ORLANDO, Florida (May 9, 2012) –– Club Meliá by Meliá Hotels International, a leading international vacation membership club with locations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and Europe, received a total of seven award nominations at the 2012 American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Annual Convention and Awards Reception in Las Vegas in the categories of Administrative Manager, Global Human Resources Team, Resort Department Manager, Website, Resort Architecture, Amenities: Water Features and Refurbishment: Interior Design. Bringing the gold home for Club Meliá this year were David Aparicio, Administrative Manager from the Cancun, Cozumel, and Playa del Carmen, Mexico Region and Gladys Bautista, Resort Department Manager from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
“I am truly excited about the award winning performance of our employees and member resorts,” said Denis Ebrill, Executive Vice President, Club Meliá. “They are all our ‘all stars’ who deliver our exclusive Club Meliá experience to our members each and every day.”
Club Meliá is an internationally-branded membership club, with more than 27,000 members, 15 member resorts and 27 associated resorts, focusing on leisure lifestyle experiences that include exotic destinations, designer-appointed luxury suites, exclusive services and unforgettable amenities. The Orlando, Florida based company is part of Spain-based Meliá Hotels International, a 55-year-old international hospitality company with over 350 hotels in 35 countries on five continents. Featured Club Meliá locations include Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and Puerto Vallarta, in Mexico; Puerto Rico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in the Caribbean; Panama in Central America; and the Canary Islands, Spain in Europe. For more information, call 866-379-5950 or visit www.clubmelia.com.
Kathy Hernandez & Associates,
Photo 1: Alexander Avramovic, Club Meliá Regional Managing Director, Dominican Republic, left, and Perla Rowland, Director of Operations, right, present the ARDA Award for Resort Department Manager to Gladys Bautista, Member Services Manager based in Punta Cana, pictured in center.
Photo 2: Juan Carlos Barillas, Club Meliá Vice President of Sales & Marketing, left, presents ARDA Award for Administrative Manager to David Aparicio, Regional Director of Operations based in Cancun, pictured at right.