Park, KS – March 2018 / Newsmaker Alert / Global
Connections, Inc. (GCI), a well-known travel club fulfillment and service
provider of Global Discovery
Vacations (GDV), has been selected as a Finalist in six categories
in the ARDA Awards program sponsored by the American
Resort Development Association.
won finalist honors for Inventory Revenue Management Manager; Employee
Recognition Program or Event/non-sales-marketing (Employee Appreciation
Week); Maintenance Manager; Newsletter (Global Explorer Employee Newsletter);
Owner/Membership Guide (Global Discovery Vacations E-Guide) and Owner/Guest/Customer
Engagement Program (Shoot for the Stars).
to Melanie Gring, Vice President of Strategic Alliances for GCI, “We are
honored to share the finalist recognition with so many outstanding companies
and individuals. The ‘ARDY’ Awards shine the light on Global Connections
and our team of exceptional professionals who work so hard to make our
company and travel club, Global Discovery Vacations, stand head to head
with some of the vacation industry giants.”
ARDA Awards Program is committed to recognizing the best nominees submitted
in categories that include overall professional excellence, outstanding
accomplishment in sales and marketing, product design and advertising.
The final awards will be announced at ARDAWorld 2018 in Las Vegas in May.
The national trade association representing the vacation ownership and
resort development industries promotes the growth of the shared ownership
industry in a variety of ways. Each year independent judges review hundreds
of entries to select top contributors and accomplishments.
employs over 150 professionals at its corporate office in Overland Park,
KS and three member fulfillment and property management offices in Clearwater,
FL, Orlando, FL and Myrtle Beach, SC. Global Connections’ travel club Global
Discovery Vacations is marketed and sold through independent sales distributorships
located in cities across the United States. GCI has been an active member
of ARDA for 15 years.
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.