2014 Perspective Magazine Award Winners Announced

Orlando, FL, February 26, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The time-share industry’s elite were honored with prestigious accolades at recent GNEX Conference.

The fourth annual Global Networking Expo, more commonly known as the GNEX Conference was held last week, February 9-12, 2014, at the Ritz Carlton Sarasota, Florida, USA. The event attracted more than 178 delegates, representing 111 companies from around the world.

Each year on the final evening of the event, the Perspective Magazine Awards winners are announced and they receive their awards in front of an audience of industry peers who are attending the GNEX Conference.

The 2014 Perspective Magazine Awards program, sponsored by Holiday Systems International boasted 29 categories across various segments of the vacation ownership industry. Winners were decided by a format unique to the Perspective Magazine Awards – four industry veteran judges, who do not know who each other are until after voting closes, and an online voting system where industry professionals have their chance to influence the outcome. Each judge accounts for 20% of the nominees final score, with the online voting representing the remaining 20% of the score.

This one-of-a-kind scoring system for the timeshare industry, makes winning an independent Perspective Magazine Award even more rewarding.

The 2014 Perspective Magazine Award winners are:

Holiday Systems International – Best Business Product
DAE, Free Membership – Best Consumer Product
DAE – Best Customer Service
ResortCom – Best Financial Services
Hacienda Tres Rios, Sunset World Resorts – Best Green Initiative
Dianna Bridi, Wyndham Vacation Ownership – Best Individual Marketing Professional
Tullika Deswal, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific – Best Individual Sales Professional
David Siegel, Westgate Resorts – Best Industry Leader
Interval International Tracker, Interval International – Best Innovation
Karma Kandara, Karma Royal Group – Best Exterior Design
The Beach Samui, Absolute World Group – Best Interior Design
Classic Holidays – Best Management Company
Travel To Go – Best Membership Program
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific Website – Best Online Media
Wyndham Vacation Ownership – Best Overall Company, 250+ Employees
DAE – Best Overall Company under 250 Employees
Hilton Grand Vacations – Best Place To Work
Discovery by Wyndham Booklet, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific – Best Print Media
TrackResults Software – Best Product Development
Farrow Commercial Construction – Best Service Provider
Wyndham Vacation Ownership & Bill Me Later – Best Strategic Partnership
Sunset World Resorts, SHARE Marketing Team – Best Team
Sirenis Digital Member Kit, Brand Tango – Best Technology
Westgate Park City Resort & Spa, Westgate Resorts – Best Timeshare Resort, North America
The Royal Haciendas, Westgate Resorts – Best Timeshare Resort, Latin America
Wyndham Resort Denarau Island, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific – Best Timeshare Resort, Asia Pacific
Emirates Grand Hotel, Emirates Vacation Club – Best Timeshare Resort, Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA)
Wyndham Resort Denarau Island, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific – Best Timeshare Resort Worldwide
John & Delaina Staley, Oombaga - Entrepreneurs Of The Year

A special thank you goes to the judges:

Robert Webb, Partner, Baker Hostetler
Jon Zwickel, President & CEO, Canadian Resort Development Association
Amy Gregory, Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida
Tom Goetschius, President & CEO, Tom Goetschius Associates

For more information on 2015 Perspective Magazine Awards and GNEX 2015 Conference visit http://perspectivemagazine.com/gnex

About Perspective Group
Perspective Group provides the vacation ownership industry’s most comprehensive, independent multi-media marketing and publishing services globally. Products and services range from intensive PR & Multimedia services such as INTUTION, a brand visibility service that includes custom content creation and distribution, social media monitoring, online marketing and brand reputation management, to the Perspective Magazine brand, which publishes the leading independent trade publication globally, as well as custom membership magazines for clients.

Perspective Group is a media sponsor of more than 30 industry events per year and participates on a number of trade association committees. They also host their own annual industry leader event, the Global Networking Expo (GNEX Conference) and run the coveted Perspective Magazine Awards program. For further information please visit http://perspectivemagazine.com/services
Perspective Magazine
Keisha Hayden