GOLD COAST, QLD (December 5, 2013) — Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific has been named the Gold Coast’s best tourism operator at the 2013 Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards on Saturday night, Nov. 30.
At the Black Tie Gala Event held at Jupiters Casino, six nominees contended for this year’s top title in the Tourism, Hospitality and Events category, but Wyndham, was ultimately recognised as the industry’s leading provider.
The Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards are acknowledged as the most prestigious of their kind in the region, and Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific’s CEO and Managing Director, Barry Robinson, said the company was thrilled to have been bestowed the title.
“Winning this accolade is an absolute honour and testament to Wyndham’s commitment to delivering quality holiday experiences that always exceed expectations. We have a very dedicated team of tourism professionals and we look forward to continuing to positively contribute to the Gold Coast tourism industry for many years into the future,” said Mr Robinson following Saturday night’s win.
The award recognises Wyndham’s valuable contribution to the Gold Coast tourism industry. Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific and Wyndham Hotel Group in the South Pacific are both based at the Wyndham Corporate Centre in Bundall. It has close to 1,000 staff employed across its Gold Coast resorts, head office and community marketing sites making it one of the Gold Coast’s largest private employers.
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests in a network of 24 vacation ownership resorts in the Asia Pacific region and serves close to 48,000 vacation owners throughout Australia, New Zealand and Fiji in its WorldMark South Pacific Club by Wyndham.
The company owns and manages two popular Gold Coast resorts, Wyndham Surfers Paradise and Wyndham Vacation Resorts Kirra Beach. Wyndham Hotel Group recently announced a franchise agreement for the Gold Coast’s first Ramada resort with the re-opening of Ramada Couran Cove Island Resort.
PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific