Suraj Naik, the top sales performer for Karma Royal Group’s Royal Resorts Bali, Indonesia property, was named Best Individual Professional – Sales during the 2012 Perspective Magazine Awards Gala dinner held at the conclusion of the Global Networking Expo, GNEX 2012 – A Global Meeting of Minds.
The Perspective Magazine Awards, sponsored by Holiday Systems International, annually recognizes the top companies and individuals doing business in the timeshare and fractional sector of the hospitality industry, with this year’s Awards Gala dinner held February 2nd, 2012 at the Hacienda Tres Rios Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
Mr. Naik said that “winning this award for the 2nd time in a row is very special to me as there are some fantastic salespeople in our industry, and to walk away with it again in 2012 is the ultimate buzz, made easier by working in the Karma Royal Group of Companies with the fantastic product we have to offer our clients!”
With a closing rate of 36 percent in 2011, Mr. Naik made 144 sales which generated over $2.6 million in revenue for Royal Resorts Bali. Beginning his career with Karma Royal Group in 1997, he has also worked for KRG resorts in Thailand, Singapore, India and Turkey and has maintained a consistent VPG of over $6,000, with a VPG of $6,744 in 2011. [member]
Award winners were decided through a combination of online voting and decisions from a panel of four industry experts. Online voting took place during the month of January, with almost 6,000 votes cast across nearly 150 nominations as industry professionals across the world competed for the coveted awards and accompanying global recognition provided through the industry’s most widely-read trade publication.
The 2013 Perspective Magazine Awards, sponsored by Holiday Systems International, now becomes the focus of event planners with next year’s winners to be announced during GNEX 2013 – The Global Meeting Of Minds, in Beverly Hills, California.
Nominations are now open for the 2013 Perspective Magazine Awards, so for more information and to find out how you can participate in GNEX 2013, please visit http://perspectivemagazine.com/gnex.
Sponsors and supporters of GNEX 2012 included:
Blue Strawberry Resorts, Holiday Systems International, Sunset World Resorts, Dial an Exchange, Resort Television, Travel To Go, Interval International, Lloydshare, RCI, BuyaTimeshare.com, Customer Count, Emirates Vacation Club, First American Title Insurance Company, Hop-On, Merlin Software, Sell My Timeshare NOW, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific, Track Results Software, Travel Guard, YachtsE, Circle One BlueBay Resort, El Cid Vacation Club, Grand Velas, Mayakoba Residences, Royal Resorts, Unlimited Vacation Club, Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific (AOCAP), Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council (ATHOC), Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers (CARE), Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA), The Pacific Institute, Ragatz Associates Fractional Interest Conference, Resort Development Organisation (RDO), The Association for Timeshare Owners Committees (TATOC), Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa (VOASA), Women in the Industry (WIN) and Christel House International as Charity of Choice.
About Perspective Magazine
Perspective Magazine is the leading independent, multi-media information provider for the shared ownership industry. The company publishes five regional brands covering North America, Latin America, Europe & Middle East, South Africa, and Asia Pacific which are, combined, the most read independent trade publications globally for the vacation ownership industry.
The company’s consumer magazine, Owners Perspective Magazine, is the only independent consumer publication that specializes in promoting the benefits of buying shared ownership products to the general public and is also available as a specially customized developer edition for lead generation, in-room marketing and third party sales collateral. Owners Perspective Magazine’s online version, http://ownersperspective.com, also features a new guaranteed lead generation program specifically designed for resorts and developers. The site will host the company’s latest endeavor, Vacation TV, a streaming 24/7 online video channel full of information about vacation ownership products and services.
Perspective Magazine also operates a recruitment advertising service through TimeshareStaff.com (http://timesharestaff.com ), fractional property listing services and a customized in-room Resort Television product that encourages on-site spending and vacation ownership sales.
GNEX is the company’s annual global networking expo which gathers the top industry professionals from around the world to network, create new strategic alliances and develop joint ventures that can benefit their businesses.
Perspective Magazine also publishes online through http://perspectivemagazine.com, hosts an online community of industry professionals through Perspective Forums, engages a social media audience of over 44,000 followers through its corporate social media accounts and is a media sponsor of 30 major industry events around the world.
For more information, please visit http://perspectivemagazine.com or email Steve Luba at steveluba(at)perspectivemagazine.com. For information on advertising and editorial opportunities visit http://perspectivemagazine.com/advertise. [/member]