ORLANDO, FL (March 16, 2016) — 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.