (ACE), which are presented to those who have attained the highest level of industry excellence. The full list of winners were recently announced and some of the world’s leading timeshare brands stole the show with multiple awards:

Diamond Resorts—13 Awards

  • ACE Innovator Award—Diamond Resorts Concert Series
  • Social Media Campaign—#DRIGolf Campaign
  • Video Production: Employee Communication—Celebrity Sizzle Film Light CCC
  • Newsletter—The Club Newsletter
  • Multi Media Campaign—All Access Pass Sweepstakes
  • Business Administration Manage: Finance and Accounting—Yash Dubal
  • Training and Development Team—University of Excellence and OD Team
  • Resort Assistant Manager—Leonardo Olachea
  • Cell Center Leader—Kayla Czapla
  • Activities Program Team—Virginia Beach Activities Team
  • Safety/Security Manager—Edwin Brooks
  • Sales Verification Loan Officer/QA Officer—Annette Stultz
  • Refurbishment: HOALiki Tiki Village Lobby

Hilton Grand Vacations Club—12 Awards

  • Business Administration Team: Finance and Accounting—Asset Backed Securities Team
  • Business Administration Team Member: Finance and Accounting—Kelly Mabolo
  • Inventory Revenue Management Program Manager—Kimberly Russell
  • Crisis Management Team—Myrtle Beach Crises Management Team
  • Human Resources Team—HR @ Your Service
  • Technology Project Team—Customer Relationship Management Team
  • Technology Project at Resort or Corporate Office—Internationalization Program: Phase I Odawara
  • Salesperson: Traditional Line—Yosuke Tanio
  • Sales Team—Japan Sales Team
  • Marketing TeamParc Soleil Marketing Team
  • Refurbishment: Unit—Bay Forest Odawara Cottage Project
  • Sales Center—Bay Forest Odawara Sales Center

Wyndham Destinations‐11 Awards

  • ACE Project of Excellence—Wyndham Austin
  • Employee Engagement Campaign—Countdown to Spin
  • Business Administration Team: Contract and Legal Administration—Legal and Accounting Spin Team
  • Business Administration Team Member: Contract and Legal Administration—Elizabeth Robert
  • Owner/Customer Relations Team Member—Nina Middleton
  • Maintenance Team Member or Manager—Brian Sarno
  • Salesperson: Specialty Sales—Rhonda Schulke
  • Marketing Management Leader—Alex Da Silva
  • Marketing Individual—Brianna Shaw
  • Call Center Marketing Program—Outbound Team
  • Sales Management Leader—Matt Chodak

Holiday Inn Club Vacations—10 Awards

  • Special Event Sales Team/Individual Incentive or Recognition Program—Masters Trip
  • Special Event: Employee Recognition Program or Event—10 Years of Fun Brand Birthday Celebration
  • Sales Trainer—Lana Prytuliak
  • Business Administration Manager: Contract and Legal Administration—Cullen Williams
  • Communications/PR/Reputation Management Team—Social Media Team
  • Human Resources Recruiting Team—Sales and Marketing Talent Acquisition Contact Center Teams
  • Resort General Manager—Brent Reynolds
  • Sales Management Leader—Jorge Ramirez
  • Salesperson: In-House—Jose Rangel
  • Salesperson: Traditional Line—Jeremy Westlund

Marriott Vacations—7 Awards

  • ACE Customer Service Award—The Customer Advocacy Team
  • ACE Lifetime Achievement Award—Stephen P. Weisz
  • Special Owner or Guest Event—MVC 2018 Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance
  • Human Resources Professional—Zalifa Fazal
  • Housekeeping Team Member—Sandy Javier
  • Sales Training Program—SalesManShip
  • Refurbishment: Common AreaMarriott’s Aruba Ocean Club Lobby

Welk Resorts—5 Awards

  • ACE Future Leader Award—Trina Miller
  • ACE Community Service Award—Lawrence Welk Family Foundation
  • Owner/Customer Relations Manager—Hutch Farrell
  • Activities Program—INSPIRED FOR YOU

RCI—4 Awards

  • ProPartner Networker Award
  • Digital Products—RCI WeChat
  • Inventory Revenue Management Program—Inventory Analytics Advisory
  • Communications/PR/Reputation Management Professional—Aruna Jathar

Bluegreen Vacations—3 Awards

  • Owner/Guest/Customer Engagement Campaign
  • Resort Department Manager—Arturo Santa Cruz
  • Resort Operations Team Member—Rosie Tarin

Disney Vacation Club—3 Awards

  • ACE Employer of the Year Award
  • Print Magazine—Disney Files
  • Marketing Programs—Incredible Summer

Westgate Resort—2 Awards

Find ARDA-Approved Timeshare Brands for Less on the Secondary Market

Timeshares are a great vacationing investment for those who love to travel, but you don’t need to spend an arm to afford it! is the perfect place for interested buyers to find these ARDA award winners and other incredible vacation ownership brands for a fraction of the cost of those purchased through the developers. With more questions, please contact our team today by calling 877-815-4227.


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