Also Nominations for Three Other Industry-Wide Awards
ORLANDO, Florida (March 30, 2010) — Sol Meliá Vacation Club (SMVC), an international vacation membership club with locations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and Europe, received a total of four award nominations at the 2010 American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Annual Convention and Awards Reception in Las Vegas in the categories of Sales VLO/QAO, Owner/Customer Relations Manager, electronic newsletter and Web Site. Bringing the gold home for SMVC this year was Wanda Hernandez, Member Services Training Manager.
“I am pleased and proud that Sol Meliá has become so well known in the industry to continue to garner ARDA nominations and awards,” said Denis Ebrill, Sol Meliá Vacation Club’s Executive Vice President.
Sol Meliá Vacation Club is an internationally-branded membership club focusing on leisure lifestyle experiences that include exotic destinations, designer-appointed luxury suites, exclusive services and unforgettable amenities. Each Sol Meliá Vacation Club vacation experience is different from the other, aligned with local culture and customized to fit Members’ leisure lifestyle needs.
ARDA is the Washington, D.C. based professional association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries. Established in 1969, ARDA has over 1,000 members today ranging from privately held companies to publicly traded companies and international corporations with expertise in shared ownership interests in leisure real estate.
Orlando, Florida based Sol Meliá Vacation Club is part of Spain-based Sol Meliá Hotels & Resorts, a 50-year-old international hospitality company with over 350 hotels in 30 countries on five continents. Sol Meliá Vacation Club Members have more vacation lifestyle options through global luxury accommodations in a variety of unique resort and urban destinations around the world, as well as flexibility to choose length of stay, season and size of unit. Featured Sol Meliá Vacation Club locations include Cancun, Cozumel 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.smvc.com
Sol Meliá Vacation Club Team at the ARDA Awards include from left to right: Raul Ojeda, Vice President of Sales and Marketing; Fior Minaya, Sales Representative Sol Meliá Vacation Club Dominican Republic and nominee for Sales VLO/QAO Award; Wanda Hernandez, Member Services Training Manager and ARDA Award Winner for Customer Relations Manager; Reina Soto, Director of Member Services; Jorge de la Osa, Coporate Counsel and Cuauhtemoc Novello, Director of Corporate Marketing.