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Marriott Vacation Club Global Owner Services Named One of Utah Business Magazine's Best Companies to Work for
ORLANDO, Fla. - December 15, 2009 - Marriott Vacation Club International, the vacation ownership division of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR), was named one of Utah Business magazine's "2009 Best Companies to Work For" for the second year in a row. Recognizing companies for encouraging top performance with unique benefits, employee recognition programs, educational opportunities and more, the "2009 Best Companies to Work For" awards selected Marriott Vacation Club Global Owner Services as one of the best medium-sized companies in Utah.
"Being recognized as one of Utah's 'Best Companies to Work For' is a great honor for our team and division and continued affirmation of our outstanding Owner Services Associates," said Ron Essig, vice president, global owner products and services for Marriott Vacation Club International. "Our Owner Services Associates are part our 'people first' culture and their passion and dedication continues to lead us to the highest levels of excellence."
Each of the companies considered for the 2009 Utah Business magazine "Best Companies to Work For" awards underwent a rigorous survey process administered by Mindshare Technologies based in Salt Lake City. Benefits and company policies were outlined by a company representative and a percentage of employees from each company were surveyed. Responses were scored and the top companies from four categories - micro, small, medium and large - were named this year's "Best Companies to Work For."
Marriott Vacation Club's Global Owner Services is home to more than 450 Associates and provides outstanding customer service, worldwide reservations and Marriott Rewards assistance to 400,000 Marriott Owners at more than 50 distinct worldwide. Owner Services prides itself on offering flexible work schedules that allow Associates to balance their work/home life; internal advancement and career growth opportunities; and one-on-one manager to Associate relationships.
Marriott Vacation Club is the recognized worldwide leader in vacation ownership with a program highly regarded for its quality and unique flexibility. Today, nearly 400,000 Owner families around the globe own their vacations "the Marriott way," offering options to exchange weeks with priority within the Marriott Vacation Club portfolio or within Interval International's global system, trade their week(s) for Marriott Rewards points, or rent their week(s). For more information, please visit www.marriottvacationclub.com.
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