|By Marketwired .||
|February 27, 2014 02:27 PM EST||
ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 02/27/14 -- Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world's largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), was recently named Best Overall Company by Perspective magazine at the Global Networking Expo (GNEX 2014) held in Sarasota, Fla. The award celebrates the company's outstanding strength in leadership, growth, innovation, products and services, employee recognition and retention, corporate responsibility and philanthropy.
"Delivering world-class service to our owners and guests is our number one priority," said Franz Hanning, President & CEO, WVO. "To be honored as best overall company is a true reflection of the great work our people do each day to maintain Wyndham as the leader in our industry."
In addition to Best Overall Company, WVO took home awards for Best Individual Marketing Professional and Best Strategic Partnership. Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific was also recognized for Best Individual Sales Professional, Best Timeshare Resort Asia Pacific, Best Online Media and Best Print Media. They were also awarded Best Timeshare Resort Worldwide for the newly remodeled Wyndham Resort Denarau Island in Fiji.
This is the fourth consecutive year WVO has been honored for excellence with top timeshare industry awards by Perspective magazine. The awards recognize industry professionals and companies in the international vacation ownership industry and are judged by a panel of judges as well as industry peers.
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 four primary consumer brands, CLUB WYNDHAM®, WorldMark® by Wyndham, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific and Shell Vacations. As of December 31, 2012, Wyndham Vacation Ownership had developed or acquired more than 185 vacation ownership resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent more than 23,000 individual vacation ownership units and more than 900,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and is supported by more than 15,000 employees globally.
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