Park, KS – March 2018 / Newsmaker Alert / Global
Connections, Inc. (GCI), the highly-respected resort developer, travel
club fulfillment and service provider of Global
Discovery Vacations has announced its annual “Shoot for the Stars”
contest. The yearly event selects winners in three categories from Travel
Club Members who participate via social media. The contest began in 2005
with barely 30 entries from Global Discovery Vacations club members. Last
year’s contest brought in over 1000 entries.
industry leader GCI offers the members of its Global
Discovery Vacations (GDV) club program a wide variety of leisure benefits
and vacation options. Member contests such as Shoot for the Stars
continue to grow in popularity among GDV’s members.
contests are just one of the ways GCI builds member engagement and a strong
sense of community. This year marks the 13th year of GCI’s biggest annual
contest. The prizes for winning are outstanding. In this contest, GCI awards
ten prizes that include a one-week vacation. Each winning member receives
their own feature story published on GDV’s blog and social media. Not only
does Shoot for the Stars engage GDV members with the excitement
of sharing their travel photos with others, it also provides authentic
photos of members and their travels that frequently appear in member communications,
sales and marketing materials, printed collateral pieces, on the website,
social media and in testimonials.
second and third prizes will be awarded in each of the three categories:
Family & Friends, Landscape and Wild & Fun.
Gring, Global Connections’ Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Public
Relations said, “Our ‘Shoot for the Stars’ contest serves a dual purpose.
It engages our GDV members and provides us with authentic images showing
real members enjoying their vacation experiences in various destinations.
The contest is a terrific combination for encouraging loyalty and member
engagement, as well as building our library of true-to-life vacation images.”
year’s winning images included an artistic selfie from Joshua Tree
Park in California, an amazing shot of the fountain at Villa d’Este at
Lake Como, Italy, a romantic photo taken on a cruise, and a coastal path
near Kapaa, Kauai.
members travel the world and the photo entries represent the best of their
experiences. We’re excited to see what this year’s entries bring us!” says
Global Connections, Inc.
Connections, Inc. (GCI) is based in Overland Park, KS, opening in 1996
as a travel club fulfillment and service provider. Considered a leader
in the travel club industry, GCI offers the members of its Global Discovery
Vacations club program a wide variety of leisure benefits and vacation
options at more than 700 North American resorts. GCI is the developer and
owner of resorts in California, Florida, Tennessee and Colorado as well
as owning and leasing numerous resort condominium units throughout the
U.S., Canada, Mexico and Caribbean. For more information about GCI visit
Global Discovery Vacations
Discovery Vacations is a respected membership based travel club offering
its members access to condominium accommodations, cruise and tour vacations,
a full service travel agency, a concierge program, and other leisure benefits.
For more information about Global Discovery Vacations visit GlobalDiscoveryVacations.com.