Orlando, Florida, March 07, 2018 – (INTUITION)- The Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA) has announced that 16 of the prestigious Perspective Magazine Awards were bestowed upon CVOA’s members.  The annual awards recognize companies and individuals for their achievements within the vacation ownership industry over the past year. CVOA’s membership includes development companies, management firms, single resorts, exchange companies and suppliers.

Winners were presented with their awards in front of an audience of almost 200 of their peers during the annual GNEX Conference. There were 30 categories, all judged independently by four industry experts, plus online votes. Elegant crystal awards were presented aboard a private yacht in Miami during a party sponsored by DAE, Holidays Systems International and INTUITION.


Perspective Magazine 2018 Award Winners that are CVOA members include:

  • Best Business Product- Holiday Systems International
  • Best Customer Service- DAE
  • Best Exterior Design- Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Dominican Republic
  • Best Financial Services- Wyndham
  • Best Industry Leader- Jorge Herrera Rivadeneyra, Unlimited Vacation Club
  • Best Legal Services- Wyndham Asia Pacific
  • Best Marketing Campaign- Sunset Group Vacacionante in alliance with the Julio César Chávez Foundation
  • Best Online Media- Unlimited Vacation Club
  • Best Overall Company (Under 250 employees)- DAE
  • Best Print Media- RTX Traveler
  • Best Product Development- SPI
  • Best Sales Professional-  Adam Bieshaar, Wyndham
  • Best Strategic Partnership- RMS
  • Best Technology- Holiday Systems International
  • Best Overall Resort- El Cid Resorts
  • Best Latin American Resort- El Cid Resorts

This year, INTUITION also gave Customer Satisfaction Awards to its top three performing clients based on TripAdvisor® Scores.  CVOA members Unlimited Vacation Club and El Cid Resorts both were honored in this category.

Jon Zwickel, CEO of CVOA says “Our organization supports Canadian-based companies as well as those interested in expanding their opportunities in Canada. We are thrilled these members represent the best of our industry and regard this as a testament to our outstanding membership base.”

“It was a pleasure to honor the winners of the 8th Annual Perspective Magazine Awards at GNEX 2018. There is so much entrepreneurial talent in our industry – congratulations again to all of this year’s winners!” Says Paul Mattimoe, President & CEO, Perspective Group & INTUITION, and host of Global Networking Expo (GNEX).

The 2019 Perspective Magazine Awards will open soon for nominations, and winners will once again be announced during the annual GNEX Conference, which will next be held at Baha Mar, Bahamas from February 25-27, 2019.


About CVOA

CVOA is Canada’s only association dedicated to representing the interests of the vacation ownership and resort development industries. Since its founding 1980, the organization has become Canada’s preeminent industry association representing all forms of vacation ownership. CVOA membership is a community of active industry leaders committed to promoting and maintaining a high standard of ethical conduct within the Canadian vacation ownership industry, creating B-2-B and networking opportunities between Members, and educating consumers as to the benefits of vacation ownership.

About Perspective Magazine Awards

Operated by Perspective Magazine, the leading independent trade publication globally for the vacation ownership industry, the global recognition program highlights excellence throughout many sectors of the vacation ownership and hospitality industry. From resort specific awards, through legal, finance, technology, media, design, philanthropy, entrepreneurialism, innovation and more, there is an award to recognize every company that operates within the vacation ownership industry.


About GNEX Conference

With a new destination every year, a heavy focus on networking, high-quality events, and innovative format, GNEX Conferences attract senior-level executives from more than 130+ companies across the globe. The conference brings together a unique mix of attendees from traditionally separated segments of the hospitality industry, enabling you to network with companies that specialize in Hotels, Vacation Ownership, Resort Real Estate, Vacation Rentals, OTAs, Travel Agencies & Travel Clubs, plus all the vendors that supply them, including Resort Management, Sales & Marketing, Legal & Financial, Construction & Renovation, Technology, HR & Training and more…