ORLANDO, Fla., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) was honored with a Grand Stevie Award, being recognized as one of the Top 10 organizations at the 10th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Marriott Vacations Worldwide was presented with a Gold Stevie Award for Sales Support Team of the Year and eight other Stevie Awards in various categories.
Additionally, Marriott Vacation Club received the 2016 People's Choice Stevie Award for Favorite Customer Service in Leisure and Tourism with more than 27,000 public votes cast worldwide.
"I am very proud of the programs and our outstanding associates that were recognized at this year's Stevie Awards," said Stephen P. Weisz, president and chief executive officer of Marriott Vacations Worldwide. "Our exceptional results are a testament to our culture of excellence and our focus on customer service."
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world's top honors for contact center, customer service, business development and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organize several of the world's leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business Awards and International Business Awards. The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Friday, March 4, at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. More than 500 executives from the U.S. and several other nations attended the ceremony.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide also received five Silver Stevie Awards for Best Use of Technology in Sales, Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year, Award for Innovation in Sales, Sales Distinction of the Year – Services and Customer Service Department of the Year and three Bronze Stevie Awards for Sales Operations Team of the Year, Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year and Contact Center of the Year in Over 100 Seats.
About Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a leading global pure-play vacation ownership company, offering a diverse portfolio of quality products, programs and management expertise with over 60 resorts. Its brands include Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Grand Residences by Marriott. Since entering the industry in 1984 as part of Marriott International, Inc., the company earned its position as a leader and innovator in vacation ownership products. The company preserves high standards of excellence in serving its customers, investors and associates while maintaining a long-term relationship with Marriott International. For more information, please visit http://www.marriottvacationsworldwide.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MarriottVAC and find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MarriottVacationsWorldwide.
About the Stevie Awards The Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards.
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