Oakwood Worldwide Receives Commitment to Excellence Gold Award at Cartus 2006 Global Network Conference

Nov 16, 2006, 00:00 ET from Oakwood Worldwide

    LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakwood Worldwide was recently
 honored for outstanding performance by Cartus at its 2006 Global Network
 Conference, "Delivering More" held October 8-9 in Dallas. Each year, Cartus
 recognizes the companies and individuals that have worked to provide
 extraordinary service to its international customers and clients.
     Oakwood Worldwide was awarded the Global Network Commitment to
 Excellence Gold award for its exceptional service results. This award is
 presented to the Global Network service provider who demonstrates excellent
 knowledge, principles, trust and service as selected by Supply Chain
     "Service providers such as Oakwood Worldwide continuously go the extra
 mile in their efforts, while demonstrating unrivaled dedication and
 performance," said Traci Morris, senior vice president of supply chain
 management of Cartus. "As a vital extension of the Cartus team, we rely
 heavily on the support of our Global Network providers to help minimize the
 tension that our clients and their employees deal with when faced with such
 an important life decision as relocating. This award acknowledges the
 quality and professionalism that we have come to value from our service
     Oakwood prides itself on providing a gold standard level of service,
 and their commitment to customer service excellence is rooted in the
 company's mission statement and values. Oakwood inspects all of their
 corporate apartments prior to each guest's arrival to ensure the apartment
 is in great condition and the appliances and services are in working order.
 Then, Oakwood follows-up with a survey to every guest after move-in to
 solicit feedback regarding their stay. This type of follow-through and
 attention to detail exemplifies Oakwood's commitment to service excellence.
     "Taking into account the program's tough selection criteria and
 performance standards, being a part of Cartus' Global Network is an honor
 in and of itself," said T.J. Spencer, vice president of worldwide
 relocation, Oakwood Worldwide. "We embody the company's dedication to
 providing high-quality service and are grateful to have received this
 prestigious designation as it only further enhances our commitment to
 world-class service."
     About Cartus
     Through our extensive network of service providers, Cartus Global
 Network delivers the highest level of performance, consistency and cost
 savings to our clients in over 150 countries on six continents. Cartus
 Corporation is the premier provider of global mobility management and
 workforce development solutions serving the corporate, government and
 affinity markets. Through its industry-leading outsourcing, consulting,
 intercultural and language training, Cartus helps the mobile workforces of
 organizations of all sizes achieve success worldwide. With 50 years of
 experience, Cartus helps clients achieve cost reductions and enhances
 service performance to accomplish their organizational objectives. Cartus,
 formerly known as Cendant Mobility, is part of Realogy Corporation, the
 world's leading real estate franchisor which has a diversified business
 model that also includes real estate brokerage, relocation and title
 services. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., Realogy has more than 15,000
 employees worldwide. Visit www.cartus.com and www.realogy.com for more
     About Oakwood Worldwide
     Oakwood Worldwide is the world's largest provider of temporary housing
 solutions. From business travelers to relocating families, Oakwood has
 remained a leader in client trust, loyalty and satisfaction. Featuring an
 expansive portfolio of furnished and unfurnished residences throughout the
 U.S., U.K. and Asia, Oakwood delivers a full spectrum of housing solutions
 to meet the demands of today's personal and business travelers. A global
 staff of over 3,000 highly trained professionals, innovative technologies
 and unparalleled customer service has made Oakwood the premier choice in
 temporary housing solutions for nearly half a century.

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