Northbrook, IL (May 28, 2010) – Shell Vacations (Shell) has recently selected Karen Buttice to lead all of the company’s programs that provide extensive fee-based services for resorts, hotels, condominiums and owner associations.
Premier fee-based services currently being offered by the nationally respected independent vacation ownership developer include:
- Direct Member Affiliate Program
- Hospitality and association management
- Rental distribution of unused inventory
- Employee certification programs
- A comprehensive travel program and
- Sales and Marketing services
Shell Vacations President and COO Tracy L. Sherles has appointed Karen Buttice EVP, Business Development to coordinate all corporate fee-based services. “Karen is uniquely qualified to champion this important initiative”, said Sherles, “because of her depth of knowledge of our industry and our company capabilities. For the past three years, she has implemented new corporate initiatives across all disciplines, from Club operations to hospitality services to sales and marketing products and programs. In addition to her 22 years in the timeshare industry, including 19 years with RCI, she is familiar with a wide range of programs offered by other developers.”
Adds Karen Buttice, “After decades of leadership in the vacation ownership industry and proven success with our points-based Shell Vacations Club (wwwShellVacationsClub.com), we have recognized a growing opportunity for others to benefit from our expertise and are actively pursuing growth by providing these fee-based services. This is an ideal way to expand our business by leveraging our services and management expertise. We believe the expansion of our fee-based services model validates our commitment to these strategic initiatives. We have received so many calls regarding our expertise in these areas, this is a natural extension of our business. It is exciting to formalize a program that will enable others to share in the facets of our business that have made us successful.”
For additional information on any of these programs, please contact Karen Buttice at 847-564-4600 or via email at KButtice@shellvacationsllc.com
Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, Shell Vacations LLC is one of the most respected independent vacation ownership developers in the United States, operating or affiliated 23 resorts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The company specializes in the sales and hospitality management of vacation ownership resorts as well as servicing over 125,000 owner and member families of its vacation ownership products.
For Additional Information Contact
Karen Buttice at 847-564-4600