12 April, 2019

Hilton Grand Vacations wins 12 ARDA Awards at annual conference

Hilton Grand Vacations was honored with 12 awards at the annual American Resort Development Association (ARDA) conference in Orlando on April 10th. In addition, HGV attained a company record with 50 team members, departments and projects selected as award finalists.

The ARDA Awards program celebrates excellence in the vacation ownership industry in categories including resort operations, marketing and sales, management and administration, advertising and product design.

“We are extremely proud of our team members’ ongoing commitment to excellence, and this outstanding recognition by ARDA is another example of how their exceptional work makes a positive impact in our industry,” says Mark Wang, president and CEO of Hilton Grand Vacations. “I would like to offer my personal congratulations to all of this year’s winners and finalists on achieving this prestigious honor. Thank you for your impressive contributions and for making HGV the world-renowned company it is today.”

A full list of HGV’s ARDA Awards winners include:

Marketing Team – Parc Soleil In-House Marketing Team
Salesperson – Traditional Line: Yosuke Tanio
Sales Team – Japan Sales Team
Business Administration Team: Finance & Accounting – Asset Backed Securities Team
Business Administration Team Member: Finance & Accounting – Kelly Mabolo
Inventory Revenue Management Program Manager/Team – Kimberly Russell
Crisis Management Team or Team Member – Myrtle Beach Crisis Management Team
Human Resources Team – @ Your Service
Technology Project or Team – Customer Relationship Management Team
Technology Project at Resort or Corporate Office – Internationalization Program: Phase 1 Odawara
Refurbishment: Unit – Bay Forest Odawara Cottage Project
Sales Center Design – Bay Forest Odawara Sales Center

This year’s ARDA Awards winners are selected by both industry experts and judges outside of the industry. In past years, HGV has earned recognition in categories such as Resort General Manager and Owner/Customer Relations Manager/Team, as well as ARDA’s top honor, the ARDA Circle of Excellence (ACE) Award for its community service.

ARDA is the D.C.-based professional association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries, and the ARDA Awards program is widely considered to be the gold standard in the industry.


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