Park, KS – October 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / Global
Connections, Inc. (GCI) has selected exceptional photos from nearly
1000 entries in its 12th Annual “Shoot for the Stars” Contest.
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 75,000+ active members.
second and third prizes were awarded in each of the three categories: Wild
and Fun, Family & Friends, and Landscape. In total, prizes were valued
at more than $3,000 overall.
year, another amazing collection of photos from GDV members,” said Melanie
Gring, GCI’s VP/Strategic Alliances. “Our members shared their memories
from worldwide travels and it was a tough decision to limit our winners
to only nine images.”
really is exciting to see all the places and activities our members experienced
on their vacation,” she continued. “We’re particularly fortunate these
photos are so great because we use them in member collateral materials,
on the website, and in testimonials.”
the winning photos are posted on Facebook
and the GDV
Blog. Pictured below are the winners in each category.
Left: First prize in the Family and Friends Category went to Daniel
and Paige R., Beavercreek, Ohio “Selfie at Joshua Tree.”
Right: Raymond and Angela B., Orlando FL submitted the winning shot
of Villa D ‘Este’s Oval Fountain (Italy) in the Landscape Category.
Left: The first prize in the Wild and Fun category was awarded to Giovanni
T. and Morgan K., Perth, Australia for a photo taken during their Royal
Right: Gary and Rebecca K, of East Bethel, MN took home the “Executive’s
Choice” for their shout-out to Global Discovery Vacations along the Coastal
Path near Kapaa, Kauai.
place contest winners were awarded a $500 Global Connections Inc. vacation
credit, good towards condos, cruises, tours and more. Each second-place
winner received a free activity fee and the prize for third place winners
was a one-bedroom “Expressway” condo vacation.
Executive’s Choice Award winner had the option to select from any of the
three prizes offered and this year’s winner – for their photo taken on
the beach in Hawaii|–|selected
the $500 vacation credit.
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.