PLANO, Texas, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldVentures Marketing, the direct selling industry's leading seller of vacation club memberships, is proud to announce that it has been accepted as pending member by the U.S. Direct Selling Association ("DSA"). The DSA is the U.S. national trade association of the leading businesses that distribute goods and services sold directly to consumers.
As a prospective member, like all prospective members, WorldVentures will undergo a one-year review period during which the business is reviewed for compliance with all DSA requirements. "We are honored to start this relationship with the DSA as a pending member," said Co-Founder and CEO Mike Azcue. "One of WorldVentures' guiding principles is to provide a fair and transparent economic opportunity to its Independent Representatives. We strongly believe in this principle and are dedicated to delivering and promoting excellence."
"The members of the Direct Selling Association pride themselves in their commitment to the highest standards in business ethics," said DSA's President Joseph Mariano in the Association's press release announcing WorldVentures pending membership. "By applying for membership in the association and going through a rigorous approval process, these companies are demonstrating that they take their ethical obligations to their field sales force and to the ultimate customer seriously and are willing to make a public pledge to that effect."
DSA's Code of Ethics includes provisions requiring truthful disclosure of product information regarding price, grade, quality, quantity and availability. The Code expressly prohibits pyramid schemes, deceptive or unlawful consumer or recruiting practices, misrepresentation of earning or sales potential, inventory loading and unreasonable entrance fees.
WorldVentures is a social commerce, peer-to-peer marketing pioneer and the direct-selling industry's largest seller of vacation and experience club memberships. With a network of more than 100,000 Independent Representatives in 23 countries, the company's DreamTrips™ vacation club product offers vacationers access to some of the most unique global and local travel and entertainment experiences available anywhere at any price. The privately held company is headquartered in Plano, Texas.
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