Nominations for the Perspective Magazine Timeshare and Fractional Awards Program Are Now Open

New award categories will bring added excitement to the Third Annual Perspective Magazine Awards, sponsored by Holiday Systems International.

Orlando, FL, August 01, 2012 --( Timeshare and fractional industry companies from around the world can now put themselves forward for global acclaim as nominations are open for the Third Annual Perspective Magazine Awards, sponsored by Holiday Systems International.

Nominations for these prestigious awards will be received from now until December, when the industry’s only online awards voting process will commence – allowing professionals to lodge their vote for their favorite nominee. Online votes will be added to the decisions of a veteran panel of industry experts to decide the winners, which will be announced at a prestigious Gala dinner at the conclusion of the Global Networking Expo, GNEX 2013, on February 6, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.

“Our awards program is rapidly gaining the attention of the industry, as evidenced by the 6,000 online votes that were cast during last year’s program,” said Paul Mattimoe, president and CEO, Perspective International. “With a total of 36 categories this time, every timeshare and fractional-related business has the opportunity to enter the awards with a chance to receive the extensive global print and online exposure that only we can provide.”

New categories range from “Best Strategic Partner” and “Best Membership Program” through to “Best Online Service” and “Best Business Product”. Additional award categories allow for green initiatives, innovation and media awards, marketing campaigns, an entrepreneur award and even a “Best Newcomer Award” in addition to the search for the best timeshare and fractional resorts in the world.

Nominations are placed online through the GNEX 2013 website at, which can also be accessed through the Upcoming Conventions section of the Perspective Magazine website.

“HSI is pleased to continue our sponsorship of the annual GNEX convention and the awards segment. GNEX provides a valuable networking opportunity with other industry leaders and executives,” added Craig Morganson, president and CEO, Holiday Systems International.

Award finalists from across the world will be represented as Perspective Magazine draws on its industry-leading global print and online reach, with categories reflecting the magazine’s regional distribution areas of North America, Latin America, Europe & Middle East, Asia Pacific and South Africa readership regions.

GNEX 2013 and the Perspective Magazine Awards will take place in the most glamorous awards capital in the world, Beverly Hills, California, as organizers will orchestrate a Hollywood-style Gala event that will be the industry extravaganza of the year.

Scheduled for February 4-6, 2013, GNEX 2013 will take a comprehensive look at the industry from a global viewpoint, examining creative new ways for developers and resorts to grow their businesses. Interactive panel sessions intended to foster lively debate will provide outstanding value for delegates as panelists get to the heart of the core issues affecting the industry. The expo will also incorporate informative presentations, a specially designed networking lounge, multiple networking sessions, nightly social events, open networking time and areas for individual business meetings in addition to the Perspective Magazine Awards Gala dinner.

For more information and to find out how your company can enter the 2013 Perspective Magazine Awards Program, please visit

Sponsors and supporters of GNEX 2013 include:
Dial an Exchange, Holiday Systems International, Interval International, RCI, Travel To Go, Blue Strawberry Resorts, Resort Television, Leisure Logistics, Lloydshare Limited, Emirates Vacation Club, Stewart Vacation Ownership, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific, Alliances That Work, Dream Vacation Network, Merlin Software, SFX Preferred Resorts, TrackResults Software and Christel House International as Charity of Choice.

About Perspective Magazine
Perspective Magazine is the leading independent, multi-media information provider for the shared ownership industry. The company publishes five regional brands covering North America, Latin America, Europe & Middle East, South Africa, and Asia Pacific which are, combined, the most read independent trade publications globally for the vacation ownership industry.

The company’s consumer magazine, Owners Perspective Magazine, is the only independent consumer publication that specializes in promoting the benefits of buying shared ownership products to the general public and is also available as a specially customized developer edition for lead generation, in-room marketing and third party sales collateral. Owners Perspective Magazine’s online version,, also features a new guaranteed lead generation program specifically designed for resorts and developers. The site will host the company’s latest endeavor, Vacation TV, a streaming 24/7 online video channel full of information about vacation ownership products and services.

GNEX is the company’s annual global networking expo which gathers the top industry professionals from around the world to network, create new strategic alliances and develop joint ventures that can benefit their businesses.

Online marketing division Perspective Interactive - powered by Xeputu combines the platform and vision of Perspective Magazine and expert online marketing agency Xeputu to bring a unique and unparalleled portfolio of products and services that span the entire spectrum of online and offline multi-media marketing to the vacation ownership industry.

Perspective Magazine also operates a recruitment advertising service through (, fractional property listing services and a customized in-room Resort Television product that encourages on-site spending and vacation ownership sales. The company also publishes online through, hosts an online community of industry professionals through Perspective Forums, engages a social media audience of over 44,000 followers through its corporate social media accounts and is a media sponsor of 30 major industry events around the world.

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